The Films of Brian De Palma (Part 1)

There’s no denying that Brian De Palma has directed some truly remarkable films during the course of his long career. He’s made 29 of them in fact. By coincidence, that’s nearly the same number Steven Spielberg has made. But the similarities don’t end there. Back on the late 1960s, De Palma and Spielberg were part … Continue reading The Films of Brian De Palma (Part 1)

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Film History 101 (Part 8): A Violent Walk on the Wild Side

As we have seen, the 1960s was a transitional decade for Hollywood as it was overcome by a new wave of youth-oriented pictures.  As such, it began to feature an ever expanding variety of new styles, themes, and story lines.  Among them were some key films which acted as benchmarks for the future development of … Continue reading Film History 101 (Part 8): A Violent Walk on the Wild Side