Brian De Palma

Brian Russell De Palma is an American film director and writer. In a career spanning over 40 years, he is probably best known for his suspense and crime thriller films, including such box office successes as Carrie, Dressed to Kill, Scarface, The Untouchables, and Mission: Impossible.

Throughout the 1970s and early 1980s, De Palma worked repeatedly with actors Jennifer Salt, Amy Irving, Nancy Allen (his wife from 1979 to 1983), Gary Sinise, John Lithgow, William Finley, Charles Durning, Gerrit Graham, cinematographers Stephen H. Burum and Vilmos Zsigmond (see List of noted film director and cinematographer collaborations), set designer Jack Fisk, and composers Bernard Herrmann and Pino Donaggio. De Palma is credited with fostering the careers of or outright discovering Robert De Niro, Jill Clayburgh, John C. Reilly, John Leguizamo, Andy Garcia and Margot Kidder.

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De Niro & De Palma: The Early Films Review

Robert De Niro’s waiting, talking De Palma

Carrie - Limited Edition Review

Carrie White may well be burning in hell, poor love, but this box set more than makes up for it.

Sisters Review

Brian De Palma's suspense thriller from 1972 comes to Blu-ray from Arrow.

Dressed to Kill in July

The latest addition to Arrow's Brian De Palma Collection.

Blow Out Review

A highly impressive Blu-Ray release of Brian De Palma's brilliant thriller from Arrow.

Blow Out in May

De Palma's 1981 classic heading to UK Blu-ray.

First Look at Carrie Remake

Chloe, you've got red on you.

Straw Dogs & Dressed to Kill (US BD) in September

Two catalogue titles from MGM and one of them actually has some extras!

Obsession Review

Brian De Palma's stylish thriller comes to Blu Ray from Arrow Video.

Obsession (UK BD) in June

Brian De Palma's tribute to Alfred Hitchcock thrillers comes to UK Blu-ray in late June...

Scarface (UK BD) in September

Details on the UK Blu-ray release of Scarface, also due in September...

Obsession Review

<b>Mike Sutton</b> has reviewed the Region 1 release of Brian De Palma's <a href="getreview.cgi?id=116&story=1792">Obsession</a>, an entertaining variation on one of Hitchcock's best films. The disc is technically disappointing but contains a good documentary.