Brian De Palma: Obsessed with the Image

Brian De Palma has proven again and again over his decades-long career to be one of cinema's finest provocateurs, fascinated with how people can manipulate images and how those images can, in

Dressed to Kill

De Palma gives Hitchcock a morbid makeover.


The deranged sibling of Hitchcock's Psycho.


Brian De Palma’s Carrie is an anxious champion of cinematic storytelling. The film wastes no time tinkering with conventionalized scares, instead choosing to cultivate terror through the intimate examination of a tormented