Posts tagged with "Brian De Palma"

Chloë Moretz cast in horror remake of Carrie

Chloë Moretz cast in horror remake of Carrie
Last year came the news that MGM and Screen Gems were working on a remake of horror classic Carrie to be directed by Kimberly Peirce. It’s now been confirmed that Chloë Moretz has been cast in the lead role. The character of Carrie White appeared to be between Moretz and Haley Bennett. After winning the part, Moretz turned to Twitter where she announced the news, tweeting, “Never been so happy in my life! Thank you Kim Pierce and thank u... 

The MCM Buzz Top Ten Gangster Movies

The MCM Buzz Top Ten Gangster Movies
Universal Pictures has recently announced with machine guns blazing, that the explosive underworld epic Scarface will be arriving on Blu-rayTM Hi-Def on 5th September 2011. Nearly 30 years after it first exploded onto the screen, Scarface stands as a cultural icon with a passionate and growing fan base that continues to exert an enduring influence on not just moviemakers but artists across the entire pop culture landscape.  To whet your appetite... 

Blu-ray review: Scarface

Blu-ray review: Scarface
TAKING a look back at Al Pacino‘s movie roles, one or two stick out as star turns for the A-lister. One of those is the fantastic, over-the-top Scarface (directed by Brian De Palma) from all the way back in 1983. Time had never been kind to the aesthetic of the crime-thriller, but thanks to the wonders of modern technology, this classic is returning in crystal-clear Blu-ray. And it’s all the better for it. Scarface is the tale of a Cuban... 

Carrie remake in development

Carrie remake in development
Hollywood studios are running out of horror classics to re-work for a new generation, given that the last decade has already seen numerous remakes (The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, Halloween, Friday the 13th, A Nightmare On Elm Street). It looks as if the next film to potentially suffer at the hands of this studio craze is Carrie. MGM and Screen Gems are behind the remake, but before you shout out ‘sacrilege’, they have made an interesting move... 
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