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    Yes Please: Daft Punk Have Met With Brian De Palma For Some Mystery Project

    Next week sees the release of "Random Access Memories," the jaw-dropping new album by French electro robots Daft Punk. The album is a sprawling, visionary, singularly weird affair, elegantly toggling between at least a half dozen genres and styles, with live instrumentation that simultaneously sugge...

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    Watch: New 'Carrie' Trailer Gives Away Entire Dramatic Arc to Mixed Results

    Remaking a horror film as classic as Brian De Palma's "Carrie," is a move that would always cause some amount of hesitant backlash. The decision to push the film back seven months from its original March release to October 18th did little to sway those fears, but with this week's release of the "Evi...

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    Pressman To Produce De Palma Biopic Starring Pacino as Paterno

    Producer Edward R. Pressman ("Wall Street") has optioned feature film rights to New York Times best seller "Paterno" by sports journalist Joe Posnanski. Ex-CAA partner-turned-manager Rick Nicita will also produce the biopic to star his client Al Pacino as Penn State football coach Joe Paterno. And w...

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    Al Pacino & Brian De Palma Reteam For Joe Paterno Story 'Happy Valley'

    Al Pacino has had a thing for playing real life figures lately. He earned critical acclaim for playing Jack Kevorkian in HBO's "You Don't Know Jack," he returned to the network for the upcoming and still untitled Phil Spector movie directed by David Mamet, and now he's taking o...

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    Filmmaker's Nightmare: NYFF Screening of De Palma's 'Passion' Hits a Digital Snafu

    With technological evolution comes hiccups. Though not widely reported, the September 29 NYFF premiere of Brian De Palma's "Passion" apparently hit a disappointing snafu when the DCP (digital cinema package) of the film refused to play.

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    NYFF: Brian DePalma & Noah Baumbach Discuss Friendship, Fraternity & Filmmaking In A Career-Spanning Conversation

    At first glance, the idea of pairing filmmakers Noah Baumbach and Brian De Palma together for an onstage conversation doesn’t seem to make any sense at all. After all, what would the filmmaker behind intimate character pieces like “The Squid & The Whale” and “Greenberg” have to say to the master sty...

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    Entertainment One Hooks De Palma's 'Passion'

    Entertainment One has picked up North American rights for Brian De Palma's sexy femme faceoff "Passion," with plans for a 2013 release. The psychological thriller, which stars Rachel McAdams and Noomi Rapace, played at both Venice and Toronto.

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    Brian De Palma's 'Passion' Finds a Home With Entertainment One for Its North American Release

    Entertainment One has acquired all North American rights to Brian De Palma’s “Passion,” which has been a draw for several potential distributors since it had its world premiere in competition at the Venice International Film Festival. The Canada-based company plans an early 2013 re...

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    Toronto Review: 'Passion' Will Please Brain De Palma Fans -- And No One Else

    Since earliest stages of Brian De Palma's career, his thrillers have constantly walked a line between self-parody and earnest pastiche. "Passion," a reworking of the late Alain Corneau's final film "Love Crimes," reassuringly falls into this camp.

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    The Technology, the Art, and the Ethics of Watching: Talking With Brian De Palma

    "I suffer from the fact that people have so many preconceptions about the kinds of movies I make," Brian De Palma lamented, "that they don't really look at what's on the screen."

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