Nancy Allen

Dressed To Kill

September 7, 2011 // 0 Comments

For director Brian DePalma, the summer of 1980 was a best of times, worst of times. Though he had hit a commercial home run with "Carrie" four years earlier, he subsequently suffered critical misses with "The Fury" and "Home [...]

Blow Out

September 11, 2001 // 0 Comments

Current conspiracy theorists might get a kick out of watching MGM Home Entertainment’s new DVD of ’Blow Out, ’ Brian De Palma’s paranoia thriller. The 1981 film stars John Travolta as Jack Terri, a sound effects technician who accidentally records [...]


August 29, 2001 // 0 Comments

Many words have been used to describe Brian De Palma over the years. Words such as talented, overrated, offensive, gifted, underrated, and so on, have told the tale of a career, which has seen its ups and downs. And while his contemporaries, George Lucas, [...]

The Philadelphia Experiment

September 8, 2000 // 0 Comments

’The Philadelphia Experiment’ is a sci-fi/adventure film that opens in 1943, where the Navy is conducting an experiment, which will render a battleship invisible to enemy radar. But something goes wrong during the experiment and two sailors, David [...]


October 1, 1998 // 0 Comments

"Robocop" has become one of the most influential and memorable action films of the ‘80s, with its numerous special-effects-laden sequences and the provocative directorial style of the Dutch director, Paul Verhoeven. "Criterion [...]