Film Review: Domino

Brian De Palma’s Domino is a curious little thriller. The narrative suggests a serious tone, which is contradicted by the style.  Detectives Christian and his long-time partner Lars attempt to apprehend a suspect, but something goes wrong. Christian wants revenge for his critically injured partner, but terrorists and the CIA have other ideas… Domino is a by-the-numbers thriller, focusing on […]

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Film Review: Phantom of the Paradise

Brian De Palma’s Phantom of the Paradise gets a Blu-Ray release for the first time. The film is entertaining horror rock opera. When music producer Swan hears the music of composer and singer Winslow Leach, he thinks it would be perfect to open his new concert hall ‘The Paradise’. Unbeknownst to Winslow, Swan has made a satanic pact and intends […]

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