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Brian De Palma United States, 1998

Duncan Gray's rating of the film Snake Eyes

Finally, a late De Palma flop that really is as underrated as the Cahiers du Cinema says! The film's construction—Rashomon via tracking shots—is audacious and fluid, and the film plays so many games with the idea of "seeing" that it becomes a cockeyed self-reflection on the ties between eyeballs, cameras, and facts. Many people will be turned off by a campy Nic Cage performance. My advice: it's 1998, go with it.