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Brian de Palma, Ranked.

by Equui.nox
I’m a big fan of De palma : His love for Hitchcock is outstanding, and he made really great pictures. The fact is that, even with perfect movies like Body Double, Blow Out and Phantom of the Paradise, he managed to make awful motion pictures like Mission To Mars, Scarface… And i really don’t like Scarface… Anyway, i think the guy had things to say with his first movies, but not anymore… Ranked. Tier One: Favorites Body Double (1984) Blow Out (1981) Phantom of the Paradise (1974) Dressed to Kill (1980) Tier Two: Good Films Obsession (1976) The Fury (1973) Sisters (1973) Carrie (1976) Mission: Impossible (1996) Carlito’s Way (1993) Tier… Read more

I’m a big fan of De palma : His love for Hitchcock is outstanding, and he made really great pictures. The fact is that, even with perfect movies like Body Double, Blow Out and Phantom of the Paradise, he managed to make awful motion pictures like Mission To Mars, Scarface… And i really don’t like Scarface… Anyway, i think the guy had things to say with his first movies, but not anymore…

Ranked.

Tier One: Favorites
Body Double (1984)
Blow Out (1981)
Phantom of the Paradise (1974)
Dressed to Kill (1980)

Tier Two: Good Films
Obsession (1976)
The Fury (1973)
Sisters (1973)
Carrie (1976)
Mission: Impossible (1996)
Carlito’s Way (1993)

Tier Three: Bad motion pictures
The Black Dahlia (2006)
Femme Fatale (2002)
The Untouchables (1987)
Scarface (1983)
Mission to Mars (2000)

To watch:
Dionysus in ’69 (1970)
Hi, Mom! (1970)

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