Tag Archives: Brian DePalma

Mission to Mars - *

An action adventure about the first two missions to Mars. The first ends in disaster, and the second (led by Tim Robbins) is sent to rescue any possible survivors. Gary Sinise, Jerry O’Connell, Connie Nielsen and Don Cheadle will play … Continue reading

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Snake Eyes - * *

Brian DePalma once again revisits his favorite genre: the Hitchcockian thriller. Borrowing a trick from Rope, he films the opening twenty minutes as one (nearly) seamless scene. However, soon after this bravura opening, the film loses all cohesion and begins … Continue reading

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Mission: Impossible - * * *

Improbable but highly entertaining suspense yarn. Tom Cruise stars as Ethan Hunt, the point man for a team of IMF (Impossible Mission Force) agents assigned to do highly confidential and dangerous covert operations. The only character returning from the television … Continue reading

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