Weak Grasp of a Strong Scream »

1980s, Blow Out, Thriller

Fate seemed to be in Jack’s hands, but he couldn’t hold on to it. Because he counts on exact technology in a world where things are swayed by human “error” – or something more sinister.

Bleeding Hands and Naked Souls »

1980s, Dressed to Kill, Thriller

The conflict between needing to open up and having to protect yourself brings fatal consequences in contemporary urban life.

Scarred Possession »

1980s, Corruptor, Scarface

Scarface shows what success means in his adopted country: people trying to snatch as much as they can handle. And even more.

A Handful of Yeyo »

1980s, Corruptor, Scarface

De Palma’s over-the-top violence is exhilarating, because it’s true. Latin America is the playground of savage violence, funded by US dollars. Scarface brings it home.

The World Is in Your Hands »

1980s, Corruptor, Scarface

Scarface has the most colourful cast of sleazy characters since the spaghetti westerns. They are irresistible caricatures who wave their oversized hands around. A lot.

The Eyes Close-up »

1980s, Casualties of War, Corruptor

In US political reality, the eyes (shown in a shattering closeup) are a voiceless witness and the lost conscience.