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Scarface: The (bad?) idea of a ‘third’ impact



In this post: Scarface: first and second impact, I explained why Scarface is definitely one of these great movies that changed my life. I even ‘samazed’ Al Pacino to pay tribute to the movie (see at the end of this post). Following the 1932 (Howard Hawks / Ben Hecht, based on the novel written by Armitage Trail) and 1983 (Brian De Palma / Oliver ... More
Scarface, The Twilight Zone and Blade Runner -Again

Remakes are nothing new in Hollywood but when it comes to your favorite movies, you often hope there will be ‘nothing new’, at all. In Scarface: first and second impact, I explained how some movies inspired my creativity and made me write my first short stories; Scarface is definitely one of these great movies that changed my life. In Lost, ... More
About the Warner Bros and the Roosevelt Administration

As you may already know, I am a huge fan of Hollywood’s Golden Age, movies from the 1930’s and the 1940’s, and also film noir. For the French reading this blog who want to see some very good movies made by the Warner Brothers during the Great Depression, don’t miss the Cinéma de Minuit on French channel television France3. A movie ... More
From Scarface to Smokin’ Aces: the art of the gun scene

I like gun scenes in movies, but very few directors have mastered the art of the gun scene. I was young but Tony’s death scene in Scarface (1983) was both shocking and exciting (read more about my Scarface experience here). Tony knew he was going to die but he goes out shooting and shouting insults like if he was immortal. That was my first gun scene ... More
Scarface: First and second impact



Some movies inspired my creativity and made me write my first short stories. Scarface is definitely one of these great movies that changed my life. I was a young teenager and it was a real shock to me, maybe I wasn’t ready (too young) for such a movie and that’s why I remember it so well. Since then, I watched it again a couple of times and ... More

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