Re: RE : RARA-AVIS: Re: movie remakes

From: William Ahearn (
Date: 17 Feb 2008

--- vagrantpacific <> wrote:

> > Did DePalma make anything that needed to be made?
> >
> -- That needed to be made? What does this mean? Are
> you trying to
> build a cannon of cinema? Or are you trying to say
> that thrillers
> "need" to serve some sort of function other than
> their thrills?
> Thrillers in both fiction and cinema serve deep,
> deep needs, which is
> probably why they're so popular.

I'm saying that in my opinion DePalma's derivative, semi-solid homages, generally suck as movies. It's that simple.


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