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Scarface (1983)

Brian De Palma is a fairly unusual director who oscillates from making great critically-acclaimed films (Carrie), to overrated critically-acclaimed films (Dressed to Kill), to exploitation movies (Sisters), and occasionally mainstream Hollywood fare for good measure (Mission: Impossible). He is one of the ‘70s American New Wave auteurs, and, as such, wears his influences proudly on

The Warriors (1979)

Like the titular gang, the film The Warriors was a misunderstood underdog who managed to survive against all odds. Over thirty-five years later, it has become a beloved cult classic that received a beautiful restoration and special edition, a video game, graphic novel, and recent addition to Netflix Instant. Upon its initial theatrical release, this