Excerpt: It’s been said that Scarface glamorizes a lifestyle, a means of tough, gritty street survival that takes an unknown Cuban from the immigration office to a lavish, gold-laden paradise. Then he’s brutally gunned down in a full on massacre.
Summary: It’s hard to imagine today that De Palma had a constant struggle in order to get an R rating for the film. While still a fairly violent film, nothing in this movie would be considered as taboo today. In fact, the film has often been commended for accurately depicting a culture.
Conclusion: Bleak, often disturbing and still resonant, the harsh tale of Tony Montana has rightly become the stuff of modern movie legend. Kudos to Universal Studios for the time and care they obviously put into this prestigious Blu-ray debut. Also Available: Product Details
Summary: Fans have been waiting a long time for Scarface to come to Blu-ray and Universal, well aware of the film’s massive fanbase, have really rolled out the red carpet for this release. The film looks and sounds great on Blu-ray despite the fact that the transfer isn’t perfect and the disc is loaded with...
Conclusion: Scarface may not be king, but as the mad prince of gangster cinema, it still wields frightening sway over its subjects, even some twenty-eight years after its release. Love it or loathe it, De Palma's crime epic is a tour de force, Stone's script remains one of his most startling, and Pacino's...
Excerpt: The remake of Scarface is a sprawling crime saga that follows the betrayal and loss that a single man endures; it is a coked-up version of The Godfather and The Godfather Part II without a family to feel sympathy for.
Conclusion: Tony Montanan tarina on yhden kuubalaisen rikollisen matka kadulta kattohuoneistoihin, kaasu pohjassa ja silmät kiinni. Tony ei ole lojaali kellekään pyrkiessään Miamin huumekauppojen kuninkaaksi, ja vaikka loputtomalla itsevarmuudella voikin päästä pitkälle, ei se kanna loputtomiin.