BLOW OUT (Brian De Palma, 1981)

Brian De Palma’s hommage to Michelangelo Antonioni’s cool, elegant, captivating Blowup (1966) translates image into sound. Rather than a photographer, a B-movie soundman is the protagonist this time; rather than photographs revealing a hidden murder, sound does this in Blow Out. The passage where, at night, Jack Terry silently records natural sounds, of an owl, […]