'DOMINO' IS ONE OF NY TIMES' DON'T-MISS-BEFORE-IT-LEAVES-NETFLIX-AT-THE-END-OF-MARCH
Raising Cain, Domino, Scarface... when a De Palma film is on Netflix, it seems I'm perpetually watching it. I have about a dozen emails from Netflix asking me, "Are you enjoying Raising Cain?" That film finally left Netflix earlier this year, and now, at the end of this month (March 27, to be precise), Domino will be leaving as well. Jason Bailey at The New York Times' "What to Watch" column posted 13 titles "not to miss in March" before they leave Netflix. Domino is one of the 13:
Production issues plagued this, Brian De Palma’s most recent feature, and the filmmaker all but disowned the final result. So it’s difficult to give the picture a full-throated endorsement. But out of its messy making and compromised completion, one can still find enough traces of De Palma’s snazzy, baroque style — inventive camerawork, creative compositions, ingenious set pieces and cheerful indifference to plot — to warrant at least a curiosity peek. It’s far from top-tier DePalma, but at least it has some personality, which is more than you can say for most thrillers these days.