This story originally appeared in the March 1994 issue of GQ.
Thirty years ago The Untouchables, Brian De Palma’s most commercial movie to that point, was released and helped launch Kevin Costner as an All-American star. This review by Pauline Kael originally appeared in The New Yorker and appears here with permission from the author’s estate.
This piece was first published in May 8, 1984 issue of the The Village Voice. It is also included in Shake It Up: Great American Writing on Rock and Pop from Elvis to Jay Z, edited by Jonathan Lethem and Kevin Dettmar.
This article originally appeared in the premiere issue of Inside Sports (April, 1980) and appears here with permission from the author’s estate.