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Nov, 21, 2014 – Watched:

Cruising (1980)

Not an easy watch but somehow satisfying especially due to the twisted and wickedly fiendish open ending. Some stellar shots of Central Park at night mixed in with a dark and gloomy score throughout. 58 more words

Watch & Listen

Sorcerer - Tangerine Dream

Last night I saw Tangerine Dream perform the score of William Friedkin’s ‘Sorcerer’ live. ACMI presented them as a part of Melbourne Music Week.

They were incredible.



There is a narrow apron of stage in front of the large cinema screen. It is packed with electronic keyboards, monitors, desks and associated musical paraphernalia. 1,296 more words

60s & 70s Music

Movie Monday* 11.10.14

THE FRENCH CONNECTION (Rated: R, 104 mins, 20th Century Fox, Released: October 7, 1971)

#93 on AFI’s 100 Films/100 Years list

Director: William Friedkin, Writers: Ernest Tidyman (Screenplay) Robin Moore (Based on the book by), Producer: Philip D’Antoni, Cinematographer: Owen Roizman, Composer: Don Ellis, Casting: Robert Weiner, Editor: Gerald B. 165 more words


Film School on the Cheap

And all it will cost is rental or purchase of the 53 films of Alfred Hitchcock.

So take William Friedkin’s advice and quit film school – or don’t even go – … 11 more words


B Movie Film Noir at its Best: The Original THE NARROW MARGIN (1952)

Charles McGraw was made for B movie film noir. 

His features looked like they were carved out of granite. And, yes (in this movie,at least) he wore a trenchcoat and a hat. 496 more words

Rix Flix

The Exorcist (1973)

Directed By – William Friedkin

Screenplay By – William Peter Blatty

Cinematography By – Owen Roizman

Starring Ellen Burstyn, Jason Miller, Linda Blair & Max von Sydow  330 more words