The French Connection (1971)

William Friedkin’s crime thriller The French Connection is a crackerjack of a movie. It’s the first R-rated flick to win the Oscar for Best Picture and it’s one of the finest films in the genre. 718 more words


"Night Game" Blu-ray Review [Olive Films]

 Having spent many years in film purgatory, Olive Films is set to finally release Peter Masterson’s Night Game on DVD and Blu-ray.

After a young woman is brutally murdered outside of a boardwalk, the post- 377 more words


JAWS (1975)

Jaws, is one of, if not the greatest films ever made.

This is why I’m such a fan of horror films. When I was younger I would watch this film religiously every day but then every night I would be too scared to sleep, despite being safe on dry land. 366 more words

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2010 The Year We Make Contact

If ever a movie did not need a sequel, it would be Stanley Kubrick’s masterpiece 2001: A Space Odyssey. This was a film that made intellectual discussion of movies a topic for everyone. 1,128 more words


The French Connection

I suppose The French Connection is technically a really good movie; I just didn’t like it that much. It was one of those movies, like… 568 more words


MOVIE REVIEW | ***AFI WEEKEND*** #93. The French Connection (1971)

“The American Film Institute’s list of the 100 Greatest Movies was selected by AFI’s blue-ribbon panel of more than 1,500 leaders of the American movie community to commemorate 100 Years of Movies”. 690 more words

Sorcerer (1977)

William Friedkin’s title can’t help but conjure up images of a horror film. And why not? The man gave us The Exorcist. While this remake of the 1953 French film Wages of Fear isn’t  a horror film, it does have many tense scenes and images that somehow look like they were left on the cutting room floor from his landmark horror film of 1973. 693 more words

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