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The Art of the Car Chase

When I was a young boy I learned to love movies. And, strangely, I learned to write categorized lists of certain particular things that stood out for me. 2,397 more words


Ultimate 70s Blogathon: The Exorcist (1973) by Emma K Wall (Explains It All)

Our next participant joining us for the Ultimate 70s Blogathon is Emma from Emma K Wall (Explains It All) with her review of The Exorcist. Before we talk about how iconic The Exorcist is since we have two entries for it already, remember to check out Emma’s amazing blog where she talks about movies, TV, music and books and injects a great personality and style to it all. 818 more words


Sorcerer (1977)

Here I am back to the beginning of TSPDT with #1000 of 2018, Sorcerer. The title makes it sounds like a fantasy movie, but it’s actually about these men that have to drive boxes of extremely volatile dynamite in these rickety trucks through the jungle without getting blown up. 649 more words


The French Connection (1971)

Jimmy “Popeye” Doyle (Gene Hackman) and Buddy “Cloudy” Russo (Roy Scheider) are two undercover cops working for the New York Narcotics Bureau, dealing with small time hoods and drug dealers on the streets of New York. 35 more words

Film Reviews

Wind As The Embodiment Of Evil In ‘The Exorcist’

Laced with brutal scenes and confronting obscenities, William Friedkin’s The Exorcist transcends the horror genre and is ‘one of the most celebrated horror films of all time’ (Jones 2012, p. 965 more words

Film Analysis


Sorcerer (1977) has absolutely nothing to do with magic or sorcerers. Four men have come to a wretched South American hellhole. Most of the work here for an oil company but these men are here because they’re on the run. 411 more words


William Friedkin's Exorcism Documentary 'The Devil and Father Amorth' Acquired by Orchard

The Orchard has acquired worldwide rights to William Friedkin’s exorcism documentary “The Devil and Father Amorth” from LD Entertainment.

The documentary explores an exorcism performed in 2016 by the Vatican’s Father Gabriele Amorth as he fights to expel Satan from an Italian woman. 248 more words