Tags » William Friedkin

University of Southern California's School of the Cinematic Arts (SCA) presents: An Evening with Academy Award Winner William Friedkin

In commemoration of William Friedkin’s 80th birthday today: earlier this year the legendary director participated in this wonderful extended interview following a screening of Sorcerer… 31 more words


Screening: San Francisco's Castro Theatre.

San Francisco’s Castro Theatre has put together a great scumbags-in-a-hellhole double feature: John Huston’s The Treasure Of The Sierra Madre (1948) and Sorcerer.

I hope William Friedkin is aware of this pairing, since he’s a big fan of the Huston/Bogart picture. 36 more words

William Friedkin

Review: The French Connection (1971)

This past weekend I was once again privileged to be invited to see a film on 16mm, and this time it was Willam Friedkin‘s… 464 more words


The Radio Dan Show: Aug. 6th, 2015

Donald Trump debate fun, The Day the Clown Cried is coming!, Prison Break is back, Friedkin does Frankie Machine, Josh Trank not happy with Fox and Fantastic Four, X-Men on TV,  Weekend movie previews: Fantastic Four, Shaun the Sheep, The Gift. 12 more words

Show Episodes

Sorcerer (1977) - William Friedkin's underrated masterpiece

The 70s were a great time for cinema. The Hollywood New Wave was in it’s infancy, the studios took plenty of risks and this saw the rise of some brilliant directors like Francis Ford Coppola, Martin Scorserse, William Friedkin etc. 1,043 more words

William Friedkin To Direct Don Winslow Novel 'The Winter Of Frankie Machine'

EXCLUSIVE: William Friedkin will develop to direct The Winter Of Frankie Machine, an adaptation of the 2007 Don Winslow bestselling novel that once had Martin Scorsese and then Michael Mann attached to direct, and Robert De Niro attached to star. 530 more words


William Friedkin Q&A: '70s Maverick Revisits A Golden Era With Tales Of Glory And Reckless Abandon

EXCLUSIVE: One of the maverick directors whose movies helped to define the 1970s as the last auteur era, William Friedkin reached back into that exalted decade to dust off… 7,019 more words