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When DVD-Rs Disappear

I recorded this from a used $5 VHS onto disc seven years ago. Used to have it in a homemade case on my upstairs DVD shelf, then moved it to a bin in the basement…or so I thought. 284 more words

The French Connection: True Crime At Its Best

Love them or hate them, action movies are here to stay. They’re more than here to stay, in fact. These movies form the very basis of Hollywood today. 2,284 more words

Jacques Audiard & More Amplify Call To Free Oleg Sentsov From Russian Jail

The European Film Academy on Friday again called for the immediate release from a Russian prison of Ukranian filmmaker Oleg Sentsov who has been on a hunger strike for more than 50 days. 919 more words

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3. Sorcerer

After earning massive success in the early 1970’s with the movies The French Connection and The Exorcist, William Friedkin could call his own shots. For his next movie he decided on a remake of the 1953 French thriller The Wages of Fear. 53 more words


Hereditary breaks one of the cardinal rules of horror, upending what until this point lived up to its hype.

Immediately following the death of her mother who was apparently involved in all sorts of creepy, an ashen Annie (Toni Collette) returns to her big, creepy house, attic intact, with her pallid husband (Gabriel Byrne) and her children, one half of whom is supremely unsettling, played by Alex Wolff and an excellent, dramatically underused Milly Shapiro. 604 more words


Hereditary (2018)

‘This generations The Exorcist’. (1973, Dir. William Friedkin) This is the quote that the advertising campaign for Ari Aster’s debut feature Hereditary (2018) have pushed the hardest. 892 more words

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EFC II #229 - The French Connection (1971)

The Epic Film Challenge II
#229 – The French Connection (1971)
Dir. William Friedkin
Starring: Gene Hackman, Roy Scheider, Fernando Rey, Tony Lo Bianco, Eddie Egan… 55 more words

Epic Film Challenge II