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William Friedkin: 'You don’t know a d*mn thing, and neither do I'




The Exorcist director returns to his demonic roots with a new documentary, but he’s not interested in discussing your skepticism.

He’s aged 82 now, and seven years out from the release of his last film. 748 more words

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Philip D’Antoni, 'The French Connection' Producer, Dies at 89

Philip D’Antoni, who won an Oscar as producer of “The French Connection” and produced another memorable crime drama with a classic car chase,”Bullitt,” died at age 89 on April 15 at his home in New York. 277 more words


PopPolitics: William Friedkin on His Return to DC for 'The Devil and Father Amorth' (Listen)

WASHINGTON — William Friedkin returned to Washington last week to talk about his latest project — “The Devil and Father Amorth,” a documentary project that explores real-life exorcisms. 520 more words


"When a Filmmaker Sees Horror in Real Life"

Whether this counts as a review or not is sort of up to the beholder; I don’t think it’s review-ish, myself, but I wonder if it might read that way to others. 110 more words



 Greetings again from the darkness. In 1971, William Friedkin directed one of my all-time favorite films, THE FRENCH CONNECTION. He won the Oscar for Best Director. 482 more words


'The Devil And Father Amorth' Review: Friedkin's Docu Look At A Real Exorcism Is Perfect Companion To His 1973 Classic

In a chilling new documentary, Oscar-winning director William Friedkin returns to the roots of one of the most successful horror films of all time, his frightening film of William Peter Blatty’s bestseller  543 more words

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Film Review: Bug (2006)

Release Date: May 19th, 2006 (Cannes)
Directed by: William Friedkin
Written by: Tracy Letts
Based on: Bug by Tracy Letts
Music by: Brian Tyler
Cast: 603 more words