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Cinema Review - Magician: The Astonishing Life and Work of Orson Welles

Oscar winning filmmaker and long time editor of the Academy Awards, Chuck Workman takes a look back over the life and career of one of the most celebrated filmmakers of all time; Orson Welles. 467 more words

Movie

The Devil is in the Details

Last week, a Facebook film-appreciation group that I’m in directed me to a Turkish knock-off of William Friedkin’s The Exorcist (1973). I was shocked at first to discover this almost frame-for-frame remake, called… 743 more words

Notes & Views

William Friedkin Is Adapting 'To Live And Die In L.A.' Into A TV Series For WGN

Last year, WGN America threw their hats into the original TV content ring with programs like Salem and the seriously brilliant Manhattan. It looks like the network is continuing down that path as they have now obtained the series adaptation of… 153 more words

TV

'To Live And Die In L.A.' Series From William Friedkin & Bobby Moresco In Works At WGN America

EXCLUSIVE: To Live And Die In L.A., the cult 1985 MGM movie written and directed by William Friedkin, is headed to the small screen. In a competitive situation, WGN America has landed a drama series adaptation of the action thriller, with Oscar winner Friedkin directing and executive producing. 243 more words

News

William Friedkin: Super Hero Movies Ruining Cinema

The Telegraph: Wlliam Friedkin, the Oscar-winning director of The French Connection and The Exorcist, has dismissed the modern craze for superhero and sci-fi movies. 68 more words

Culture

The Boys in the Band (1970)

Temperature: Warm

**Pride Week 2015**
This was one of the first movie to showcase a group of gay man. The movie was more about the morbid sense of gay man, but it was about their life and problem as a normal person. 832 more words

Drama