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
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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
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
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
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
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