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In Defense of the 'Exorcist' Sequels

I don’t know how to start this, other than I have obviously recently watched the Exorcist sequels for the first time. I’ve become a fan of all things Exorcist ever since watching the TV show (RIP, renew it you cowards) and falling in love with it. 881 more words

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Film Review: The Exorcist (1973)

Release Date: December 26th, 1973
Directed by: William Friedkin
Written by: William Peter Blatty
Based on: The Exorcist by William Peter Blatty
Music by: Jack Nitzsche… 679 more words

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City of Fallen Angels: "To Live and Die in L.A." (1985)


        “To Live and Die in L.A.”          (1985)

    Former Secret Service agent Gerald Petievich’s novel “To Live and Die in L.A.” might have seemed a natural for cinematic adaptation, given that the book is written in such a lean, spare style that it practically screams “film treatment”; the composition of the book… 202 more words

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The Guardian - film review

THE GUARDIAN

Muddled adaptation diverges from a perfectly effective source – to its own detriment.

Reviewed on 25th August 2018

Directed by William Friedkin. Screenplay by Stephen Volk and William Friedkin, based on the novel ‘The Nanny’ by Dan Greenburg. 1,466 more words

Greg Moss

TaTaTu Acquires 'Friedkin Uncut' Doc For North America, UK - Venice

Friedkin Uncut, the documentary by Francesco Zippel about the Exorcist and French Connection director William Friedkin, has been acquired by social entertainment platform TaTaTu ahead of the film’s world premiere in Venice. 384 more words

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'Friedkin Uncut' Documentary: TaTaTu Buys North America, U.K. Rights

Social entertainment platform TaTaTu has acquired rights for North America and the U.K. to the documentary “Friedkin Uncut” ahead of its world premiere at the Venice Film Festival this week. 315 more words

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The Devil and Father Amorth


Devil and Father Amorth, The (2017)
★ / ★★★★

Regardless of whether one believes in God, the Devil, demonic possessions and the like, there is no question that William Friedkin’s “The Devil and Father Amorth” is a documentary that lacks an excellent reason to exist. 428 more words

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