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

Director – William Friedkin

Starring – William Petersen, Willem Dafoe, John Pankow, John Turturro, Dean Stockwell, Robert Downey Sr,


Film Reviews

Ben Wheatley to Remake 'The Wages of Fear'

The remake craze is so far out of hand these days — like, seriously, Memento? — it’s easy to reflexively dismiss every potential reimagining outright, particularly when you’re talking about one of the most acclaimed films of the 1950s. 176 more words


Producer Bud Yorkin Remembered: William Friedkin, Bill Clinton Pay Tribute at Celebration

Prolific producer Bud Yorkin, who passed away in August at the age of 89, was remembered warmly Monday at the Directors Guild headquarters as one of the most generous personalities in Hollywood. 435 more words


2015 Movie Challenge: The Exorcist

43/52: A movie about a magician exorcist*

Depart, then, transgressor. Depart, seducer, full of lies and cunning, foe of virtue, persecutor of the innocent. Give place, abominable creature, give way, you monster, give way to Christ,  in whom you found none of your works.

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I’m not huge on horror movies. But The Exorcist is brilliant, and easily one of my all-time favorite films in any genre. This movie actually kind of scares me, every time I watch any portion of it, no matter the time of day. 316 more words

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31 Days of Halloween Day 30 - The Exorcist

31 Days of Halloween – Day 30

The Exorcist (directed by William Friedkin, 1973) It seems improbable that a film with this subject matter could gain the critical and commercial success that The Exorcist has over the past forty years. 627 more words


'Tis the Season: One More Day 'til Halloween

Special Event for Anyone in Washington, DC

The Exorcist is set in Washington, and over the years, many people have made the trek to 3607 M St NW in Georgetown, to view the “Exorcist Steps” which play such a key role near the end of the movie. 79 more words