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Sorcerer - It's today

Picture the scene, it’s 1977 and I’m standing in line waiting to see Star Wars for the first time and in the lobby of the cinema is the poster you see here. 225 more words


Preview: The Brink's Job (1978) DVD

The robbery nobody thought could happen by the guys nobody thought could pull it off.

Peter Falk heads a charismatic cast in this stylish and witty account of the Great Brink’s Robbery of 1950 – one of the twentieth century’s most skillful heists. 102 more words


Franchise Weekend - The French Connection (1971)

Director: William Friedkin

Writer: Ernest Tidyman (Screenplay) Robin Moore (Book)

Starring: Gene Hackman, Fernando Rey, Roy Scheider, Tony Lo Bianco, Marcel Bozzuffi


Plot: A pair of NYC cops in the Narcotics Bureau stumble onto a drug smuggling job with a French connection. 702 more words


The Exorcist (1973)

This was one of the films that was at the very bottom of my to-watch list. I’m serious, the last thing I wanted to see was a film about a 12 year-old girl who has been possessed by the devil; talk about nightmares! 672 more words


[Blu-Ray Review] William Friedkin’s ‘The Guardian’: Now Available On Blu-ray From Scream Factory

The Guardian (1990)

Director: William Friedkin

Cast: Jenny Seagrove, Dwier Brown, Carey Lowell

Release Date: Now Available on Blu-ray

A Review By: Kevin Lovell

Disc Rating: 8.5/10… 990 more words


93: The French Connection

The French Connection, 1971

From Jon:

Very often, when a film is considered the first of its type or genre, it’s hard to see what makes it great without understanding its history or the era it was made in.   1,412 more words



Review by Derrick Carter

Running Time: 1 hour 44 minutes

MPAA Rating: R

Directed by: William Friedkin

Written by: Ernest Tidyman

(based on the book THE FRENCH CONNECTION by Robin Moore) 725 more words