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The Insider (1999)

A smash cut can be a beautiful thing. It can also be a broadly-defined thing, somewhat unfortunately, which means I have to reel you into a conversation about Michael Mann’s… 1,130 more words


The Guardian (1990)

When this film came out I remember it wasn’t well received by critics at the time. That crossed it off my radar. Here I am years later and enjoying it on my first viewing after coming across a copy of this William Friedkin thriller on DVD. 496 more words

Daily Take

Quickie Review: The French Connection (1971)

It really is all about the chase.


It’s certainly not about the plot. If that were the case, The French Connection would qualify as a 30 minute short film. 221 more words


The Boys in the Band (1970)

In the packet sitting on my trunk that also functions as a coffee table, only a single cookie remained. Within five days, I was rejected for not one but two jobs and mutually decided with a very nice gentleman that future dates were no longer necessary. 1,117 more words

The Ticket Booth

"It Follows" on Friday the 13th

Hot on the heels of last fall’s “The Babadook” (dubbed by horror legend William Friedkin “the most terrifying film he had ever seen”), is the latest scare film being lauded for its horrifying ability to haunt and disturb audiences–David Robert Mitchell’s “It Follows”. 172 more words



A film by William Friedkin

Cast: Ellen Burstyn, Max von Sydow, Linda Blair

Here we go I happen to think about this one film here is why it was done beautifully well even the remade so I am told but I have not seen it yet. 491 more words

Based On A True Story

Acelerando nos bastidores

À medida que os filmes ganhavam realismo, foram necessárias adaptações para captar o movimento de forma convincente, de colocar o espectador no meio da ação. Às vezes, correr riscos. 158 more words