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A review of Season 1 of "The Exorcist" (2016)

I liked the Fox’s take on “The Exorcist;” I just didn’t love it the way that I thought I would.

It has a lot going for it.   619 more words

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

There are two cans of Barbasol shaving cream in Richard Chance’s bathroom cabinet.

Picture source.

Shaving Products In Movies

Jeanne Moreau, Star of French Film Classics, Dies at 89

Acclaimed French actress Jeanne Moreau, whose films include such masterpieces as “Jules and Jim” and “Diary of a Chambermaid,” has died. She was 89.

The mayor of the Paris district in which Moreau lived confirmed her death. 1,302 more words

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1977 Movie Review: SORCERER, 1977

Classic Movie Review
Directed by William Friedkin
Starring Roy Scheider, Bruno Cremer, Francisco Rabal, Amidou
Review by Tony Taylor


Four men, whose past actions have condemned them to a life of living hell in a Latin American country, are hired to transport a deadly and unstable supply of nitroglycerin 218 miles through treacherous jungle. 796 more words

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Dogwoof Picks Up Venice-Bound Documentary 'This Is Congo' for Worldwide Sales (EXCLUSIVE)

London-based sales outfit Dogwoof has picked up the documentary “This Is Congo,” which will have its world premiere at the Venice Film Festival, for worldwide sales. 195 more words


66. "The Wages of Fear", Henri-Georges Clouzot (1953)

Part of The 100 Greatest Movies I’ve Ever Seen list.

The Wages of Fear aka Le salaire de la peur

dir. Henri-Georges Clouzot (1953) scr.  173 more words


Why William Friedkin's 'Sorcerer' was a 'Ballbreaker'

Oscar-winning director William Friedkin’s SORCERER hit theaters 40 years ago this summer in the wake of the STAR WARS juggernaut, and so the timing could not have been worse for this thrilling, underrated jungle adventure that I have grown to love. 1,020 more words