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Revisiting THE FRENCH CONNECTION (1971)

I recently picked up a used 2-disc set containing THE FRENCH CONNECTION and various extras, including two documentaries on the film, deleted scenes, and separate audio commentaries by stars Gene Hackman and Roy Scheider and director William Friedkin. 3,758 more words

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Exorcist director William Friedkin says 'I will never be the same' after the Vatican allowed him to film a real exorcism this month

By SARA MALM FOR MAILONLINE and AFP
PUBLISHED: 09:57 EST, 19 May 2016 | UPDATED: 13:35 EST, 19 May 2016

The director of the horror classic ‘The Exorcist’, William Friedkin, has revealed that he has become the first person in the world to film a real exorcism at the Vatican. 112 more words

Exorcism

The Sound of Fate: William Friedkin's Sorcerer (1977)

Friedkin’s follow-up to The Exorcist might have taken almost forty years to gain the respect it deserves but better late than never. This is a masculine and brutish picture, extremely physical in design and presentation but flavoured with a crackling existential shroud. 525 more words

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The French Connection (1971)

Tough New York street detective “Popeye” Doyle stumbles upon a ring of drug runners planning to import heroin from France.

Director of The Exorcist William Friedkin uncompromisingly directs one of the great hard-boiled cop dramas of the 1970’s in what can be seen as the granddaddy of popular TV series The Wire. 123 more words

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William Friedkin on the Cannes Film Festival, Steve McQueen, His ‘Disaster’ Movie (VIDEO)

Academy Award-winning director William Friedkin will be at the Cannes Film Festival on May 18 to take part in the Cinema Masterclass, hosted by film critic Michel Ciment. 295 more words

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Movie Reviews 101 Midnight Horror - Bug (2006)

Director: William Friedkin

Writer: Tracy Letts (Screenplay) Tracy Letts (Play)

Starring: Ashely Judd, Michael Shannon, Harry Connick Jr, Lynn Collins, Brian F O’Byrne

 

Plot: An unhinged war veteran holes up with a lonely woman in a spooky Oklahoma motel room. 575 more words

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