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The Boys in the Band (1970) | Mart Crowley’s ground-breaking queer drama still has the power to shock!

The Boys in the Band was one of earliest directorial efforts of William Friedkin (who had impressed with his 1968 adaptation of Harold Pinter’s The Birthday Party, 251 more words

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The Boys in the Band | The 1970 big-screen adaptation of Mart Crowley’s gay drama makes its UK blu-ray debut

The Boys in the Band was one of director William Friedkin’s earliest works, and a hugely controversial film on its original 1970 release, dividing the gay community in the US and beyond. 299 more words

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Prop Master Barry Bedig Really Brought $2 Million to 'The Brink's Job' Set

Prop master Barry Bedig was literally born into the biz. Yet despite being the son of storied special effects man Sass Bedig (“The Godfather,” “Bullitt,” “The French Connection”), Barry’s youth was largely unaffected by Tinseltown’s glare. 495 more words

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Exorcist II: The Heretic (1977)

EXORCIST II: THE HERETIC (1977) Three-and-a-half stars
There’s movies that are hated and then there’s EXORCIST II: THE HERETIC, a movie that received hate on an epic, violent level since it’s considered the worst sequel ever made and one of the worst films ever. 1,395 more words

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The Birthday Party (1968) Robert Shaw, Patrick Magee, Dandy Nichols, William Friedkin

The down-at-heel lodger in a seaside boarding house is menaced by two mysterious strangers, who eventually take him away. 32 more words

English

Sorcerer (1977)

To film buffs this might sound a bit sacrilegious but I didn’t really enjoy Henri-Georges Clouzot’s Wages of Fear that much when I saw it for the first time couple of years ago. 1,424 more words

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Sorcerer (1977)

A rare American remake of a European feature that’s almost as breathtaking as the original if not more, Sorcerer is a ruthless, restless & relentless thriller that presents director William Friedkin in sublime form and firing on all cylinders as he reimagines Henry-Georges Clouzot’s… 617 more words

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