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/Film
The Exorcist Maze Coming To Universal's Halloween Horror NightsExorcist earned its place in history as the first horror film nominated for an
The Exorcist Maze Coming To Universal's Halloween Horror Nights
/Film / Posted 3 days ago
Exorcist earned its place in history as the first horror film nominated for an Academy Award for Best Picture. Directed by William Friedkin, the film also established itself as leading influence in pop culture horror, affecting a multitude of... Read more
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The Hindu
When the screen detonateshomosexuality of a man she is chasing. We never know the backstory of the men,
When the screen detonates
The Hindu / Posted 4 days ago
homosexuality of a man she is chasing. We never know the backstory of the men, how they ended up in this muddy town, which William Friedkin later explored in his gutsy 1977 remake, Sorcerer. Clouzot is more interested in the immediacy of the... Read more
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The Chicago Maroon
Green Room: Bleed, Puke, RepeatAs the legend goes, director William Friedkin realized that The Exorcist would
Green Room: Bleed, Puke, Repeat
The Chicago Maroon / Posted 8 days ago
As the legend goes, director William Friedkin realized that The Exorcist would be a hit when he saw an audience member run out of a screening, vomit, and immediately run back into the theater. Go to a hardcore punk show today (or an Iggy Pop show in... Read more
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The Pitch
Marc Maron stands up for himself on the eve of a WTF milestoneworld, in terms of my own self. What’s been great, listening to WTF, is the ba
Marc Maron stands up for himself on the eve of a WTF milestone
The Pitch / Posted 24 days ago
world, in terms of my own self. What’s been great, listening to WTF, is the balance that the show has achieved. For every William Friedkin, there’s a Daniel Radcliffe. And you still talk to working comics, which seems reassuring. Is that the show... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
LA Film Festival Embraces Diversity With ‘Lowriders’ Opener, Ava DuVernay Awardof the Festival include Rodrigo García, Lisa Cholodenko, David O. Russell, Mira
LA Film Festival Embraces Diversity With ‘Lowriders’ Opener, Ava DuVernay Award
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 25 days ago
of the Festival include Rodrigo García, Lisa Cholodenko, David O. Russell, Mira Nair, Kathryn Bigelow, George Lucas, William Friedkin, Sydney Pollack, Guillermo Del Toro and Alfonso Cuarón. Array Releasing is an LA-based film collective... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
LA Film Festival Embraces Diversity With ‘Lowriders’ Opener, Ava DuVernay Awardof the Festival include Rodrigo García, Lisa Cholodenko, David O. Russell, Mira
LA Film Festival Embraces Diversity With ‘Lowriders’ Opener, Ava DuVernay Award
Stamford Advocate / Posted 25 days ago
of the Festival include Rodrigo García, Lisa Cholodenko, David O. Russell, Mira Nair, Kathryn Bigelow, George Lucas, William Friedkin, Sydney Pollack, Guillermo Del Toro and Alfonso Cuarón. Array Releasing is an LA-based film collective... Read more
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Connecticut Post
LA Film Festival Embraces Diversity With ‘Lowriders’ Opener, Ava DuVernay Awardof the Festival include Rodrigo García, Lisa Cholodenko, David O. Russell, Mira
LA Film Festival Embraces Diversity With ‘Lowriders’ Opener, Ava DuVernay Award
Connecticut Post / Posted 25 days ago
of the Festival include Rodrigo García, Lisa Cholodenko, David O. Russell, Mira Nair, Kathryn Bigelow, George Lucas, William Friedkin, Sydney Pollack, Guillermo Del Toro and Alfonso Cuarón. Array Releasing is an LA-based film collective... Read more
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The Irish Times
Michael Shannon: ‘The performance is an escape for an actor as much as it is for an audience’Twenty years ago, for A Red Orchid, he appeared in the first production of Trac
Michael Shannon: ‘The performance is an escape for an actor as much as it is for an audience’
The Irish Times / Posted 29 days ago
Twenty years ago, for A Red Orchid, he appeared in the first production of Tracy Letts’s Bug, which later became a film by William Friedkin. There must be something in the air up there by Lake Michigan. Steppenwolf alone has spewed out a stream of... Read more

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