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The Hollywood Reporter
Guillermo Del Toro on Film Business: "The People With the Money Are Assholes"crowd that included fellow Mexican auteur Alfonso Cuaron. Del Toro is one of s
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted yesterday
crowd that included fellow Mexican auteur Alfonso Cuaron. Del Toro is one of several directors, including Michael Mann, William Friedkin and Wong Kar-Wai, appearing at Cannes topper Thierry Fremaux’s ninth annual celebration of classic films and... Read more
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Variety
Lumière Festival: Bertrand Tavernier Premieres 8-Part Series about French CinemaYork we spent a wonderful afternoon together. Other people have also been highl
Variety / Posted 3 days ago
York we spent a wonderful afternoon together. Other people have also been highly supportive, such as Alexander Payne and William Friedkin. There has also been a very good reaction in France. Since it was so difficult to finance the project, it’s... Read more
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Variety
‘Jupiter’s Moon’ Tops Spain’s Sitges Festivalachievement Grand Honorary Awards went to Johnnie To (“Three,” “Vengeance”), Os
Variety / Posted 5 days ago
achievement Grand Honorary Awards went to Johnnie To (“Three,” “Vengeance”), Oscar winner Susan Sarandon, William Friedkin and Frank Langella (John Badham’s “Dracula”). The 51st edition Sitges Fest will pay tribute to Stanley... Read more
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New York Post
Cannibal Homer and possessed Maggie will haunt ‘Treehouse of Horror’featuring the voices of Ben Daniels — who co-stars as Father Keane in Fox’s Fri
New York Post / Posted 5 days ago
featuring the voices of Ben Daniels — who co-stars as Father Keane in Fox’s Friday-night TV version of the 1973 movie — William Friedkin, who directed the classic big-screen flick and, for good measure, Neil Gaiman, author of the dark children’s... Read more
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Variety
Lyon’s Lumiere Festival Honors Classic Filmversion of “Heat” never seen before in France. Also being feted at this year’s
Variety / Posted 6 days ago
version of “Heat” never seen before in France. Also being feted at this year’s event are filmmakers Tilda Swinton, William Friedkin, Diane Kury, Anna Karina and Jean-François Stévenin. Among the nearly 200 films to unspool in Lyon in... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
13 flicks for a Friday night frightfest(1973) The ultimate battle between good and evil. It may have been spawned mo
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 6 days ago
(1973) The ultimate battle between good and evil. It may have been spawned more than 40 years ago but this gem from William Friedkin, based on William Peter Blatty's novel, is ageless when it comes to scares. The first half of the film may... Read more
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Western Advocate
13 flicks for a Friday night frightfest(1973) The ultimate battle between good and evil. It may have been spawned mo
Western Advocate / Posted 6 days ago
(1973) The ultimate battle between good and evil. It may have been spawned more than 40 years ago but this gem from William Friedkin, based on William Peter Blatty's novel, is ageless when it comes to scares. The first half of the film may... Read more
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Manning River Times
13 flicks for a Friday night frightfest(1973) The ultimate battle between good and evil. It may have been spawned mo
Manning River Times / Posted 6 days ago
(1973) The ultimate battle between good and evil. It may have been spawned more than 40 years ago but this gem from William Friedkin, based on William Peter Blatty's novel, is ageless when it comes to scares. The first half of the film may... Read more
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The North West Star
13 flicks for a Friday night frightfest(1973) The ultimate battle between good and evil. It may have been spawned mo
The North West Star / Posted 6 days ago
(1973) The ultimate battle between good and evil. It may have been spawned more than 40 years ago but this gem from William Friedkin, based on William Peter Blatty's novel, is ageless when it comes to scares. The first half of the film may... Read more
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Daily Liberal
13 flicks for a Friday night frightfest(1973) The ultimate battle between good and evil. It may have been spawned mo
Daily Liberal / Posted 6 days ago
(1973) The ultimate battle between good and evil. It may have been spawned more than 40 years ago but this gem from William Friedkin, based on William Peter Blatty's novel, is ageless when it comes to scares. The first half of the film may... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
13 flicks for a Friday night frightfest(1973) The ultimate battle between good and evil. It may have been spawned mo
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 6 days ago
(1973) The ultimate battle between good and evil. It may have been spawned more than 40 years ago but this gem from William Friedkin, based on William Peter Blatty's novel, is ageless when it comes to scares. The first half of the film may... Read more
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The Courier
13 flicks for a Friday night frightfest(1973) The ultimate battle between good and evil. It may have been spawned mo
The Courier / Posted 6 days ago
(1973) The ultimate battle between good and evil. It may have been spawned more than 40 years ago but this gem from William Friedkin, based on William Peter Blatty's novel, is ageless when it comes to scares. The first half of the film may... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
Martin Scorsese on Rotten Tomatoes, Box Office Obsession and Why 'Mother!' Was MisjudgedCinemascore F rating, a terrible distinction that it shares with pictures direc
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 9 days ago
Cinemascore F rating, a terrible distinction that it shares with pictures directed by Robert Altman, Jane Campion, William Friedkin and Steven Soderbergh. After I had a chance to see mother!, I was even more disturbed by this rush to... Read more
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Variety
Guillermo del Toro’s ‘The Shape of Water’ Dazzles 50th Sitges Festivalfilm and TV industry. But it was inevitably a major talking point at Catalonia’
Variety / Posted 13 days ago
film and TV industry. But it was inevitably a major talking point at Catalonia’s opening night on Thursday with even William Friedkin, on stage at he opening gala ceremony to accept a Grand Honorary Prize, calling for “a peaceful solution and... Read more
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Acton Commentary
Tom Lindsay on the future of higher education in America; Upstream on The Devil and Father AmorthEdward Walker talks with Sam Buntz, writer at The Federalist, about “The Devil
Acton Commentary / Posted 15 days ago
Edward Walker talks with Sam Buntz, writer at The Federalist, about “The Devil and Father Amorth,” a new documentary by William Friedkin, director of the classic 1973 movie “The Exorcist.” Check out these additional resources on this week’s... Read more
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Variety
Filmmaking Legends on How New York’s Era of Decay Sparked a Creative Revolutionthat period of artistic achievement, Variety spoke with six filmmakers behind t
Variety / Posted 15 days ago
that period of artistic achievement, Variety spoke with six filmmakers behind the very best of New York cinema. William Friedkin The French Connection (pictured above)The 1971 thriller centered on a driven police detective (Gene Hackman)... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
New Netflix, Amazon Prime and NowTV releases to watch this weekendtrue champions. Director: Boaz Yakin Cast: Denzel Washington, Ryan Gosling, H
Manchester Evening News / Posted 19 days ago
true champions. Director: Boaz Yakin Cast: Denzel Washington, Ryan Gosling, Hayden Panettiere, Ryan Hurst, Will Patton William Friedkin's horror classic about a 12-year-old girl who begins to adapt an explicit new personality as strange events... Read more
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IGN
How and Where to Watch The Simpsons Season 29 Onlinefew tricks up its sleeve. Not only will the series present another Treehouse o
IGN / Posted 19 days ago
few tricks up its sleeve. Not only will the series present another Treehouse of Horror Halloween special with The Exorcist William Friedkin lending his voice, but singer Ed Sheeran will guest star in an episode during the season. Additionally,... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
'13 Films of Halloween': Enzian schedules scaresOct. 28.) Big-name directors are represented in the festival: Tobe Hooper (“Po
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 22 days ago
Oct. 28.) Big-name directors are represented in the festival: Tobe Hooper (“Poltergeist”), Danny Boyle (“28 Days Later”), William Friedkin (“The Exorcist”), Francis Ford Coppola (“Dracula”), Wes Craven (“A Nightmare on Elm Street”) and Brian De... Read more
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Variety
William Friedkin’s ‘The Devil and Father Amorth’In “The Devil and Father Amorth,” director William Friedkin, still hale and hea
Variety / Posted 28 days ago
In “The Devil and Father Amorth,” director William Friedkin, still hale and hearty and hectoring at the age of 81, returns to the subject of his most legendary film, “The Exorcist.” The new movie is a documentary built around a video, recorded by... Read more
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Pilipino Star
James of all tradesI love movies that were shot around New York, such as those by Martin Scorsese
Pilipino Star / Posted 1 months ago
I love movies that were shot around New York, such as those by Martin Scorsese (Taxi Driver, Wolf of Wall Street, etc.) and William Friedkin (The FrenchConnection,Cruising, etc.). “So when I was doing Of Mice and Men on Broadway three and a half... Read more
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Gulf News
Betting on a steep US stock market declineconstruct — would be an understatement. In his investor letters and papers, he
Gulf News / Posted 1 months ago
construct — would be an understatement. In his investor letters and papers, he cites the poems of Goethe, the movies of William Friedkin and George Lucas, and Joseph Campbell’s works on mythology as teaching tools for interpreting the whims of... Read more
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