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3 things about William Friedkin’s SORCERER

Sorcerer [1977] 1. “Do you know whose church this is?” 2. His pocket is just the right size. 3. Charlie Parker on the radio. The recent Blu-ray looks amazing. 3 other things.

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3 things about William Friedkin’s SORCERER

Sorcerer [1977] 1. The bribe sits on the table. The official slides it closer to him using a flyswatter. 2. Howling wind and rain with a Tangerine Dream overlay. 3. The truck meanders through a Jean Dubuffet landscape.

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3 things about William Friedkin’s THE EXORCIST

The Exorcist [1973] 1. The planchette jerks away from her. “Captain Howdy said no,” explains Regan. 2. The whites of her eyes are her eyes. 3. Oozing green vomit stains the stole.

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William Friedkin’s THE FRENCH CONNECTION & Otto Preminger’s ANATOMY OF A MURDER (Classic Revival) Doc Films (University of Chicago) – Showtimes noted below To juxtapose is to connect, and to see these two masterpieces so close together is an awesome … Continue reading

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3 things about William Friedkin’s BUG

Bug [2006] 1, Outside the motel, nighttime; blue light on the porch, green light on a detached building (a barn?) Green means danger. 2, The first time we see Harry Connick Jr.  he’s dripping wet and shirtless. Too bad he’s … Continue reading

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