One of his best, Friedkin's BUG is an exploration of the toxicity in co-dependency, that darker side of romance.
Category: William Friedkin
William Friedkin’s Cruising: Serial Murder on the Margins
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mpJ5K8Vt5V8 Cruising. 1980. Directed & Written by William Friedkin; adapted from the novel by Gerald Walker. Starring Al Pacino, Paul Sorvino, Karen Allen, Richard Cox, Don Scardino, and Joe Spinell. Warner Brothers. Rated R. 102 minutes. Crime/Drama/Mystery ★★★★★ (Film) ★★★1/2 (DVD release) Cruising came about for William Friedkin in a number of ways: through his own observations …
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Mr. Babadook & the Horror of Single Parenthood
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k5WQZzDRVtw The Babadook. 2014. Directed & Written by Jennifer Kent. Starring Essie Davis, Noah Wiseman, Daniel Henshall, and Tim Purcell. Entertainment One. 93 minutes. Drama/Horror/Thriller ★★★★★ This movie certainly has been hyped up a lot as of late. Several critics who've written about it all seemed to enjoy it a great deal. Most recently, William Friedkin …
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William Friedkin Gets to the Pulse of Fear with The Exorcist
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u15h02Y0MDY The Exorcist. 1973. Dir. William Friedkin. Written by William Peter Blatty, based on his novel. Starring Ellen Burstyn, Max Von Sydow, Lee J. Cobb, Kitty Winn, Jack MacGowran, Jason Miller, and Linda Blair. Warner Brothers Rated 18A. 132 minutes. Horror ★★★★★ (Movie) ★★★★★ (Blu ray release) By now, everyone has either seen The Exorcist …
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William Friedkin’s THE HUNTED – A Retrospective Review
A look back at an underrated William Friedkin film.
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