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Monday, June 15 2009

20 Questions: Crayton Robey

The Boys in the Band defined a moment in LGBT history. Crayton Robey explores that history in Making the Boys, which debuted at the 2009 Tribeca Film Festival.


Monday, March 16 2009

French Connection 1 & 2

Watching the original with its sequel draws attention to the subtle but inarguably greater care Friedkin brought to the earlier film.


Wednesday, October 24 2007

Bug

Bug does what it sets out to do, which is to burrow under your skin and fester there, goading you to dig it out with something sharp.


Tuesday, May 29 2007

William Friedkin: A master storyteller returns with Bug


Friday, May 25 2007

Bug (2006) (2006)

What goes on in Aggie's head is the point of departure for Bug, which is not, as early trailers suggested, anything like a conventional horror film.


Thursday, March 31 2005

Blue Chips (1994)

With the occasional exception of Shaquille O'Neal, the players here act like athletes, which is to say, badly.


Monday, August 11 2003

The Hunted (2003)

'For me,' declares Friedkin, just hearing the Dylan lyric spoken by Johnny Cash is worth making a film for.


Thursday, March 13 2003

The Hunted (2003)

Benicio Del Toro looks appropriately haunted in The Hunted.


Sunday, January 1 1995

Rules of Engagement (2000)

Two years ago, many critics praised Saving Private Ryan as a new kind of war film that brought the horrors of war home with an unprecedented, visceral intensity..


The Exorcist: The Version You’ve Never Seen (1973/2000)

The Exorcist: The Version You've Never Seen is really The Version That We Would Never Have Let You See If We Didn't Need New Material For DVD.


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