William Friedkin
Features // 4 Articles
Reviews // 14 Articles
Blogs // 2 Articles
News // 1 Articles
//Features

The Best DVDs and Blu-rays of 2013
18 Dec 2013 // 8:14 PM

As home video spins off into various immediate options -- streaming, simultaneous theatrical and digital release -- there are still many gems to uncover in the increasingly obsolete format.

20 Questions: Crayton Robey
15 Jun 2009 // 3:59 PM

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.

//Reviews

Captain Howdy Still Terrifies in 'The Exorcist: 40th Anniversary Edition'
23 Oct 2013 // 2:00 AM

Forty years after the original release of The Exorcist, this extras-heavy release looks and sounds incredible and makes for one more terrifying journey into the unknown.

Matthew McConaughey Gives Viewers a Strong Jolt of Reckoning in 'Killer Joe'
16 Jan 2013 // 9:10 PM

Killer Joe is a nasty piece of work, a bleak, sadistic but oddly funny noir boasting a startlingly dark turn by Matthew McConaughey as the titular hitman, and a breakout performance by Juno Temple.

//Blogs

The 10 Best Car Chase Films
2 Apr 2015 // 4:00 AM

As Furious 7 rapidly approaches, it's time to look back on the 10 films that created our concept of the car chase and its place in the modern action effort.

SXSW Film Festival Day 2: 'Killer Joe'
13 Mar 2012 // 5:00 AM

Killer Joe and... well, nothing else mattered.

//News

William Friedkin: A master storyteller returns with Bug
28 May 2007 // 7:59 PM

"What a director's doing at all times in a film is creating an atmosphere where the actors feel free not only to perform," William Friedkin

//Mixed media
//Blogs

Counterbalance: The Avalanches' 'Since I Left You'

// Sound Affects

"Get a drink, have a good time now. Welcome to paradise, and read all about the 305th most acclaimed album of all time. An Australian plunderphonics pioneer is this week’s Counterbalance.

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