An Interview with William Friedkin

William Friedkin is an Academy Award winning director who made “The Exorcist” (1973), “The French Connection” (1971), “Scorcerer” (1977) and “To Live and Die in LA” (1985) among other films.

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Deconstructing Amelie

Amélie is one of my favorite films. I remember when I saw it for the first time. I watched it on a laptop while sitting in an armchair at my parents house. I had borrowed the DVD from the apprentice of a local potter who’s name escapes me now.

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Martin Scorsese names his scariest 11 horror movies

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Martin Scorsese names his top 15 gangster movies

Here are 15 gangster pictures that had a profound effect on me and the way I thought about crime and how to portray it on film. They excited me, provoked me, and in one way or another, they had the ring of truth.

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Quentin Tarantino’s Top 20 Movies Since 1992

Quentin Tarantino lists his Top 20 favorite movies made since he directed his first movie in 1992. You can’t argue with these, he’s not saying they are the best, he’s just saying they were his favorites. Fair enough. I’ve seen 12 of the 20. And many of them are very good. “Battle Royale” and “Shaun of the Dead” are two of my personal favorites as well.
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