EFC II #229 – The French Connection (1971)

The Epic Film Challenge II
#229 – The French Connection (1971)
Dir. William Friedkin
Starring: Gene Hackman, Roy Scheider, Fernando Rey, Tony Lo Bianco, Eddie Egan

The two hundred and twenty-ninth installment of the Epic Film Challenge II, William Friedkin’s gritty 70s cop thriller, The French Connection.

Recorded in March 2018.

Is it a film you must see before you die?

Luke: Yes, it’s a top notch, gritty cop film with one of the best chase sequences of all time.

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EFC II #110 – The Exorcist (1973)

The Epic Film Challenge II
#110 – The Exorcist (1973)
Dir. William Friedkin
Starring: Ellen Burnstyn, Linda Blair, Jason Miller, Max von Sydow, Lee J. Cobb, Kitty Winn, Rudolf Schündler

The one hundred and tenth installment of the Epic Film Challenge II, William Friedkin’s big screen version of the disturbing novel about a young girl who is supposedly possessed by a demon, one of the most acclaimed horror movies of all time, The Exorcist.

Recorded in October 2016.

Oscar Wins: Best Adapted Screenplay (William Peter Blatty), Best Sound Mixing (Robert Knudson, Chris Newman)

Is it a film you must see before you die?

Luke: Yes, one of the best horror films I’ve ever seen, incredibly strong performances from the cast.