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 #166 – Unforgiven (1992)

The Epic Film Challenge II
#166 – Unforgiven (1992)
Dir. Clint Eastwood
Starring: Clint Eastwood, Morgan Freeman, Gene Hackman, Richard Harris, Jaimz Woolvett, Anna Levine, Frances Fisher

The one hundred and sixty-sixth installment of the Epic Film Challenge II, Clint Eastwood’s western swan song, Unforgiven.

Recorded in July 2017.

Is it a film you must see before you die?

Luke: Without a doubt, a classic western with a refreshing twist.

EFC II #133 – The Conversation (1974)

The Epic Film Challenge II
#133 – The Conversation (1974)
Dir. Francis Ford Coppola
Starring: Gene Hackman, John Cazale, Allen Garfield, Cindy Williams, Harrison Ford

The one hundred and thirty-third installment of the Epic Film Challenge II, Francis Ford Coppola’s compelling character study, The Conversation.

Recorded in January 2017.

Is it a film you must see before you die?

Luke: Yes, I think so, it’s a brilliant character piece with an excellent central performance from Gene Hackman.