Thursday May 2
William Friedkin To Receive Special Venice Golden Lion; Restored...
Veteran French Connection and Exorcist helmer William Friedkin will receive the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement at the Venice Film Festival later this year.
The Waterloo Region Record
In a comic-book world, Friedkin still makes movies for adults
William Friedkin may be America's most intermittently brilliant director. With 16 films over 45 years, his resume includes two landmark classics , one unjustly overlooked masterwork a handful of inspired entries and a bucket of flops .
The Friedkin connection
Hardly mellowed at 76, director William Friedkin says the thread running through his work is "the crooked timber of humanity." W illiam Friedkin may be America's most intermittently brilliant director.