All posts tagged "william friedkin"

  • Entertainment
    DVD/Blu-ray: Finger-Lickin’ Good “Killer Joe” Deliciously, Deliriously Tawdry Noir

    If you think you’ve seen gritty, pulpy, trashy noir, then you certainly haven’t seen “Killer Joe.” Unapologetically tawdry, twistedly perverse and proudly NC-17, and of course, nastily entertaining, this blackly comic, Southern Gothic exploitation pic revels in trailer trash and lurid, black-hearted behavior. It might call for a shower afterwards to scrub...

  • Community
    DC Film Beat: Metro Area Cinema for 26 April – 30 April

    Normally, I like to use the Film Beat Column to highlight the strange, obscure, or otherwise under-the-radar film options in D.C., but I feel I owe it you, Dear Reader, to throw you a mainstream bone this week.  Fans of action cinema, Fast Five, the reductively titled fifth installment in the Fast...