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  • Leap of Faith: William Friedkin on The Exorcist

    Leap of Faith: William Friedkin on The Exorcist

    ★★★★½

    No matter how many stories I've heard about the making of THE EXORCIST, I will never tire of hearing William Friedkin talk. He's one of our great raconteurs!

    And believe it or not, there are several new tid-bits revealed here that I'd never heard before. About meeting Bernard Herrmann for the score, Stacey Keach as Father Karas, and much much more.

    From the director of 78/52 and the recent ALIEN doc, this documentary is EXCELLENT.

  • Death Feud

    Death Feud

    ★★★

    Holy smokes.

    STALLONE. MITCHUM.

    (As in Frank and Christopher!)

    In... SAVAGE HARBOR. (The title I prefer.)

    Another oddity from Vinegar Syndrome that came out in 87 and is now finding it's audience via this glorious Blu, this is the perfect gem for my movie group, the Bad Movie Brigade.

    Stallone and Mitchum are sailors (!), Frank falls in love with a call girl on the run. Things go south a year later when her pimp and his goons find her.…

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  • Underwater

    Underwater

    ★★★½

    “Looks like The Abyss, but feels like Leviathan!” - Elric Kane.

    This was a lot of fun, a lean 90 minutes, and it kicks in about 2 minutes in and doesn’t let up. A very pleasant surprise and fun group movie! (Went with all 3 of my Shock Waves co-hosts!)

  • Under the Silver Lake

    Under the Silver Lake

    ★★★½

    Hipster Hitchcock!