William Friedkin

A very funny depiction of very bad deeds.
SYDNEY FILM FESTIVAL: Killer Joe is rude, crude, very violent and a lot of fun. It’s also nasty. Frankly, some of the best bits here are, well, the 'dirty’ parts. Line for line this film, based on a hit play by Tracy Letts, is hilarious and savage.
In Vietnam, Terry Childers, (Samuel L. Jackson), killed an unarmed prisoner to save the life of Hays Hodges, (Tommy Lee Jones). Years later, Col. Childers is charged with ordering his men to open fire on unarmed civilians, including women and...
Great but still overrated.
This director's cut of the classic horror film, which originally opened in Australian cinemas 28 years ago this month, is 11 minutes longer than it was before. Director William Friedkin, who made it just after his breakthrough hit, The French...