William Friedkin

The Writer Who Fell Happily Out Of Favour

Some authors are chameleons; they’ll write for decades and never produce a piece of work that defines them to a readership. Others create something so much from the heart that the work takes on a larger life and defines an era. Martino Crowley is from Vicksburg, Mississippi. Born in 1935, he grew up to love […]

Neglected Films No.8: ‘Sorcerer’

My father’s favourite film was Clouzot’s ‘The Wages of Fear’, but he had never seen it in its uncut form, with virtually another entire film placed at the start, explaining how the main characters ended up having to accept such a dangerous job – transporting a truckload of incredibly volatile nitro-glycerine through a series of […]