Tag Archives: Roy Scheider

The Sound of Fate: William Friedkin’s Sorcerer (1977)

Friedkin’s follow-up to¬†The Exorcist¬†might have taken almost forty years to gain the respect it deserves but better late than never. This is a masculine and brutish picture, extremely physical in design and presentation but flavoured with a crackling existential shroud. … Continue reading

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Last Embrace (1979)

Jonathan Demme’s take on the Hitchcock thriller is enjoyable enough and moves with a 90-minute swiftness. Roy Scheider is one of the best actors the 70s blessed us with and it’s fun to see him play a conflicted, cookie-cutter hero. … Continue reading

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