Friedkin Uncut Reviews

September 12, 2019
At best, Friedkin Uncut is a serviceable EPK on whatever Friedkin film is set to get yet another Blu-ray release. Flat, lifeless, superficial. Just a slog.
September 6, 2019
The documentary's unskilled neophyte director Francesco Zippel is no Friedkin, but his subject makes this an important part of film history.
September 3, 2019
[Friedkin] curses all the way through this movie and it's indicative of his filmmaking style -- which was "I don't care, I'm making it my way."
August 29, 2019
Friedkin is an engaging raconteur, even (or especially) when he's rambling through half-formed thoughts...
August 23, 2019
This is a documentary any serious film buff needs to see.
August 23, 2019
Always a good show, even when the subject is saying things so wild or silly that they make the viewer's eyes roll like tires tumbling down a steep mountainside in Friedkin's jungle thriller Sorcerer.
August 22, 2019
For all his career ups and downs, he has remained devoted to making genuinely challenging and exciting work, and has succeeded more often than not. The documentary serves as a strong incitement to dig into it.
August 7, 2019
Charmingly artless appreciation of one of the great directors of the '70s, who is in fine, funny form as he's interviewed here.
November 8, 2018
With Friedkin Uncut... Italian director Francesco Zippel has made a friendly and breezy portrait of American filmmaker William Friedkin.
October 27, 2018
The film's focus on the work of its subject and desire to learn more from it is what really makes it worth watching. Come for the exorcisms, stay for the jokes.
October 16, 2018
Friedkin Uncut is an entertaining portrait of a versatile filmmaker that changed a generation.
October 10, 2018
This enjoyable doc records a Hollywood master looking back at his career with lucid hindsight and irony.
October 10, 2018
Unfortunately, Francesco Zippel's fawning, cookie-cutter tribute is nothing more than an add-on for a DVD box set, were they still making those.