William Daniels shares pic with “favorite” Boy Meets World students

William Daniels, who played everybody’s favorite teacher Mr. Feeny, shared a photo of a recent reunion with some former students. Feeny! Feeny! Fee-hee-hee-hee-ny! William Daniels, who played one of the most beloved teachers in all of media, shared a new photo with some of his old Boy Meets World students, calling them some of his … Read more

William Shatner Never Watched an Episode of ‘The Next Generation’

William Shatner appeared in dozens of episode of the original Star Trek, and the animated Star Trek series. He starred in seven Star Trek movies — including Star Trek Generations, where Captain Kirk met his successor as Captain of the Enterprise, Jean-Luc Picard, played by Patrick Stewart. Shatner even wrote several Star Trek novels. But he’s never watched a single episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation. … Read more

William Shatner Interested in Playing Captain Kirk One More Time

William Shatner is open to reviving his Star Trek character Captain Kirk for another movie. The 93-year-old actor played the starship commander in three seasons of the original TV show between 1966 and 1969 and six movies before the character was killed off in his seventh movie appearance in 1994’s Star Trek: Generations – but Shatner is adamant … Read more

William Friedkin made me want to be in film

The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial star Kiefer Sutherland praised the late William Friedkin and The French Connection. The passing of William Friedkin last August put a cloud over what ended up being his final film, The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial. At the same time, it predsented an opportunity to celebrate the legendary director, whether it’s from his … Read more

Guillermo del Toro on working with William Friedkin on final movie

Guillermo del Toro gushes about working with the great William Friedkin on his final movie, The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial. It’s always great to hear directors gush about their colleagues, and few do it with the same enthusiasm as Guillermo del Toro. While speaking with IndieWire, Guillermo del Toro spoke about the late William Friedkin and … Read more

WTF Happened to William Shatner?

In this episode of WTF Happened to This Celebrity, we look back at the turbulent life and times of a sci-fi icon, William Shatner! Whether you know him as Captain James T. Kirk, Sgt. T.J. Hooker, Denny Crane, or General Mortars from National Lampoon’s Loaded Weapon 1, William Shatner is one of entertainment history’s most iconic … Read more

Print the Legend: On the Legacy of William Friedkin | Tributes

WALTER CHAW William Friedkin was deeply into sin. His films operate on what the disgraced psychiatrist (Robin Williams in his greatest role) of Kenneth Branagh’s bonzer “Dead Again” called the “karmic payment plan,” namely, you “buy now pay forever.” Most often grouped with the film brats of the New American Cinema, Friedkin was an autodidact, … Read more

R.I.P. Film and Opera Renaissance Director William Friedkin (1935-2023) | Chaz’s Journal

I am on the board of the LA Opera, and the President and CEO, Christopher Koelsch, notified us of the quite extensive opera background of Friedkin’s that I was not aware of. “Billy had a profound impact on the LAO community with his extraordinarily insightful and extremely popular productions of Bluebeard’s Castle/Gianni Schicchi (2002), Ariadne auf Naxos (2004) and Il Tabarro/Suor … Read more

He Did It All: William Friedkin (1935-2023) | Tributes

After “Sorcerer” turned out to be a box office disappointment, Friedkin again looked for movies he could make without too much fuss. This, alas, was a feint. His two comedies, 1978’s charming “The Brink’s Job” (which reunited John Cassavetes’ leads Peter Falk and Gena Rowlands) and his 1983’s disappointing “Deal of the Century,” were also … Read more