Monthly Archives: August 2012

Namesake.

William Friedkin: “A sorcerer is an evil wizard. And in this case, the evil wizard is fate – it takes control all of our lives. None of us can determine our lives, and that is the underlining theme of this … Continue reading

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Bud Ekins.

Joe D’Augustine: “Bud Smith, an old friend and great editor, was an associate producer and editor on William Friedkin’s Sorcerer. Bud Smith was good friends with Bud Ekins. Ekins did stunt driving on Sorcerer and Smith told me he was … Continue reading

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Friedkin: Hollywood Flashback Interview.

William Friedkin: “I had seen The Wages of Fear and I thought it was a great film. It was really a theme about brotherhood. You had four guys, total strangers to each other, hated each other, and had to cooperate … Continue reading

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1977 US theatrical trailer.

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Edgar Froese of Tangerine Dream on the Sorcerer score.

Edgar Froese: “I got a call… that Bill Friedkin wanted us to score his new picture. I immediately said ‘no’ because I thought it will definitely be The Exorcist II Bill needed music for. At that time a movie format … Continue reading

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Poster Gallery: Japanese one-sheet.

Note it’s called Wages Of Fear here.

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William Friedkin on Sorcerer’s current status.

From a recent interview with William Friedkin for A.V. Club. AVC: You’ve made films that were successful and films that weren’t, but it seems like the failure of Sorcerer is particularly painful for you. William Friedkin: All of my films … Continue reading

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Welcome.

You’ve probably already figured out that this is a blog dedicated to William Friedkin’s Sorcerer (1977), a film I consider one of the most criminally-overlooked masterpieces in cinema history. My goal for this is to create a makeshift archive — … Continue reading

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