Monthly Archives: February 2013

Photo opp: William Friedkin and Edgar Froese, 1976.

A really terrific thing has happened with this blog — you’re sharing your Sorcerer stuff. I’d been wondering what would happen when my supply ran low. So, thanks to Andy King, here’s William Friedkin with Edgar Froese of Tangerine Dream. … Continue reading

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Roy Scheider in The Outside Man (1973).

Roy Scheider, Ann-Margret and Angie Dickinson in the same movie seems almost too good to be true. Add Ted De Corsia to the mix — along with the fact that you can see it tonight at the Aero Theatre — … Continue reading

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William Friedkin: “A master of spaces and locales.”

From Peter Tonguette’s review of Friedkin’s The Hunted for The Film Journal — “Friedkin is a master of spaces and locales. His masterpiece, Sorcerer (1977), takes three diverse locations — Israel, Paris, and New Jersey — and converges them into one: a … Continue reading

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The Dallas International Film Festival, April 4-14.

William Friedkin and Sherry Lansing are being honored with Dallas Star Awards at the 2013 Dallas International Film Festival. While there, he’ll screen a restored print of The Exorcist. Let’s hope they make next year’s festival scene with one of his other … Continue reading

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Ready for the best-dressed list.

Here’s the cast and director of Sudor Frio (2010), a horror movie from Argentina known as Cold Sweat in the States. The hero appears on the left — note his t-shirt. Is this an in-joke, since both films involve nitro … Continue reading

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Free Streaming Of The Wages Of Fear This Weekend, Courtesy Of Criterion And Hulu.

The word on the street is that the entire Criterion collection is streaming for free on Hulu over the weekend. One of those titles is The Wages Of Fear (1953). If you haven’t seen it, this is a great opportunity. … Continue reading

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Joe Spinell.

Somebody mentioned Joe Spinell this morning. Here he is (as Spider) unloading a plane with Roy Scheider.

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Almost there?

William Friedkin posted some promising news on Twitter tonight regarding the Sorcerer lawsuit — and the Blu-ray release we all hope will follow.

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Looking for something to read?

Just a reminder that William’s Friedkin’s memoir, The Friedkin Connection, will be available April 16. Pre-order yours here.  

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