Author Archives: Toby

About Toby

I'm a writer. And a dad. And a husband. And a record collector. And a movie geek (if the movies are old). And I really wish I had a hot rod.

The Wages Of Fear Paperback Cover.

When Avon published a paperback edition of Arnaud’s The Wages Of Fear in 1968, this is the terrific cover they gave it. The cover painting was by Roger Kastel. Advertisements

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Sorcerer Heads Back To London.

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Friedkin And Sorcerer In Sight And Sound Magazine.

William Friedkin discusses the 40th anniversary of Sorcerer in the December 2017 issue of Sight And Sound. Check your local newsstand.

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Sorcerer on Saturday Night Movie Sleepovers Podcast.

Sorcerer will be the subject of the next episode of the podcast Saturday Night Movie Sleepovers. It’s gonna be great. Be sure to check it out.

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40th Anniversary BluRay on the way.

From Blu-Ray.com — British label Entertainment One has officially announced that it will celebrate the 40th anniversary of director William Friedkin’s film Sorcerer (1977) with a new Collector’s Edition. The release will be available for purchase on November 6th. 40 … Continue reading

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Stephen King’s favorite movie.

Stephen King spoke with the BFI and named Sorcerer as his all-time favorite movie. The rest of the list is pretty impressive, too.

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40 Years Ago Today.

I saw Sorcerer 40 years ago today at the Valley Twin in Raleigh, North Carolina. (Seven o’clock showing.) The theater’s gone now, and I’m certainly the worse for wear, but Sorcerer really holds up, better than ever.

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