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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.

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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Daily Mail, February 24, 1978.

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Sorcerer Heads Back To The Alamo Drafthouse.

Some of the Alamo Drafthouses will be showing Sorcerer in April. Check their site to see if the one nearest you is running it, and when. Up top’s the poster they put together one of the last times they ran … Continue reading

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Sorcerer On The Radio Dan Show.

Dan Delgado went to the Sorcerer screening in Miami the other night and dedicated his radio show — The Radio Dan Show — to it. (Opening with the great music from The Taking Of Pelham One Two Three is a … Continue reading

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Which way to Miami?

I’m always stoked about a Sorcerer screening. It’s coming to Miami on July 26 at 7PM. Coral Gables Art Cinema 260 Aragon Avenue, Coral Gables, FL 33134 Hope some of you can make it. Also, I’ve heard the Blu-ray is … Continue reading

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Great article. Great screenplay.

Cinephilia & Beyond recently posted a great article on Sorcerer. It features Walon Green’s screenplay, which you can download as a PDF. Be sure to check it out.

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What every well-dressed man needs.

OK, maybe it’s not as cool as the one Spielberg’s wearing below, but it’ll do. You can get these on eBay. And no, it’s not me selling them.

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