Category Archives: Interviews

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. Advertisements

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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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Interview: Roy Scheider, December 1977.

Jim Shoffner interviewed Roy Scheider on location for Jaws 2 (1978). He shared his thoughts on Sorcerer. Roy Scheider: It was exciting as an adventure piece, but the way it was edited didn’t allow the audience to participate in the adventure, … Continue reading

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Sorcerer heads to Music City, and an interview with Bud Smith.

A dual-purpose post. First, the Nashville Public Library’s Legends Of Film podcast offers up an interview with Sorcerer editor (and associate producer) Bud Smith. It’s a must. In addition, Nashville’s main library will screen the film for free on September 13 … Continue reading

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Interview: Roy Scheider, Combustible Celluloid.

Jeffrey M. Anderson: Friedkin liked you enough to hire you again, for Sorcerer, the remake of Wages of Fear. How did that come about? What was that like? Roy Scheider: “This is the updated, extended version of [Wages of Fear], with many of … Continue reading

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Interview: Walon Green on the bridge.

Walon Green (from Backstory 3 by Patrick McGilligan): “It’s funny how when you write a script, you worry about things that you don’t need to worry about. I was worried that when they’d come to the bridge, everybody would say, ‘Why don’t they … Continue reading

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Interview: stuntman Nick Dimitri.

Here’s a piece of an interview with stuntman Nick Dimitri, from an article in the Sarasota Herald-Tribune, about his work on Sorcerer. During filming, he tore a knee ligament while being thrown from a car crash at 35 mph in … Continue reading

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