Lew Wasserman slammed his open palm on the slick surface of his mahogany Chippendale desk. The desk, free of all objects, as always, rested on an oriental rug. He glared at me through black…
William Friedkin, who’s heading to the Cannes Film Festival to host the Cinema Masterclass, discusses his 1977 box office flop "Sorcerer." "'Citizen Kane' was not a success when it came out. It got…
Academy Award-winning director William Friedkin will be at the Cannes Film Festival on May 18 to take part in the Cinema Masterclass, hosted by film critic Michel Ciment. Friedkin sat down with…
German electronic music pioneer Edgar Froese, founder of influential instrumental electronica group Tangerine Dream, died Jan. 20 from a pulmonary embolism in Vienna. He was 70. Tangerine Dream…
William Friedkin held court on Thursday at the Venice Film Festival, where he received a Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement ahead of the world preem of a restored and recolored copy of his 1977…
ROME — The Venice Film Festival has announced the lineup of its Venice Classics section, which comprises Luchino Visconti's "Sandra (Of a Thousand Delights),” toplining Claudia Cardinale, who will be…
ROME — William Friedkin will be feted with the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement by the 70th Venice Film Festival where a pristine restored and recolored copy of his 1977 thriller "Sorcerer" will…
I have always been impressed by the ability of top film directors to project an aura of invincibility — did they all take the "Aura 101" course in film school? Directors must not be challenged on set…
When William Friedkin filed suit against Paramount and Universal last month in Los Angeles Superior Court over the returns from his 1977 movie "Sorcerer," it wasn't yet another profit participation…
An overzealous application of CGI is the figurative boa constrictor squeezing the life out of "The Sorcerer and the White Snake."
"The Sorcerer's Apprentice" got off to a less-than-magical start Wednesday.
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