Another Meeting With the Director of Sorcerer Just When He’s on a Rampage of His Own The moment I finished seeing an advance screening of Rampage, before its theatrical release in October 1992, I arranged a trip to Los Angeles so I could cover the film in as close-up-and-personal a way […]
John appears on Mary Jane Popp’s talk show Poppoff on KAHI-AM. John talks about his book The Funniest Comedians of the 20th Century, and why there’s no school like the old school!
‘Sorcerer’ Reappears . . . William Friedkin’s Variation on Clouzot’s Wages of Fear Revived IN THE EARLY months of 1992, interest in Henri-Georges Clouzot’s 1953 French classic Wages of Fear was keen. An uncut version was running at the Castro Theater in San Francisco and Sorcerer, a 1977 American remake […]
Writer’s Note: Coming up is a history of one of the most popular and controversial movies of the 1950s. First I will give you the history of The Wages of Fear (French 1953). Then you will find my review of the uncut version, not seen in America until 1992. That […]