Dive into any online movie forum and you’re instantly greeted by passionate arguments about what qualifies as a cinematic masterpiece. These debates are entertaining, but seldom do we get a front-row seat to witness such a clash of opinions between legendary directors themselves. That’s precisely what makes the behind-the-scenes featurette on the 40th Anniversary Blu-ray release of William Friedkin’s “Sorcerer” so irresistible. Get ready for a hilarious showdown as Friedkin and Refn Clash over their contrasting views on what truly defines a masterpiece.

The featurette features a conversation between Friedkin, the legendary director behind “The Exorcist” and “The French Connection,” and Nicolas Winding Refn, the Danish auteur known for his stylish neo-noir films like “Drive.” The discussion starts off on a promising note, with both directors waxing poetic about classics like “Citizen Kane” and “2001: A Space Odyssey.” But then, things take a sharp turn.

Refn throws out a bold statement, declaring his own film “Only God Forgives” a masterpiece. Friedkin, clearly taken aback, responds with a mock cry for medical attention. “Is there a doctor in the house? We need to get a medic in here…if you think that’s a masterpiece then what is ‘Citizen Kane?'”

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Refn attempts to defend his film by mentioning its tight budget, but Friedkin cuts him off with a blunt, “Who gives a shit?!” This is where the gold is. Witnessing two titans of cinema, both passionate about their craft, engage in such a playfully antagonistic exchange is pure joy. Refn doesn’t back down though, going on to claim “Drive,” released just four years prior at the time of the filming, is also a stone-cold classic.

Friedkin, clearly enjoying the back-and-forth, throws out a hilarious line that deserves a place in every cinephile’s arsenal: “Four years is a zip, it’s not even a blip! It’s not even a pimple on the asshole of humanity, four years!”

The entire exchange clocks in at under two minutes, but it’s packed with comedic gold. It’s a must-watch for anyone who enjoys a good debate about movies, or simply appreciates seeing a couple of talented filmmakers playfully jab at each other. And hey, you might just pick up a new comeback for your next movie night argument.

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