Still more lazy thoughts from this one…

Posts tagged ‘William Peter Blatty’

TMT: “Now free me…”

This is the next entry in a Theatre… a Movie… and a Time, a series that was begun here. I’m sure this will come as happy news for some, but we’re almost done with my week of posts on The Exorcist. With what happened back in ’77, there had to be a redemption coming. At the very least, for the franchise, the story, and ultimately for those who returned to the movie theater. Fortunately, it came from the one closest to the source.

TMT: Recognizing Crap From the Balcony

This is the next entry in a Theatre… a Movie… and a Time, a series that was begun here. Continuing my trek with one particular film franchise this week for the month October, strictly as a fan of monster and horror films mind you, here we go again. And I have screenwriter Josh Olson to thank byway of his July 18th look-back (over at Trailers From Hell) at an era’s “terrible, terrible idea” for a movie, and thus crystallizing for me the following remembrance.

TMT: “There are no experts.”

This is the next entry in a Theatre… a Movie… and a Time, a series that was begun here. Returning to my theme for the month October, as a fan of monster and horror films since childhood, I thought to tie these memories within that genre. And I’ve waited to delve into this specific film for some time now. Especially, since a great deal of history lies in the attic with this one. Might as well have candlelight flare at this very moment.