The Exorcist III (1990)

WILLIAM PETER BLATTY Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.  USA, 1990.  Morgan Creek Entertainment.  Screenplay by William Peter Blatty, based on his novel Legion.  Cinematography by Gerry Fisher.  Produced by Carter deHaven.  Music by Barry De Vorzon.  Production Design by Leslie Dilley.  Costume Design by Dana Lyman.  Film Editing by Peter Lee-Thompson, Todd C. Ramsay.  William Peter Blatty takes the franchise over as both…

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The Towering Inferno

BBB.5 (out of 5) An enormous skyscraper made entirely of glass and featuring every possible modern convenience is built in San Francisco (prime earthquake territory, by the way) and its owner (William Holden) and architect (Paul Newman) are preparing for its grand opening gala. Holden left the building’s electrical wiring to his snotty son-in-law (Richard…

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Papillon

BB (out of 5) Another prison movie for Steve McQueen, and once again he’s trying for the great escape. He plays a French petty criminal who is wrongly accused of murder and, after a few unsuccessful attempts to break free, is sent to a maximum security prison in Guyana. All manner of degradation is detailed…

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Lethal Weapon

BBBB (out of 5) The highly successful buddy-cop franchise got its start in this fun action adventure. Mel Gibson stars as a burnt-out cop whose mourning over his dead wife has caused him to be reckless in his work. His superiors partner him up with aging family man Danny Glover in the hopes that the partnership will…

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