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 Ninth Configuration (1980)

WILLIAM PETER BLATTY Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.  USA, 1980.  Ninth Configuration.  Screenplay by William Peter Blatty, based on his novel Twinkle Twinkle Killer Kane.  Cinematography by Gerry Fisher.  Produced by William Peter Blatty.  Music by Barry De Vorzon.  Production Design by Bill Malley.  Costume Design by Tom Bronson.  Film Editing by Battle Davis, Tony de Zarraga, Peter Lee-Thompson, Roberto Silvi.  Golden Globe Awards…

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Monsignor

B.5 (out of 5) Failed attempt to get inside the world of the Catholic Church. Christopher Reeve is flat as a priest who does so well in organizing business affairs for the Vatican, he gets friendly with the mob.  When he meets va-va-voom nun Genevieve Bujold, he decides his vow of celibacy should be thrown out…

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The Exorcist

BBBB.5 (out of 5) Ellen Burstyn plays a single mother and movie star whose stay in Washington while filming her latest project is interrupted by her daughter coming down with strange symptoms of psychological disturbance. WRONG! She’s possessed by a demon, and mom has to get a priest to come and exorcise it before things get…

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Rudy

BBBB (out of 5) The higher the odds against someone succeeding, the more joy you feel for them when they actually make it, and that’s the power that Rudy has over you. Coming from a large, loud, working-class family, Rudy (Sean Astin) has to contend with poor grades in school and a lesser physical bearing…

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