A demon, a woman, and a chocolate bar-eating monk walk into an abbey. Stop me if you’ve heard this one…
Pollyanna McIntosh tears into the misogyny and sexism of the Roman Catholic Church, as well as society in general.
Gran’ma calls up Satan for a favour. Meanwhile, Tulip tries not to kill Lara as they pull the job in Osaka.
Tomas fights the demon’s visions. Andy takes his foster family and Rose hostage.
Marcus and Tomas face the threat at the foster home, as Andy begins a new relationship with his dead wife Nikki.
Fathers Tomas and Marcus battle the demon in Cindy. In Washington, Andy figures out more about the kids under his care.
FOX’s The Exorcist Season 1, Chapter One: “And Let My Cry Come Unto Thee” Directed by Rupert Wyatt Written by Jeremy Slater * For a review of Chapter Two: “Lupus in Fabula” – click here Here we are at the premiere of The Exorcist, a new series based on the classic from William Friedkin and basedContinue reading “The Exorcist – Season 1, Chapter One: “And Let My Cry Come Unto Thee””
This is not for the fainthearted. However, if you want to see a compelling, though disturbing, look at the misogyny inherent in Roman Catholicism: press play, if you dare.
Monty Python’s 1979 classic, LIFE OF BRIAN, which takes aim at the Roman Catholic Church specifically, & the history of Jesus Christ.
Nothing Bad Can Happen. 2014. Directed & Written by Katrin Gebbe. Starring Julius Feldmeier, Sascha Alexander Gersak, and Annika Kuhl. Celluloid Dreams. Not Rated. 110 minutes. Drama/Thriller ★★★★1/2 While I usually try not to go too deep into personal theories of a movie, if it appears to me as metaphorical, Nothing Bad Can Happen feels veryContinue reading “NOTHING BAD CAN HAPPEN’s Religious Parable”
The Exorcist. 1973. Dir. William Friedkin. Written by William Peter Blatty, based on his novel. Starring Ellen Burstyn, Max Von Sydow, Lee J. Cobb, Kitty Winn, Jack MacGowran, Jason Miller, and Linda Blair. Warner Brothers Rated 18A. 132 minutes. Horror ★★★★★ (Movie) ★★★★★ (Blu ray release) By now, everyone has either seen The Exorcist orContinue reading “William Friedkin Gets to the Pulse of Fear with The Exorcist”