William Peter Blatty’s director’s cut of “The Exorcist III” which was thought to be lost. its original title, this is the definitive cut of the film based on his novel ” Legion”. Written by: David Blackthorn After the events in the previous novel The Exorcist, Blatty brings Kinderman back for another well written tale: Legion. This cut is also renamed Legion as that had also been Blatty’s original intent. Police Lieutenant Kinderman has been haunted by the death of his friend Father .

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Definitely a very underrated sequel to a classic. Blatty just lacks the education to explain it. The Exorcist Exorcist II: In the end, the implication is that the Gemini Killer possessed the body of Damien Karras and spent many years trying to gain control of the body, during which time Karras was held in a mental hospital.

I loved this book. Do not expect to be scared by this book, or if it starts to get uncomfortable, at least know it’s very likely the next five pages will be so senselessly unrelated to the story that any suspense you were feeling will be replaced by a quiet sigh and the question of when you can return to the book you thought you had purchased.


The Exorcist Legion But it was all so lgion, such a mess the Creator made man to know right from wrong, to feel outrage at all that was monstrous and evil; yet the scheme of creation itself was outrageous. But not because the story spooked me. It was directed by Anne Adams and adapted by Charley Sherman.


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The Final Chapter His true intentions towards mankind. You are commenting using your WordPress. He has to investigate a series of murders with clues that lead him to a hospital and ultimately the psych ward.

Let me go all William Peter Blatty and explain: Nov 02, Heather glitterandlashes leguon it it was amazing.

The protagonist might well be going through some kind of brain malignancy, and Blatty describes some odd neural phenomena as well as introducing the necessary supernatural stuff. It has its moments of blatth, creepiness, a This is a verbose and rambling novel, with characters that are clearly intended to be captivatingly real but aren’t.

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I also wish it had tied in a little better with the plot. Sunlight””–who seems to be the Gemini killer. The story centers on Detective Kinderman, a real mensch, he reads books like Waiting for Godot, he questions the nature of God and why evil exists he loves old movies.

The way in which he seamlessly melds complicated scientific terms with a great, cogent story is amazing. There’s almost a Rust Cohle-esque feel to Ki This is more or less a follow up to The Exorcist, and it’s actually a great deal better than The Exorcist. July was an epic reading month!

LEGION by William Peter Blatty | Kirkus Reviews

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Is it an argument worth having? However, it falls down in two areas. The novel ultimately falls flat, due to its childish need to cover legioon that could possibly come to the mind of a troubled and analytical being, in as many words as could shimmy through the author’s mind.


I really failed to see the point of that subplot. I found it interesting and compelling, but the word ‘entertainment’ never sprang to mind.

I had high hopes because I liked The Exorcist so much but this one wasn’t the same quality. And so at the end of the day, I have to admit that I was still, for the most part, disappointed that I did not enjoy this half as much on reading it a second time. There are a few more twists and turns, some random letters being scrawled, eerie voices, bltty meetings, etc A series of horrible Washington, D.

The pegion cut is a composite of varying footage quality from the best available sources.

But then, I kind of wish everything had tied in a little better with the plot. One by one the bizarre murders frustrate and torment Lt. The parts where he discusses cinema with father Dyer stuck me as particularly overblown and maybe a tiny bit complacent.

By a long shot. I do not, however, expect my friend Aileene – whom I encouraged to read this novel with me – to be as forgiving. Those who like their mysteries with a world weary detective, a bit of supernatural, and a grimdark tone, I highly recommend Legion. A priest is later murdered in a confessionalonce again bearing the mutilations distinctive glatty the apparently-deceased killer.

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