Thursday, March 31, 2011
Of course Newman knows of what he writes: for years he has been a contributor to Tim Lucas's Video Watchdog magazine.
A scene that made me laugh out loud (not because it is a humorous scene) has Kate Reed meeting a fellow reporter, Marcello (Marcello Mastroianni?), at a café. And with whom is Marcello conversing when Kate arrives? None other than Father Lankester Merrin, twelve years before his rendezvous with the demon Pazuzu in the Georgetown bedroom of little Regan MacNeil (this encounter is described in greater detail in the novel The Exorcist by William Peter Blatty and the subsequent film by William Friedkin.