Is there some reason it can't be a classic if it's "elite"? Thanks for these titles, I didn't even know those movies were based on something someone -- let alone Dennis Wheatley -- had written...
no reason - just using the term elite in the sense whether it has cut the time distance and managed to make it to a modern horror list
"To the Devil a Daughter" was a very good film starring Christopher Lee. Really spooky and well done.
when it came out it was slated but is one of my faves - the ending was panned for being anti-climatic but it is far better than the awkward ending in the book - widmark thought the production was a joke (him being a star) but his underplay captures the tone perfectly - its defo no exorcist but is just as good
If you want to see a lame ending, try Incubus on for size!
i think i buzzed out watxching that on video - but you remined me of "The Entity" with Babs Hershey - the first half good but the ending...well frankly shit.
Truth to tell, I don't even remember the ending, which should tell me something. Thanks for calling her "Babs" -- forever I'll now picture Streisand being sexually assaulted by lightning bolts and a strong wind..
you've made me consider the prospect of old yentl taking on the blair role in a remake of 'the exorcist'...the pea souper well kosher style
She can always add Liquid Smoke to the soup instead of the ham bits!
...sounds delicious - though on the subject of dread films (entity etc) - is 'exorcist 2' with r.burton really that bad?
OMG, it's an unintentional laff riot -- one of the best shrink-bashing films ever -- but Exorcist 3 is a totally different story, brilliant and disturbing as hell. I was just thinking of my favorite line from that movie this morning: "It's the smiles that get us through, don't you agree?"
I thought that Exorcist 3 was very scary and well done also.....
yeah that ex.3 ive read as 'legion' - they alter it a little i recall - that surgical shears clip where the guy cuts across the corridor still is one of the best "jumps" in cinema