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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Crichton had a B. The suspense is breathtaking, and the ideas dark, deadly, and fascinating. His scenes with Father Dyer have the same rapid-fire, funny patter that marked the friendship between Kinderman and Karras in the original, but underpinning all is this air of dread which only grows greater as Kinderman starts investigating a….

I mean this is THE Exorcist we’re talking about here. I really liked it, but since I loved The Excorcist so much, I lgeion to compare it to that, and Kegion sorry it does fall a little short. RIP for the author, he dished out some chilling stories.

And it really tried my patience having to tolerate his constant ramblings which – to steal a phrase my buddy reader Aileene used – places speed bumps throughout the story.

It had me questioning myself, faith, society, everything. But, look, because I adore you, I’ll let this slide and willing to put Blatty and Legion in the rearview mirror. And he asked him, “What is thy name? I was a bit impatient in waiting for the story to unfold, I must admit.


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Inauthor William Peter Blatty sued the New York Times for 6 million dollars claiming that Legion had not been included in The New York Times Best Seller list due to either negligence or intentional falsehood, saying it should have been included based on sales figures.

It’s written strongly and laced with undertones of an exhausted father who’s children just refuse to see the light, despite all of the “facts” to the contrary. Siblings are cruel like that and my brother?

Kinderman frequently alludes to his favorite novelThe Brothers Karamazovespecially when he goes off on a philosophical tangent. Archived from the original on 28 Hlatty July was an epic reading month! This book was very hard to follow; between the detective’s nonsense ramblings and the demons ramblings. What Else is wrong with it: The Beginning Dominion: It’s a cool concept, but it makes the novel deliberately austere sometimes. The director’s cut is a composite of varying footage quality from the best available sources.

Legion by William Peter Blatty

Give it a once over and enjoy. Strangely William Peter Blatty took his last breath three days later.

Nothing like this Or this happened at all. I guess such a topic isn’t for everyone, but you can enjoy both The Exorcist and Legion even if that’s not your style.


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We all remember the bizarre and relentless Lieutenant Kinderman from the original story. The final chapter of the novel, an epiloguehas Kinderman at a burger-bar with his faithful partner, Atkins. This will only mean something to a select few, but I love interesting ideas about the beginning of the world.

A highly recommended read from me. A fun, yet beautiful character who refers to one man that had passed on as “a poem,” and another lady who went insane over lost love as, “A giant, in a world where love doesn’t last, she was a giant. The Letters – “. It has been created with footage archived from various sources, but primarily from VHS dailies, as much of the original edited film elements have been permanently lost. Or the more common quote on the incident, sometimes called the Gerasene Demoniacfrom The Gospel of Mark:.

William Peter Blatty was an American writer and filmmaker. Mutilations performed at these crime scenes suggest a serial killer from years before, who had been previously shot and presumed dead although the body had never been recovered. So the more Gory and Bonkers theatrical gets the win.

Those who like their mysteries with a world weary detective, a bit of supernatural, and a grimdark tone, I highly recommend Legion.

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