Exorcist

BY ANDREW MOODY William Friedkin’s 1973 masterpiece The Exorcist, one of the few horror films to have ever been nominated for Best Picture at the Oscars (to date The Silence of the Lambs is the only horror winner of the award) was re-released in 1999. when I was 16. I was underage, so I had to sneak in. The trailers back in the early digital … Continue reading Exorcist

The Public Enemy

BY JACK WIGHTMAN In 1931, Al Capone, America’a most notorious gangster, was sentenced to eleven years in the inescapable island jail of Alcatraz. The newly introduced inmate swaggered through his new abode and bypassed a long and hungry lunch line. A waiting convict grabbed the Chicago mob boss by the lapels, Capone sneered ‘Don’t you know who I am?’, to which the convict replied ‘if … Continue reading The Public Enemy