There only a handful of films that I can watch over and over again, Citizen Kane, The Doors and the film I would like to talk about here… The Exorcist. I have been a fan of Horror films for as long as I can remember. My mum was an advocate of treating my brother and I like humans and not little things to be programmed. She allowed us to experience films that ordinary 9 and 10-year-olds would usually be exposed to. She let us know that they were just films and someone with a weird imagination had created something out of the ordinary. We accepted this and Leatherface and Freddy Krueger became people I would re-enact in the school playground; teachers probably didn’t understand, but hey… it was the early 80s and progressive teaching hadn’t really kicked in yet.
Monthly Archive: May 2017
The simple answer is I miss it and I want to. The more detailed answer would be that I seem to have slipped into a new phase of life that has given me a new lease on life. The stereotype of men who enter mid-life is that they go out and buy a penis extension fast car or motorbike and divorce the wife and shack up with a young busty blonde swede from Bristol(?).