Geoff T's Hoop-Tober 3.0 Challenge
'77 Occult Horror Double Bill #2
Exorcist II: The Heretic (1977)
How do you make a sequel to one of the greatest horror movies of all time? Certainly not like this, that's for sure. It's no secret that this is one of the most reviled horror sequels of all time. Critics and audiences hated it, William Friedkin DESPISED it, and John Boorman (who I actually like as a director) disowned the entire thing. Despite it's abysmal reputation, I thought Exorcist II would at least be fun as a separate, ultra-bizarre occult shocker.
I was wrong. This is borderline unwatchable. All it did was make me hate locusts even more.
The Heretic takes place a few…