"The Ninth Configuration" (1980)
* dir: William Peter Blatty
* Psychodrama / Comedy / Life-Affirming Lunacy
[ ★★★★★ / ★★★★★ ]
"I believe in the devil alright, and you know why? Because the prick keeps doing commercials."
Phenomenal pitch black comedic satire with a soulful bone-deep ideological ennui, full of warped and frequently combative dialogue exchanges that effortlessly ricochet between absurd, deranged and profound. Densely written while still being infinitely quotable, evocatively staged and filmed like a modern gothic…