31 Days of Hallowe’en 2018, Day 19: The Omen [1976]


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As a kid, Gregory Peck was THE dad figure, because I only knew him from To Kill a Mockingbird. He was calm, measured, fair, firm, altruistic, and the role model for any aspiring liberal. Because of that I felt that his line delivery was always the same, that he would always play the same characters. So it’s amusingly jarring to see him swap out his wife’s stillborn baby with a strange one and then have to deal with it literally being the son of Satan.

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