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By ELEANOR O'SULLIVAN Press Movie Writer The funniest movie of the year? Forget about "Outrageous Fortune," "The Witches of Eastwick" and "Dragnet." At this date, honors must go to John Carpenter's "Prince of Darkness." The wrinkle is: Did Carpenter intend that? Well, consider these lines, written by Martin Quatermass, a former physicist: "No prison can hold him now;" Question: "How did you know what you thought I'd say?" Answer "Because if you didn't, I don't want to know." Wait, there's more: "There's something downstairs." "It's becoming something; what?" and "We're on the brink of the ultimate truth." Actually, the ultimate truth about this movie, that is is that it's self-consciously camp and self-important but it's so dopey, you can't hate it or help laughing. However, if Carpenter's music (writ- c 3 General Cinema Bargain AtaHrttMt 3M Man. 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That is because after the principal characters (played by Donald Pleasence, Lisa Blount, Victor Wong and Jameson Parker) have determined a swirling mass of green gook is actually Satan's son, nothing much happens. Carpenter simply steps up the mayhem against a backdrop of brilliant Ph.D. candidates turning into zombies by dint of the green gook. The production notes say Quatermass says this about his screenplay: "He assures that all the physical principles used in the story, including the ability of subatomic particles to travel backward in time, are true." . If you wind up at this movie, you may wish you too could travel back in I iTMTtTJ Pf iWtl niTilnijTSI tWgiTi i?l (jTai ET ft If 11 1 I iff I NOW PLAYING J HEADQUARTERS 10 MORRISTOWN 292-0606 LINDEN QUAD LINDEN 925-9787 AMBOY MULTIPLEX CINEMAS SAYREVILLE 721-3400 BLUE STAR QUAD WATCHUNG 322-7007 CINEMA 46 TRIPLEX TOTOWA 256-5424 CLAIRIOGE TRIPLEX MONTCLAIR 746-5564 MOVIE CITY EAST BRUNSWICK 257-5555 MOVIE CITY WOOOBRIDGE 382-5555 of gook & fil time, to the point where you said, "Hey, honey, let's see a movie tonight." The notes also say "Carpenter . . . guides us through a journey of terror: to a world where classical reality is turned upside down and the wrath of Satan is unleashed upon the innocent a fury that has been pent up for seven million years, waiting to explode." Carpenter doesn't explode anybody in "Prince of Darkness," but roughly half of the characters are mashed, slashed or hacked to death. This in the name of a story about good versus evil. The special effects aren't particularly clever, the mashings, slashings and hackings are undeniably gross, and the acting and lines are hysterical. Who's this movie aimed at? Youngsters, of course. Further evidence that the gook is gaining. DtMnhmnt hv WiHli ( i4u't li ln( ivpivjiKin CINEPLEX ODEON ROUTE 4-TENPLEX PARAMUS 487-7909 STATE JERSEY CITY 653-5200 LAFAYETTE SUFFERN 357-6030 yrYl5o5tY5TERC0 REAL ESTATE Every Friday & Sunday Continuous Showings Sat., Sun. & Holidays MON. IS DATE NIGHT 477-666 T BRICK BLVO At HOOPER AVE - BRICKTOWN SUSPECT 'NIGHT FLYER: LRJ 'DANCERS' iP0-Mi 'NO MAN'S LAND' jr) 'SOMEONE TO WATCH OVER ME' (rj 'FATAL BEAUTY' PREVIEW - SAT. NIGHT THI:IHN1 I 458-5077 LAUREL TON CIHCI E - HHICK IOWN TRINCE OF DARKNESS' iri 'KILLING TIME'' & TRINCESS BRIDE' ipg PROM NIGHT 2' l"J LIKE FATHER LIKE SON' ipgi 477-34001 AT ROUTES '0 649 BRICKTOWN JFATAL ATTRACTION". irj 'BABY BOOM' pg) 244-5454 HI 37 At HI 166 - TOMS RIVER 'SUSPECT iRj 'PRINCE OF DARKNESS' R) i:ijiMjii'ni;iji.y 269-5100: RT 9 - BAYVILll m man's land; & NIUHI rLTtn (R) 462-060(1 FIT 9 1 Mill S ol ERFEHOID CIRCLE FREEHOID 'BABY BOOM' 'DIRTY DANCING' ipg J3j 'FATAL ATTRACTION irj 'KILLING TIME' ir) 'PRINCE OF DARKNESS' irj SOMEONE TO WATCH OVER ME' R TATU BEAUTT PREVIEW ST. HITE ONLY RI 9 AT POND HOAO EHf FHOIO 'NO MAN'S LAND' iri PRINCESS BRIDEJ Lpgj 'SUSPECT' iri 'LIKE FATHER, LIKE SON' pg, 364-4544 RT 9 1 Mil ES S OF 19b HOWFt L 'I AKFWOOO JDIRTY DANCING' ipG-i3j 'KILLING TIME' irj 1N0 MAN'S LAND' iri 'NIGHT FLYER' iri l..'.l.'.il'l.'.l 542-4200 AT JUNCTION ROUTES 35 36 EATONTOWN 'PRINCE OF DARKNESS' iri 747-033: WHITE ST , 1 Bl OCK OFF RT 35 - RED BANK 'N0 MAN'S LAND' RJ 'DANCERS' (pg-i3 870-2700: OCEAN AVE AT WFST END -LONG BRANCH JRIML HIIKAtllUN JRJ 'BABY BOOM' (pg) 493-2277 RT 35 AND DEAL ROAD-OAKHURST 'DIRTY DANCING' (pg i3j 'LIKE FATHER LIKE SON' (pgi

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