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October 22, 2014: The Exorcist (1973)

Logline: A desperate mother goes to a priest to help her with the demonic possession of her 12-year old daughter.

Review: Often cited as the scariest film of all time, William Friedkin’s  261 more words

Horror Films

Lain Lucey: Video: Same Time Next Year, 1978 With Alan Alda & Ellen Burstyn: The Ultimate Weekend Getaway From Reality

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This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger

Same Time Next Year might be the best romantic comedy of all-time. And if it isn’t, it might be the smartest romantic comedy of all-time and definitely in the top one percent of both categories. 263 more words

Classic Movies

Lain Lucey: Video: Same Time Next Year, 1978 With Alan Alda & Ellen Burstyn: The Ultimate Weekend Getaway From Reality


This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger

Same Time Next Year might be the best romantic comedy of all-time. And if it isn’t, it might be the smartest romantic comedy of all-time and definitely in the top one percent of both categories. 263 more words

Classic Movies

31 Screams in October, #15: The Exorcist (1973)

Director: William Friedkin

Starring: Ellen Burstyn, Max von Sydow, Jason Miller, Linda Blair, Lee J. Cobb, Kitty Winn, Jack MacGowran, Mercedes McCambridge (voice)

In 1973, a horror movie was unleashed that sent some viewers straight into the hospital ER, or simply screaming out of the theater. 1,018 more words

Movie Review

Requiem for a Dream (2000)

Temperature: Solar Bliss

Probably this is the best film of 2000, forget about Gladiator, this is it. Darren Aronofsky, second movie is a master piece, based on a novel by Hubert Shelby, the movie goes beyond its source material and emerge the audience into the world of drug abuse and dependency.It is a movie that has to be watch at least twice to fully understand the sub-themes and details presented on screen, but it worth it. 668 more words

Drama

The Exorcist

1973 Best Picture Nominee

William Friedkin’s The Exorcist is one of only two horror films to ever be nominated for the Best Picture award at the Oscars, and this only if we accept the occasional labeling of… 602 more words

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Turkey's Antalya Film Festival Opens Smoothly Despite Turbulence

ANTALYA – The 51st Antalya Golden Orange Film Festival in Turkey kicked off on a high note over the weekend despite political turbulence that put the country’s oldest film event at risk of regularly taking place. 565 more words

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