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13 Days of Horror: Day 5 - Horror Masterpiece: The Exorcist

Themes of demonic possession and underworld interference were nothing new in the film world, as Rosemary’s Baby proved in 1968 with a chilling psychological horror about a woman who gives birth to the son of Satan.  1,045 more words


Interior. Leather. Bar.

El talentoso James Franco una vez más se encuentra aburrido de ser un simple actor. Conocido inicialmente por la sublime, pero fugaz, serie de TV  414 more words


Night 13, The Exorcist

31 Nights of Horror, Night 13: The Exorcist

Three sentence review:

If you’re surprised that I haven’t reviewed The Exorcist on this blog yet, so am I. 77 more words


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



October is, for me as for many others, all about Halloween; and, for me as for many others, Halloween is an occasion to indulge.  Traditionally, to give oneself over to the dark urges of costumed anonymity and demonic debauchery (as a child, candy and pranks; as an adult, alcohol and lewd behavior, and candy and pranks).   2,919 more words

31 Days Of Halloween

Films: Sorcerer

Hollywood director William Friedkin was on a role back in the early 1970’s. He directed two hit movies, In 1971, he did The French Connection (a film that I like very much) and in 1973, The Exorcist These were really big hits.  148 more words