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Vulgar Display of Power Pt 1 (The Exorcist, 1973)

It is hard to come into the Exorcist without preconceived notions. The stories of people vomiting or running out of the theater in terror may even set some people up for disappointment. 466 more words


9. The Guardian (1990)

This one’s for all the tree-huggers out there.

As we’ve already talked about a few days ago, in 1973, William Friedkin directed The Exorcist, one of the scariest horror films of all time. 634 more words

Chicago ‘18 Review: ‘Friedkin Uncut’ Is An Inside Look at the White Boys’ Club of Hollywood

The first words we hear uttered by William Friedkin are, “To me, the two most interesting characters in the history of the world are Hitler and Jesus. 397 more words


The Exorcist (1973)

Plot: A little girl named Regan McNeil (Linda Blair) has been having some tough times of late, it seems her mental and physical health have been sliding in the recent past. 664 more words

In Defense of the 'Exorcist' Sequels

I don’t know how to start this, other than I have obviously recently watched the Exorcist sequels for the first time. I’ve become a fan of all things Exorcist ever since watching the TV show (RIP, renew it you cowards) and falling in love with it. 881 more words


Film Review: The Exorcist (1973)

Release Date: December 26th, 1973
Directed by: William Friedkin
Written by: William Peter Blatty
Based on: The Exorcist by William Peter Blatty
Music by: Jack Nitzsche… 679 more words


City of Fallen Angels: "To Live and Die in L.A." (1985)

        “To Live and Die in L.A.”          (1985)

    Former Secret Service agent Gerald Petievich’s novel “To Live and Die in L.A.” might have seemed a natural for cinematic adaptation, given that the book is written in such a lean, spare style that it practically screams “film treatment”; the composition of the book… 202 more words