The Exorcist (1973): Articles


Top 100 Horror Movies of All Time: From 'Psycho' to Edith Scob

Scariest Horror Movies: Sigourney Weaver and Alien creature demonstrate that life is less horrific if you don't hold grudges. Top 100 horror movies of all time: Chicago Film Critics' choices (See previous post: A look at the Chicago Film Critics Association's Scariest Movies Ever Made.) Below is the list of […]


'Les Misérables' Trailer: Anne Hathaway Show-Stopper

Les Misérables trailer is out. (Please scroll down.) You can hear Anne Hathaway's miserable Fantine singing “I dreamed that love would never die … I had a dream my life would be so different from this hell I'm living.” All the while, dialogue-less bits from the film are shown featuring […]


Linda Blair Remembers 'The Exorcist' + Elizabeth Reaser & Sean Young: Academy's Governors Awards

Linda Blair: Remembering 'The Exorcist' while paying tribute to make-up artist and Honorary Oscar recipient Dick Smith. Linda Blair honors 'The Exorcist' make-up artist Dick Smith: Academy's Governors Awards The Exorcist actress Linda Blair is pictured above while arriving at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' 2011 Governors […]


Mercedes McCambridge 'The Exorcist' Demon Voice: Linda Blair's Oscar Chances Nuked

The Exorcist: Linda Blair's face, Mercedes McCambridge's voice. Much like Natalie Portman's out-of-wedlock pregnancy issue had a predecessor – in the Ingrid Bergman-Roberto Rossellini affair back in 1950 – something similar to the Portman-Sarah Lane-Black Swan Best Actress Academy Award controversy took place several decades ago, but with radically different […]


National Film Registry Adds Fast-Decomposing 'Star Wars' Sequel & Demon Possession Rarity

McCabe & Mrs. Miller with Warren Beatty and Julie Christie: Robert Altman's anti-Western (a.k.a. “revisionist Western”) is one of 25 movies added to the Library of Congress' National Film Registry this year. Set in the small town of Presbyterian Church, Washington, at the dawn of the 20th century, the deliberately […]


'The Ten Commandments': Most Important Religion Films of All Time

The site Film Snobbery has published a list of the 50 Most Important Religion Films of All Time, thus paying tribute to “the union of the sacred and cinematic” in celebration of Epiphany (Jan. 6, '10), the final day of the Christmas holiday season. Mel Gibson's The Passion of the […]


'The Exorcist' & 'A Room with a View' Screenings + Counterfeit 'Going My Way' Oscar?

One of the weakest mainstream horror movies of the 1970s, The Exorcist – with its mixture of hammy acting, starchy obscenities, and a spicy simulated sex act with a cross, all topped with vomited avocado sauce – somehow managed to become a box office phenomenon. The film will be shown […]