The Exorcist (1973)

Review: The Exorcist (1973)

Director: William Friedkin

Cast: Ellen Burstyn, Linda Blair, Max von Sydow, Lee J. Cobb, Kitty Winn,

Ellen Burstyn
Ellen Burstyn
Linda Blair
Linda Blair
Max von Sydow
Max von Sydow
Lee J. Cobb
Lee J. Cobb
Kitty Winn
Kitty Winn

Plot: 12-year-old Regan MacNeil begins to adapt an explicit new personality as strange events befall the local area of Georgetown. Her mother becomes torn between science and superstition in a desperate bid to save her daughter, and ultimately turns to her last hope: Father Damien Karras, a troubled priest who is struggling with his own faith.

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Beware the children!

Beware the children!

In the past year or so I’ve seen five “evil kids” horror movies. Jaume Collet-Serra’s Orphan (2009) uses the classic “cuckoo” storyline: a couple with one young child decide to adopt a needy orphan, in this case a strangely […]

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