|Theatrical Movie Poster (1973)|
The film was released by Warner Brothers the day after Christmas in 1973, and the world hasn't been the same since. It would be foolish of me to try and state the importance of the film, or discuss the impact it has had on society. The film has been declared as the scariest film of all time by several media outlets. Entertainment channels such as E!, Bravo, MTV, VH1, and fearNET have cited that film," forever changed the face of horror, and we are still terrified of the film after all these years." In 2010 THE EXORCIST was selected to be preserved by the Library of Congress as part of its National film Registry. With this, we are guaranteed that the film will continue to terrify us for years to come!
|Theatrical Movie Poster (1990)|
The film was written and directed by William Peter Blatty and was based on his book LEGION, which was the original title of the film. However, the producers of the film (Morgan Creek) changed the name of the film to make it more commercial. Adding insult to injury, they also informed Blatty that a new ending had be shot because they wanted an exorcism in the film. To make matters worse, the film was severely edited and new scenes were shot. The final film was not Blatty's original version, and we'll probably never see it. All the cut footage of the film is apparently lost, although the search for the missing footage is still ongoing. The film was released to theaters by 20th Century Fox on August 17, 1990.
Another fun-filled night at the Castro!! But I always have a good time out here, and you can too! To view the Castro Theatre's film schedule, visit their website at www.castrotheatre.com
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