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The Exorcist (movie, 1973)

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  • “Exorcist” star Ellen Burstyn expresses ambivalence toward planned TV remake

     
    Upon hearing that one of her most famous movies, The Exorcist, is going to be redone as a television series, Ellen Burstyn was having trouble picturing how the 1973 shocker could translate to the small screen. “I don’t quite see how they&#...
  • Fashion News: Katy Perry's costumes can be dangerous

     
    Katy Perry's over-the-top costumes have gotten the attention of her liability insurance company, which reportedly has ordered her to stop wearing spinning objects on her bosom. Tight jeans are causing injuries to men. And we'll miss Steven Tyler's hair on...
  • In Theory: Can people be possessed?

    In Theory Question: A group of Catholic bishops gathered in Baltimore last week to examine what scripture and canon law have to say about exorcism. According to CNN's Belief Blog, bishops will look at what the Bible says, "paying careful attention to...
  • Reel Critics: The devil made me do it

    Reel Critics: The devil made me do it
    It's a little-known fact that a good scary movie can reap health benefits. It sets heart and mind to racing (cardio!), adrenaline coursing through the veins and allows one to consume massive amounts of snacks (carbo-loading!). But, because the...
  • 'The Exorcist' play to star Richard Chamberlain, Brooke Shields

    'The Exorcist' play to star Richard Chamberlain, Brooke Shields
    The power of Christ has compelled Richard Chamberlain and Brooke Shields to take two of the lead roles in a new stage version of William Peter Blatty's "The Exorcist," which is scheduled to open at the Geffen Playhouse on July 11. Chamberlain will play...
  • 'Scootie' Will Take Us Where We Need To Go

    We need to talk about Scootie. Scootie is the name I suggested, roughly 12 years ago, for the Hartford to New Britain busway, and like so many of my brilliant ideas, it was ignored. Scootie was a good name because (a) who could hate something named...
  • Film review: It's worth getting a second 'Tattoo'

    Film review: It's worth getting a second 'Tattoo'
    As a general rule, roughly 99% of remakes fall somewhere between the awful and the utterly redundant — particularly when there was nothing wrong with the original. But, in Hollywood terms, there was one thing fatally wrong about the original “...
  • The Devil Inside

    The Devil Inside
    I got into this thing where I was changing popular song lyrics to have them fit the review. With this movie, it seemed simple enough. INXS has a song called The Devil Inside. The movie was so bad, I just didn’t have the motivation to even Google the...
  • Christopher Plummer Finally Has Oscar Within Reach

    Christopher Plummer Finally Has Oscar Within Reach
    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - It's been a long hike from the Austrian Alps to the Hollywood Hills for Christopher Plummer, but the actor best known for playing the steely captain with seven children in "The Sound of Music" looks set to finally win his first...
  • The Power of 'The Tudors' Compells 'Exorcist' Star

    European film legend Max von Sydow is the latest addition to the cast of Showtime's "The Tudors." The premium cable network announced Wednesday (Aug. 6) that von Sydow will play Cardinal Von Waldburg, a German-born clergyman entrusted by the Pope with...
  • Top 10 scary movies

    Top 10 scary movies
    Halloween is often more light-hearted and fun than scary. Still, there are those of us who seek the horror-filled thrills of shock and fright. For a good scare, our crack research team at the Daily Top 10 peeks through trembling fingers and lists the most...
  • Outgrowing his fear of the dark with 'Paranormal Activity'

    Outgrowing his fear of the dark with 'Paranormal Activity'
    PARK CITY, Utah -- As a young teen, Oren Peli was so frightened by "The Exorcist" that for years he couldn't watch any movie involving ghosts -- even "Ghostbusters." The 37-year-old Peli eventually outgrew his phantom phobia, and now the San Diego...