The Exorcist (1973)

image from the 1992 Oscar ceremony picturing, from left to right, Anthony Hopkins, Jodie Foster and Jonathan Demme, each holding the Oscar award they won for

Horror Movies at the Oscars

Historically, horror movies may not have gotten a lot of love from the Academy Awards, but there have been notable occasions when entries in this genre have at least been nominated and even had major wins.

The Exorcist Linda Blair, Max Von Sydow, 1973

Linda Blair Did Not Anticipate ‘The Exorcist’ Becoming So Successful Yet Controversial

She was just 14 years old when she filmed the iconic horror movie.

image from the 1973 film

The Power of ‘The Exorcist’ Compelled Some Audience Members to Faint in 1973

During the original theatrical release of William Friedkin’s classic horror movie, some theatergoers were unprepared for the groundbreakingly shocking experience and had extreme reactions.

The Exorcist Linda Blair

What ‘Exorcist’ Star Linda Blair Considers Her Life’s Calling

She started The Linda Blair WorldHeart Foundation.

HALLOWEEN: RESURRECTION, Jamie Lee Curtis, Brad Loree, 2002

Scream Queens: Horror Heroines & Striking Villainesses

Ever since Mary Philbin unmasked Lon Chaney in the 1925 silent film ‘The Phantom of the Opera,’ horror films have depended on frightened heroines.

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These Iconic Horror Movies Are Celebrating Milestone Anniversaries This Year

Stuck on what to watch this spooky season? Try one of these classics!

THE EXORCIST, Ellen Burstyn, 1973

Ellen Burstyn Returns for ‘Exorcist’ Role After 50 Years

She is reprising her iconic role as Chris MacNeil.

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‘The Exorcist’ Is Coming to Theaters Ahead of Its 50th Anniversary

The limited screening of William Friedkin’s extended director’s cut of the classic 1973 chiller features a new 4K restoration and is also airing in remembrance of the filmmaker, who passed away recently.

a black-and-white behind-the-scenes photo of director William Friedkin on the set of

Remembering ‘The Exorcist’ & ‘The French Connection’ Director William Friedkin

The legendary filmmaker passed away Aug. 7, 2023, at age 87, and left behind an iconic cinematic legacy across a variety of genres.

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Ahead of Barbenheimer, These Movies Battled it out in Theaters For Opening Weekends

Count how many of these films you saw in theaters!

ALL THE PRESIDENT'S MEN, Dustin Hoffman, Robert Redford, 1976

Catch a Classic: Warner Embraces a New Hollywood in 1970s

TCM’s monthlong celebration of Warner Bros.’ centennial continues celebrating a new era of Hollywood is heating up.