The Exorcist: Studies in the Horror Film

The Exorcist Studies in the Horror Film Perhaps the most notorious big budget horror film ever made our new anthology of essays on The Exorcist includes four hundred pages of insightful criticism including interviews with William Peter Bl

  • Title: The Exorcist: Studies in the Horror Film
  • Author: Danel Olson
  • ISBN: 9781933618968
  • Page: 494
  • Format: Paperback
  • Perhaps the most notorious big budget horror film ever made, our new anthology of essays on The Exorcist includes four hundred pages of insightful criticism, including interviews with William Peter Blatty on the making of The Exorcist , William Friedkin, Jason Miller, and Dick Smith The essays cover the film, the sequels, and the two different prequels, with a new intervPerhaps the most notorious big budget horror film ever made, our new anthology of essays on The Exorcist includes four hundred pages of insightful criticism, including interviews with William Peter Blatty on the making of The Exorcist , William Friedkin, Jason Miller, and Dick Smith The essays cover the film, the sequels, and the two different prequels, with a new interview with Paul Schrader Loaded with color and black and white stills,behind the scenes photographs, and an exhaustive bibliography, this is the ultimate guide to one of cinema s most enduring movies.

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    1. If I had to choose my favorite horror film, I would pick The Exorcist. It wasn't just a novel and a film, it became a phenomenon and the bar for all serious films in the horror and supernatural genre. This study of the film through articles, essays, and interviews with those responsible made for interesting reading, especially the section about the intrepid writer who tracked the sources for the original article that inspired William Peter Blatty. I even found the additional sections about the a [...]

    2. The Exorcist:Studies in the Horror Film, published by Centipede Press and edited by Danel Olson, is an amazing collection of 25 essays and interviews packed with details on the making of The Exorcist and in-depth analysis of one of the highest grossing movies in the history of film. When it premiered in the winter of 1973, the world of film-making had never seen anything like this movie; people fainted and became physically ill at some of the demon-possessed child Regan's obscene antics. What we [...]

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