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Ahoy, squirts! Quint here with today’s Behind the Scenes pic! Where do I start with The Exorcist? How about how it’s one of the only real hardcore horror movie crossover films, a movie with underage crucifix masturbation, more cuss words than you can shake a stick at and demonic possession that is also a mainstream film? Unique is the word. There has never been a film like it before or since. Sure, there’ve been horror films that have done well, that have become part of popular culture, but few of them are regarded as art like this one. When the Catholic Church embraces a horror movie you know you have something special. Today’s picture features the unsung second star of the film, Eileen Dietz, Linda Blair’s double, as the great Dick Smith applies her facial prosthetics. And not just any prosthetics. In the photo, Smith is hiding the tube that runs under the make-up and spews out the split pea soup. For all your vomiting pleasure I present a behind the scenes look at The Exorcist! Enjoy!

If you have a pic you think should be included email me. I’m looking for the iconic, the rare or the just plain cool behind the scenes shots to feature here. Tomorrow’s Behind the Scenes Pic will feature an illegal taking a siesta! -Quint quint@aintitcool.com Follow Me On Twitter



Previous Behind the Scenes pics: - Alien
- Big Trouble In Little China
- Clash of the Titans
- Dr. Strangelove
- Sesame Street
- The Birds
- The Dark Knight
- Batman (1989)
- Batman: The TV Series
- Stephen King’s IT
- Raiders of the Lost Ark
- Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom
- Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
- Superman
- The French Connection
- Tron
- The Road Warrior
- Ghostbusters
- King Kong (’33)
- The Empire Strikes Back (Luke with Slate)
- Rebel Without A Cause
- Taxi Driver
- Metropolis
- The Good, The Bad and The Ugly
- Tommy Chong Meets The Blues Brothers
- The Empire Strikes Back (Filming the Crawl)
- John Carpenter’s The Thing
- Jaws
- Die Hard
- Aliens
- Frankenstein Meets The Wolf Man
- The Howling
- Revenge of the Creature
- The Empire Strikes Back (Vader & Luke Duel)
- The Godfather
- Rambo III
- Vertigo
- Planet of the Apes
- Pan’s Labyrinth
- Labyrinth
- RoboCop
- The Adventures of Robin Hood
- Marathon Man
- Young Frankenstein
- Viva Las Vegas
- The Empire Strikes Back (Han driving a snow cat)
- Rio Bravo
- Giant
- Back to the Future
- The Time Machine
- War of the Worlds (1953)
- Alien (Chestburster)
- On Her Majesty’s Secret Service
- Dr. No
- The Twilight Zone
- Once Upon A Time In The West
- Lawrence of Arabia
- Star Trek: The Original Series
- The Empire Strikes Back (Luke in Wampa Cave)
- Edward Scissorhands
- The Warriors
- 2001: A Space Odyssey
- Fantastic Mr. Fox
- Requiem for a Dream
- The Princess Bride
- Hard Boiled
- Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956)
- They Live
- The Empire Strikes Back (Tippet with Wampa)
- Dirty Harry
- Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan
- Blade Runner
- Raiders of the Lost Ark (Periscope Ride)
- 1941
- The Godfather (Coppola & Brando)
- The Lady Eve
- 20,000 Leagues Under The Sea
- Godzilla
- The Empire Strikes Back (Bald Vader)
- Mary Poppins
- Alien 3
- Total Recall
- The Pink Panther
- Fawlty Towers
- The Trouble With Harry
- Beetlejuice
- The Shining
- Thriller
- An American Werewolf In London
- The Gate
- The Fly (1958)
- Halloween
- Army of Darkness
- Frankenstein
- Seed of Chucky
- Psycho
- John Carpenter’s The Thing (Bottin)
- Creature From the Black Lagoon
- Friday the 13th (1980)
- A Nightmare On Elm Street (1984)
- Creepshow
- Night of the Living Dead (’68)
- Frankenstein Meets The Wolf Man
- Silence of the Lambs


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  • Oct. 19, 2010, 7:59 p.m. CST

    oh hell yeah!

    by Hey_Kobe_Tell_Me_How_My_Ass_Tastes

    great movie

  • Oct. 19, 2010, 8 p.m. CST

    i had no idea that blair did not regurgitate the pea soup

    by Hey_Kobe_Tell_Me_How_My_Ass_Tastes

    what a great fuckin trivia question

  • Oct. 19, 2010, 8:02 p.m. CST

    so eileen is like the girl in flashdance who did all the booty s

    by Hey_Kobe_Tell_Me_How_My_Ass_Tastes

    good stuff

  • Oct. 19, 2010, 8:02 p.m. CST

    I have the book most of these pics are from

    by pencil-man

    It's called Behind the Mask, the secrets of Hollywood's monster makers. http://www.amazon.co.uk/Behind-Mask-Secrets-Hollywoods-Monster/dp/1852864885 I found it at a comic book store a long time ago, and it has so many awesome pictures. I could just scan the whole book and send it in for this article.

  • Oct. 19, 2010, 8:15 p.m. CST

    Just bought the new blu ray

    by Box_Bruceleitner

    Haven't popped it in yet but looking forward to watching it, incredible film, very creepy and unsettling.

  • Oct. 19, 2010, 8:27 p.m. CST

    Box_Bruceleitner

    by th3480

    let us know how the blu-ray looks. i have the dvd, but am holding off for now on the blu.

  • Oct. 19, 2010, 8:27 p.m. CST

    No other horror film compares.

    by Fah-Cue

    Not one. Today, it's only about SHOCK HORROR.... how much gore you can show or how uncomfortable you can make the audience. Exorcist delved in people's fears, beliefs, and souls.

  • Oct. 19, 2010, 8:30 p.m. CST

    I prefer Exorcist III

    by Mummy_Under_Your_Bed

    great atmosphere. a feeling of dread running through the whole thing.

  • Oct. 19, 2010, 8:32 p.m. CST

    Masterpiece

    by Flexfill

    The Exorcist is still #1. Nothing else, not even JAWS can top it for primal terror and fear of the dark places. Good to see Eileen Deitz getting some recognition for, by most accounts, a tough shoot.

  • Oct. 19, 2010, 8:37 p.m. CST

    Quite possibly...................

    by RoarsLoudly

    The most famous and terror inducing horror film of all time!

  • Oct. 19, 2010, 8:54 p.m. CST

    "THE POWER OF CHRIST COMPELS YOU!"

    by theycallmemrtibbs

  • Oct. 19, 2010, 8:54 p.m. CST

    Hugh Jackman has confirmed Aronofsky

    by cgih8r

  • Oct. 19, 2010, 9:11 p.m. CST

    Linda Blair is hawt

    by lessthanmensa

    "Your mother sews socks that smell!"

  • Oct. 19, 2010, 9:20 p.m. CST

    Tom Bosley is dead Who gives a fucking shit

    by TooSoon

    about the pic of the day? RIP, Mr.C

  • Oct. 19, 2010, 9:25 p.m. CST

    How friggin' great was Jason Miller in this!

    by tritium

    He was a playwright who had some minor stage acting experience. Friedkin took a chance and cast him as Father Damien...and movie history was made.<p>I especially love the mentor/protege relationship that Max Von Sydow and Jason Miller were able to establish, with only a few scenes together.<p>And yes, Max Von Sydow kicked all kinds of ass as Father Merrin. Ellen Burstyn was great, as well.

  • Oct. 19, 2010, 9:26 p.m. CST

    Woops, meant to type Father Karras, not Damien.

    by tritium

    me bad.

  • Oct. 19, 2010, 9:31 p.m. CST

    Great movie

    by HansBubi

    Only gets better as you get older.

  • Oct. 19, 2010, 10:01 p.m. CST

    This is more like it...

    by Hairy Nutsack

    Most of these behind the scenes pics are boring as hell, this one shows something incredibly cool that shows part of the filmmaking process rather than people just standing around.

  • Oct. 19, 2010, 10:10 p.m. CST

    th3480

    by Box_Bruceleitner

    Will do. I never owned it on DVD so buying the Blu was a no-brainer, the packaging is down right purdy too and I am such a sucker for nice packaging.

  • Oct. 19, 2010, 10:15 p.m. CST

    Hail Dick Smith!

    by nolan bautista

    a true living legend of cinema..i had such a good ime playing w/ his Monster Make-Up Kit as a boy. That kit had molds for appliances,spirit gum,make-up pencils and best of all instant latex! (just add hot water).

  • Oct. 19, 2010, 10:42 p.m. CST

    What happens if you don't pay the Exorcist?

    by SmokingRobot

    You get re-possessed.

  • Oct. 19, 2010, 10:44 p.m. CST

    Fah-Cue - you are almost right

    by SmokingRobot

    Check out 'The Exorcism of Emily Rose' with Dexters wife/sister in the title role. VERY intelligent movie, scary, great cast. I lent it to a Catholic friend of mine and he was scared. So it passed the 'if you believe in crazy stuff this might unsettle you' test.

  • Oct. 19, 2010, 10:52 p.m. CST

    so a guy named Dick is giving her a facial

    by TheSeeker7

    hiiiiiiiiiyyyyyyyyyyyyyooooooo!!

  • Oct. 19, 2010, 10:58 p.m. CST

    Almost 40 years

    by AugustusMacReady

    And still the champ.

  • Oct. 19, 2010, 11:09 p.m. CST

    That's a great headline.

    by KarlKolchak

    Really. Nice work.

  • Oct. 19, 2010, 11:21 p.m. CST

    Underage crucifix masturbation?

    by Ingeld

    Yes, the really naughty part is that it is underage. Otherwise it is quite ordinary.

  • Oct. 19, 2010, 11:51 p.m. CST

    Not many movies can

    by brattyben

    claim their lead monster getting an Oscar. Anyone interested in hearing some chaps talk about this fine film head over to www.matineeidles.com Great stuff.

  • Oct. 20, 2010, 12:18 a.m. CST

    The soundtrack

    by BenBraddock

    makes that movie, it is genuinely creepy. Not just the choice of music but all of the other effects too - the backwards-speaking, the singing, Mercedes McCambridge's voice, the snarling dogs... I could go on. Brilliant!

  • Oct. 20, 2010, 12:42 a.m. CST

    They should remake it!

    by Black Jesus

    Why not? Might as well remake everything while they're at it.

  • Oct. 20, 2010, 1:32 a.m. CST

    Is that Woody Allen

    by Shalako

    doing the make-up? I never knew he had that kind of range.

  • Oct. 20, 2010, 2:11 a.m. CST

    The most overated movie of ALL time!!!!

    by Gabba-UK

    I watched it on on old Betamax tape while it was still 'banned' in the UK. I'd grown up with the stories about how terrifying it was, how people had heart attacks while watching it in the cinema. So you can imagine how keyed up me and my friends were when we settled down to watch it....... I can't remember laughing so much a film that wasn't a comedy. It was dire, an embaresment to be in a room watching it. I also think it may have been one if the key moments in my life that made me an atheist. If people let this religious nonsense disturbe them to the point their having heart attacks watching a fucking movie, a shit movie at that, then I want no truck with that bollocks. If you think The Exorcist is the scarieist movie ever made, then you shouldn't be allowed out on your own as your clearly a danger to yourselves and others. If you think, like some, that it's the best movie ever made, then you have no taste.

  • Oct. 20, 2010, 2:15 a.m. CST

    Simply the best horror film ever made.

    by Danger Mouse

    No question. Nothing else comes close.

  • Oct. 20, 2010, 2:19 a.m. CST

    the one "classic" movie that I do NOT get...at all

    by BadMrWonka

    just hilariously ridiculous nonsense. I don't find a second of it actually scary. it's so nonsensical, I don't get how anyone that isn't a SUPER jesus freak is scared by this movie. I know they are, but I just don't get it.<p> there are plenty of classics that aren't my taste, yet I get their appeal. but this might be the only one that just truly escapes me.

  • Oct. 20, 2010, 3:12 a.m. CST

    Gabba-UK

    by kwisatzhaderach

    What's it like knowing fuck all?

  • Oct. 20, 2010, 3:16 a.m. CST

    It wasnt "masturbation"...it was RAPE

    by MelGibsonsRacialTirade

    Seriously....people who claim that scene is "masturbation" should be kicked in the face...that's rape is what that is. Satan is basically stabbing her cunt with a crucifix. Are you really trying to tell me that Satan is masturbating his vagina? good god...call it what it is.

  • Oct. 20, 2010, 3:46 a.m. CST

    BrainDrain

    by Baryonyx

    Your brain's been drained.

  • Oct. 20, 2010, 3:59 a.m. CST

    HATE the exorcist

    by billyhitchcock1

  • Oct. 20, 2010, 4 a.m. CST

    Greatest horror film ever made...

    by elgato73

  • Oct. 20, 2010, 4:04 a.m. CST

    It feels pretty good actually, shortening of the way...

    by Gabba-UK

    It means I'm free to look at something and judge it on it's own merits rather than what others say to judge it on. I judge The Exorcist as a piss poor movie. It's a well made and acted piss poor movie I grant you but a movie who's 'power' is based on an ideology that I find repugnant due to its hypocrisy. It's willingness to condone predjudice's based on the lifestyle choices that others practice while at the same time hide appalling levels of abuse that it's practioners and representatives have inflicted upon the most vulnerable in our society. But that's just how I judge things, based on my own experiences. It's a piss poor movie.

  • Oct. 20, 2010, 4:05 a.m. CST

    wow Gabba!

    by billyhitchcock1

    someone that agrees with me!!! the word that completely describes the exorcist is Laughable! i can't believe so many people get behind it?! Quint's movie today is Black Cat, which he called mediocre. fair enough, but black cat has genuine suspense and 'fright'. the exorcist is a joke and i can't believe more people don't see it.

  • Oct. 20, 2010, 4:29 a.m. CST

    scarier movies Gabba?

    by Righteous Brother

    and how can The Exorcist be well made and acted, yet still be a piss poor movie? The film scares the living hell out of me.

  • Oct. 20, 2010, 4:34 a.m. CST

    Arranofsky confirmed for Wolverine 2

    by Righteous Brother

    according to a story on Denofgeek.com............it may actually stand a chance of being halfway decent then.

  • Oct. 20, 2010, 4:51 a.m. CST

    If you believe in the supernatural, superstition and religious d

    by Gabba-UK

    Then I can see how you would be scared. I don't believe in any of that nonsense so I consider it funny and stupid. Apologies if that flys in the face of convention, that's just how I roll. For the record, my favourite horror movie is Carpenters version of The Thing. And it's very easy for a film to be well made but be a poor movie. Avatar is arguably Camerons best made film but is easily his weakest in terms of my emotional involvement in it. The Abyss remains his best film. We're moving off topic here a little but I d love to see what Cameron could do with a huge budget and a good horror script.

  • Oct. 20, 2010, 4:51 a.m. CST

    Gabba, the way you feel about the Exorcist, I feel about the

    by V'Shael

    Texas Chainsaw Massacre.<br /><br />However, I know that just because I feel something, doesn't necessarily make it objectively fucking true.<br /><br />For fuck sake, even the nomadic peoples of the world have mastered that concept. Cop on to yourself.

  • Oct. 20, 2010, 4:53 a.m. CST

    Meh

    by elsewhere

    The Exorcist is alright. It definitely has some unsettling scenes, but overall it just didn't work for me. Jaws and The Thing are MUCH better films in my opinion.

  • Oct. 20, 2010, 4:54 a.m. CST

    I don't believe in Aliens in Antarctica either, but The Thing

    by V'Shael

    is still a great horror movie.<br /><br />You don't have to believe in something to appreciate it, because movies are fiction. <br /><br />I don't believe in Deadites, and find the concept quite idiotic. Still love the Evil Dead movies though.

  • Oct. 20, 2010, 4:56 a.m. CST

    Texas Chainsaw Massacre

    by elsewhere

    Good call. Another film much better than The Exorcist in my opinion.

  • Oct. 20, 2010, 4:56 a.m. CST

    And before you say it...

    by Gabba-UK

    I don't consider Aliens a horror movie. It's an action movie with horror elements.

  • Oct. 20, 2010, 5:04 a.m. CST

    I was brought up in a superstitious/religious household...

    by Righteous Brother

    and it scared me. My girlfriend however wasn't so The Exorcist means nothing to her - she can't see what all the fuss is about. I LOVE The Thing btw, but never found it scary. I used to find Robert Wise' The Haunting scary when I was a kid, and Salem's Lot.

  • Oct. 20, 2010, 5:16 a.m. CST

    As I said...

    by Gabba-UK

    I appreciate the craft that went into The Exorcist and consider it a well made and directed movie. I can be subjective enough to see that. But the conceit behind it, God and Devil, heaven and hell and the like, is such an antithesis to what I consider to be true that I can't take it seriously. I don't believe either in frozen aliens buried in the Antarctic ice but that's due to the scientific evidence about the energy requirements for an alien ship to get here in the first place. But I'm willing to let that go for the story to work. There's nothing in the Exorcist I could suspend disbelieve in long enough for the movie to work for me i.e. Scare the shit out of me.

  • Oct. 20, 2010, 5:24 a.m. CST

    Actually I can't say if Texas Chainsaw Massacre is the best horr

    by Gabba-UK

    because I'll freely admit to not being able to watch it all the way through, it scares me that much. So I guess in terms of doing it's job, it the best horror movie made. But The Thing is more enjoyable in my opinion.

  • Oct. 20, 2010, 5:37 a.m. CST

    The best????

    by jack Bauer

    Why do people feel the need to pick a film as the best of that genre? <p> I could never pick a single film for any genre because I have so many that I love to bits for different reasons and they would all be my best.

  • Oct. 20, 2010, 6:13 a.m. CST

    it all depends on how you watch this film that makes it scary

    by vin_diggler

    If you get together with a bunch of friends on a Saturday afternoon to watch this film, then yes it will come across as funny and not scary. also if you get caught up in all the hype about people having heart attacks while watching, then yes you will be disappointed. But if you come across it late at night by yourself having know idea what it is about (like I did myself many years ago) then this movie will scare the shit out of you.

  • Oct. 20, 2010, 6:41 a.m. CST

    MelGibsonsRacialTirade

    by rxse7en

    Was it Satan or just silly, old Pazuzu? :D

  • Oct. 20, 2010, 6:49 a.m. CST

    the scariest movie ever made is

    by vin_diggler

    The Hottie and the Nottie. The fact that people actually saw the title and read the script and still gave the go ahead to make this film scares the hell outa me.

  • Oct. 20, 2010, 7:13 a.m. CST

    Scariest ever?

    by scrote

    It's a three-way tie: Transformers, Avatar and AVP....the only movies I've ever walked out from in a theatre. They take the idea of dreck and up it to nth degree. Now that's an achievement in some ways... and pretty damn scary

  • Oct. 20, 2010, 7:14 a.m. CST

    the Bed . . .

    by Nice Marmot

    . . . is on . . . MY FOOT !!!

  • Oct. 20, 2010, 7:25 a.m. CST

    When I was young..

    by BookhouseBoy

    ..The Exorcist was the holy grail of horror movies. Theres nothing like a good ol' banning to pique your interest. It did'nt disappoint. Part III was pretty awesome too. Lets not mention The Heretic...

  • Oct. 20, 2010, 7:27 a.m. CST

    I don't believe in aliens...

    by theguilty1

    There is no proof that aliens exist. UFOs aren't real. Therefore, The Thing is the antithesis of what I believe to be true, so it has no affect on me. Guess I won't be going to see Green Lantern then, either. Bigfoot isn't real, so Harry and the Hendersons is out. No one can really shoot energy beams out of their eyes or turn thier skin into metal, so X-Men is out. No such things as trees that can walk and talk, so Lord Of The Rings is out. Am I cool yet?

  • Oct. 20, 2010, 7:29 a.m. CST

    Tom Bosley just died. Obit now please.

    by Grammaton Cleric Binks

  • Oct. 20, 2010, 7:32 a.m. CST

    68 Days

    by Countdown_to_Vader

  • Oct. 20, 2010, 7:35 a.m. CST

    @RighteousBrother

    by UrbanSamurai

    Wise's THE HAUNTING is in my world still the greatest horror movie ever. I watched it as an (about) 11 year old as part of some horror marathon on TV. That movie scared the shit out of me, more than any movie before or after. I was not able to sleep for one week straight. Ah, the memories.

  • Oct. 20, 2010, 7:49 a.m. CST

    "LET JESUS FUCK YOU! LET JESUS FUCK YOU!"

    by ricarleite2

    I heard Madonna screaming this one.

  • Oct. 20, 2010, 8:02 a.m. CST

    And I always wondered...

    by UrbanSamurai

    ..about the kind of parents that Linda Blair had at that time: (parents are skipping through the script) "Hmmm, she urinates in front of a whole lot of people.... she has to rape herself with a crucifix... vomit on several occasions.... curse like a sailor... Yes this will be the perfect part for our little sweetheart!!"

  • Oct. 20, 2010, 8:07 a.m. CST

    Wait. It's only a scary movie if you believe in it?

    by bah

    The Shining? Nightmare on Elm Street? Suspiria? Friday the 13th? The Thing? I guess some scarier movies are believable -- Silence of the Lambs, Halloween, Texas Chainsaw Massacre. But I never thought believing a movie's premise was realistic was necessary for it to be scary. Or in any way effective, for that matter. Is E.T. stupid because it's unbelievable, too?

  • Oct. 20, 2010, 8:09 a.m. CST

    Do you know what she did?

    by Abominable Snowcone

    Your c*nting daughter.<p> Jason Miller is fantastic and I'm sorry he's gone. Check out this, Exorcist III, and Ninth Configuration (also a William Peter Blatty film). Miller kills it in all of them.

  • Oct. 20, 2010, 8:14 a.m. CST

    Agree bah

    by scrote

    It takes intelligence and an indulgent imagination to suspend disbelief...

  • Oct. 20, 2010, 8:15 a.m. CST

    Masterpiece

    by proevad

    Best use of make-up in any movie, ever imo. Use of near subliminal cuts by friedkin that really fuck with your head. Whole subtext about child molestation so well done, that it becomes a completely different film the next time you view it, after realizing it. An atheist and a female as its lead character which just wasn't done. Maybe the best use of sound in the history of film. Sorry, know I'm rambling, but the thing is just so fucking awesome.

  • Oct. 20, 2010, 8:28 a.m. CST

    Oh and Exorcist 3

    by proevad

    Was very, very strong. Hospital long shot is as good as it gets. Scary shit.

  • Oct. 20, 2010, 8:30 a.m. CST

    child molestation?

    by Azby

    I presume you mean the guy she threw from the window?? Burke or whatever his name was. I didn't notice that creepy subtext until about the third time I watched it and even then wasn't quite sure if I'd just misinterpreted the situation.

  • Oct. 20, 2010, 8:34 a.m. CST

    Yeah. Caught it on my 3rd viewing as well

    by proevad

    It was Burke. And too many people have noticed the subtext on there own for it not to be there. I don't think you misinterpreted it at all.

  • Oct. 20, 2010, 8:48 a.m. CST

    Proevad

    by Abominable Snowcone

    are you talking about the "long shot" of the hallway when the "killer" pops out, covered in a sheet, and does the nurse with shears? Yep.

  • Oct. 20, 2010, 8:53 a.m. CST

    Re confusion

    by Abominable Snowcone

    Yeah, Regan speaks in Burke's voice while possessed. Like when she (he) says "Do you know what she did, your c*nting daughter?" referring to Burke's murder. Also, the number of voices is confirmed when Karras reports them to Father Merrin. He says there are three of them.<p> To which Merrin responds, "There is only one."<p> Priceless.<p> For anybody interested, over at cemeterydance.com they have released a special edition hardback of Exorcist bound with its sequel, Legion, in one book, signed by Blatty. Dig it.

  • Oct. 20, 2010, 9:59 a.m. CST

    What about Repossessed?

    by Tikidonkeypunch

  • Oct. 20, 2010, 10:19 a.m. CST

    THE EXORCIST Is HILARIOUS!

    by LaserPants

    The horror only really works if you're a religious nut. To everyone else, it's just really, REALLY funny. "YOUR MOTHER SUCKS C**** IN HELL!!!" Hahahaha! AWESOME!

  • Oct. 20, 2010, 10:42 a.m. CST

    again with the religion?

    by vin_diggler

    Your beliefs has nothing to do with whether or not this movie is scary. It's like saying only people who believe in aliens will find The Thing scary.

  • Oct. 20, 2010, 11:24 a.m. CST

    Sure It Does

    by LaserPants

    If you don't believe in the devil, then why be scared when the devil shows up? The aliens in the The Thing are scary because they are grotesque warpings of flesh and because of the paranoia they inspire. It's like a kind of virus. Virus' exist. Deformities exist. Paranoia exists. Scary. Devil doesn't exist. Not scary. Funny, though!

  • Oct. 20, 2010, 11:46 a.m. CST

    Let's get this straight.

    by Carnotaur3

    LaserPants, and Gabba don't like The Exorcist. They say it has something to do with what they do not believe. That isn't exactly true since Laser tries to make the case (and fails at it) for The Thing having to do with Paranoia and that's why he finds it scary. Stop flirting with saying what you want to say. You don't like The Exorcist because you don't like watching films that deal with Christian themes and religion in general. Just fucking say it lol

  • Oct. 20, 2010, 11:55 a.m. CST

    she's not possessed by the devil

    by vin_diggler

    Father Merrin makes that clear so whether you believe in the devil or not means nothing. Also, the aliens in The Thing are not a virus. You say they are like a virus so they are scary. You contradicted yourself.

  • Oct. 20, 2010, 12:13 p.m. CST

    "If you don't believe in the devil, then why be scared..."

    by bah

    I don't believe in Bigfoot, but I'm pretty sure that if I even ran into one, I'd poop. Hell, I contend I'd be *more* scared than someone who believed in and expected to see a Bigfoot.

  • Oct. 20, 2010, 12:41 p.m. CST

    Never found this movie scary

    by SgtSharki

    I've seen this movie several times and it's never scared me. It's intense and well made but I don't understand why people find this movie frightening. Now "Poltergeist" that movie still scares the crap out of me.

  • Oct. 20, 2010, 12:52 p.m. CST

    The Exorcist is a favorite of mine but...

    by ufoclub1977

    I love The Exorcist, I've seen it many many many times, even own it on laserdisc. I have the Japanese edition soundtrack and listen to it! But I love The Shining more for actual watching. I've seen The Shining upwards of 50 times! I think people who think the Exorcist is funny just don't have the imagination to experience it in a "real" way in their minds. Just like people who don't get "Blair Witch". It's all about your ability to lose yourself in the situation. As if they wouldn't be scared of that shit in real life: if there sister got super strong, murdering people with her bare hands and forcing their moms' faces into there bloody stabbed crotches and slapping them across the room. It's about all encompassing fate, death, supernatural omniscience, blasphemy, stirring up within real horrors of old age, family responsibility (like taking care of your parents when they get old), depression, etc.

  • Oct. 20, 2010, 1:27 p.m. CST

    Guys, please leave the atheists alone...

    by maverick68

    they are trying DESPERATELY to appear superior to us all and dissecting their arguments with logic is completely destroying their credibility...

  • Oct. 20, 2010, 1:33 p.m. CST

    BTW, you can't PROVE....

    by maverick68

    the Devil or God don't exist, so speaking in such absolutes makes you look silly....

  • Oct. 20, 2010, 1:43 p.m. CST

    Abominable Snowcone

    by proevad

    Yes. That was the scene I was referring 2. Great stuff. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zH 8ynu0jRvY

  • Oct. 20, 2010, 2:05 p.m. CST

    Much smarter, constructive and creative people than yourself...

    by maverick68

    have believed or believe in God. There are many who do terrible things in the name of religion, but at the same time, it is that religious moral code that keep many from taking your belongings and cutting your throat....

  • Oct. 20, 2010, 2:07 p.m. CST

    should have said...

    by maverick68

    "more constructive, more creative"...

  • Oct. 20, 2010, 3:38 p.m. CST

    knobules

    by scrote

    pink squishy stuff??

  • Oct. 20, 2010, 4:27 p.m. CST

    Gotcha

    by scrote

  • Oct. 20, 2010, 4:28 p.m. CST

    Knobules

    by scrote

  • Oct. 20, 2010, 4:30 p.m. CST

    Knobules

    by scrote

    damn the ENTER key. You ever see POLTERGEIST in a movie theater?

  • Oct. 20, 2010, 5:34 p.m. CST

    scrote

    by nolan bautista

    i saw Poltergeist in the theater..i remember a bunch of little kids running out during the corpse popping scene..haha..good times

  • Oct. 20, 2010, 7:41 p.m. CST

    Texas Chainsaw Massacre was an awful movie

    by MelGibsonsRacialTirade

    Sure, when it came out it was super scary...but it was an absolutely horrible movie. The scene in the van where the guy cuts himself is agonizingly long and virtually pointless...complete with horrible acting and dialogue.

  • Oct. 20, 2010, 8:19 p.m. CST

    Most Terrifying film I have ever seen,.. and I'm an atheist

    by Nomoredirtyanything

    Took me a long time to finally watch this film. <p> I finally saw it at the cinema in a re-release. Breathtaking. An absolute masterpiece.

  • Oct. 21, 2010, 1:33 a.m. CST

    Wait a minute! Isn't the guy applying the make-up...

    by GoFuckYourself

    The same guy that is in the drivers seat from the Behind the Scenes Pic of the Day for Night of the Living Dead posted just a couple of days ago???

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