The Exorcist

Saturday, October 27
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2hr 02mins // directed by:William Friedkin // featuring:Max von Sydow, Ellen Burstyn, Linda Blair

By most accounts, the scariest film ever made. Now get prepared for the most terrifying double-feature of your life when William Friedkin's masterpiece is shown alongside John Carpenter's The Thing (1982)!

A Jesuit priest, Father Lankester Merrin (Max von Sydow), leading an archaeological dig in Iraq unearths a small statue of the Assyrian demon Pazuzu alongside a modern Roman Catholic medallion of St. Joseph. Shortly after, in Georgetown, VA, 12-year-old Regan MacNeil (Linda Blair) undergoes a series of behavioral changes that doctors initially shrug off as the beginning of puberty, but as Regan becomes more and more violent