|1973||Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences||Best Director||The Exorcist||Nominated|
|1973||Directors Guild of America||Best Director||The Exorcist||Nominated|
|1973||Hollywood Foreign Press Association||Best Director||The Exorcist||Won|
|1972||British Academy of Film and Television Arts||Best Picture||The French Connection||Nominated|
|1971||Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences||Best Director||The French Connection||Won|
by Gary Susman
"The Exorcist," released 40 years ago this week (on December 26, 1973), is widely regarded as the scariest movie ever made, but after four decades, two sequels, two prequels, and countless spoofs, is there anything about the...
by Jenni Miller
By most accounts, "The Exorcist" is one of the most pants-peeingly scary movies in history. However, William Blatty, who wrote the screenplay and the novel it was based on, would like to assure us he didn't mean to scar us...
by Todd Gilchrist
This week a tiny, unknown film festival called "Sundance" gets underway in Park City, Utah, sending hundreds of our colleagues off into the freezing Midwestern cold to cover a bunch of movies that may or may not end up seeing...