This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.
Bone-chillingly scary and jaw-droppingly terrifying, The Exorcist is a brilliant watch even five decades later. The effects still hold up, the scares still land, and there's something universally skin-crawly about this film. It maintains its spot in the horror canon for a reason, and I think it’ll stay there for fifty more years to come.
While I'm almost always the first in line to defend a film for being of its time, there's something icky about this to me, and not…