The Exorcist leaves scares for the silver screen

The Exorcist is every parent’s nightmare: Losing a child to a horrible, un-diagnosed disorder that changes the child into a murderous monster while it kills her. A divorced actress, Chris MacNeil, distracted by work, notices odd sounds in her apartment before she notices odd behavior in her 11-year-old daughter. When Chris finally consults a doctor, […]

Rosemary’s Baby: Infantile horror novel

Everybody over 40 knows what Rosemary’s Baby is about, just as they know Moby Dick is about a guy hunting a white whale. The difference between Ira Levin’s novel and Herman Melville’s is that there’s more to Moby Dick what everybody knows. Rosemary’s Baby by Ira Levin Random House, 1967, 245 p. 1967 bestseller # […]