Episode 1

Published on:

7th Sep 2020

The Exorcist (1973)

The Blackest Eyes begins a new format with the launch of our first official season. In season 1 we will be discussing 6 films related to the theme of exorcism, and where else would we begin than with the all-time classic, The Exorcist!

How important are exorcism movies? [02:00]

Plot summary. [12:05]

How well does The Exorcist hold up today? [19:21]

Minimalist soundtrack. [24:00]

The 1970's and Exorcisms. [29:24]

Interlude. [35:55]

The Exorcist and the Church. [43:45]  

The Ending: Did the demon win or lose? [49:32]  

Is The Exorcist scary? [01:10:00]

Season 1. Episode 1.

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The Blackest Eyes
Horror. Worldview. Faith.
The Blackest Eyes is a place for intelligent conversation about horror movies. A Baptist pastor, a Lutheran professor of theology, and a literature professor discuss how worldview, faith, and philosophy intersect with the horror genre.
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