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    Does anyone mind if we use spoiler tags about specific plot details? I'm about 100 pages into Legion and would hate to be spoiled.
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    I listened to the Exorcist, the first book, last fall around Halloween time. I really liked the book, and was surprised that the movie followed it so closely. I thought the book was a lot scarier than the movie, and that thing creeped me out.

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    Yes, this is one of those very rare cases where the movie follows the book very closely. It is one to stay up late at night and watch alone.
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    IMO Exorcist 3 is a good movie as well, and has a couple of the scariest scenes in it. That's one of my yearly Halloween watching movies.

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    I actually haven't seen that one in years and only have vague memories of it.
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    Hospital corridor scene is intense.

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    I actually wasn't too thrilled with the movie (The Exorcist). I guess that comes from knowing what to expect from the book, whereas if someone hasn't read the book, the scares in the movie are more unexpected. I did like Reagan, though. Very creepy.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ricky View Post
    I did like Reagan, though. Very creepy.
    All this time I knew he was an actor before he became president, but I didn't realize he was in this.
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    Oh, yeah! Why do you think they called him "Pea Soup Reagan"?
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    Ricky? LOL
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    Yes? Haha
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    I think maybe you've had too many donuts this evening.
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    I liked the third movie as well as the first...the one in the middle I had no clue as to what the hell was going on....maybe because it wasn't based on the books....


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    Quote Originally Posted by Brice View Post
    I think maybe you've had too many donuts this evening.


    I think I've only seen the first film, and the more recent Beginning? one. I'll have to check out the others.
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    They made two versions of the beginning...due to the fact that they changed directors mid movie and changed it. Have seen both and both are very interesting.

    On a different note, what do you think about a stage version of the Exorcist?
    http://news.yahoo.com/theyve-scared-...093730842.html


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    Quote Originally Posted by mystima View Post
    They made two versions of the beginning...due to the fact that they changed directors mid movie and changed it. Have seen both and both are very interesting.

    On a different note, what do you think about a stage version of the Exorcist?
    http://news.yahoo.com/theyve-scared-...093730842.html
    Haven't had a chance to see it, but I could see where it might be an awesome production. Especially "live" so to speak. Thanks for the "Heads up", I'll be keeping a weather eye out for it!!!!
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    I'm holding out for a musical.
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    I am waiting on a copy of CD's exorcist/Legion to be delivered, and so then I can finally read Legion. When I do, I'll be back to discuss. Can't wait!

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    Quote Originally Posted by jimimck View Post
    I am waiting on a copy of CD's exorcist/Legion to be delivered, and so then I can finally read Legion. When I do, I'll be back to discuss. Can't wait!
    I'm waiting on that edition as well. I might suggest that you P/U a PB or used edition at your local book store. In a few ways, I thought "Legion" was a better book, but you still need to read "The Exorcist'!! Classic!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Merlin1958 View Post
    In a few ways, I thought "Legion" was a better book, but you still need to read "The Exorcist'!! Classic!!
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    My, Lord this is taking very long to deliver, No?

    I thought October was the target date!!
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    Based on the updates I've read, I think we are looking for Chrismas/New Years before its ready for delivery (slipcase production etc).

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    I know this is the Exorcist/Legion edition thread, but if you haven't already seen it, the artwork for the Lttered edition of Lonely Road Books 40th anniversary edition of Exorcist is on their web page. Not sure when it was added, but I only just noticed it today.

    http://lonelyroadbooks.com/books/theexorcist/about.html

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