Date created: April 2010
Birthdate January 28, 1959
If you look at a classic horror movie like `The Exorcist,` part of what makes it so scary is that it feels so damn real. If you add a layer of too much hysterical, theatrical reality, then audiences take it less seriously. But if you play it for absolute reality, then the dread and the horror - which is why we go to horror movies in the first place - is reinforced.