Prometheus gets its R, Exorcist director NC-17

There was certainly some concern in recent weeks that the upcomig sci-fi thriller Prometheus might just be rated PG-13 instead of R. 

Exorcist director battles the ratings board

It's funny how the MPAA works. When William Friedkin made The Exorcist back in the early 70's, it went through and got the R even with its nuclear obscenities, the crucifix scene, and many other intense moments. 

The exorcism of Killer Joe

Most people know William Friedkin as the director of The Exorcist, and for winning the Best Picture and Best Director prizes for The French Connection.