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Remembering William Friedkin: 1935-2023

If you were to ask any number of filmmakers what their favorite scary movie is, I guarantee that several of them will answer with The Exorcist. William Peter Blatty penned a fascinating tale of the demonic possession of a young girl, piquing the interest of friend and director William Friedkin. …

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‘THE EXORCIST’ (1973) Heads To 4K UHD For Its 50th Anniversary

The Exorcist

Celebrate 100 years of Warner Bros. and 50 years of The Exorcist with an all-new 4K release of the 1973 horror classic! The William Friedkin classic is coming your way soon, in glorious UHD! Read on for the details! From THE EXORCIST 4K UHD Press Release Celebrating the 50th anniversary …

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RLJE Films, a business unit of AMC Networks, has picked up select rights to the documentary LEAP OF FAITH: WILLIAM FRIEDKIN ON THE EXORCIST from Shudder, AMC Networks’ premium streaming service for horror, thriller, and the supernatural. Written and directed by Alexandre O. Philippe (78/52: Hitchcock’s Shower Scene, The People vs. …

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Arrow Video Unveils August, 2019 Blu-ray Releases

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August is here! You know what that means. Yep, a new month means more Arrow video releases. This time out the Arrow release schedule features mean slashers, killers, and a faith-based trilogy! Make that a quadrilogy, if you want to get technical. Arrow’s August lineup is smaller than most, but …

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‘Into The Wild’s’ Emile Hirsch Talks Hitler, Anton Yelchin, Mud, Accents And More!

When I first found out that I had the opportunity to interview Emile Hirsch, an actor I have followed and loved since first seeing him in The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys back in 2002, I was so excited I could barely contain myself. Thanks to my beautiful, amazing friend …

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Still Terrifying 45 Years Later: ‘The Exorcist’ (1973)

My love for The Exorcist knows no bounds, and December 26, 2018 marks the 45th anniversary of the celebrated classic, a film that has never strayed from my favorites list. This film profoundly moved me. It truly terrified me with my first viewing experience and has only crept under my skin …

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Why Netflix Should Revive ‘The Exorcist’

I’m of the mindset that William Friedkin’s The Exorcist is a masterpiece of the horror genre. Despite the film’s modern divisiveness (Apparently it’s “cool” to laugh at the movie and claim it to be overrated), it remains the only movie that truly frightens me to my core and brings me …

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Mezco Toyz Announces Mega Scale ‘Exorcist’ Doll Pre-Order

Mezco Toys Presents - The Exorcist Mega Scale

Fans of The Exorcist get your wallets out! You’re going to love this! Mezco Toyz is taking pre-orders for an all new, mega scale, possessed, talking Regan MacNeil doll from William Friedkin’s 1973 horror classic! This thing is AWESOME! Check it out! Mezco Toyz Mega Scale Exorcist Doll Details Mezco …

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PopHorror Interviews Adam MacDonald, Director of ‘Backcountry’ and ‘Pyewacket’

Although I love horror, it takes a lot to scare me. Psychological thrillers and films that mess with your head are typically the ones that affect me the most. That’s why I love Pyewacket (read my review here) so much. It’s definitely one my favorites thus far in 2018, and I …

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It’s A Perfect Day for An Exorcism

I was a bit of a late bloomer when it came to horror films. Horror fans are a particularly passionate, devoted bunch, often lifelong fans with fond memories of seeing their first films as young as 5 or 6 years old. Not me. I was terrified of horror as a …

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