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Film Review: Exorcist: The Beginning (2004)


SYNOPSIS: Years before Father Lancaster Merrin helped save Regan MacNeil’s soul, he first encounters the demon Pazuzu in East Africa. This is the tale of Father Merrin’s initial battle with Pazuzu and the rediscovery of his faith. REVIEW: While the much anticipated release of another film to join the Exorcist franchise fell short, it still had some jarring moments incorporated ...

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Film Review: The Exorcist (1973) – 40th Anniversary [Blu-ray]


SYNOPSIS: If this horror classic doesn’t terrify you, maybe you need a shrink. Movie actress Chris MacNeil (Ellen Burstyn) realizes an evil spirit may possess her daughter (Linda Blair). Against formidable odds, two priests (Max von Sydow and Jason Miller) try to exorcise the demon. A superb meditation about the nature of evil, The Exorcist was created with adults in ...

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THE EXORCIST 40th Anniv. Bluray Edition News!


When The Exorcist was first released in 1973, viewers were frightened out of their wits – and literally out of their seats. Now Warner Bros. Home Entertainment (WBHE) will celebrate the 40th anniversary of Academy Award® winning director William Friedkin’s suspense masterpiece that haunted and intrigued the world, with a new Blu-ray release featuring the Extended Director’s Cut and Theatrical ...

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Top 15 Demon Possession Movies


Ok, you found your way here looking for some clarity on the whole demon possession thing. Well I’m hear to tell ya…… I don’t type haphazardly (and rather consider the details) . The subject has been analyzed and evaluated to qualify and disqualify common misconceptions. First let’s be clear…demon possession is exactly that. That doesn’t mean possession if you “ARE” ...

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Top 20 Satanic Movies


“Satanic” in the company of these films is something best kept loose. While some entries featured the devil in all his nastiness, others merely featured the antichrist or a possession “by” the antichrist. Still taking it one layer deeper, maybe it was just a nasty ass demon calling the shots (under his masters will) …..Well, maybe it’s better to say ...

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Top 15 favorite horror movies of the 70’s – Black Saint – part 1


As I peruse the varied articles posted here on Horrornews.net I am constantly amazed at the amount of information that is disseminated each & everyday. I’m especially intrigued by the “Lists” columns. There are so many categories of lists that I never would have thought of posted weekly, And all of them are very entertaining & informative. I thought about ...

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The Exorcism Will Terror Audiences Forever


The United States Library of Congress announced twenty-five new additions to their ever-growing list of culturally significant films as selected by the National Film Preservation Board. Included in the tally of legendary films, that range from the sci-fi space opera STAR WARS to the comedy classic AIRPLANE!, is William Friedkin’s THE EXORCIST. Dubbed the scariest movie of all time by ...

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The Exorcist – Extended Directors Cut arrives for download on Itunes


THE EXORCIST: THE Director’s CUT with Bonus Extras will be exclusively available For Download only on iTunes starting October 5: http://bit.ly/WBDD_EXORCIST This Halloween relive the fright of one of the most powerful films ever made with all-new bonus content available for the first time ever anywhere. The all-new bonus features include revealing set footage produced and photographed by cinematographer Owen ...

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Film Review: The Haunted Boy: The Secret Diary Of The Exorcist (2010)


SYNOPSIS: Cinematography by Philip Adrian Booth. Original Score by SAINT. Written, Edited and Directed by The Booth Brothers. RT(88 minutes) Not Rated, SD/HD format, Dolby Digital, Stereo, 5.1 Surround. DVD features TBA. Plot Outline: While filming a haunted asylum in St. Louis, Missouri, documentary filmmakers uncover a secret diary of the infamous 1949 exorcism involving a 13 year old boy ...

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