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Films that give William Friedkin nightmares

I’m not sure how I missed this one right before Halloween (busy time for me as of late) but I’m glad to have stumbled upon it: William Friedkin recently shared with EW the top 13 films that give him nightmares. Classics such as Rosemary’s Baby, Psycho, Susperia and even Alien …

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It was Gremlins all along!

Wonderful fan-made Gremlins Exorcist mash-up video: Thanks to colombiancannon who originally brought this to our attention in the Discussion Forums. Check out the creators YouTube page for info behind this clip: http://youtube.com/watch?v=ISFlYGh6gKE There are also clips featuring Gremlins vs Indiana Jones, Batman, The Goonies and more!

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Her head wobbles and the bed shakes!

If you haven’t already, be sure to pick up your exclusive Exorcist bobblehead from NECA’s Cult Classics series. The toy is finally on shelves everywhere! Featuring a creepy-as-always possessed Regan perched upright on her bed, complete with bedposts wrapped in padding and disgusting spew marks on the bedding and her …

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Newest HorrorHound features Exorcist retrospective

The latest issue of HorrorHound magazine (issue #14) will celebrate the 35th anniversary of The Exorcist with a detailed retrospective on the greatest horror film of all time. “It’s the 35th anniversary of the scariest movie ever made, The Exorcist, and in true HorrorHound fashion, we take a look at …

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American Exorcist Book Now Available

Australian editor Benjamin Szumskyj‘s much anticipated book AMERICAN EXORCIST: Critical Essays on William Peter Blatty is now available through ever-handy Amazon.com! It features essays from CaptainHowdy.com regulars Ryan Streat and Michael Garrett as well as Benjamin Szumskyj himself. The book was listed for pre-order back in June, but if you …

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Exorcist Spiderwalk Figurine released!

Neca’s first figurine making use of their Exorcist license is the infamous spiderwalk featuring Regan descending the stairs. The toy has finally hit the shelves, and if you’re interested in finally having Regan on your mantle and supporting The Exorcist Fansite, simply order yours via this link. Otherwise hit your …

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Shrader’s X Now Available

The independent documentary that delves into one of the greatest film bungles of all time is finally available on DVD. “Schrader’s Exorcism is a documentary featuring maverick filmmaker Paul Schrader’s ride through hell and back while making film history on his epic “Dominion: Prequel to the Exorcist”. The documentary is …

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The Exorcist on BluRay

Cover Art For The Exorcist 40th Anniversary Blu-ray

Warner Brothers have finally announced that The Exorcist will be released on Blu-Ray disc. Amazon have gone ahead and listed the disc on their website where you can pre-order it, despite the lack of release date at the moment. Expect a date to be announced before Christmas, to ensure we …

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Fan Video: The Exorcist’s Georgetown

In the Discussion Forums recently, CaptainHowdy.com member Indie House posted a video he created while on a trip to Georgetown (where scenes from The Exorcist were filmed). Here is how he describes it: In October 2007 I was fortunate enough to spend two days in Washington whilst visiting from Australia. …

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