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Levitation down to the wire

CaptainHowdy.com Life Member Justin kindly took his time to generate some imagery in the Discussion Forums which illustrate exactly where wires are visible during the famous levitation scene in The Exorcist. I’ve only been able to see The Exorcist on the big screen on two occasions, and both times I …

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NECA Regan figurine ships July 2008

Only four more months to wait for Regan to freak you out on your own mantle. Alteregocomics.com have listed NECA’s Regan figurine for a July release, shipping at a cost of $14.95. They provide this description: The iconic horror scene from The Exorcist where Regan “spiderwalks” down the stairs is …

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Michael Bay does The Exorcist remake?

On Monday, DARK HORIZONS reported that Michael Bay‘s DUNES company had its sights on remaking The Exorcist. Thanks for all who emailed me the scoop, however, Monday was April 1st and you have been appropriately fooled! Which is VERY GOOD NEWS, in a way, because if the report Dark Horizons …

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Who’s Line Is It Anyway?

There is something truly rewarding about being the fan of something and to have pop culture honor its greatness by giving it reference. For Exorcist fans, it underlines the fact that the film we love is undoubtedly a classic known world wide. Take this clip of the American improv show …

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Finally have Regan on your mantle!

Fans of The Exorcist have always been somewhat starved of memorabilia for the horror film they love. While Jaws had lunchboxes and Freddy Kruger had masks with matching gloves, Exorcist fans have settled for much less over the years, often fishing out bogus eBay listings and scouting for second-hand copies …

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Jessica Alba does Linda Blair

Actress Jessica Alba recently posed for an exclusive photo shoot with Latina magazine where she is depicted as famous females in horror films. Amongst images of her shrieking as Tippi Hedren in The Birds and screaming for her life as Janet Leigh in Psycho, she is also seen clutching the …

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Hacked. The gripe against this site.

If you visited in the past 48 hours you would have seen that CaptainHowdy.com was the victim of another online pirate attack. Someone, for some reason, has a huge gripe with this website. I’ve had the world of trouble dealing with constant spam, server infringements and now the entire eradication …

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Schrader’s X online blog

The guys behind the documentary film SCHRADER’S X (reported previous post) have launched an official site to coincide with the flick which will be released on DVD soon. Click here to check it out and save your pennies so you can buy the DVD!

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Projects on the Exorcist prequel debacle

It will go down as one of the most famous Hollywood studio debacles in film history: Director Paul Schrader being fired from Exorcist: The Beginning after principal photography was complete, only to have the studio hire a new director (Renny Harlin) then proceed to fund a further 40 million dollars …

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