Tag: theexorcist

LEAP OF FAITH Interview: Alexandre O. Philippe Talks THE EXORCIST And William Friedkin

The legacy of The Exorcist, directed by William Friedkin, is truly immense. For example, the most popular horror saga of our times, which started with The Conjuring, owes it everything. However, the impact of the 1973 film goes beyond the...

CURSED FILMS Interviews: Director Jay Cheel and Occult Writer Mitch Horowitz Talk Horror Movies

The documentary series Cursed Films (now available on Digital, DVD and Blu-ray) explores five different horror movies that, for one reason or another, have been considered 'cursed.' After several difficulties emerged during the filming of The Exorcist, such as the...

Five Reasons Why Ringu Still Makes You Nervous About Your TV

Originally published at https://storyboardfilm.wordpress.com/ Some people choose to trivialise horror (horror films almost never win any important awards). Some choose to intellectualise it (read Noel Carroll’s The Philosophy of Horror). Some choose to ban it out of a (misplaced) sense...

Gamera Obscura: We're the Ones Who Need an Exorcist

If you’re as big a fan of Friedkin’s The Exorcist as I am, you’ll know what I mean when I say it’s been touch and go out there in TV land. For every moment of the new Fox series that...

Hollywood Horror - How far can the truth be stretched before it's unacceptable

Being a big fan of horror movies in general, I understand that to fully enjoy them there has to be a suspension of disbelief. Most of the times with the genre this isn’t a problem, but what if the horror...

In Conversation: Andrew Pyper on the Success and Legacy of THE EXORCIST

It's a remarkable testament to the power of William Friedkin's Oscar-Winning The Exorcist that forty years after its release in 1973, it not only remains largely unmatched in the horror genre, but it continues to unsettle entire new generations. In...

Exclusive Interview: Horror Pundit and Acclaimed Artist Julian Hoeber

Visual artist Julian Hoeber has a flair for the dramatic. His busy hands range from painting, sculpturing (see the terrifyingly awesome image above), photography, installations, a "freestanding structure based on the architecture of 'gravitational mystery spots," filmmaker, and now, horror...