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Director Jane Clark Wasn't a Fan of Horror Films Before Shooting Frameline Pic Crazy Bitches

Pollo Del Mar | Posted 06.23.2014 | San Francisco
Pollo Del Mar

"I'm a big, big scaredy-cat when it comes to horror movies," admits director Jane Clark. "I never even really went to horror movies, except movies like Scream - and even that, I'm covering my eyes through half of it."

Movies You Weren't Supposed To See As A Kid (But Watched Anyway)

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.20.2014 | Entertainment

You're a child or young adult, you're watching television and you stumble upon a movie that you're definitely not supposed to see. But you keep it on ...

'Exorcist' Author Receives Vatican Response On Georgetown Petition

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 05.15.2014 | Religion

William Peter Blatty, author of "The Exorcist" and alumnus of Georgetown University, has received a response from the Vatican on a petition he submitt...

William Friedkin: Why Sorcerer's Spell Refuses to Die

Alex Simon | Posted 06.11.2014 | Entertainment
Alex Simon

"There's no real reason I ever should have become a film director. I never studied film, unlike the movie brats of my generation I never went to film school, or even to college. I was never that enamored of film."

Julie Brown's Homecoming Queen Rules at Silver Lake's Cavern Club

Xaque Gruber | Posted 06.07.2014 | Los Angeles
Xaque Gruber

It was always hard to define Miss Julie Brown, the hilarious red head who was really an underrated visionary, taking a pop culture generation by storm...

Moviegoers Reflect On The Terror Of 'The Exorcist'

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 12.27.2013 | Entertainment

On Thursday, we celebrated 40 terrifying years of "The Exorcist." The iconic horror movie opened on Dec. 26, 1973, frightening legions of moviegoers ...

'The Exorcist' Is Still Terrifying 40 Years Later

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment

"What an excellent day for an exorcism." Forty years ago, the movie that is often still hailed as the scariest of all time hit theaters. "The Exorcist...

Monday Night Live

Francis Levy | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Francis Levy

CNN and a number of other news sources reported on a telekinesis stunt engineered by he producers of the new version of Carrie. A young girl goes ber...

9 Not-To-Be Missed Movies For Halloween

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 10.31.2013 | Fifty

When it comes to the best Halloween movies, people harbor some pretty strong opinions. Just this month, The Huffington Post published a piece outlinin...

William Friedkin, The Exorcist Director, Says Film Is About the Mystery of Faith

Tavis Smiley | Posted 12.29.2013 | Religion
Tavis Smiley

2013-10-29-tavisexorcistblog.png Tonight on PBS, I sit down with award-winning director, producer and screenwriter William Friedkin. Can you believe it's been 40 years since the screams in The Exorcist? Friedkin reflects on the making of the film and the genre in Hollywood that followed.

David Lohr

13 Horror Films Inspired By Disturbing Real-Life Events

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 10.24.2013 | Weird News

BOO! With Halloween upon us, HuffPost Weird News has assembled a list of 13 horror films that were inspired by disturbing real-life events. These f...

These Movie Kids Will Give You Nightmares

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 10.18.2013 | Entertainment

These children and teenagers are the stuff nightmares are made of. Now that the "Carrie" remake has hit theaters, we're reminded of the youngins who t...

Prairie-oke!: Big Hits and Big Laughs at Silver Lake's Cavern Club

Xaque Gruber | Posted 10.19.2013 | Los Angeles
Xaque Gruber

Allison Arngrim, TV's original Nellie Oleson, has seen Prairie-oke! three times, and calls it "pants wettingly funny!" One of the reasons Arngrim may have been a repeat customer is the memorable, absurdist homage that Drew Droege nails as bad seed, "Mellie Moleson."

'The Exorcist' On TV?

Posted 08.07.2013 | TV

Hide your pea soup -- "The Exorcist" could be coming to a small screen near you. According to Deadline, production company Morgan Creek is shopping an...

Movie Review: The Conjuring

Marshall Fine | Posted 09.16.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

It's always a pleasant surprise to happen upon a movie that achievers the level of suspense or just plain creepiness that The Conjuring manages. It calls to mind films like The Exorcist, which understood that the less you saw, the scarier it got.

Movie Review: This Is the End

Marshall Fine | Posted 08.12.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

What if you were a skeptic -- and your very skepticism resulted in you missing out on the very thing you refused to believe in? That's also the comic notion at the heart of Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg's This Is the End,.

The Galliano Conundrum - Part Deux

Abe Gurko | Posted 07.10.2013 | Style
Abe Gurko

Just when John Galliano thought it was safe to go back in the (fashion) water, rather get out from drowning under water, comes The Galliano Conundrum - Part Deux.

'Exorcist' Director's Memories

AP | DOUGLASS K. DANIEL | Posted 06.15.2013 | Entertainment

"The Friedkin Connection: A Memoir" (Harper), by William Friedkin A self-made, scrappy professional reaches the top only to be brought down by confli...

'Demons' Beware: Catholic Church Creates Exorcist Hotline And Doubles Available Priests

Lee Speigel | Posted 12.04.2012 | Weird News

Priests in Europe may soon be working overtime in their ageless struggle against the dark forces of evil. The Catholic diocese of Milan has created...

WATCH: 'The Exorcist' As An '80s Sitcom

Posted 10.26.2012 | Comedy

Just in time for Halloween, Film School Rejects have a created a masterful re-envisioning of William Friedkin's classic, "The Exorcist". Hollywood is ...

A More Intellectual Take On 'The Exorcist'

AP | MIKE CIDONI LENNOX | Posted 07.06.2012 | Home

LOS ANGELES -- Forget the movie. This "Exorcist" is turning heads – by not turning heads. "We're not going to throw up all over the audience," ...

Brooke Shields To Star In New 'Exorcist' Play

Religion News Service | Angela Aleiss | Posted 07.06.2012 | Religion

LOS ANGELES (RNS) Mention the word "exorcism" to most people, and you get descriptions of levitating bodies, spinning heads, oozing green bile and his...

'The Exorcist' Will Be Adapted For A New Series

Vulture | Posted 07.24.2012 | TV

What an excellent day for an exorcism! Nearly 40 years after "The Exorcist" became the first horror movie ever to be nominated for the Best Picture Os...

Documentary Stars Vatican-Approved Exorcist

The Huffington Post | Andres Jauregui | Posted 04.09.2012 | Religion

Many people are familiar with the iconic 1973 film "The Exorcist," in which actors Max von Sydow and Jason Miller team up to turn the tables on a trul...

My First R-rated Movie or... How I Became the James Bond of Covert Forbidden Film Viewing

Alex Simon | Posted 02.29.2012 | Entertainment
Alex Simon

For those of us who grew up in the suburbs in the pre-home video, pre-Internet and pre-cable TV 1970s and early '80s, there were few dangerous pleasures as heady as sneaking into an R-rated movie at the local multiplex.