The Best Horror Movies on Max to Stream Right Now (February 2024)

The exploration of horror through an overcrowded streaming market continues. Since each month brings a plethora of new additions to streaming libraries across all platforms, from Netflix to Tubi, that means an insane selection of all styles and types of horror available at our fingertips. Max doesn’t just serve as the spot for Warner Bros. […]

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Trick or Treat Studios Previews ‘Exorcist’, ‘Phantasm’, ‘Beetlejuice’ and ‘Ghostbusters’ Masks for Halloween 2024

Halloween mask makers Trick or Treat Studios have previewed a ton of upcoming Halloween 2024 products today, many of them exclusively debuted here on BD this morning. But those were only the beginning of today’s sneak peeks, as Trick or Treat Studios has also previewed more new masks based on The Exorcist, Phantasm, The Crow, […]

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10 Directors Who Should Take Over ‘The Exorcist: Deceiver’

Some horror properties naturally lend themselves to incessant sequels, while others seem to will themselves into existence through sheer will, as if they’re the result of a demonic possession. William Friedkin’s The Exorcist, while over 50 years old, is still considered to be one of the scariest movies of all-time. Various Exorcist sequels and even […]

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‘The Exorcist’ Turns 50: Celebrating the Greatest Horror Movie … in 50 Minutes [Halloweenies Podcast]

William Friedkin‘s The Exorcist turns 50 this month. To celebrate, the Halloweenies head to Georgetown to spend 50 minutes talking about how the film — the greatest horror of all time? — has influenced culture over the past 50 years. It’s a freewheelin’ chat that discusses the origins, the talent, and the cult phenomenon — […]

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‘The Exorcist’ – Never-Before-Seen Outtakes from the Original Classic Finally Surface for Halloween!

As we celebrate 50 years of William Friedkin’s The Exorcist, a man by the name of Paul Davis has unearthed extremely rare, never-before-seen footage from the production that he’s been teasing on social media throughout October. Davis, who directed Beware the Moon: Remembering An American Werewolf in London as well as the films The Body and Uncanny Annie (both part […]

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Why “The Exorcist” TV Series Remains the Franchise’s Best Modern Day Reinvention [TV Terrors]

For this month’s installment of “TV Terrors” we revisit FOX’s short-lived “The Exorcist” television series, which aired on the FOX Network from 2016 through 2017. 2023 has been a turbulent year for fans of The Exorcist. Along with the fiftieth anniversary of the original horror masterpiece being widely celebrated, there was the unfortunate passing of director […]

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Lamashtu Revealed: Meet the Demon You Barely Saw in ‘The Exorcist: Believer’

Despite multiple red herrings, clues, and characters like Chris MacNeil (Ellen Burstyn) blaming Pazuzu for the dual possessions haunting The Exorcist: Believer, the entity responsible is actually a very different demonic figure from Mesopotamian lore: Lamashtu. While the demon can be barely glimpsed in a quick flash on screen, makeup effects co-designers Chris Nelson and Vincent Van Dyke give a […]

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‘The Exorcist: Believer’ – How the New Movie Takes a Modern Approach to a Theological Horror Classic

Warning: The following contains major spoilers for The Exorcist and The Exorcist: Believer. Before William Friedkin’s The Exorcist shook movie theaters across the country, a novel of the same name took the literary world by storm. William Peter Blatty’s The Exorcist follows single mother and actress Chris MacNeil who watches in horror as her twelve-year-old […]

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‘The Exorcist’ vs. ‘The Exorcist: Believer’ – Why the Original Classic Is Far More Shocking Than the Modern Sequel

Warning: The following contains major spoilers for The Exorcist (1971) and The Exorcist: Believer (2023). On lists ranking the scariest movies of all time, William Friedkin’s The Exorcist invariably falls at or near the top. Faithfully adapted from the 1971 novel by William Peter Blatty, the 1973 film stunned audiences with its brutal vulgarity involving […]

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‘The Exorcist’ – New Video Looks at the Long Home Video History of the Original Classic

The Exorcist had heads spinning in 1973, and continues to terrify new generations today. Director William Friedkin’s masterpiece really put the horror genre into the mainstream in full force, with 10 Academy Award nominations and multiple wins. Country wide bans, new director’s cuts, and fresh remasters make for an interesting history of the original horror classic on […]

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‘The Exorcist’ – Ranking Every Franchise Installment Beyond the Original Horror Classic

The Exorcist: Believer is now playing in theaters. The first part in a proposed trilogy from Halloween director David Gordon Green and Blumhouse promised to be a direct follow-up to the original 1973 masterpiece, ignoring every single sequel that came before. That’s right, The Exorcist had numerous sequels, the last of which was released almost […]

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“The Exorcist” TV Series – Vudu Selling Both Seasons of Excellent Series for Just $5 Total!

This year’s David Gordon Green-directed The Exorcist: Believer – the first film in a planned trilogy – marked the franchise’s return to the big screen after a nearly 20-year absence, but The Exorcist franchise hadn’t exactly been lying dormant in the past several years. Back in 2016, “The Exorcist” became a short-lived television series at […]

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Bloody Disgusting Joins Forces With Spencer’s for Horror Icon T-Shirt Collection Now Available for Halloween!

Just in time for Halloween, we are so excited to announce that Bloody Disgusting has just dropped a full-blown horror-themed collection of apparel as the first collaboration with Spencer’s Gifts!  The exclusive Bloody Disgusting merchandise line celebrates several of the most revered faces in horror, with collaborations including Terrifier’s Art The Clown, Child’s Play’s Chucky, […]

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‘The Exorcist: Deceiver’ – Is David Gordon Green Returning to Direct the 2025 Sequel?

Director David Gordon Green’s The Exorcist: Believer is set to be the first film in a planned trilogy from Blumhouse and Universal, part of a $400 million deal to bring the franchise back to life on the big screen. But after the box office under-performance of Believer, and reviews slamming the film almost across the board, are […]

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‘The Exorcist’ – Rare Footage Surfaces from the Original Classic’s Demon Makeup Tests!

William Friedkin’s horror classic The Exorcist turns 50 years old here in 2023, and the film’s raw power is felt as much today as it was all those decades ago. One of the most enduring images of the 1973 masterpiece is the face of the demon Pazuzu, played by Eileen Dietz. The image flashes on […]

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