01st Nov2019

Rewind: ‘The Exorcist’ Review

by Alex Ginnelly

Stars: Ellen Burstyn, Max von Sydow, Linda Blair, Jason Miller, Lee J. Cobb, Kitty Winn, Jack MacGowran, William O’Malley, Barton Heyman | Written by William Peter Blatty | Directed by William Friedkin More than the possession of a young girl, The Exorcist possesses every inch of our bodies, dragging us from our safe rooms into […]

08th Dec2017

Review: ‘The Exorcist’ (Phoenix Theatre)

by Philip Rogers

When a young girl is bed-ridden by a strange illness, her desperate mother, Chris (Jenny Seagrove), calls in everyone she can to help. But when the medical profession cannot provide any answers to Regan’s (Clare Louise Connolly) symptoms, Chris is forced to turn to the local priest. Father Damien (Adam Garcia) must do all he […]

31st Oct2017

Ten Best: Scariest Children in Film

by Phil Wheat

With Halloween upon us, new research by streaming service NOW TV reveals Regan MacNeil from The Exorcist as the scariest child to hit the silver screen, according to 33% of Brits. Damien from The Omen came in second place with 28%, and Samara Morgan from The Ring’s long-black hair warranting third place with 24% finding […]

27th Mar2015

“Here’s Johnny” – A Countdown of the 5 Most Iconic Scary Movies

by Guest

1. THE SHINING (1980) Back in 1980 legendary director Stanley Kubrick unleashed his iconic horror effort ‘The Shining’. Based on the novel by Stephen King, with plenty of artistic license being taken, the movie was yet another fine example of this director’s absolute mastery in being able to work and direct movies from different genres. […]

20th Oct2014

Competition: Win ‘The Exorcist’ on Blu-ray!

by Phil Wheat

When The Exorcist was first released in 1974, viewers were frightened out of their wits – and literally out of their seats. Now Warner Bros. Home Entertainment (WBHE) will celebrate the 40th anniversary of Academy Award® winning director William Friedkin’s suspense masterpiece that haunted and intrigued the world, with a new Blu-ray release featuring the […]

05th Apr2013

First Time Fest – Closing Night Ceremony Report

by Catherina Gioino

The final installment of the First Time Fest… The First Time Fest’s closing night was held on March 4th. Hosted by Academy Award winner Ellen Burstyn (The Exorcist), the Players Club lit up with flashes of cameras and smiles of the first time filmmakers anxiously awaiting whose film will win the grand prize- the chance […]