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R.I.P.: The Exorcist Author William Peter Blatty Has Passed Away

William Peter Blatty

William Peter Blatty, author of the 1971 novel The Exorcist passed away January 12, 2017 at the age of 89. The news came down from director William Friedkin who collaborated with William Peter Blatty on the cinematic version of The Exorcist. In addition to The Exorcist, Blatty’s writing career included an autobiography, three nonfiction books,

The Exorcist TV Series Gets its First Trailer

The Exorcist

Fox has released the first trailer for their upcoming television series The Exorcist, based off of William Friedkin’s The Exorcist. Alfonso Herrera, Geena Davis, Hannah Kasulka, Ben Daniels and Alan Ruck star in The Exorcist. Please upgrade your browser Directed by Rupert Wyatt (“Rise of the Planet of the Apes”), THE EXORCIST is a propulsive

Fox Orders The Exorcist Series

The Exorcist

Fox has ordered a series based on The Exorcist. There has been no indication on how many episodes were ordered. The series will be written by writer Jeremy Slater (The Lazarus Effect, Fantastic Four) and is described as a modern reinvention of the book, previously adapted into William Friedkin’s classic horror movie by the same

Fox Orders a Pilot For The Exorcist TV Show

The Exorcist

Fox has ordered a pilot for The Exorcist television series, which will be produced by 20th Century Fox TV and Morgan Creek Productions. The script for the pilot was written by Jeremy Slater, who co-wrote The Lazarus Effect. Slater will also be executive producing the show with James Robinson, David Robinson and Barbara Wall. Described

Top Ten Horror Movies of 2014

The Taking of Deborah Logan

It is time for the obligatory top ten horror movies of 2014. I know that some people like doing their top ten worst films of 2014, but that never made sense to me. I like to only give publicity for the films worth watching. Of course, if it is a big named horror movie that

R.I.P. Dick Smith: Legendary Makeup Effects Artist

Dick Smith

Here is some truly sad news. Legendary makeup effects artist Dick Smith has passed away at the age of 92. His horror credentials include “The Exorcist,” “Ghost Story” and “Altered States.” He has also done amazing works on classics such as “Taxi Driver,” “The Godfather” and “Amadeus.” If you are wondering just how legendary Smith

FearShop.com Horror Podcast: Episode 100: 100th Episode Special

The Exorcist (1973), Jaws (1975), The Thing (1982) and The Omen (1976) are reviewed. This is our 100th episode (not including special editions). To celebrate this momentous occasion, we are discussing some of our favorite films. Since everyone has seen these gems, this episode will have spoilers. Leave a voice mail at 206.309.4787 or email

Top Ten List – Horror Franchises

Here is another top ten list of mine. For this top ten list, I am tackling the tricky subject of horror franchises. Of course, if you are doing horror franchises, you need to have some hard rules to go by. I am taking the easy road and basically saying that my top ten horror franchise

Top Ten List from James DePaolo

Here we are again. Here is another guest top ten movie list from none other than our friend James DePaolo from Cinema Head Cheese. To sum James up, he is pretty much awesome, takes his horror seriously and keeps it real. After the list, I will post my thoughts on the list. Let’s see what

Bart’s Top Ten Movie List

Here is a list from a Facebook friend of mine, Bart. This guy rocks although he seems to not appreciate the genius that is Christmas Evil. LOL After this list, I will give some of my thoughts on these films. If you want to send your list in, please do. I love to post these