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Sinister’s Title Is A Subtle Nod To Another Fan-Favorite Horror Film

Early word of mouth indicates that “The Black Phone” is Scott Derrickson’s terrifying return to horror, with his last feature being “Doctor Strange” for Marvel Studios. Whether he’s playing with a horror icon (“Hellraiser: Inferno”), or blending the courtroom drama with the shaky foundation of exorcisms (“The Exorcism of Emily Rose“), Derrickson’s heart is clearly […]

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Scott Derrickson Reveals One Of The Most Upsetting Moments Of His Filmmaking Career

Director Scott Derrickson began his career as a horror journeyman, doing uncredited writing work on oft-unnoted films like “Dracula 2000” and “Urban Legends: The Final Cut.” His first feature film as director was “Hellraiser: Inferno,” the fifth in the series and the first to go straight to video (did you know there are currently ten […]

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The Tragic Real-Life Story Behind The Exorcism Of Emily Rose

Horror movies are notorious for often basing their stories on real-life events. Famous horror films like “The Texas Chain Saw Massacre” and “The Conjuring” have taken some of their most terrifying details from things that actually happened to real people. And one of the scariest horror flicks allegedly based on a true story is Scott […]

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‘The Seventh Day’ Review: Guy Pearce Is the Exorcist as Hipster Cynic in This Week’s Demonic-Possession Potboiler

In exorcist movies, there is never much new under the black hole sun. The one development in the genre over the last decade has been to see it merge, on occasion, with the haunted-house film — a comfortable enough mashup, though it’s kind of like pairing two pop stars to create a hit single out […]

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The Movies That Changed My Life: ‘Doctor Strange’ And ‘Bermuda’ Director Scott Derrickson

Film director Scott Derrickson has his footprint all over the Hollywood horror genre. “The Exorcism of Emily Rose“, and “Sinister” are among the many successful films on his resume. He added a flare of horror and talks of a multiverse to Marvel with “Doctor Strange,” and has worked on a few TV pilots from Hulu’s […]

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Scott Derrickson Returning to Horror After ‘Doctor Strange In the Multiverse of Madness’

Before he directed Marvel’s magical hit Doctor Strange in 2016, Scott Derrickson was a well-known name in the horror community, having shot to fame with films like The Exorcism of Emily Rose and Sinister. But it has been four years since Derrickson has directed a horror film and fans had been wondering whether he intended […]

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Osgood Perkins to write and direct Lionsgate’s ‘Incident At Fort Bragg’

The Exorcism Of Emily Rose producer Beau Flynn will produce the supernatural thriller.The Blackcoat’s Daughter filmmaker Osgood Perkins has signed on to write and direct Lionsgate’s supernatural thriller Incident At Fort Bragg.Inspired by the true story of a priest brought in by the Us Government to perform an exorcism on a young soldier, the film […]

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Osgood Perkins to Write, Helm Exorcism Thriller ‘Incident at Fort Bragg’

“The Blackcoat’s Daughter” director Osgood Perkins has signed on write and direct the supernatural thriller “Incident at Fort Bragg” for Lionsgate.The project is inspired by the true story of Irish priest Malachi Martin, who was brought in by the U.S. government to perform a sanctioned exorcism on a young soldier at Fort Bragg, N.C., the […]

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