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Test Pattern: A Horror Movie Podcast

Jan 31, 2018

We return to the Hallowed Halls of horror to celebrate the work of Dick Smith with two hellish films - one classic (The Exorcist) and one cult classic (The Sentinel)!

Sources for this episode:

Dick Smith

Movie Magic: Dick Smith

Jordu Schell interviews Dick Smith Part 1 and Part 2

"Dick Smith, Oscar Winning Make Up Artist Dies at 92" by William Yardley, The New York Times


The Exorcist (1973)

Director's commentary, William Friedkin

Writer's commentary, William Peter Blatty

"The Fear of God: The Making of the Exorcist", 25th Anniversary DVD edition

"The Exorcist: Cultural Impact"

"The Exorcist: 10 Creepy Details From the Scariest Movie Ever Made" by Anthony Breznican, Entertainment Weekly

"13 Great Movie Posters You Didn't Know Were Inspired by Famous Artworks" by Dicte Houmoller


The Sentinel (1977)

"Satan at the Door: The Sinister Events Surrounding The Sentinel" by Jeffrey Konvitz, The Lineup

"The Sentinel: Hell on the 5th Floor" by Donato Totaro, Off Screen

"Since You've Been Gone: An Interview with Cristina Raines", Hill Place Blog

"In Defense of Michael Winner's The Sentinel" by Chris Alexander,

"The Horrors of New York: On The Sentinel" by Caryn Coleman,

Edgar Wright on The Sentinel, Trailers From Hell