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Luke Owen counts down to Halloween by reviewing horror movies from the last 60 years; next up is The Omen (1976)...

Three years prior to the release of The Omen a little film known as The Exorcist terrified audiences and pissed off church goers. The big kafuffle made by religious groups only spurred on more people to see it so it shouldn’t come as much of a surprise that 20th Century Fox would turn their hand to the “supernatural religious horror” with a film that comes with a reputation that almost precedes it…

Yes, one of the most infamous things about Richard Donner’s creepy horror The Omen are the stories that came from its production. After they changed the title of the movie from The Antichrist to The Birthmark, a string of bizarre and deadly events started happening to the cast and crew. Despite taking separate planes, both Gregory Pecks »

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