A First-Timer Watches The Exorcist on The Cinephile Hissy Fit Podcast

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Everyone has big-time movie blind spots, even high-fallutin’ film critics among the hosts of the Cinephile Hissy Fit podcast, sponsored and supported by the Ruminations Radio Network. For whatever reason, be it taste, age, or otherwise, classics get missed or avoided. Sometimes you need a friend to nudge you into correcting the omission. This week, one of our hosts conquered an old and vital mountain.

For their 128th episode, two nonreligious film critics, two sanctimonious dads, and two soup-loving teachers, Will Johnson and Don Shanahan, have a special episode this week. This year, it’s the 50th anniversary of The Exorcist and Don had never seen it. Until now! Catch our reaction show where one cinema’s most important cornerstones gets discussed with all the heartiness of projectile vomit! Come for the shared challenge and stay for the mutual love and respect for the fun movies encapsulate. Enjoy our podcast!

Cinephile Hissy Fit is a Film Obsessive Radio podcast, brought to you by the Ruminations Radio Network. Please visit, rate, review and subscribe. If you enjoyed this show, we have more where that came from, with interesting hosts, and wonderful guests. All available on iTunesSpotify, and anywhere you find your favorite shows. Follow the show on Twitter at @CinephileFit and on Facebook. Also, find both Will Johnson and Don Shanahan on Letterboxd as the accumulate their viewings and build their ranks and lists.

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Written by Don Shanahan

DON SHANAHAN is a Chicago-based Rotten Tomatoes-approved film critic writing here on Film Obsessive as the Editor-in-Chief and Content Supervisor for the film department. He also writes for his own website, Every Movie Has a Lesson. Don is one of the hosts of the Cinephile Hissy Fit Podcast on the Ruminations Radio Network and sponsored by Film Obsessive. As a school teacher by day, Don writes his movie reviews with life lessons in mind, from the serious to the farcical. He is a proud director and one of the founders of the Chicago Indie Critics and a voting member of the nationally-recognized Critics Choice Association, Online Film Critics Society, North American Film Critics Association, International Film Society Critics Association, Internet Film Critics Society, Online Film and TV Association, and the Celebrity Movie Awards.

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