Watch The Test Footage For Brad Bird's Never-Made Take On The Spirit

Producer Steven Paul Leiva (Space Jam) put this bit of wonderful ephemera on his YouTube channel awhile back, and it’s well worth taking three minutes to watch: the “pencil-test trailer” for an animated version of Will Eisner’s The Spirit that was almost made in 1980 by Brad Bird and Gary Kurtz. » 4/18/15 8:45am 4/18/15 8:45am

This Exorcist test footage is creepier than most found footage horror

It says something about the quality of filmmaking when even the test footage for a horror film is eerie. This newly emerged footage from the making of The Exorcist tests Regan's levitation and thrashing effects is quite creepy, even if young Linda Blair looks like she's having a pretty good time. » 10/13/12 10:30am 10/13/12 10:30am