Diapers. You might need one after you watch this clip below. You know those goofy internet videos that your friends try to get you to watch where everything is calm and then some spooky loud noise and image scares the shit out of you? The nursing station scene from 1990’s The Exorcist III is the originator of that. No matter how many times I watch it. No matter how many times I know what’s coming. I still jump. It’s seriously one of the best orchestrated horror jump scares of all time. Ok, I’ve yammered on long enough – roll it!
Whew. I actually get a little hot and bothered in a horror kind of way when I watch that. But enough about my personal issues, the bottom line is that The Exorcist III is a decent sequel, but the nurse scene is on a whole other level. They should have just looped that scene over and over for an hour and a half and intercut a clip or two of George C. Scott for good measure because he’s so awesome.
This one gets me every time as well. Love it.
The really cool thing about it is that on paper it shouldn’t even work; nothing happens for much of that setup time, the actually horrible part is over instantly and there is no onscreen violence. Yet it works incredibly well!
When I saw this in the theatre, someone in the audience actually shit their pants. Only time I’ve ever seen (smelled, actually) that happen.
Well that’s the best (and most disturbing) thing I’ve heard in a while – haha
and they foreshadowed it nicely, having the doctor show that autopsy scissors to Det Kinderman