Rosemary’s Baby

Lise and Kevin take on the horror classic “Rosemary’s Baby” written in 1967 by Ira Levin and adapted for the screen in 1968 by Roman Polanski, who wrote and directed. Both Lise and Kevin highly recommend that you NEVER watch the sequel “Whatever Happened to Rosemary’s Baby,” which is horrific for completely different reasons.

The Exorcist

Lise and Kevin take on the horror classic “The Exorcist,” written in 1971 by William Peter Blatty, adapted for the screen in 1973 by the author, and directed by William Friedkin. SPOILER ALERT: At the very end of the movie, Regan reaches into the pocket of her pajamas and finds Pazuzu’s petals.

Links we promised:
Uri Geller (guy who bends spoons)

Exorcist III

The Shining

Lise and Kevin take on the classic Jack Nicholson vehicle The Shining, published in 1977 by Stephen King and made into the 1980 film by Stanley Kubrick, written by Stanley Kubrick and Diane Johnson.

Here are the links Kevin mentioned during the show:

“Writing ‘The Shining'” – article by Diane Johnson

“The Shining Book vs. Movie” – Reddit thread

Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close

Lise and Kevin take on Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close, written by Jonathan Safran Foer and published in April 2005. Made into a movie directed by Stephen Daldry and written by Eric Roth, released December 2011.

Here are those other works Kevin mentioned at the end for those of you who like the subject of this film and might be looking for more stuff like it:

“The Falling Man,” a September 19, 2016 article from Esquire by Tom Junod. 

United 93, a 2006 film written and directed by Paul Greengrass. 

The Last Samurai, a 2000 novel by Helen DeWitt. 

Falling Man, a 2007 novel by Don DeLillo.

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