September 29, 2021
EP. 300.1 — The Exorcist
Amy & Paul make heads turn with 1973’s horror classic The Exorcist! They praise Ellen Burstyn’s quiet but strong take on a desperate celebrity mother trying to save her ‘sick’ daughter, coin the term “cinematic one night stand” for one-off iconic performances, and grimace over the grotesque special effects inspired by real-life medical procedures. Plus: Amy accidentally cursed her ex-boyfriend with a Santeria candle!
Next week Unspooled’s Scaretober series continues with The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari! You can join the conversation for this series on the Unspooled Facebook Group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/unspooledpodcast, and on Paul’s Discord at https://discord.gg/ZwtygZGTa6. Learn more about the show at unspooledpod.com, follow us on Twitter @unspooled and Instagram @unspooledpod, and don’t forget to rate, review & subscribe to us on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher and Spotify. You can also listen to our Stitcher Premium game show Screen Test right now at https://www.stitcher.com/show/unspooled-screen-test, and apply to be a contestant at email@example.com!
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