Wherein Beth and Matt discuss their objections to the term “elevated horror,” the difference between stunt casting and meta-casting, and the great William Friedkin documentary on #Shudder. Correction: Lance Henriksen plays Wally Schirra, one of the Mercury Seven, in The Right Stuff; he does not play an astronaut candidate who washes out.
- Invasion of the Body Snatchers
- Leap of Faith: William Friedkin on The Exorcist
- Lance Henriksen!
- The Right Stuff
- Joe Beef
And here’s the scene from In Cold Blood in which the rain creates tears on Robert Blake’s face: