Slow Burn Horror (GUEST: Cailyn Bruno)

NJAM welcomes back Cailyn Bruno to discuss their favorite horror sub-genre.

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I. Intro 

A. Welcome back Cailyn Bruno

B. We’re doing a Halloween episode!

II. Slow Horror or Slow Burn Horror 

A.  What is it?

B.  Slow Horror Vs. Claustrophobic Horror

C.  Why is it popular?

III. Aspects of a Slow Horror Film

A. More Time for character backstory

B. Tension building

C.  Where are we?

D.  Fewer Jump Scares

IV. Examples

A. Creep, The Invitation, The Babadook, House of the Devil, The Innkeepers, It Follows, Get Out, Rosemary’s Baby, The Shining, The Blair Witch Project, The Others, The Eyes of My Mother, We Are Still Here, The Witch, Alien, Let the Right One In, They Look Like People

V. Metaphors

A. What’s the message?

VI. Favorites

VII. Wrap up

A.  Are we at a saturation point?

VIII. Mini Segments

A.  NJAM Sees It

B.  Podcast Recommendations

IX. Links


Original Music

The music found in this episode was written and performed by the talented Jesse James.

Audio Editing

This show was edited by Ryan Jacobi.

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