CHOKE ON IT - EPISODE 5 "WHAT MAKES A HORROR FILM..."

This week Jasmine and Jeremiah dig into a topic that's been known to cause divisions within the horror community, that is, the definition of a horror film. What components are crucial, can they be funny, or does horror have to play it mean and gory from start to finish? We choose a handful of films that have been known to force this conversation to surface, and decide whether or not they fall into the genre they often claim to be a part of.

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Published on Jul 19, 2017

This week Jasmine and Jeremiah dig into a topic that's been known to cause divisions within the horror community, that is, the definition of a horror film. What components are crucial, can they be funny, or does horror have to play it mean and gory from start to finish? We choose a handful of films that have been known to force this conversation to surface, and decide whether or not they fall into the genre they often claim to be a part of.

Be sure to leave a comment, tell us where you land with the films discussed, or what you feel are the key ingredients in a horror film!

Topic films discussed:

RAW http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4954522
GREEN ROOM http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4062536
GET OUT http://www.imdb.com/title/tt5052448
SILENCE OF THE LAMBS http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0102926
IRREVERSIBLE http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0290673 
THE WITCH http://www.imdb.com/title/tt426348
LOVE WITCH http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3908142
NEON DEMON http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1974419