Sep 1, 2016
You tell me: Why is Silence of the Lambs billed as a “psychological thriller,” and not a horror film?
It looks and acts like a horror movie. Or is it that when movies hit it big with the general culture that we can’t label them horror movies?
I think there are lots of examples of movies billed as “thrillers,” or “suspense,” or even “drama” that are actually horror movies, and in this podcast I begin calling some out.
In this episode I’ll talk about Silence of the Lambs, and compare aspects of Platoon and Full Metal Jacket to look for horror aspects.
I’ll delve into Deliverance and even Dirty Harry. Dirty Harry a horror movie? I think so.
Maybe I can convince you. I’m feeling lucky.
If you like the show, please consider writing a review on iTunes or Google Play. It really helps. Thanks a lot for listening.
You can now subscribe to the Hellbent for Horror podcast now available on iTunes, Google Play and Stitcher.
You can keep up with Hellbent for Horror on iTunes @iTunesPodcasts
Google Play link:https://play.google.com/music/listen#/ps/Ibsk2i4bbprrplyvs37c6aqv2ny
For you, the listeners of Hellbent for Horror, Audible is offering a free audiobook download with a free 30-day trial to give you the opportunity to check out their service.
To download your free audiobook today, go to: http://www.audibletrial.com/HellbentForHorror
Silence of the Lambs
Full Metal Jacket
#Silence of the Lambs
#Full Metal Jacket