Favorite Opening Scenes in Horror
Christian and Mary join Caitlin to talk about the best intro scenes in horror movies. Opening scenes are important in any movie, but in horror movies, they're essential for setting the tone, establishing the stakes, getting viewer buy-in, and not giving too much away. Movies discussed on our list include: Scream, Final Destination, Jaws, Get Out, Zombieland, The Conjuring, Dawn of the Dead, Saw, Halloween, Carrie, Ghost Ship, Evil Dead, Cabin in the Woods, 28 Days (and Weeks) Later, Sinister, Hereditary, Midsommar, The Empty Man, A Quiet Place, It: Chapter 1, It Follows, and The Ring, among others. Tangents include: dippy eggs, sleep environments, grocery stores, other stores, senior yearbook quotes, pizza toppings, Saw traps, and more.