The Evolution of Movie Monsters
Oct 30, 2015
Fear and film go back to the beginnings of cinema, but the ways filmmakers harness our emotions can often be traced to the ethos of a particular period. In this video, Atlantic senior editor Sophie Gilbert lays out the history of movie monsters from the dawn of film to the present.
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Authors: Paul Rosenfeld, Sophie Gilbert
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