Jaws. The Omen

"Monster Movies," Then & Now

Cinematic Zeitgeist The last time I remember big, Hollywood movies being this dark and disturbing was the mid-’70’s. If you’re too young to remember, that was the period after Watergate but before Jimmy Carter (and his “misery index,” melding inflation and unemployment); after Vietnam (just); between the two oil shocks and resulting energy crises; and...
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