Jon Espino editorializes the 1970s as the best decade of horror films for The Young Folks

Capture

It may not always be apparent at the time, but film’s tend to be a product of the time period they are made in. Watching an older film, you can usually tell what was happening socially or politically at the time by the themes and ideas explored. When they look back at this decade in film, who knows what they’ll discover other than a crippling addiction to nostalgia (remakes and sequels) and an odd addiction to comic book properties. Since it’s the month of Halloween (yes, like Christmas this holiday deserves a month of hype leading up to the day) we’re taking a look at the horror films of the 70’s and the role the civil rights movement and feminism played in the genre.

FULL ARTICLE

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s