The Evolution of Movie Monsters


Atlantic Experiments

Oct 30, 2015 | 14-part series
The Atlantic

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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