Nightmares in Red, White and Blue
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Nightmares in Red, White and Blue
Nightmares in Red, White and Blue: The Evolution of the American Horror Film is a feature-length documentary based on the book of the same name by Joseph Maddrey. It examines the idea that horror films reflect the times and places in which they are made -- illustrating how classic monster movies exploited the anxieties of war-time generations, and how more savage modern horror films stem from the psychic fallout of America's counterculture movement and the subsequent rise of increasingly conservative political forces.At the same time, the documentary explores the timeless, universal appeal… More
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"A fun and smart documentary for horror fans, filled with dozens of great clips."
‑ Jeffrey M. Anderson, Combustible Celluloid
"It delivers a film school semester's worth of knowledge in 1 tight & thoroughly entertaining feature and goes a long way toward validating horror as a respectable film genre."
‑ Steve "Uncle Creepy" Barton, Dread Central
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