New Article: “Films in the Atomic Age”

By • Jan 1st, 2009 • Category: Writings

My new article, “When the World Ended: Films in the Atomic Age”, is now up at Films In Review. It is a survey of films and themes in independent cinema during the height of the Cold War:

In 1942, Time Magazine announced that death rays “missed the bus for World War II,” and promised, “If a method is developed to concentrate nuclear radiations into a narrow beam, death rays may be available to enliven World War III.”…

Continue reading at FIR…

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