The politics of horror — what matters behind the splatter

May 31, 2009 | 2:25 p.m.


Worth checking out: Patrick Kevin Day has put together a smart photo gallery called The Politics of Horror that dissects the poltical messaging and subtexts behind classic scary films such as Ridley Scott’s 1979 landmark “Alien” (shown above in a scene with the creature menacing Harry Dean Stanton). Again you can find it right here.

— Geoff Boucher


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