Day: August 29, 2020

In defense of 2000s horror, an age of torture, tank tops, and Wikipedia

In defense of 2000s horror, an age of torture, tank tops, and Wikipedia
In defense of 2000s horror, an age of torture, tank tops, and Wikipedia

Welcome to 2000s Week! We’re exploring the pop culture that shaped us at the turn of the millennium, and examining what the films, shows, and games from the era say about us then and now. It’s a little #tbt to the days before #tbt was a thing.

We are living in an obscenely good time for horror.

Over the past decade, scary movies have not only , but have also evolved into some of the smartest and most culturally significant films of our times. In 2020, we’ve already seen projects such as and speaking to themes of isolation and existential dread — presciently playing on the pandemic those movies’ creators never could have anticipated.

In recent years, we’ve also seen titles including Get Out (2017), A Quiet Place (2018), Midsommar (2019), and more make impressive progress towards

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