In a hundred years, our progenies are going to look back at the movies we made and wonder why we were so inordinately preoccupied with superpowered maniacs and the other superpowered maniacs who campaigned them. But that won’t has become a brand-new phenomenon. If you look back, Hollywood history is littered with the corpses of some rightfully odd tendencies. Like how …
Evil Vehicle Were Once All The Rage
Before Steven Spielberg persuaded America that nothing was more scaring than a rampaging shark, he wanted to prove that there was nothing more terrifying than a rampaging, uh … truck. Yes, there was a duration when fright movies featured a procession of cars possessed by the devil, foreigners, or simply the soul of bad screenwriting. Spielberg’s first feature film, 1971’s Duel , was technically about a truck with an actual human move, but we never is of the view that driver.
The truck is hellbent on operating a middle-aged salesman off the road for intellects, but that’s not important now. It’s merely important that the cinema kicked off an entire subgenre which lasted over a decade before gatherings lastly woke up and realized that being scared of vehicles “ve been a little” silly. Spotlights include 1974’s Killdozer and 1977’s The Car , which both aspect vehicles possessed by … badness? It’s never made clear.