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Episode 28. Horrorwood: The Haunting (1999) and World War Z (2013)

Blockbusters
Blockbusters are as much a part of summer as sunburns and mosquitoes. In this episode, Andrea and Alex explore what it means when the billion dollar industry that is Hollywood casts its evil eye on the horror genre during their most profitable time of the year.

REQUIRED READING

The Haunting. Dir Jan De Bont. 1999.
World War Z. Dir Marc Forster, 2013.

EXTRA CREDIT

Brad’s War. Vanity Fair’s in-depth look at the plagued production of World War Z.

Conclusion to Culture and Society by Raymond Williams. The conclusion to the cultural theorist’s book, containing his insights on community, “the masses” and the myth of common culture.

LISTEN

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