In our latest video essay collaboration with Ringer contributor Adam Nayman, we celebrate the 40th anniversary of Friday the 13th by studying the history of movie monsters. From Godzilla to A Quiet Place, there is a deep cinematic tradition of representing societal anxieties as villains and monsters. In this piece, Adam examines a selection of iconic cinematic monsters and their deeper meaning.
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In celebration of the 40th anniversary of ‘Friday the 13th,’ Adam Nayman examines a selection of iconic cinematic monsters and their deeper meaning
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