Why do we miss the “simplicity” of the 1980s? Stranger Things effortlessly weaves our nostalgia into its narrative. But is too much nostalgia a good thing?
Filmmaker John Carpenter describes The Thing, Prince of Darkness, and In the Mouth of Madness as his “Apocalypse Trilogy.” With the expertise of special guest Jack Bennett, we aim to find out why. It may have something to do with cosmic horror, nihilism, misanthropy and the futility of human existence.