Corona Virus: Why Zombie films are not the answer...
How does Brad Pitt, H.G. Wells, Susan Sontag, Will Smith, Roger Scruton, Rock Hudson and American 50's melodrama all in one place sound to you? How do Sci Fi films - and don't - give us the answer to our Corona Virus predicament?
I want to examine why science fiction films about the Science-hero give us the wrong answer to our global pandemic.
If we put our faith in the Science-hero to rescue us we will continue into the labyrinth of error that Mary Shelley warned us of in Frankenstein. The answer, rather, is to be found in H G Wells' The War of the Worlds. Read more on Daniel's blog