Bad Guys of Film


John Tibbets
*Associate Professor of Theater and Film at the University of Kansas in Lawrence, Kansas
*Co-Editor of Novels Into Film: The Encyclopedia of Movies Adapted from Books

Every season brings a slew of movies full of bad guys we love to hate. And as our perception of evil changes, so do these cinematic menaces. During World War, II we battled German and Japanese foes, and then the mysterious Russians of the cold war. Now it's time for a new movie enemy. Join us in this hour of Talk of the Nation as we discuss how collective fears are reflected on American movie screens.

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