Aired: October 25, 2008

The Horror of It All

Why do people get so much pleasure from movies that frighten them out of their wits? Stephen Prince (Virginia Tech) says horror films allow us to explore the anxieties of our times along with questions about human nature, all from the safety of a darkened movie theatre.

Also: science fiction writer John Rosenman (Norfolk State University) says the genre has come a long way since the early days of Buck Rogers.


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