The Pandemic Is Ending. Movies About It Are Just Getting Started.

The Pandemic Is Ending. Movies About It Are Just Getting Started.
The Pandemic Is Ending. Movies About It Are Just Getting Started.
Blake (Mallory Everton) steels herself to exit the car during a pandemic and handle a sticky gas pump, armed with nothing but snack-size sandwich bags for gloves in Recovery.Until last year, if you wanted to watch a global pandemic unfold before your eyes, you had to turn to the movies. Even then, there weren’t many options: The on-screen pandemics took various forms, from the alarmingly realistic (Contagion) to the historical and allegorical (Death in Venice, The Seventh Seal) to the supernaturally apocalyptic (28 Days Later, I Am Legend, Dawn of the Dead). But the list of movies that attempted to depict a world in which the outbreak of a new pathogen reshaped life as we knew it was surprisingly short. For the bulk of the COVID-19 crisis, those who sought to watch something that might reflect their experience had limited options, and most of them involved zombies. Now, of course, more or less…View Original Post

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