Anatomy of Fear (Game Box)
Anatomy of Fear (Game Box)
Anatomy of Fear (Cards)
Anatomy of Fear (Cards)
Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956)
Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956)
Frankenstein Book Cover
Frankenstein Book Cover
"Forget Stigma" - College Mental Health Checklist
"Forget Stigma" - College Mental Health Checklist
Get Out (2017)
Get Out (2017)
Godzilla (1954)
Godzilla (1954)
Made of Meat
Made of Meat
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Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920)
Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920)
Ash
Ash
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"Allow Mistakes" - College Mental Health Checklist
"Allow Mistakes" - College Mental Health Checklist
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"Scope Out Services" - College Mental Health Checklist
"Scope Out Services" - College Mental Health Checklist
Kirby Lin
Kirby Lin
Suspiria Poster
Suspiria Poster
Children of the Corn
Children of the Corn
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Dream Concert - Fictional Lineup
Dream Concert - Fictional Lineup
Viditya
Viditya
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"Stay in Touch" - College Mental Health Checklist
"Stay in Touch" - College Mental Health Checklist
Anatomy of Fear (Game Box)
Anatomy of Fear (Game Box)
Anatomy of Fear (Cards)
Anatomy of Fear (Cards)
Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956)
Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956)(4/4 in a series on horror movies that reflect the cultural anxieties of their day)  Santa Mira, California; 1956. Citizens of a small fictional town begin to suspect that their friends and family are being replaced by imposters. As events unfold, a group of four (then three, then two) cannot trust anyone as this infiltration of unfeeling “pod people” expands to the entire town.  Many critics interpreted the film as a commentary on the paranoia of the second Red Scare, serving as an allegory for the heightened tensions and fear of communism during the Cold War. Others speculate that the film was self aware and served not simply as a metaphor for the fear of “dreaded communism”, but rather a political satire mocking the hive-minded hysteria exacerbated by McCarthyism. The creators of the film, however, deny any deliberate political commentary. “People began to read meanings into pictures that were never intended”, writes Walter Mirisch. “From personal knowledge, neither Walter Wanger nor Don Siegel, who directed it, nor Dan Mainwaring, who wrote the script, nor original author Jack Finney, nor myself, saw it as anything other than a thriller, pure and simple.” Don Siegel did, however, acknowledge an allegorical connection between the film’s narrative and the political climate of the time. He writes, “The political reference to Senator McCarthy and totalitarianism was inescapable, but I tried not to emphasize it because I feel that motion pictures are primarily to entertain, and I did not want to preach”.The angle of the film’s critique, even in this explanation, is still a bit ambiguous. Whether the original filmmakers’ comments are not to be taken at face value, or if the public retroactively applied a well-suited interpretation to an otherwise apolitical narrative, the film is widely read as a metaphor for some overwhelming force meant to corrupt one’s humanity and undermine individual agency. 
Frankenstein Book Cover
Frankenstein Book Cover
"Forget Stigma" - College Mental Health Checklist
"Forget Stigma" - College Mental Health Checklist1/7  from Your Student at College: A Mental Health Checklist. You can read the full article at http://activemindsblog.org/what-can-you-as-a-parent-do/. 
Get Out (2017)
Get Out (2017)
Godzilla (1954)
Godzilla (1954)
Made of Meat
Made of Meat
fire-gif.gif
Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920)
Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920)
Ash
Ash
38134306_2250169395262589_7682209304283185152_n.jpg
"Allow Mistakes" - College Mental Health Checklist
"Allow Mistakes" - College Mental Health Checklist
burnmark-final.gif
birdnose sketches.jpg
"Scope Out Services" - College Mental Health Checklist
"Scope Out Services" - College Mental Health Checklist
Kirby Lin
Kirby Lin
Suspiria Poster
Suspiria Poster
Children of the Corn
Children of the Corn
storm-gif.gif
Dream Concert - Fictional Lineup
Dream Concert - Fictional Lineup
Viditya
Viditya
new-bubble-gif copy.gif
"Stay in Touch" - College Mental Health Checklist
"Stay in Touch" - College Mental Health Checklist
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