The Oscar winner hopes the show will once again "hold a mirror up to society."
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Two of the most provocative shorts screened during CAAMfest 2015 focused on how technology has changed our lives. In a nine-minute fantasy filmed at Lighthouse Waffles and Cake in the Koreatown section of Los Angeles, director Wen Ren examined the impact of smartphones, online dating and social media on real-life interactions between human beings.
For fans of "The Twilight Zone," Rod Serling was the cool, dark-haired, tight-jawed narrator with the distinctive voice, who took viewers on a suspenseful guided tour into another dimension, during the Golden Age of television. To Anne Serling, he was "Dad."
Today we think of the 1970s as the heyday of the conspiracy thriller, but the reality is that the conspiracy genre flourished a decade earlier, before most of the disillusionment. And it did so in large part at the encouragement of none other than the President of the United States.
More than five decades after its premiere, "The Twilight Zone" is as relevant as ever. That staying power is almost as eerie
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The visuals of The Twilight Zone form a kind of collective generational nightmare. The remarkable thing about the man who created many of these episodes from 1959 to 1964, Rod Serling, is that the writer-presenter learned his craft not in the visual era but in the age of radio drama.
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Booth at the End has had all the earmarks of a hit to me since I watched the first 30 seconds of the first episode.
With his well-fitting suits and unsettlingly calm delivery, it seemed as if Serling was almost marveling at his ability to shock both his characters and his viewers.