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Plagues, zombies and vampires: How Hollywood handles deadly viruses
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Horror movies are the perfect place to explore our fears in the safety of our own homes. His mission: to find and procure a sample of the virus that wiped out civilization so that future scientists can study it and find a cure. Based on the French short film La Jetee , 12 Monkeys is about the way that human intellect and emotion can distort time and reality, and its vision of a fading society buried underground by the spread of a pathogen is a chilling central metaphor. Ad — content continues below. Our hero is Cillian Murphy, unaware of the virus because of a stint in hospital in a coma, who finds London a deserted wasteland just 28 days after the outbreak began. Watch in the UK on: Amazon Prime. The claustrophobic underground lab setting makes the film feel intimate even as the ramifications of the Andromeda organism are catastrophic and terrifying.
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There is one part of the film industry booming after the onset of Covid - movies that deal with infections, particularly on a global scale. Docuseries such as Pandemic: How to Prevent an Outbreak on Netflix, and films such as Steven Soderbergh's Contagion from have been enjoying unprecedented streaming numbers as audiences seek to understand current events. However, its sober tone is the opposite to the bombast of the traditional "disaster" movie, and it was made with the input of medical experts at Columbia University.