February 27, 2024 8:44 am

How the Uncanny Valley Made These Christmas Movies Creepy as Hell
How the Uncanny Valley Made These Christmas Movies Creepy as Hell

How the Uncanny Valley Made These Christmas Movies Creepy as Hell

Throughout the 1980s and 1990s, Robert Zemeckis directed hit after hit with modern classics like Romancing The Stone (1984), Back to the Future (1985) and their sequels, Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988), Forrest Gump (1994), and Cast Away (2000). The first half of the Hollywood filmmaker’s work is so iconic that it could fill an entire chapter of pop culture history of the 80s and 90s. And in that chapter, Wilson could have his own page. Yes, the anthropomorphic volleyball from Cast Away.

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​How did Robert Zemeckis, the director who made audiences fall in love with a volleyball, creep them out with a Christmas classic from Charles Dickens? Read More