Manage episode 242262316 series 2479923
If Jimmy Carter and Steven Spielberg wanted the American public to believe that aliens were friendly, Ronald Reagan and James Cameron wanted them to believe that the aliens wanted to destroy us all. Bruce Rux's theories continue into the 80s and beyond, as science fiction films take a turn toward war and violence. But is this a legitimate conspiracy, or a natural trend within the artform? Regardless, Hollywood has a long and sordid history of collaborating with the government.