The American Nightmare (2000)
The seminal horror films and directors of the 1960s and 1970s are the focus of this bone-chilling documentary that delves into the social and political influences that fueled their creation. George A. Romero's "Night of the Living Dead" and "Dawn of the Dead," John Carpenter's "Halloween," Tobe Hooper's "The Texas Chainsaw Massacre," Wes Craven's "The Last House on the Left," and David Cronenberg's "They Came from Within" are highlighted. 73 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo.