What's Fueling Return Of Russia To the Evil Side In Movies?

Published: Tuesday, August 8, 2017 - 4:48pm
Updated: Tuesday, August 8, 2017 - 4:53pm

The Cold War is returning — at least in movies and television shows — as Russians are more frequently portrayed as villains.

What’s fueling this return of Russia to the evil side in battle of good vs. evil?

After all, most — if not all — of these scripts were written before the controversy emerged over whether President Trump’s campaign last fall had worked closely with Russia.

Freelance writer Ella Donald explores that in a piece for Vanity Fair. We spoke with her via Skype.

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