Guest Blog from Jordan Brooks – Children and Madness: Why are We so Afraid of Our Kids?

 

I am delighted to host Screen Readings’ first guest blogger: the wonderfully talented film critic Jordan Brooks – GC

the_innocents__196_2765211b

As a general rule, old people hate the young, and young people hate the old. Struggling for control over laws, culture and morality, battles waged between (generally speaking) progressive children and their more conservative parents have shaped modern society – and have, in many cases, provided us with fuel for the ongoing stereotypical images that likely formed in your head while reading these opening sentences.

Continue reading

Advertisements