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Doc of the Day: The Atomic Cafe Review - Dan Schindel
Tales from the nuclear age. Dir. Jayne Loader, Kevin Rafferty, & Pierce Rafferty, 1982, 86 min, Viewed via Hulu Really, when you think about it, humanity having the power to wipe itself out via horrific nuclear death is actually pretty funny. Otherwise, Dr. Strangelove wouldn’t be a classic. I’ve watched a lot of docs about nukes for this blog (so many, in fact, that in retrospect, not doing a theme week seems like a missed opportunity), and all of them have been terrifying to one degree or another. But none of them tried to be funny the ...