Gen-X: Please don’t

August 17, 2015


Dear Generation X,

First of all, on behalf of baby-boomers everywhere, allow me to apologize. You were forced to come of age in the 1980s, the Reagan era, which shouldn’t happen to anyone. My generation was going to be the one that changed the world; most of us didn’t anticipate that so many of us would sell out and change it for the worse.

But one thing we did give you was an era of great movies. We can point proudly to the films of the 1970s and the rise of independent film, both of which happened on our watch.

So here’s my question: Why are you ruining the movies now? (More…)