The 1960s opened with an explosion called Psycho and closed with a dirge called Easy Rider. In between, movie stars ascended and fell. Biblical epics were replaced by space operas and the French New Wave began to influence Hollywood filmmaking.
GROUP LEADER: Jeff Long teaches American Cinema at Becker College and has been a film reviewer for the Worcester Telegram & Gazette since 2008. He has authored a reference book, Remembered Childhoods (2007), which contains an annotated list of films based upon coming-of-age memoirs.
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