Re-Examining the Radioactive Horrors of Chernobyl Diaries

Chernobyl Diaries

The Chernobyl nuclear disaster of 1986 stands as one of the most chilling events of the 20th century. An uncontained reactor explosion leading to mass radiation poisoning seems ripe for hair-raising fiction. Yet it took until 2012 for a feature horror film to directly harness Chernobyl’s terrifying mystique. Directed by Bradley Parker, Chernobyl Diaries used the infamous Exclusion Zone as the backdrop for a gruesome survival tale. Critics dismissed the film as derivative, but it … Read The Full Article