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Addiction and Film: A Complex History

Throughout modern history, public perceptions towards addiction and narcotics have been reflected in cinema. Whether it is alcohol, cocaine, crack, marijuana, or the latest street name for Fentanyl, society and film have…

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3 Films That Accurately Portrayed Drug Addictions

Many of us have heard of the hilariously awful depictions of drug use in movies such as Reefer Madness and the like. Numerous filmmakers have attempted to recreate the swirling, psychedelic, and sometimes psychotic effects of drugs, but often times these efforts fall a bit short. Yet, through the years some expert directors and teams have been able to achieve the unattainable by making the viewer sincerely feel as if they were experiencing it for themselves, which is no easy feat.