Why Are People Watching Pandemic Movies Right Now?

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With the world at a standstill during the COVID-19 pandemic, many people in self-isolation are looking to entertainment to take their minds off the crisis. Despite the fact that we’re currently living through one in real life, audiences are choosing to watch movies about global pandemics and medical emergencies. Vulture staff writer Jordan Crucchiola and psychologist Travis Langley weigh in on why people are comforted by these kinds of films.

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Why Are People Watching Pandemic Movies Right Now?