16 Phone Films to Watch Before 'The Black Phone'
We bet when Alexander Graham Bell invented the telephone in 1876, he didn’t imagine that it would eventually turn into a small pocket-sized computer that would dominate the modern American’s day-to-day lives and interactions. Well, he wouldn’t know what a “computer” was to begin with.
Another thing Bell probably wouldn’t have thought of is the number of movies featuring his telephone invention that would be made. He likely wouldn’t have figured that his device would be featured in a booth and be used as a means to travel through time. Or be the focus of a prison escape. Or anything else for that matter. He’d probably be afraid of our hairstyles, too.
In any case, he’s dead and we’re not. So to celebrate the fact that we’re alive, we’re going to talk about some facts about some movies that feature telephones, since The Black Phone is being released this week. Here it is.