Posted 27 July 2010 - 02:42 PM
Ah, the indoctrinated defending the system.
Of course my analysis on this isn't going to make sense, because the big picture isn't staring you in the face.
This movie isn't about money, or entertainment.
It's a propaganda film. Plain and simple. And I'm not arguing against the message being portrayed... I'm arguing about the portrayal in the first place, and the effects of it on our society.
Here's an example... if I were a devout Muslim, and my children saw this movie at a friend's house, or at school, or whatever, I'd feel like my right to raise my children with my beliefs were compromised.
On the topic of violence in movies... I think this has gotten way out of control too. I think sex in movies has gotten overboard too. Hollywood has become reckless and irresponsible.
But the question is... what should be done about it?
Nothing. Because there's nothing that can be done. I think the industry is in an irrecoverable spiral of self-destruction. The market will slowly become desensitized and care less and less about spending money on portrayed agendas and over-the-top violence. Eventually, there will be a bar that can't be topped, and I think were almost there.