In Reply to: Violence and Tarantino posted by RGA on April 18, 2020 at 20:59:11:
"Saving Private Ryan" showed immense amounts of it with no outrcries on that point that I remember. Rather, gratuitous violence in films is the issue: is it appropriate to the story, i.e. is it a slasher film? Specific to Tarantino: he often has stated his fondness for violent genres. To attend his films and be upset at the explicit violence seems clearly self-defeating.
When younger, I enjoyed them. Now, I find the more violent scenes disgusting, unnecessary. Tarantino was hailed a a wunderkind when younger; his many-genre influenced style was new, exciting. Now, it seems tawdry, repetitious, and cynical.
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Topic - Violence and Tarantino - RGA 20:59:11 04/18/20 (10)
- RE: Violence and Tarantino - audio_d 16:44:32 04/19/20 (1)
- +1 (nt) - TWB 20:58:31 04/19/20 (0)
- The issue, it seems, isn't violence per se, because - tinear 07:43:49 04/19/20 (3)
- It seems everything is a joke for Tarantino . . . - Billy Wonka 13:52:59 04/22/20 (0)
- +1 (nt) - reelsmith. 11:49:33 04/20/20 (0)
- Agree... - musetap 10:47:47 04/19/20 (0)
- "stop being girly men"... - musetap 23:19:27 04/18/20 (0)
- RE: Violence and Tarantino - grantv 21:24:47 04/18/20 (2)