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Violence in movies & books - how far is this going?

Posted 02-01-2010 at 03:30 PM by Web31337
Updated 03-02-2010 at 08:14 PM by Web31337

I picked up the thread of these thoughts again today, while was watching at a progress of Durian Open Movie project.
Yesterday, 31 jan their team released a preview of one of a fight scenes should probably be in the final movie.

"LOL that is how it's going to be?" was my thought when I saw it. FEW other people on the comments page noticed the same thing I did there: excessive violence of a picture, which was meant to be much milder. I was disappointed by that. I know the blender team wants to show the product's best sides: it can be used to create "action"-genre movies. Well, I believe that. There still are other ways to show it! Why there's always a need to create something that way hardcore?

No. I'm totally disappointed. I still hope for best on this but probably no way it will get any better in release.
And probably no way someone takes these thoughts seriously.
I've been expecting something that can be shown to young audience but atm I see it can't. Pity.

In fact, there are too many movies made by now carrying NOTHING inside, no any new ideas or beaty, just a bloody battles. There is no use of those movies.
The exceptions can be movies having some good idea, where the battle and violence is backgrounded and is not the main goal of a story. I can partially accept that.
Ones try to disagree with that, specifying movies like "James Bond". LOL. James Bond is a smart movie, it's not just a fight.

But still, yes, since some time I don't even accept that movie as well. Since about two-three years ago I began to focus on something more beautiful and creative, something having good ideas and low amount of fight scenes. I know I have some other dark corners of my soul, but I should start fixing it somewhere, yeah? The time when this is going to become critical is coming. Time when each good thought counts. As well as dark ones. Which already BOFed the world for too much times and caused kernel panic: as a result we have disasters like in Haiti. And don't tell it was /dev/urandom. There is no such thing as /dev/urandom in the real world. There is only /proc/self/. Remember it is working in shared system(
Code:
$ hostname
earth
). You may do whatever you want here: it's your choice... Just keep in mind it affects all other processes, you are using shared resources. You grab for yourself too much: some other process gets killed. You do too much spamming(dark thoughts, actions): same thing. By writing malicious data there, you will get other processes damaged/killed. Think of others! Don't make kernel to drop processes! They have their own reasons to be right here on this part of endless space, right at this period of time. It is their right to work in this shared system as a process having a human form.

Addressed to Durian movie developers team especially and to /proc/self/.
Thanks for attention!
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  1. Old Comment
    Obviously, noone really takes that for real. As expected.
    Just back from durian site.
    For most what I'm telling here looks like a sort of a fairytale. LOL. Welcome to the real world, man
    Next post I will explain the entire life from Linux point of view
    Just give me time to merge it and add few more thoughts.
    Posted 02-02-2010 at 03:03 AM by Web31337 Web31337 is offline
    Updated 02-02-2010 at 03:14 AM by Web31337
  2. Old Comment
    Posted "Life from Linux point of view".
    Please notice this is probably not the final version. If you have any ideas, your input is welcome, you can find my contacts on that page.
    Posted 02-02-2010 at 09:02 AM by Web31337 Web31337 is offline
  3. Old Comment
    I like what you have to say here. Those are good thoughts.
    Posted 02-20-2010 at 07:59 PM by ofaring ofaring is offline
 

  



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