Hollywood's obsession with anti-heroes
Tinseltown confuses gore with 'cool'
- Duration 4:28
- Date Jul 27, 2012
Tinseltown confuses gore with 'cool'
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So producer Harvey Weinstein says he's going to hold -- -- a movie violence in the wake of last week's shooting but he still thinks it's all about gun control.
So is this soul searching for real.
I don't know I think it's a cover it gets a backlash and also to let them rip on the right the next time something bad happens.
After all you look kinda -- bragging that Sarah Palin about a cross -- logo when your movies.
Drown in blood but I don't believe movies make men kill any more than romantic comedies make women stupid.
But it's worth questioning the obsession with homicidal gore.
It's all 1960s.
Anti hero cried it's the one big Hollywood denies they'll say yeah movies -- violent but they want that we do it to be cool.
And Reza rod dots we -- -- transfixed.
By the music to care that Michael Madsen was torturing a cop it was cool.
So it's a celebration of the anti hero that makes Hollywood week they hate normal notions of good in evil and their parents as they say to all look at me I'm -- Why did Woody Harrelson plays serial killer as he was -- that nice bartender in cheers.
Why did -- -- played Mark David Chapman the killer because he was -- -- teen idol.
Blood lasts -- -- cool factor but you wanna make a real edgy film.
How about one with an anti anti hero a hero who calls yes on the big assumption that AG equals -- That'll never happen for in Hollywood that scarier than -- how to blow.
By the -- it was a cheap shot at and then back in there nestled subtly -- all about romantic comedy and get -- and and -- -- I do hate romantic comedies I will admit but did I cry but what about rejecting -- -- apology -- women -- and becoming -- should women in romantic comedy you know -- -- -- not yet he's not yet rulers of -- -- -- tax.
All right Bob I think this is also -- do you think once he means this.
I think it's I think it's mostly show by the way tonight Kimberly -- of the Hamptons.
What's it with the Romney's no I am not an -- not -- -- not you know I can't that something a -- writing to us.
I think look I think -- -- exactly right -- monologue I mean they're they're reacting to the out for this in the gonna have a -- summit and does anybody think did any producers or directors are gonna change when they do things look these movies sell tickets it's just it was that and they get a I mean you know I don't -- -- how you cut it you got lobby for the bird -- free market the premarket is a lot -- these tickets and.
-- I haven't completed Rick I think this is all this for publicity that say that they did something that they're looking into it they're not gonna change me and I don't want him to change.
I think they have the right to make the movies they should make -- where they want to make.
The only issue is.
I think the ratings system needs to be upgraded namely need to take a look at how much violence kids at that thirteen seventy should be seeing with or without a -- but.
Beyond that don't make it if it -- event that doesn't sell and -- stomach and a.
-- -- -- -- -- Right to show that there are socially responsible that they have.
You know intense -- processed about how their movies might affect.
Young children how might affect the public at large that they're saying this is sort of have to with a nice little cleaned up image in the logo back to making blockbusters and -- in.
-- if it hasn't violence changed I mean.
Yeah I mean it not to sound old but I am -- that it was good vs evil you know Clint Eastwood which show up in a town and the bad guys would die.
These days you can't tell that from good because that's you know that's posts you know -- you know deconstruction is and there's no such thing -- -- -- -- No I think you're absolutely right now look I think so what it's not making let's say all violent movies from now until the end of time they're so funny movies and any sane person reading the Iliad the Odyssey is not gonna go out and -- -- announced -- shooting people so it really is the people not the movies -- actually plod.
Harvey Weinstein -- for what you just pointed out I think there was a point in Hollywood where Hollywood used to self regulate.
And check itself.
And then it just law went off that the -- -- -- surge is doing -- blockbusters of shock not what they were just blowing everything up yeah so they're gonna start to go back.
To self regulation -- set of government regulation.
I'm actually -- or -- probably make better movies because -- Think it's changed but I mean I take it when I saw the exercise from the head -- -- -- -- Man that was like a really bad violence as far as I've -- -- that was a priest at the remote that was a movie that was the date you Ron Paul I'm gonna need to -- at that -- acknowledge that I -- greats he needs someone.
Knowledge warned that -- -- You know people.
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