Report: Hollywood tweaking promos for graphic movies
New calls to curb on-screen violence in wake of shooting
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- Date Dec 18, 2012
New calls to curb on-screen violence in wake of shooting
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After the shooting the editing wealth from the flat screen to the silver screen guns it's.
Are hitting the cutting room floor -- -- -- -- stand.
In the wake of -- standing -- elementary school massacre movie studios and television networks seem to be making efforts.
To show less violence at least for the time being the Weinstein Co.
Scaled back today's premiere of violence -- revenge film did jango unchanged.
That was supposed to be a big red carpet media event now the studio says it'll be a private screening for just a cast crew friends and family.
Paramount Pictures also delayed the weekend premier of Tom Cruise is new action thriller Jack creature.
And New York's Lincoln Center film society postponed -- screening and discussion with cruise.
Out of respect for the new town families meanwhile the scifi channel rescheduled Friday's episode of cave in which features.
Violence at a high school until next month.
She'll -- moved its best funeral ever special from December 26 to January 6 our sister company fox showed -- -- Family Guy.
And American data on Sunday due to potentially sensitive content in the new episodes that were scheduled to air.
And showtime -- a warning message for -- before recent episodes of Dexter a show about a serial killer and homeland this series about terrorism.
Saying quote in light of the tragedy that has occurred in Connecticut the following program contains images that may be disturbing.
Viewer discretion is advised and -- I -- wouldn't bet that we've seen the last of violence on the big screen -- small breeder even a computer screen for that matter.
But for now at least it seems to be Hollywood's way of paying its respects.
How are so that it and is Hollywood going too far here where is there -- real problem with this on screen violence we decided to -- Let's stern and psychologist Kathryn snarling -- -- Overreaction.
Nothing is an over reaction now but there may not be a direct causal relationship between violence on the screen and violent.
Committed by people that are.
Really mentally insane it's not an excuse but this man that was terribly disturbed.
And what is it more of a causal relationship.
Is the isolation.
Is the lack of attachment the lack of empathy.
That single mindedness with which this child lived the fact that he had absolutely no social relationships.
That's more baby.
-- impetus for violence.
And the mental the mental health certainly of the young of the young people.
But a lot of points today.
Use the use video games and use movies like that for social relationships.
They'll sit and do them together and then they run outside and play -- Fault so there's no connection there's unless -- until relate I can understand PR wise -- these companies would would it in this environment.
Cool it on the heads and announced but a lot of them are afraid that they will be reined in and they will be forcibly -- You if you're not gonna take the guns and violence out of the movies you certainly can't promote.
Those movies with guns.
I think as a parent to two young boys and as a -- -- -- I think that's very import ends.
-- -- -- for us as parents.
To see what's going on in the homes.
To make sure that our children are not playing violent video games that they're not watching violent videos is such a young age have a five year -- and a nine Harold and I know that in my home.
It's very important that we're not watching him playing violent video games and video movie -- -- you would you be more -- -- I would be for that if they can't go away entire LA but I would.
Make it so that we could have probably take it take it a -- yes.
After what worries me is that we tend to overreact with -- respect -- -- -- -- what happens is.
Then -- We go way overboard and end end end and all we know what Adam's case have we heard this report earlier this hour.
That it what might have spurred this raid was his mother thinking about committing it right and he heard about it and and and and shot her and then went crazy and and sought to kids in the classroom at the school -- -- was volunteering at and supposedly robbing him of attention it's not so it might have nothing to do with any of the stuff we're talking.
I think that that kids.
That is absolutely true I feel as though this man was -- it was disturbed for a very long period of time.
And the fact that he didn't have the proper help and the -- her mental health.
And -- in an environment where he could be supported.
What's what's the problem right I mean the product are we -- there argument is that we're desensitized.
To this sort of stuff and our kids are because it's -- problem I.
I and even if it isn't so around them.
We'll be better for.
I don't know I don't necessarily know about that.
It's it's going to be there regardless they're always going to be violent video games are always going to be violent movies it's a parent's choice as to what we expose our children -- and at what it.
And I'm just saying that's your call or should -- be to government's call.
A that is might call a I don't think it's that you do that that if we rein this in voluntarily and I -- to be that I don't get the guidance -- had a.
I I also believe that parents need to know that there are other -- youngest can do -- -- the video games so and that can be a limit on the amount of time it's not the only thing that a child does.
But -- also glad I'm -- -- play they need to play -- bailouts have well.
I think they all say although I don't think also meet.
You know parents need to know parenting -- parents need to know that they have to recognize when your child is so disturbed.
That they get the child help a -- present rather than just isolate the -- I think that what forced.
-- -- in denial about it I need to say they recognize or use this entertainment that's as -- Saturday.
-- -- -- And I also feel as though by isolating and and -- and I'm not their psychiatrists -- -- has no right judgment intended.
That it bought him further into his own mind and that's what mental illness that is is that people live in their own minds ladies thank you both very much the Madrid I don't know.