Subject: Re: 12 STRONG: The Left is Upset (Again)
> In article<atropos-FADE79.email@example.com>,
> BTR1701<firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > Whenever I write about the real-world impact of war movies-- and I've
> > gone to bat against AMERICAN SNIPER, ZERO DARK THIRTY and 13 HOURS-- I
> > always get responses along the lines of "Relax, these are just movies.
> > Don't take them so seriously. They're harmless." That's when it becomes
> > necessary to say that movies can create or reinforce narratives of
> > history and gender that influence what people think and what they do.
> > Boys and men develop their notions of masculinity from a variety of
> > sources that include the films they watch (the extent to which this is
> > true is, of course, open to debate). The time has come for Hollywood to
> > turn away from war movies that, while satisfying to both a studio's
> > bottom line and a flag-waving concept of patriotism, perpetuate a model
> > of masculinity that does violence to us all.
> I can't believe how much I hate this clown.
> At least he's good looking
Wow. That's grievous.