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The role of violence in film and its influence.
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Does It Matter That It Was 'The Dark Knight Rises'?

Does It Matter That It Was 'The Dark Knight Rises'? | Film Violence | Scoop.it
Does it matter that Friday's mass murder in Aurora, Colo., took place at a screening of "The Dark Knight Rises"? Many in the entertainment media have said no.
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This article discusses the connection between violence in film and actual violence if there is any. It focuses on the shooting in Aurora and whether the fact that it happened at a screenin of "The Dark Knight Rises" means anything.

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Three Stooges most violent sequence ever

Moe's face vs. The Spike. "They Stooge to Conga" 1943
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The violence in the Three Stooges makes people laugh, but for a show in 1943 it has a large amount of violence that shocked many people.

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Orson Welles discusses the effect of violent films - Talk Collection - BBC Four

Available online to watch in full: http://www.bbc.co.uk/bbcfour/collections/p00p2k2v/talk Part of the Talk collection. A collection of BBC programmes where c...
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In this interview with Orson Welles he discusses his belief that violence in films has no effect on children. He also believes that film violence could have an effect on those with mental illnesses. 

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Warner Brothers and Its Decades of Violent Films

Warner Brothers and Its Decades of Violent Films | Film Violence | Scoop.it
For decades Warner Brothers films have put the studio in the middle of a debate over violence in the cinema and in real life.
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Warner Brothers studio has been using violence in its films for a long time. This article discusses Warners brothers history of violence.

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Quentin Tarantino’s playful violence and high body count - World Socialist Web Site

Quentin Tarantino’s latest film, Kill Bill: Volume 1, is cynical and self-involved. It is also, of course, ultra-violent and juvenile, as were his earlier hits Reservoir Dogs and Pulp Fiction.
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Quentin Tarantino is a modern director of motions pictures that often depict large amounts of violence. He feels the amount of violence in his movies are approriate and necessary. 

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"Django's" Christoph Walz, Quentin Tarantino discuss movie violence

Quentin Tarantino and Christoph Waltz of "Django Unchained" talk about the effect of violence in movies on society. Check out more videos from CNN at http://...
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This video talks about how the media sensationalizes film violence and how the people watching the filmsneed to realize that what they are watching is 100% fiction.

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When to Draw the Line for Violence in Horror Films

As more and more films come out, there's seems to be a figurative competition between various film makers and just how much violence they can comprise within his or her films. This may be a product of the reality we now live in daily; violence has...
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This article discusses how film studios are trying to put as much violence as possible in their horror movies. The more violence that the viewers become comfortable with the more violence they will put into their films.

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Edelstein on "Olympus Has Fallen" and movie violence

Film critic suggests Hollywood action flicks feed Americans' obsession with being attacked, leading to a rise in guns purchased for protection (RT @CBSNews: Film critic David Edelstein on "Olympus Has Fallen" and why movie violence stirs us to arm...
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The writer of this article talks about the correlation between on screen violence and the tendences of people to take it too seriously. He discusses his experiences with the movie "Olympus Has Fallen."

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Violence on Film and Television

A short presentation examining the potential impact of television and film violence on children. What can we do to help today's younger generation to disting...
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This video talks about the effect of violence in motion pictures and television affect children. It also discusses how much violence is too much for a child.

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The 15 Most Violent Movie Titles of All Time | NextMovie

The 15 Most Violent Movie Titles of All Time | NextMovie | Film Violence | Scoop.it
The most gruesome, lurid and downright threatening movie titles ever conceived, as inspired by Bullet to the Head.
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This list of the top 15 violent movies of all time show how long violence has been a part of films and that violent films from the 1940s are on the same level as violent movies now.

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