Nancy Lebovitz wrote in message <7g2uiu$9af at netaxs.com>...
>In article <7g1ur6$ac2$1 at autumn.news.rcn.net>,
>wildearth <wildearth at erols.com> wrote:
>>>>Violent movies in the 50 and 60's are incomparable to the vivid,
>>reinforced violence in entertainment today. The explicit realism, watched
>>repeatedly, desensitizes the viewer. The shadowy, obfuscated violence of
>>the past did not have the same effect on the viewer. Perhaps you should
>>your own comparison and watch a 50's movie and 90's movie back to back.
>>Nitpick: There are important ways in which typical movie & tv violence
>is *not* realistic. The moment of violence is shown, but the physical
>and emotional consequences are ignored.
No, Nancy this is an excellent point; to important to be merely a "nitpick".