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We Don’t Seem Bothered By Movie Violence. But Why Do We Think It’s Entertaining?

“The colossal body counts of action blockbusters are incapable of rousing our concern. The vivisections of the torture porn genre we can endure with nary a wince or grimace. We’re unmoved by bloody fisticuffs, unruffled by cities levelled en masse, forever unperturbed by peeled-eyeball gorings. Violence, in the movies at least, has a tough go […]
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