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Originally posted by Equineartist7
I watch a lot of horror movies...
and this is the only one that I've actually had scare me..
and now I'm interested in the subject of the nuclear testing in new mexico etc ...
I know they tested nuclear weapons...
but are there actually mutants out there???
I probably sound stupid, but this movie was truely disturbing.
So, we are sitting in the back row waiting for it to start. And this family comes marching in. 2 adult males, 1 adult female, 1 what looked like a 11 year old, 1 what looked like a 6 year old and 1 what looked like a 2 MAYBE 3 years old.
Movie starts, we had no idea just how graphic this movie was going to be, but had an idea. And sure enough, it lived up to and beyound those expectations...
Anyway, as we were getting into the rape scene and past it, I really started getting peesed off. Here are these young little children, watching this movie. Perhaps not understanding the language, as the family were hispanic, but nontheless, graphic violence is universal.
Finally I decided to go out and find out what the age limit was supposed to be on R rated movies.
Low and behold, a guy had just asked the same question, prompted by the same people, just 1 minute before me, infact we passed in the hall..
So I ask this guy, and gal behind the counter. They inform me that at this time of night, anyone 4 years old and over can be in a R rated movie, with adult supervision. I told them that atleast one of the children were most likely under 4. There reply to me was: "There really is nothing we can do about it, if they want to bring them to the movie". I told them that just was not right, and they should check on it.
About 20 minutes passes, and no one comes in to question the adults.
Now I am really peesed off. I go out, and find the young woman I spoke to earlier in the hall. I confront her about this. and tell her I want to talk to a manager. She says she is one of the managers.
I tell her that there is no way in hell that one of the children is 4 or over, he was nursing on a bottle for Gods Sake. She starts telling me there is nothing she can do about it, and my reply to her is this: "The hell there isnt. You are going to go in there right now, and you are going to confirm the age of that child. If you dont, I swear to God I will take this a hell of a lot further. And that I would gurantee her there was no way this child was beyound 4 years old..."
She said she would after she handled another matter.
Finally 10 minutes later, they come in. She sits down behind the adults, speaks to the woman holding the baby, and sure enough, the kid isnt old enough. The woman, baby, and youngest child end up leaving the movie..
Had I just left it at this airhead/robot saying there was nothing they could do about it, these little kids would have had to endure this crap for another 45 minutes or so..
K, so now here is my rant...
First, parents that take children of that age to movies of those types, should be slapped to within an inch of their lives.
Second, I can NOT believe there is such a law. Allowing 4 year olds into R rated movies, supervision or not. I am going to research this one, and if confirmed, I am going to start writing some letters. They may do nothing, but atleast I will feel like I am doing something about this BS.
We wonder why little Jimmy and Jane become desensitized towards violance, and decide to take out their classroom with a shotgun one morning. Well, this may not be the primary reason, but it sure as crap doesnt help in the healthy formulation of a little persons being, at such a mallable age.
Originally posted by nephyx
Good movie? Scary? Good thing you people dont do reviews for a living.
I am a huge horror movie buff (i have seen almost all of them) and this has to be, not just one of the worst horror movies, but one of the worst films ever made.
How can you not realize that this film is aimed at an idiotic audience? Im not the only one with this viewpoint, the movie got terrible reviews all over the board! Stop smoking that cheeba and maybe your opinions will represent a more coherant thought process.
Originally posted by nephyx
As far as good horror movies are concerned.. lets see here.
Nightmare on Elm Street (the first), Friday the 13th (the first), Pet Cemetary(first one) , Amityville horror (the real one), Event Horizons, The Excorcist, Lost Highways, Blair Witch