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(2004), R -- No comment.
Cast/Crew Details Courtesy Internet Movie Database
Distribution (US): Sony Pictures Entertainment
Director(s): Alexander Witt
Producer(s): Paul W.S. Anderson, Jeremy Bolt, Don Carmody, Bernd Eichinger, Samuel Hadida, Victor Hadida, Daniel S. Kletzky, Hiroyuki Kobayashi, Robert Kulzer
Written by: Paul W.S. Anderson
Cinematography/Camera: Derek Rogers, Christian Sebaldt
Music: Elia Cmiral, Jeff Danna, HIM
Film Editing: Eddie Hamilton
Casting: Tina Gerussi, Robyn Ray
Production Design: Paul D. Austerberry
Art Direction: Nigel Churcher
Viewed At: Driftwood Theater 6
I am not going to spend any time to build a Summary/Commentary. Finances are getting crippling. All I will offer, in addition to the real CAP analysis - the Findings/Scoring section which is complete - is the following comparative and a subjective suggestion of "Don't waste your money on this film."
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(The heart of the CAP Analysis Model)
Wanton Violence/Crime (W)
Sexual Immorality (S)
Offense to God (O)
|There are some in the entertainment industry who maintain that 1) violent programming is harmless because no studies exist that prove a connection between violent entertainment and aggressive behavior in children, and 2) young people know that television, movies, and video games are simply fantasy. Unfortunately, they are wrong on both accounts." And "Viewing violence may lead to real life violence." I applaud these associations for fortifying 1 Cor. 15:33. Read the rest of the story. From our more than eight years of study, I contend that other aberrant behaviors, attitudes, and expressions can be inserted in place of "violence" in that statement. Our Director - Child Psychology Support, a licensed psychologist and certified school psychologist concurs. For example, "Viewing arrogance against fair authority may lead to your kids defying you in real life." Or "Viewing sex may lead to sex in real life." Likewise and especially with impudence, hate and foul language. I further contend that any positive behavior can be inserted in place of "violence" with the same chance or likelihood of being a behavior template for the observer; of being incorporated into the behavior mechanics and/or coping skills of the observer. In choosing your entertainment, please consider carefully the "rest of the story" and our findings.|
|In the name of Jesus: |
Lord, Master, Teacher, Savior, God.
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