[Ads-l] pornographic

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Sun Nov 2 22:54:33 UTC 2014


'Luridly appealing to a debased sensibility.'

http://www.flickfilosopher.com/2014/01/lone-survivor-review-never-get-involved-land-war-asia.htm
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."..acknowledges the powerful fraternity of soldiers without being
jingoistic about their work, and one that depicts the intensity and
adrenaline of a battlefield without being pornographic about it."

Obviously alluding to "pornography of violence," but the key word
"violence," while it is suggested, does not appear.

JL

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"If the truth is half as bad as I think it is, you can't handle the truth."

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