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Forum: General Movie Discussion 02-07-20
Replies: 150
Are audiences so sensitive and offended by movie content nowadays?
Posted By ironpony
Re: Are audiences so sensitive and offended by movie content nowadays?

But there are movies made with Chinese casts, in all Mandarin that are made all the time. I watch a lot of that cinema, and a lot of those movies are not made by A24. So wouldn't they be willing to...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 02-07-20
Replies: 150
Are audiences so sensitive and offended by movie content nowadays?
Posted By ironpony
Well I saw the movie The Farewell, and after...

Well I saw the movie The Farewell, and after watching it, it seems like a lot of companies could have made this movie, why is it that A24 seems to be the only one that would get it made in possible...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 02-02-20
Replies: 150
Are audiences so sensitive and offended by movie content nowadays?
Posted By ironpony
Re: Are audiences so sensitive and offended by movie content nowadays?

Well when it comes to TV, I understand when people say that TV allows more sex and violence than ever before now, but it seems they do not want to get into certain themes like before that you would...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 01-28-20
Replies: 150
Are audiences so sensitive and offended by movie content nowadays?
Posted By ironpony
Re: Are audiences so sensitive and offended by movie content nowadays?

Not really, they said it like they were disappointed, like they wish you say things on TV like that today, without people being offended.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 01-27-20
Replies: 150
Are audiences so sensitive and offended by movie content nowadays?
Posted By ironpony
Re: Are audiences so sensitive and offended by movie content nowadays?

Well for example I was watching 3rd rock from the sun with my friends, and Sally asked the other aliens when they came Earth, why she had to be the woman. And Dick replied by saying "Because you...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 01-27-20
Replies: 150
Are audiences so sensitive and offended by movie content nowadays?
Posted By ironpony
Well whenever my friends or family are watching...

Well whenever my friends or family are watching old TV shows, they keep making remarks like "They would never allow that on TV today". So if that's true, than they view TV as being less sensitive...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 01-26-20
Forum: General Movie Discussion 01-23-20
Replies: 150
Are audiences so sensitive and offended by movie content nowadays?
Posted By ironpony
Re: Are audiences so sensitive and offended by movie content nowadays?

Yep that's true, good point. I guess one movie with a non-white spy is Traitor (2008), since the story is about a spy who has to be Muslim to infiltrate an Islamic terrorism group.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 01-23-20
Replies: 150
Are audiences so sensitive and offended by movie content nowadays?
Posted By ironpony
Re: Are audiences so sensitive and offended by movie content nowadays?

Oh okay. Well one thing I've noticed is that when it comes to films with a non-white major characters in them, the filmmaker is usually of the same ethnicity. So perhaps filmmaking like picking...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 01-23-20
Replies: 150
Are audiences so sensitive and offended by movie content nowadays?
Posted By ironpony
Re: Are audiences so sensitive and offended by movie content nowadays?

Oh okay.

Also, I kind of feel that it can go both ways though. For example, it was said before that The Farewell had trouble getting made, because producers in Hollywood did not want an all Asian...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 01-23-20
Replies: 150
Are audiences so sensitive and offended by movie content nowadays?
Posted By ironpony
Re: Are audiences so sensitive and offended by movie content nowadays?

Oh okay. Like for example, I remember a couple of years ago, online some people were complaining that they didn't like how the remake of Infernal Affairs (The Departed), because it didn't have an...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 01-23-20
Replies: 150
Are audiences so sensitive and offended by movie content nowadays?
Posted By ironpony
Oh okay. Well would it seem kind of odd in the...

Oh okay. Well would it seem kind of odd in the US though? For example in a lot of movies, the main character has a job like a spy, a cop, or a lawyer, or some job that is important, government...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 01-22-20
Replies: 150
Are audiences so sensitive and offended by movie content nowadays?
Posted By ironpony
Is this really an excuse though for the people...

Is this really an excuse though for the people complaining about diversity? They want it as bad as they do, they wouldn't let Korean and Japanese cinema off the hook, just because of a lower foreign...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 01-22-20
Replies: 150
Are audiences so sensitive and offended by movie content nowadays?
Posted By ironpony
I guess, but it still comes off as a double...

I guess, but it still comes off as a double standard though, that is never acknowledged.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 01-22-20
Replies: 150
Are audiences so sensitive and offended by movie content nowadays?
Posted By ironpony
Re: Are audiences so sensitive and offended by movie content nowadays?

When it comes to lack of race diversity in Hollywood, is the argument that most rich people in Hollywood are white, and white people do not want to fund movies with non-white characters? This is...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 01-22-20
Replies: 150
Are audiences so sensitive and offended by movie content nowadays?
Posted By ironpony
Re: Are audiences so sensitive and offended by movie content nowadays?

Well for a movie like Harriet, I think what some people just need to realize is that it's a movie. It's an illusion. Actors and filmmakers trying to sell the world they are creating. Why does...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 01-22-20
Replies: 150
Are audiences so sensitive and offended by movie content nowadays?
Posted By ironpony
Re: Are audiences so sensitive and offended by movie content nowadays?

Okay thanks, I am watching the video now.

I feel that Hollywood is the most diverse film industry in the world possibly. Sure it is run by white people, but it is more diverse than other film...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 01-22-20
Replies: 150
Are audiences so sensitive and offended by movie content nowadays?
Posted By ironpony
Re: Are audiences so sensitive and offended by movie content nowadays?

Oh okay, well The Lone Ranger was trying to be an over the top comedy that one cannot take seriously, so I didn't think race was an issue if the movie is trying to be silly and wacky. However, I...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 01-22-20
Replies: 150
Are audiences so sensitive and offended by movie content nowadays?
Posted By ironpony
Re: Are audiences so sensitive and offended by movie content nowadays?

Prince of Persia is not very good though is it? It's McDonald's level entertainment, so that's like saying diversity of the food at McDonald's is not as good as diverse as The Capital Grille.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 01-22-20
Replies: 150
Are audiences so sensitive and offended by movie content nowadays?
Posted By ironpony
Re: Are audiences so sensitive and offended by movie content nowadays?

Oh okay, how is it that they have to be twice as good exactly? I guess I just see diversity in movies I watch. For example, a lot of the complaints are too white male characters, but I can think of...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 01-22-20
Replies: 150
Are audiences so sensitive and offended by movie content nowadays?
Posted By ironpony
Re: Are audiences so sensitive and offended by movie content nowadays?

Oh okay, but where is all this racial hatred coming from though, since movies have had lots of diversity in them for the last three decades or no so even?

And sure there are instances like LuLu...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 01-22-20
Replies: 150
Are audiences so sensitive and offended by movie content nowadays?
Posted By ironpony
Oh okay, that's fair, that they wouldn't have...

Oh okay, that's fair, that they wouldn't have been able to get the money, if that's true. But if that's true, then how come producers who had the money were mostly only interested in making...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 01-21-20
Replies: 150
Are audiences so sensitive and offended by movie content nowadays?
Posted By ironpony
Re: Are audiences so sensitive and offended by movie content nowadays?

Well what I don't understand is where these arguments are coming from cause there are a lot of movies with characters of diversity out there, yet people are complaining like it's still the 60s, or...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 01-21-20
Replies: 150
Are audiences so sensitive and offended by movie content nowadays?
Posted By ironpony
Re: Are audiences so sensitive and offended by movie content nowadays?

Well one thing is though, that if Hollywood does make movies that these people who complain want, they still won't be satisfied I don't think. They will find problems in those movies then, and then...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 01-17-20
Replies: 150
Are audiences so sensitive and offended by movie content nowadays?
Posted By ironpony
Re: Are audiences so sensitive and offended by movie content nowadays?

Oh okay, but I didn't think they had to be exploitation films. I thought it was the filmmakers choice to be exploitative with them and that was just the thing back then. I didn't think they had to...