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One would think being against child exploitation would be a universally agreed upon thing.
yes but i think you have to have morals to think that. nihilists and postmodernists practice moral relativism. this is the same has having no morals at all.

there is no low they won't sink to in the race for "unlimited personal freedom". which isn't really true freedom, it's just them projecting their kinks onto everyone else, including kids.
 
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Of all the dance styles they had to choose twerking.. why?
I haven't watched it and I'm not really interested apart from the controversy, but from what I read the movie is meant as a statement against child sexualization and meant to disturb rather than titillate.

I have often seen this sort of message be muddied. Movies like American Psycho and Fight Club which were meant as satire and as statements against masculine violence were widely criticized for glorifying that violence.

And to some extent both things are probably true. An artist can both have the intent to give one message and an audience can still get the wrong thing out of it. Many watched those movies and got the messages and others got off on the violence or wanted to start a real life fight club (some even did). I think it gets quite murky.

Like I said, I haven't watched the film but I have read about it, about the director, and some of the criticism both positive and negative. It definitely seems like the movie is meant as a statement against the sexualization of children. The imagery is meant to be upsetting -- and for most here it sounds like it is. But I'm also sure there are people who are titillated by that for all the wrong reasons.

It reminds me of the controversy over the movie Pretty Baby with Brooke Shields and Susan Serandon, which was a film about an underage prostitute, and obviously wasn't meant to glorify that in any way, and was generally praised by critics, but nonetheless had sex and nudity in it that could be titillating to the wrong person and so it's now basically a banned film.

There's an argument to be made for both sides. I am generally against censorship of controversial art, especially if the intent behind it well meaning, but that doesn't mean Netflix has to carry it, and the way they promoted and advertised it in the beginning was irresponsible and gross.
 
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Watched the Wubby vid. No excuse. The way the camera would linger and zoom in on the kid's asses and crotches was sickening. What ultra woke group of fuckers on the board of Netflix decided this was acceptable to release? AND DEFEND IT!

Fuck, hollywood and the powers at be aren't even hiding it anymore! What happened to Epstein and Maxwell? That sure quieted down. Beyond sick. Whatever weird conspiracy/ qanon shit is out there concerning pedo rings and shit I'm a bit more open to listening to.
 
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It's interesting to me that "intersectionalism" seems to be playing a part in pedophilia normalization here.

"It's about women's sexuality!" "It's about immigrants!" "It's about black people!" "It's about sexual repression!"

It's apparently about everything outside of little girls doing stripper dances. All those "high minded" considerations are like sugar coatings on a granule of rat poison.
 
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It's interesting to me that "intersectionalism" seems to be playing a part in pedophilia normalization here.
intersectionalism is an anti-human ideology. basically a unilateral rejection of biology in favor of sexual perversion.

the feminists normalized abortion, the killing of unborn children, to the point where it is openly and arrogantly celebrated. this is their STARTING PLACE, the idea that killing millions a year is justified, so long as sexual "freedom" is attained. indeed, it is "freedom" from the natural consequences of biology.

once sex has been detached from it's biological function (producing and raising the next generation through heteronormative relationships) and unfettered pursuit of deviant sex is heralded as "the only way to find meaning & personal freedom" then sexualizing kids was a natural end result of such an ideology.
 
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It's interesting to me that "intersectionalism" seems to be playing a part in pedophilia normalization here.

"It's about women's sexuality!" "It's about immigrants!" "It's about black people!" "It's about sexual repression!"

It's apparently about everything outside of little girls doing stripper dances. All those "high minded" considerations are like sugar coatings on a granule of rat poison.
sLiPpErY sLoPeS aRe a fALlAcY
 
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You run a gamble every time you try to run a contrarian opinion to the content of your project. I don't know what's the most to blame, marketing, some delusion of the writer, something lost in translation from the intention of the script to the hands of the director, or what. But you -often- see this when it comes to media that's supposedly "critical," of some element of society.

I'm going to sound like a broken record, but I'm still on a second playthrough so it's the most vivid example to me, ignore and/or bite me if it's troubling to you, but...

Something like TLOU2 claims to have a message against extreme, pointless violence. Naughty Dog expresses this by showing instance after instance of...extreme violence. Now, I'm no prude, but I also didn't take issue with the violence in the original. Maybe if it was a sequel to a title that *didn't* initially feature heavy handed violence, the intended message of "you should be repulsed by this," would shine through brighter. But by way of having this available and widely distributed to as many people as possible...well, that *encourages* as many people as possible to see it. Including the target audience, and including people who will completely miss "the message," and take what's supposed to be criticized as per the themes at face value.

Maybe this film BELONGED at an out of the way indie film festival. Maybe whatever message it had (and I'll play devil's advocate just this once and assume it was wholesome) is lost a little bit more the more widespread and diluted it gets. Because the initial synopsis blurb and promotional images on Netflix didn't seem to convey the themes supposedly included. It seemed more like a Watchmen poster that had Rorscach and Doctor Manhattan posing like the X-Men. An effort to entice those who would take nothing away from the media at best, and take the completely wrong things away from it at worst.

Regardless, I think Netflix earned the $$$ dip. Do better.
 

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You run a gamble every time you try to run a contrarian opinion to the content of your project. I don't know what's the most to blame, marketing, some delusion of the writer, something lost in translation from the intention of the script to the hands of the director, or what. But you -often- see this when it comes to media that's supposedly "critical," of some element of society.

I'm going to sound like a broken record, but I'm still on a second playthrough so it's the most vivid example to me, ignore and/or bite me if it's troubling to you, but...

Something like TLOU2 claims to have a message against extreme, pointless violence. Naughty Dog expresses this by showing instance after instance of...extreme violence. Now, I'm no prude, but I also didn't take issue with the violence in the original. Maybe if it was a sequel to a title that *didn't* initially feature heavy handed violence, the intended message of "you should be repulsed by this," would shine through brighter. But by way of having this available and widely distributed to as many people as possible...well, that *encourages* as many people as possible to see it. Including the target audience, and including people who will completely miss "the message," and take what's supposed to be criticized as per the themes at face value.

Maybe this film BELONGED at an out of the way indie film festival. Maybe whatever message it had (and I'll play devil's advocate just this once and assume it was wholesome) is lost a little bit more the more widespread and diluted it gets. Because the initial synopsis blurb and promotional images on Netflix didn't seem to convey the themes supposedly included. It seemed more like a Watchmen poster that had Rorscach and Doctor Manhattan posing like the X-Men. An effort to entice those who would take nothing away from the media at best, and take the completely wrong things away from it at worst.

Regardless, I think Netflix earned the $$$ dip. Do better.
They weren't trying to trick comic book nerds - they were trying to titillate pedophiles. That's a big fucking difference.
 
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dont forget 3 years ago the Academy nominated a movie about a 17 year old fucking a 24 year old for Best Picture. ofc he cried against "oppression" and "American" because he wanted his movie about a 17 year old to feature full frontal nudity.
Hammer and Chalamet both signed contracts prohibiting the film from showing them with full-frontal nudity. Ivory, whose original screenplay contained nudity, was dismayed by the decision. He criticized what he saw as an "American" attitude, saying, "Nobody seems to care that much or be shocked about a totally naked woman. It's the men." Guadagnino picked actors based on their performances and chemistry rather than on their sexuality. He said, "The idea that you have to cast only someone who has a certain set of skills, and worse, a certain gender identity in any role: that's oppressive to me."
Guadagnino has described Call Me by Your Name as a family-oriented film for the purpose of "transmission of knowledge and hope that people of different generations come to see the film together."
 
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Netflix ceo busted for cp:

The CEO of a Netflix – Reed Hastings – has been caught by FBI agents with 13,000 files of child pornography. He was arrested at his home in California.

He is facing 11 charges related to the seizure of more than 13,000 files of graphic child pornography on his computer and various removable storage units.
lol what the fuck is that site
 

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'Here at NonceFlix we think about the children.... all the time.'





No surprise to see the usual suspects and the Degenerate Twitter Class defending this disgusting shit. Gross.

Edited to add :

A thought occurs. Perhaps we should start a fund to buy replacement tv remotes for all the blue check-marks out there, because I'm sure that by now quite a few 'Rewind, Pause, Slo-mo,' buttons are thoroughly worn out.
 
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There is definitely a weeb problem here, I got thread banned for saying people who watch anime deserve side eye at the very least and I wouldn't feel comfortable letting me kids be around someone who watches it.

An anonymous thread ban too
I watch anime with my nieces, and I personally enjoy ones with good story lines. If you’re talking about big-titted ugu girls, then I get your point, but there is a difference between onii-chan trash and Break Blade or s-cry-ed. Not saying weebs don’t exist, I’ve seen them, but you shouldn’t lump everyone together.
 
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I hate to say this, but I think Netflix needs to publicly fire the people who pushed this through. I guess if there are criminal charges, that will suffice, but if they try to apologize this away without anyone publicly being held accountable... not a good look.

While Bill O'Reilly is now the contemporary embodiment of "old man yelling at cloud", he made a point years ago, during the debate over gay marriage, about how this progress is never ending, with the next goal being the normalization of far more ridiculous stuff -- like people wanting to marry (and molest) animals and p(a)edophilia (the A is for you Anglo Commonwealth degenerates). While I don't really care about gay marriage like old Bill did, he was prescient about what we're facing in 2020 with these other two things. I don't think anyone expected the level at which mental illness is normalized and celebrated by certain factions, either, with people even identifying as animals and such. I'm looking at you, Twitch...
 

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That video is the first time I've seen those scenes as well. What in the actual fuck, it was like watching 11 year old webcam whores.
 

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One could argue that the story of the kid's parents and the film creators who auditioned and filmed kids in situations with editing appealing to pedophiles, the (hopefully) upcoming trial and their spending the rest of their lives in a jail, would probably make a better point about how wrong it is to over-sexualize kids.
 
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I applaud all of you that have ended your Netflix subscriptions over this. It's the only way they are going to get the message and change. :messenger_beermugs:

How is this still on Netflix?
Because these assholes don't like money, apparently. Hopefully the loss of revenue and profits that will be kicking in on October 1st will force some shakeups within the company.
 

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Kinda funny to see people being horribly disgusted at this and at the same time showing/spreading the worst clips of it. Like, "look at this! this is TERRIBLE, this is DISGUSTING, this is EVIL, LOOK AT IT!" :messenger_neutral:
 

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I wish the media would stop calling it a French film, the creators are anything but French no matter what their papers may say.
 
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Rember when that kid doing drag show came out a few months back and the usual people came out to defend that shit? Pepperidge farm remembers. Why do they keep putting out pedo shit and why do the same people defend it?
 

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Wanna know when you're talking to some disingenous cunt? When they keep saying its just some girls twerking in this movie :pie_roffles: .

If someone were to post some of the scenes where they are "criticizing" this type of shit the most, EviLore EviLore would have no choice but to nuke this entire thread and probably issue an apology.

edit: Here, dunno if this has been posted yet.

 
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