Midweek Mouth-off: Too brutal?

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There’s been some debate this week over in gamer-ville about the “excessive” violence in BioShock: Infinite. Today we’d love to hear your thoughts on films, good or bad, that you felt overdid the violence.

Can you think of examples where you found the brutality jarring and pulled you right out of the movie experience? What about those flicks where the unexpected violence adds emphasis and emotional power to events onscreen? (I’m thinking Drive, personally). Which films and filmmakers have got it right in the past? Who knows how to find that balance?

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Last Updated: April 17, 2013

Noelle Adams

Sometime Tomb Raider. Full-time Pop Culture fanatic and Geekaissance Woman. Most often spotted outputting Pop Culture opinion pieces, writing fanfic and original genre fare, cosplaying and bringing the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu smackdown. Editor of the Comics and Toys section.

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