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« on: 16/03/2009 05:37:25 »
I watched and was entertained by Underworld 3, but found some odd concepts creeping into the 1920s concept of the Vampire. It is changing, oddly. Once dead evil creatures, loathsome, they now have personalities and qualities like loyalty and honour. And they are the bad guys.

The old vampire, bites his daughter's neck to find her history, of betrayal to a werewolf slave, outraging the vampire. She was actually meant to be chaste.

Young people seeing this can be mislead about loyalty, chastity, honour, and love, the reason behind it all.

But a great action film, no realistic violence.


 

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« Reply #1 on: 16/03/2009 07:12:48 »
What do you mean by being "mislead about oyalty, chastity, honour, and love, the reason behind it all."?
 

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« Reply #2 on: 16/03/2009 07:36:33 »
Loyalty, honour, chastity, they are or at least can be good qualities, but they are made to seem to be faults, in a vampire. That is misleading.

Honour is a good thing, and loyalty can be. Chastity is kind. Love benefits from these things. But they are made to look like problems in a love story. The attributes of the bad guys.

I would like especially young people to aspire to and not demonize them.
 

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« Reply #3 on: 16/03/2009 07:45:00 »
Titanscape, there is no such thing as vampires.
 

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« Reply #4 on: 16/03/2009 11:06:57 »
Yeah I know, vampire fiction. The writer makes the bad guys, the vamps with a sense of honour...
 

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« Reply #5 on: 16/03/2009 18:10:10 »
I disagree that it misleads anyone on the concept of honour and loyalty. There must be hundreds of movies where the bad guys possess these traits. And it's not black and white which side is evil and which is good, they are just two sides.
 

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« Reply #6 on: 16/03/2009 20:53:42 »
Last time I checked there was a difference between horror movies and morality plays.
 

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« Reply #7 on: 17/03/2009 05:18:33 »
Okay, I suppose like WW1...
 

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