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Rewind film: Braindead, directed by Peter Jackson (1992)

Whatever happened to good old movie violence? Straight-to-DVD torture porn might still be there for the gore hounds, but there once was a time when cinematic violence had purpose. When it highlighted the era's zeitgeist or darkly poked fun at the times. When it was relevant and timely. When it was seriously funny.

21 Dec 2014 - 12:24AM

Whatever happened to good old movie violence? Straight-to-DVD torture porn might still be there for the gore hounds, but there once was a time when cinematic violence had purpose. When it highlighted the era's zeitgeist or darkly poked fun at the times. When it was relevant and timely. When it was seriously funny.

Rewind film: Braindead, directed by Peter Jackson (1992)
Videogame review: Sleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition by Square Enix