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    Subject: Re: Disturbing and Reckless
    Date: Nov 25, 2002
    Sender: carolPrevious | Next

    Well written.

    Its difficult to talk about recklessness and movies. Why do we allow so much violence in movies...? Is that recklessness?

    I thought this film was thought-provoking and the same idea you had about juxtaposing Muslim fundamentalists alongside the Christian evangelists also crossed my mind.

    In many United Nations resolution votes, our American representatives representing anti-gay and anti-abortion views side hand and hand with oppressive fundamentalist regimes, like Iran.



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    Disturbing and Reckless

    A stylish movie that keeps you on the edge of your seat. But the ending is truly disturbing.

    If this was a Muslim family, where the fundamentalist father was teaching his kids that Americans and other demons were non-humans that deserved a violent death in the name of a judgmental Allah, then you've got a good picture of today's radical Islam.

    If this message can stir up hundreds of thousands of radical Muslims, then I'm sure "Frailty" has gotten more than a few fundamentalist Christians salivating self-righteously at the idea of killing in the name of God.

    Is Paxton fanning the flames, or is he just reckless?







    Comment index:

  • Frailty   from Angela, Sep 29, 2002
  • Rented it.........   from Elizabeth, Oct 14, 2002
  • Someone needs to check their reality meter   from Kainan, Oct 23, 2002
  • Disturbing and Reckless   from John, Nov 9, 2002
  • Re: Disturbing and Reckless   from Mike, Nov 11, 2002
  • » Re: Disturbing and Reckless «   from carol, Nov 25, 2002
  • Re: Disturbing and Reckless   from Catherine, Dec 30, 2002
  • Re: Disturbing and Reckless   from Lisa, Aug 28, 2005
  • The Ax   from James, Feb 10, 2003
  • Re: The Ax   from , Jun 6, 2003
  • who shot himself at the beginning scene?   from gary, Mar 16, 2003
  • Title of movie   from Clint, Aug 3, 2003
  • Re: Title of movie   from Matt Mazorol, Sep 20, 2003
  • Re: Title of movie   from Keith Balbi, Oct 15, 2003
  • Re: who shot himself at the beginning scene?   from Trinity, Sep 7, 2003
  • Re: who shot himself at the beginning scene?   from Keith Balbi, Oct 15, 2003
  • did fenton really kill anyone   from melanie, Oct 28, 2003
  • Re: did fenton really kill anyone   from lynn hardy, Nov 2, 2003
  • Re: did fenton really kill anyone   from Wulfbrande, Mar 16, 2004
  • Jeremy Sumpter   from Jasmine Cousins, Feb 24, 2004
  • Frailty   from Angela, Sep 29, 2002
  • Rented it.........   from Elizabeth, Oct 14, 2002
  • Someone needs to check their reality meter   from Kainan, Oct 23, 2002
  • Disturbing and Reckless   from John, Nov 9, 2002
  • Re: Disturbing and Reckless   from Mike, Nov 11, 2002
  • » Re: Disturbing and Reckless «   from carol, Nov 25, 2002
  • Re: Disturbing and Reckless   from Catherine, Dec 30, 2002
  • Re: Disturbing and Reckless   from Lisa, Aug 28, 2005
  • The Ax   from James, Feb 10, 2003
  • Re: The Ax   from , Jun 6, 2003
  • who shot himself at the beginning scene?   from gary, Mar 16, 2003
  • Title of movie   from Clint, Aug 3, 2003
  • Re: Title of movie   from Matt Mazorol, Sep 20, 2003
  • Re: Title of movie   from Keith Balbi, Oct 15, 2003
  • Re: who shot himself at the beginning scene?   from Trinity, Sep 7, 2003
  • Re: who shot himself at the beginning scene?   from Keith Balbi, Oct 15, 2003
  • did fenton really kill anyone   from melanie, Oct 28, 2003
  • Re: did fenton really kill anyone   from lynn hardy, Nov 2, 2003
  • Re: did fenton really kill anyone   from Wulfbrande, Mar 16, 2004
  • Jeremy Sumpter   from Jasmine Cousins, Feb 24, 2004