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    Reader comments on Oasis

    Subject: Re: moral outrage?
    Date: Mar 11, 2005
    Sender: MM in LAPrevious | Next



    You wrote: "Art and Morality are seperate and should be treated as seperate."

    What kind of utter BS is this? How can any narrative not include morality? Ever read Shakespeare?


    Previous: moral outrage? | Next: Yours, an honest review

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    Response to this comment:
    moral outrage?

    I agree with your artistic perception that this is great art. Your right on the money when you point out that it does not use morally sentimental tropes. But, what about that stirring music, and the other "touching" effects.

    Why don't we see them for what they really are, contemptible artistic statements that contribute to mediocrity.

    There is no forgiving these moralists and their absolute lack of creativity.

    Your review is fine except for the moralistic streak that seeks to discredit a great work of art on the ground that it offends some more intuition.

    Art and Morality are seperate and should be treated as seperate.

    I don't watch a movie to learn some moral lesson.







    Comment index:

  • tanzer's review   from dexter, Nov 28, 2003
  • Oasis   from Lenny, Sep 17, 2004
  • moral outrage?   from jarrell fisher, Dec 11, 2004
  • » Re: moral outrage? «   from MM in LA, Mar 11, 2005
  • Yours, an honest review   from Tim, Jan 4, 2005
  • Oasis   from Susana Perez, Feb 2, 2005
  • Re: Oasis   from Bry guy, Oct 24, 2005
  • SEE THIS MOVIE   from NYCviewer, Feb 5, 2005
  • **SPOILERS** There is no rape in the movie.   from Margueron, Mar 11, 2005
  • One Has to Know Something About Korea   from Jeanne Park, Sep 5, 2005
  • Re: One Has to Know Something About Korea   from elada, Jan 4, 2007
  • Re: One Has to Know Something About Korea   from M. Sultan, Mar 25, 2007
  • Re: One Has to Know Something About Korea   from jake, May 11, 2007
  • Improper review   from Movie addict, Apr 15, 2007
  • you missed something   from Nick Marking, Dec 10, 2007
  • tanzer's review   from dexter, Nov 28, 2003
  • Oasis   from Lenny, Sep 17, 2004
  • moral outrage?   from jarrell fisher, Dec 11, 2004
  • » Re: moral outrage? «   from MM in LA, Mar 11, 2005
  • Yours, an honest review   from Tim, Jan 4, 2005
  • Oasis   from Susana Perez, Feb 2, 2005
  • Re: Oasis   from Bry guy, Oct 24, 2005
  • SEE THIS MOVIE   from NYCviewer, Feb 5, 2005
  • **SPOILERS** There is no rape in the movie.   from Margueron, Mar 11, 2005
  • One Has to Know Something About Korea   from Jeanne Park, Sep 5, 2005
  • Re: One Has to Know Something About Korea   from elada, Jan 4, 2007
  • Re: One Has to Know Something About Korea   from M. Sultan, Mar 25, 2007
  • Re: One Has to Know Something About Korea   from jake, May 11, 2007
  • Improper review   from Movie addict, Apr 15, 2007
  • you missed something   from Nick Marking, Dec 10, 2007