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What movies and television shows would not be made in today's PC world?

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I heard this anecdotal poll on an overnight radio show and it seemed kind of fun for the CE forum. Let's start with a couple of obvious ones.

Gone With The Wind

Blazing Saddles

All In The Family

Seinfeld

Feel free to add your own.


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I luvs me some blazing saddles.

Look, this 'family friendly' level is goofy. If it's not bleeped out on Graham Norton's show, we ought to be able to write it here.


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Heidi ? I vaguely remember there being sheeps in the plotline...


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The Naked Jungle, with Charlton Heston. No PC at all... Good documentary on a successful mysoginist (sp?) though..

I Note 'The Civilization of Maxwell Bright', a recent production, has a similar storyline.

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Anyone who thinks any of these films would never be made today clearly has not spent a lot of time watching indie productions. They are very often INTENSELY politically incorrect and yet they're so beloved of film teachers that I have spent way too many hours of my life studying. I hate them not on the basis of them being politically incorrect but on the basis that generally they're terrible films and film teachers have far, far, far too much enthusiasm for them on a level that actively disturbs me.


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Anyone who thinks any of these films would never be made today clearly has not spent a lot of time watching indie productions. They are very often INTENSELY politically incorrect and yet they're so beloved of film teachers that I have spent way too many hours of my life studying. I hate them not on the basis of them being politically incorrect but on the basis that generally they're terrible films and film teachers have far, far, far too much enthusiasm for them on a level that actively disturbs me.

So give us some titles for our edification;)

Film teachers? How about art teachers-lol!

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Black and White Minstrels Show

It ain't half hot mum.


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So give us some titles for our edification;)

Film teachers? How about art teachers-lol!

Well, for our Canadian Film section, the one that immediately leaps to mind is "Margaret's Museum" which features some rather horrifying subject matter (including off-screen but plot relevant desecration of multiple corpses by Helena Bonham-Carter's character). I know there were others, but I ended up sleeping through a vast majority of them cause they were so bad and waking up just in time to see things like people's eyeballs being peeled open (admittedly, that was in our surrealist unit and was a Salvador Dali film). Margaret's Museum stood out by actually being a well-made movie while most of them were just terrible to watch.


Met in 2010 on a forum for a mutual interest. Became friends.
2011: Realized we needed to evaluate our status as friends when we realized we were talking about raising children together.

2011/2012: Decided we were a couple sometime in, but no possibility of being together due to being same sex couple.

June 26, 2013: DOMA overturned. American married couples ALL have the same federal rights at last! We can be a family!

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November 13, 2013: Meet in person to see if this could work. It's perfect. We plan to elope to Boston, MA.

March 13, 2014 Married!

May 9, 2014: Petition mailed to USCIS

May 12, 2014: NOA1.
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December 17, 2014: NVC generates case number (50 days after NOA2)

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Well, for our Canadian Film section, the one that immediately leaps to mind is "Margaret's Museum" which features some rather horrifying subject matter (including off-screen but plot relevant desecration of multiple corpses by Helena Bonham-Carter's character). I know there were others, but I ended up sleeping through a vast majority of them cause they were so bad and waking up just in time to see things like people's eyeballs being peeled open (admittedly, that was in our surrealist unit and was a Salvador Dali film). Margaret's Museum stood out by actually being a well-made movie while most of them were just terrible to watch.

Roger Ebert gave it 4.5 stars. Looks interesting. Cheers!

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