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Old 11-11-2004, 09:55 AM   #16
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What bullshit is this, when we can have half naked women on tv and endless reality tv shows with people eating worms but we can't show something that depicts real life, albeit an ugly facet of it.

Big brother needs to go screw himself.

and it's just going to get worse.


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Old 11-11-2004, 10:39 AM   #17
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If I were a parent I would much rather have my adolescent child watch an uncut version of Saving Private Ryan (with me in the room with him/her, of course) than all those trashy reality TV shows and teen soaps.
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Old 11-11-2004, 11:43 AM   #18
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I believe there are 48 “fucks” in SPR


This is reason alone not to air it on primetime
commercial tv when school children could view it


I would rather 2nd and 3rd graders see a blurred split second Janet Jackson breast than three hours of this gore and profanity.


Let it play on cable TV.

Where there is no threat of FCC fines.
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If you can expose the reality of people's sex lives on national TV, you should be allowed to expose the harsh reality of war. I've been more disgusted with the show Fear Factor than 98% of the uncensored things I've seen. Saving Private Ryan is not one of them.
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Censorship is wrong, period. And the FCC is ridiculous. This kind of censorship is shielding kids from the real world. In the real world, people curse. In the real world, there's nudity. In the real world, people die. In the real world, there's bloodshed. I would much rather watch these things(whether it be a movie like SPR, the stupid Janet Jackson thing, Bono saying 'this is really fucking brilliant' or anything else like that) with my children(if/when I have any) and discuss it with them and hopefully foster in them the maturity needed to handle these things in the real world. Because sooner or later they're gonna be in the real live world, and you're not gonna be there, and no bleepers are gonna be there, and no blurration devices are gonna be there, nothing like that. Just your kid and the world. And if kids are censored and shielded from the real world all the time, they're not gonna be knowledgable about the real world, and they're not gonna be ready for it. Censorship is crap.
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ABC already showed Saving Private Ryan uncut a few years ago, with no problems whatsoever.

In fact, ABC also showed an Anne Frank TV movie back in 2001, and there was a lengthy scene featuring underage nudity in it. And I repeat, that was even specifically made for television. It was also a really powerful movie that needed to air. But it never would in today's climate.

So this troubles me.
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Censorship is wrong, period. And the FCC is ridiculous. This kind of censorship is shielding kids from the real world. In the real world, people curse. In the real world, there's nudity. In the real world, people die. In the real world, there's bloodshed. I would much rather watch these things(whether it be a movie like SPR, the stupid Janet Jackson thing, Bono saying 'this is really fucking brilliant' or anything else like that) with my children(if/when I have any) and discuss it with them and hopefully foster in them the maturity needed to handle these things in the real world. Because sooner or later they're gonna be in the real live world, and you're not gonna be there, and no bleepers are gonna be there, and no blurration devices are gonna be there, nothing like that. Just your kid and the world. And if kids are censored and shielded from the real world all the time, they're not gonna be knowledgable about the real world, and they're not gonna be ready for it. Censorship is crap.
Censorship is wrong. But there is no censorship in this situation. Just a few ABC affiliates making a political statement.

In fact, the FCC refused to specifically comment on the airing of the movie as such comment would be considered a prior restraint, which is the core prohibition of censorship.
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i dont mean to self promote, but this is the type of result i was referring to in this thread

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an interesting situation, especially given that this same movie, and, arguably, content more offensive than it, has previously been shown on first tier broadcast television.
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