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The culture of violence

The culture of violence

Times critics and reporters explore the uses and abuses of brutal imagery in entertainment and the arts. Why is violence such an important component of films? Does anyone really police TV these days? What’s the biggest problem with video games besides their graphic scenes? How have dramatists and great painters mined this territory? Why has rap music become less and less violent?

Times critics and reporters explore the uses and abuses of brutal imagery in entertainment and the arts. Why is violence such an important component of films? Does anyone really police TV these days? What’s the biggest problem with video games besides their graphic...

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