Comments:UK film board rejects Japanese horror 'Grotesque'
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I, for one, am glad that there are sumptuary laws to regulate what we can and can't do. If people had the choice to watch a movie, just imagine the anarchy that would ensue! —188.8.131.52 (talk) 21:49, 19 August 2009 (UTC)
This is a dumb move for the UK film board. If it were released, I doubt anyone would have sought out the movie who was not already into sadism. Now, many people will illegally download the movie out of curiosity. Dumb, dumb move. -- Poe Joe (talk) 03:59, 20 August 2009 (UTC)
According to that logic we should legalize all drugs. 184.108.40.206 (talk) 21:48, 20 August 2009 (UTC)
- Uhm, we should legalize all drugs. 220.127.116.11 (talk) 06:07, 22 August 2009 (UTC)
- Firstly, I'd have no problem with that. Secondly, the analogy isn't relevant - are you claiming that making drugs illegal means that more people take drugs? It's unclear that this is true. But the act of banning a film can make it more likely that people will know about it, and try to see it, especially as these days it's easily downloadable. See striesand effect . 18.104.22.168 (talk) 10:39, 24 August 2009 (UTC)
"Cooke also said that the film was different from other violent horrors due to its "minimal narrative or character development.""