Monday, January 09, 2006
Conservative Christians Apparently Place Torture Over Love
So, a theatre in Utah opted to not show Brokeback Mountain (I know, shocking). What I found most interesting though is that this same theatre, the Megaplex Theatres, in the Salt Lake City area, is showing Hostel. I haven't seen Hostel, but from what I've read, it's about some American tourists traveling in Europe who get trapped by a group who pay to torture and kill victims, which the movie apparently displays in vivid detail. Now, I'm not saying to censor either film, but why not a peep from the self-proclaimed holy purveyors of what is and is not decent to watch? I'm not shocked that they are hypocrites, but I am shocked that they can be so blatant about it, and yet, continue their reign of influence on the "Land of the Free".