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Old 01-01-2017, 11:36 PM
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Originally Posted by Disconser View Post
Children's deaths aren't shown in movies because for many people it would be too much. Children present innocence, their laughter presents safety. Most of the time it's only added because it can make the movie more dramatic.

But showing the death of a child should be used rarely if you ask me. It can also be quite impressive if you just can imagine what happened to the kid. Our imagination can be scarier than a film could ever be.
It's why the chainsaw death in Scarface and the ear cutting scene in Reservoir Dogs standout; nothing was ever shown but people always describe those scenes as horrifying to watch and brutal
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