[REVIEW/ACRA] End of Month Reviews #41 - May 2007 [spoilers]
milos_parker at yahoo.com
Sat Jun 16 11:45:16 PDT 2007
On Jun 15, 12:07 am, Martin Phipps <martinphip... at yahoo.com> wrote:
> On 6 15 , 9 36 , Tom Russell <milos_par... at yahoo.com> wrote:
> > On Jun 14, 6:10 pm, Martin Phipps <martinphip... at yahoo.com> wrote:
> > > I'm not saying that this is what you are doing but,
> > > ultimately, whether or not Martin ultimately enjoyed the experience is
> > > beside the point: what made it rape is the fact that he said "No" but
> > > the Contessa continued anyway.
> > Yes, but the point of the scene wasn't the "point"-- it was Martin's
> > emotional distress and discomfort. In most of my writing and
> > filmmaking (less so, of course, in my programming), I try not to make
> > points that can be summed up but rather to offer experiences for
> > discussion, experiences that can alternatively elate and distress the
> > audience.
> My point is that, legally, Martin's interpretation of the experience
> is irrelevent:
I understand your point, and I agree with it.
But in terms of a character-based story, legality is irrelevant. :-)
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