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“Sometimes It Doesn’t Get Better”

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Posted April 2, 2012

In discussing Astron-6’s horror movie, Father’s Day, Dave Pace notes that what seems to make viewers uncomfortable is not the violence but the nudity, the male nudity.  “What I don’t understand is the uncomfortable shifting around and the outright revulsion you will hear for the scenes where you just see regular naked men. I also utterly fail to grasp why the man on man rape in this movie is considered more shocking or brutal–and therefore worthy of special warnings –than the rape of a woman.”  Pace also talks with members of Astron-6, a Winnipeg-based filmmaking collective.

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