Posts from 20th July 2009

20
Jul 09

Daily Mail Auto Article Generator Turned On

Do You See + FT11 comments • 818 views

We are not usually in the business of baiting the Daily Mail, but clearly everyone who works there are on holiday and someone has turned on the Daily Mail story generator today. For as Starry of this parish just tweeted, this item about Christopher Hart vs Lars Von Trier’s film Antichrist has it all: WHAT DOES IT TAKE FOR A FILM TO GET BANNED THESE DAYS? A few select quotes for you:

“As censors approve a movie that plumbs grotesque new depths of sexual explicitness and violence, one critic (who prides himself on being broad-minded) despairs…”

You do not need to see Lars von Trier’s Antichrist (which is released later this week) to know how revolting it is. I haven’t seen it myself, nor shall I – and I speak as a broad-minded arts critic,

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