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Game of Thrones and Outlander both featured shocking rape scenes 0

Game of Thrones, Outlander, and TV’s rape craze

From Sansa Stark to the brutal finale of Starz’s Outlander, it seems like TV is obsessed with rape these days, but there’s a difference between a scene that’s hard to watch because it’s moving and a scene that’s hard to watch because it’s an unpleasant viewing experience. Here we dive into two of this year’s most famous (or infamous) rape scenes and discuss how sexual assault is presented on TV. Warning: spoilers ahead!

Vintage Trashwire Review – Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny 0

Vintage Trashwire Review – Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny

When George Lucas decided to revive the Star Wars saga, it was his goal to give fans a back-story of how exactly Anakin Skywalker transformed into Darth Vader. We knew how the story ended, but he wanted to show everyone how it began. Unfortunately for Lucas, the new Star Wars trilogy was, by most accounts, not very good. Unlike Lucas, when Tenacious D aims to tell audiences the history of how they became the greatest band in the world, they do a damn good job of it.