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    Quote Originally Posted by Lovemyfam View Post
    Ok so movies like Saving private Ryan, boy in striped pajamas and other movies of the sort would fall under that. So they are technically Drama Porn.
    Yes. The use of the word porn is descriptive of how people really love 'drama' -it's more like a slang term not a genuine or literal explanation. Like a PP said earlier in the thread 'food porn' is beautiful photos of food that make you hungry.

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    Quote Originally Posted by babyla View Post
    Yes. The use of the word porn is descriptive of how people really love 'drama' -it's more like a slang term not a genuine or literal explanation. Like a PP said earlier in the thread 'food porn' is beautiful photos of food that make you hungry.
    But the US was talking about actually labeling them Torture Porn also I am not going to tell my mom "oh yeah we got a real good torture porn movie to watch tonight" She would prob try to have me commited

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lovemyfam View Post
    But the US was talking about actually labeling them Torture Porn also I am not going to tell my mom "oh yeah we got a real good torture porn movie to watch tonight" She would prob try to have me commited
    Yeah probably because they've become so popular that it's become a legitimate genre - sorry I've missed a lot of the thread tbh and I don't think I agree with labelling them that, I think 'high level graphic violence' or whatever they call it is sufficient and 'torture porn' is the slang version of that. Sorry if I've gone around in circles, it's a long thread to catch up on.

    The whole term 'torture porn' in this context of labelling movies is sensationalist and/or a marketing tool I think.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Deserama View Post
    Most people think that 'porn' means sex. So I don't think it's appropriate to label any movie that gives one a quick intense emotional reaction as porn. Otherwise we'd be calling a lot of movies porn...drama, comedy.....kids movies "Brave" gave me a quick intense emotional reaction, as did "Lion King" and such like...should we call them Children's porn?
    I nearly spat my food out child porn. Very interesting twist. Didn't think of it like that.

    Quote Originally Posted by Lovemyfam View Post
    But the US was talking about actually labeling them Torture Porn also I am not going to tell my mom "oh yeah we got a real good torture porn movie to watch tonight" She would prob try to have me commited
    Very good points.

    If you hire the first grader, I think there may be r@pe scenes. I can't remember. I tried to block parts of that movie out

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    i love love love love love a good scary movie.. hut those movies make me sick!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lovemyfam View Post
    not all porn has money shots, you guys are grasping at straws. What was in that movie you can see on youporn and other sites.

    ETA oh wait, Not suitable for children had a sorta money shot scene he pulled out and semen flew all over her face, chest and everywhere.
    Ok, I'll spell it out. Do you see his penis entering her vagina repeatedly? I mean explicit shots focussed on all the rude bits. Do you see other graphic sex acts up close? Is the entire movie focused on these sex acts or on a storyline where yes, sex is a part of the story but not the main plot (ie, that the man has testicular cancer and needs to reproduce before treatment prevents him having kids)
    Sex can be a big part of a movie without being a porno. I don't doubt the movie you are talking about has strong sex scenes like what you have described. But there is still a difference between that and actual porn. The main one being that porn is two or more people actually having sex and this is shown in graphic detail. It's real sex. In a movie, it's simulated, it's not real sex and you don't see graphic detail. Graphic detail can be suggested or implied quite strongly but you are not actually seeing it.
    I'm not grasping at straws, you just don't seem to understand the rather large difference between movie sex and sex in pornography.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lovemyfam View Post
    But the US was talking about actually labeling them Torture Porn also I am not going to tell my mom "oh yeah we got a real good torture porn movie to watch tonight" She would prob try to have me commited
    I can find anything about actually classifying these films as Torture Porn at your local video store or labelling them as such. When I google I can find info on Torture Porn as a niche genre or type of film. The term has been around a few years and the movies for many years. I don't think they are actually going to label them.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lovemyfam View Post
    Yes but I used an example of the movie Not Suitable for Children that doesnt leave anything to the imagination, ok maybe the size of his penis since you dont see it but I think if you saw that movie you would get what I am saying.
    You said it yourself here- you don't see his penis. In actual porn, you'd see his penis more than his face!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lovemyfam View Post
    Ok so movies like Saving private Ryan, boy in striped pajamas and other movies of the sort would fall under that. So they are technically Drama Porn.
    Technically, yes, you could call them porn and not be wrong.

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    My FB page is currently being FB-r@ped with anti abortion porn. One after another.

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