It’s been said that entertainment in general, and American entertainment in particular, is too violent. For decades, there has been hand-wringing over the ever increasing cinematic bloodbaths taking place in theaters and televisions. “When, Lord!” they cried, “When will we return to a society that embraces love over hate, understanding over violence?”* We say we want movies that are free of carnage. And yet, there’s one category of violence we can all rally around. One group that we’re totally cool with seeing get pummeled, beaten, stomped, and otherwise disrespected. I am, of course,... Read More