No I'm just trying to make a point, debate about it.Dan the Damned wrote:No. That's exactly my point. How could placing the word "American" in the title of "American Psycho" be a marketing strategy??? Do they think they're going to get the horror enthusiasts and the patriotic crowd as well by placing "American" in the title, not taking into consideration that someone so patriotic as to be swayed by such a thing would be offended by the "psycho" part of the title?Architect of light 75 wrote:Interesting Dan, would that possibily be a marketing strategy then ?
You're not thinking this through. I think you're just posting for posting's sake.
Yes, but look at the context. On the "American Pie" poster, the flag is used as a thong. Again, if someone was so patriotic that having "American" in the title would make them want to see a film, they would be insulted in the flag being used as a thong. No, instead that poster illustrates the themes of "loss of innocence" loosely based on the popular folk song (which is also about America's loss of innocence from the 50s to the 60s).Architect of light 75 wrote:See the point I was trying to do here :
http://www.amityvillefaq.com/truthboard ... 43#p130743
The colours, the name, all is there..
The drawing of "American Dad" faithfully recreates that TV show's satire of the stereotypical super-patriotic American. It is a satire of patriots (which is sure to offend real patriots -- but I guess the sledgehammer sarcasm/satire hitting you over the head is a bit too subtle for you).
And "An American Carol" is another political satire, and as such features red, white and blue along with stars, representing the American political symbols. Like "American Dad" it is a satire of patriotism (and anti-patriotism).
I believe you have some points but I still believe some stuff are showed as a marketing point. Some in America (like anywhere else in the world) are really puritan and would be, like you said, insulted in the flag being used as a thong, some other persons that are more "frivolous" would find it hillarious and I know some of them. So many "Jackass" guys love it.
I know there are some shows that are about "anti-patriotism", or kind of, I have seen some of these shows and that's fine but by the way.. if they do these shows, it is precisely because many American are patriotic and because they want to show that some are different and that the general mentality evolves.
Good night if you're going to bed.