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cosmichobo
October 15th, 2017, 08:27 AM
G'day,

I just watched the end of Season 4 of Orange is the New Black. Withing going into details... a main character dies. I watched, seeing the character kind of whimpering a little, with mostly wide / mid shots only... and actually was rather surprised when her death was confirmed by another character's cries of anguish - originally figured she was just going to need to go off to the medbay...

Now - Abraham's death... Glenn's death... They were real death scenes. No doubts there. No consideration of whether medbay could save them!

But this death? I actually said to my wife that I felt they underplayed it, didn't sell it hard enough. Could have put a bit more into it to really convey the gravity involved.

Me wonders if Walking Dead is desensitising me...

:)

cheers

cosmic

DigiFluid
October 15th, 2017, 11:10 AM
Really! Episode 701 was f*****g traumatic. I don't even mean the gore, but the fear, the terror, the grief--the whole episode was just wrenching.

P-90_177
October 15th, 2017, 11:14 AM
G'day,

I just watched the end of Season 4 of Orange is the New Black. Withing going into details... a main character dies. I watched, seeing the character kind of whimpering a little, with mostly wide / mid shots only... and actually was rather surprised when her death was confirmed by another character's cries of anguish - originally figured she was just going to need to go off to the medbay...

Now - Abraham's death... Glenn's death... They were real death scenes. No doubts there. No consideration of whether medbay could save them!

But this death? I actually said to my wife that I felt they underplayed it, didn't sell it hard enough. Could have put a bit more into it to really convey the gravity involved.

Me wonders if Walking Dead is desensitising me...

:)

cheers

cosmic

See I know the scene you're talking about in OITNB and I found it pretty horrific and tough to watch because it was so real. So yeah I think you're getting desensitised. :P