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Cyborg revelations

by Critical Commons Manager

Although face removal has historically been the dominant trope of cyborg revelation scenes (as evidenced here), the genre also includes other, less prosthetically challenging effects such as the hairpiece removal in the Jean-Claude Van Damme action feature Cyborg and the torso removal scene from Eve of Destruction (not seen here). In all cases, these scenes are played for sensationalism, effectively stopping the narrative in order to allow audiences to visually consume the hybrid (mostly female) human-cyborg body.

Face removal from four cyborg movies

The money-shot of cyborg films has changed surprisingly little in nearly 40 years

from Westworld, CyberTracker, Cyborg, AI (2013)
Creator: Difference Analyzer
Distributor: Critical Commons
Posted by Critical Commons Manager