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MUVE parody and TV breach

by Critical Commons Manager

This mean-spirited parody of multi-user virtual environments such as Second Life in the movie Gamer depicts users as grotesque, obese shut-ins who abuse and demean their human avatars. Extremes of sex and violence dominate the world envisioned here, which is ultimately hacked by an organization known as Humanz. The subsequent TV report that describes the hacker attack presents a similarly excessive and pejorative vision of television reporters who smoke, flirt obviously with each other and speak profanely.

MUVE parody and TV breach of conduct

An aborted interaction between two users of a MUVE in the film Gamer, followed by a TV report that breaches journalistic conventions

from Gamer (2009)
Creator: Mark Neveldine
Posted by Critical Commons Manager