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An evil computer administrator is linked to violent video games

by Critical Commons Manager

The stereotypically arrogant, evil computer genius antagonist played by Fisher Stevens in Hackers is gratuitously shown entertaining himself at home with an imaginary, consumer-grade head-mounted virtual reality display running a virtual boxing program. This narratively inconsequential scene serves to reinforce Stevens' characterization as an antisocial misanthrope who is willing to initiate an environmental catastrophe to cover his embezzlement scheme.

Virtual boxing via HMD in Hackers

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Evil systems administrator Fisher Stevens uses a head-mounted display for virtual boxing during his free time in Hackers

from Hackers (1995)
Creator: Iain Softley
Posted by Critical Commons Manager