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Video games and domestic disharmony

by Critical Commons Manager

Vince Vaughn chooses video games over his girlfriend in The Breakup. In a battle between the sexes among a couple in the process of breaking up, videogames exacerbate the divide between men and women. A generation earlier, this scene would have played out over the image of a loutish male watching TV rather than paying attention to his partner.

Video games and domestic strife in The Breakup

Male bonding over a home console videogame conflicts with sex and domestic harmony

from The Breakup (2006)
Creator: Peyton Reed
Distributor: Universal Home Entertainment
Posted by Critical Commons Manager