The Hollywood Film Industry And Television Stations Essay

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The only way for the Hollywood film industry and television stations to reevaluate the movie scenes is to give them respect by reediting, so they can have a peaceful daily life of watching television. There are numerous of films that have been edited and kept before 9/11 happened such as movies that were set in New York, Men in Black (1997 and 2002) and Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1992). First example, the Men in Black scene (see Fig. 4) where Agent K (Tommy Lee Jones) was talking to a man and the newborn squid alien was attacking Agent J (Will Smith) in the background, also the World Trade Center was shown in the background. The 2002 deluxe edition DVD release digitally removed the WTC. The Twin
Fig. 4 :1997 release v.s 2002 DVD release
Source: YouTube/MovieClips Towers is still in the movie on a few movie channels. When a movie premieres on television, it is the TV stations responsibility to edit out 9/11 references. Second example, 1992 film Home Alone 2: Lost in New York premiered on television numerous of times, especially during Christmas season. A scene where Kevin (Macaulay Culkin) is stuck in New York feeling worried, but on his second thought he wanted his own vacation without his family. Then, cuts to a montage where he tours the city was edit out because it features a scene atop the WTC. Even animated movies were also aware of the 9/11 attack even though children are the audience. Disney’s animated feature Lilo and Stitch (2002), features a scene before it…

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