I’ve recently found myself watching fewer and fewer recent movies.
We discussed it on the forum a while back. I mentioned in that thread that:
The way I think of it is most modern movies are being made for someone other than me.
I don't know exactly whom their target audience is, but it's definitely not a guy like me.
Many modern film themes are increasingly puerile. Their cultural revolutionary elements are stifling, jammed into every other scene and made as blatant and jarring as possible, seemingly deliberately aimed at breaking immersion.
On top of that, they all just feel hollow.
When I watch most modern movies, I come out of it feeling like I’ve spent two hours in a brainwashing chamber, and the only way to get un-brainwashed is to watch an old movie. Then a few days later I watch an old movie and it’s a breath of fresh air… the world makes sense again, all is as it should be, and everything returns to normal.
It isn’t every single modern movie that has this “brainwashed” effect I’ve found – it’s just a lot of them.
What, then, is the difference, between modern “brainwash” movies and non-brainwash modern movies plus older cinema?
Recently I began to really dig into the thematic differences between modern vs. older cinema, and it’s become increasingly clear what modern films are doing that, in my view, is just straight up poisonous to the healthy male’s psychology.
Today I want to show you just what is going on beneath the surface in some of these “harmless” popcorn movies you are absorbing into your skull.