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Violence is part of our everyday lives and has direct consequences However on the big screen violent events may have little or unrealistic consequences Additionally violence on screen can be made comical and humorous Seeing a violent act as being funny or having unrealistic consequences can lift the negativity and make it more accepted as normal behavior Moreover watching violent films gives viewers an outlet to everyday life It can take them away from a boring reality into a place that is filled with thrill and excitement Lastly violence and conflict are often vital components of drama and usually a story that has good drama makes a good movie Stuart Fiscoff professor at the School of Natural and Social Sciences adds People find violence in movies energizing funny and mentally athletic It provides them with fantasies that reality cannot deliver either in terms of observing violence or more importantly perhaps triumphing over criminals or bullies or taking revenge over those you dont like For some its an opportunity to learn new ways to instigate aggression And finally its a way for rehearsing for life perhaps not in the physically aggressive way but in a way that sees violence as a metaphor for surviving successfully in the adult world Watching violent films is a guaranteed way to achieve instant gratification There is something appalling and frightening about violence but we are drawn to it just the same American History X is based around Derek Vinyard who is the charismatic leader of a young white supremacists group His chest exposes a huge swastika that is tattooed across his left breast while His head is shaved razor short to show his dedication to being a neo-Nazi Additionally his disgust toward other races especially black is evident through the film Soon Derek finds himself in prison for the brutal hate-driven murder of two black teenagers who are trying to burglarize his house Upon his release ashamed
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