“People like to watch violence. They always have…probably always will. We are just teenagers”
– Ian Breckel (The Condemned)
10 condemned criminals on an island and just one can survive… reality show or just craftily manipulated entertainment for viewers over the internet?
I was disgusted at the amount of violence in this film… but a film with its tagline and homepage watch-them-die-live.com, I guess it’s all justified.
The interviewer serves as the conscience of the watching audience. I express myself in her words: I now realize my [angry] reaction was simplistic. Over the past 24 hours millions have logged on to his website… and with his success I am no longer angry… I am sad… those of us who reward him, those of us who watch… are we, the condemned…