Watching Valhalla Rising - the graphic violence does repel; I saw another of Nicolas Winding Refn's movies recently, Drive - I thought the depiction of the effects of violence in that movie too was a negative, and the story didn't need it. I don't think the showing of graphic violence does anything to create a reaction of aversion to it in those who do not already have the character or natural inclination/sensitivity to be repelled. Can it convert someone who enjoys watching graphic violence in movies to hating its use in movies, to becoming "squeamish"?
Given the anti-Christian animus of some of the characters, has Valhalla Rising become a cult favorite among the neopagan alternative right?
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