August 30, 2018

Hollywood Portrays Moms as Evil

Martina MarkotaRebel Contributor

Hollywood is increasingly portraying moms as evil, and so are the television networks. It seems to me that mom characters are becoming increasingly evil and dangerous for their kids, while great moms are so easily ignored.

There are some shows, like The Goldbergs, which represent what moms are really about – and I think it’s important to nurture shows like this, instead of shows where moms expose their kids to drugs, crime, and all sorts of other terrible things.

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commented 2018-09-01 03:07:08 -0400
Nicholas Conklin no sorry there are not tons of original movies coming out.
commented 2018-08-31 12:21:09 -0400
Alberta Maga,

There are tons of original movies coming out, simply due to the fact that there are more movies made every year than ever before and I personally watch a lot of those movies.

People are just not choosing to go to the theatre to watch them like movies that are typically nominated for Oscars, so while yes – theatre attendance is down, the money is going to steaming services/on demand – which is why every studio is coming out with their own version of Netflix and some studios are considering first run movies on demand.

Hollywood is doing just fine. People are just choosing different ways to consume it.
commented 2018-08-31 02:20:22 -0400
Nicholas Conklin if it were not for comic book movies Hollywood would have been hurting much much worse. New ideas are rare now.
commented 2018-08-31 00:38:30 -0400
Bruce Atchison,

Hollywood is losing money? Where?

Why can’t there be stories about bad mothers or bad fathers or bad whatever. I really don’t see the problem here. It’s fictional entertainment. It’s not real life.
commented 2018-08-30 21:49:01 -0400
No wonder Hollywood is losing money. They keep trying to propagandize us. Maybe I should switch to script writing so the clueless in Tinsel Town will get a clue about life in the bus lane.
commented 2018-08-30 20:01:29 -0400
I’m not sure of the vernacular, but I’ll take a chance and say, I think you’re pretty ‘Badass’ yourself, Martina.
An intelligent, attractive, conservative woman, with poise and manners, challenging the status quo of the propaganda-factory that is Lefty Hollywood…Badass!
commented 2018-08-30 18:17:46 -0400
I would assume it’s because the story/scripts require the mom to be bad. I don’t think it’s a big conspiracy against mothers. It’s entertainment.