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Old January 7 2013, 11:18 PM   #53
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Re: 2001 on the Big Screen

RJDiogenes wrote: View Post
Asbo Zaprudder wrote: View Post
... plus the three guys suffocated in cryosleep (Victor Kaminski, Peter Whitehead, and Charles Hunter, IIRC).
They die peacefully in their sleep, not violently. Again, that's not the sort of thing that would satisfy the audience's violence quota.
Violence that the audience must imagine (the astronauts dying, probably in agony, while locked in their cubicles) is still violence.
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