Graphic AVOD movie on board

Old Jan 1, 18, 8:47 pm
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Graphic AVOD movie on board

Flew AA today. New month's selections loaded. Saw Tour De Pharmacy, An Andy Samberg HBO comedy. Decided to watch it. Lets say was quite shocked. Multiple male full frontal nudity with close in zooms on the male genitals. Also fully nude (breasts exposed) woman with guy going down on her. While it doesn't bother me in general, IMO not appropriate on a plane where children are all around.
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Old Jan 1, 18, 8:55 pm
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Originally Posted by flyerCO View Post
Flew AA today. New month's selections loaded. Saw Tour De Pharmacy, An Andy Samberg HBO comedy. Decided to watch it. Lets say was quite shocked. Multiple male full frontal nudity with close in zooms on the male genitals. Also fully nude (breasts exposed) woman with guy going down on her. While it doesn't bother me in general, IMO not appropriate on a plane where children are all around.
That system does have functionality where a parent can request to have content restricted on the screen at their child’s seat.
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Old Jan 1, 18, 9:00 pm
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HBO original from mid 2017, mockumentary-style, also available on Google and iTunes -- in case anyone else was intrigued
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You have my sincere condolences.
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Old Jan 1, 18, 9:14 pm
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Is this further support for a "No Children" section on aircraft?
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Old Jan 1, 18, 9:14 pm
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Is this further support for a "No Children" section on aircraft?
Section?
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Old Jan 1, 18, 9:15 pm
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I for one welcome this. Not because I'd watch it but it's so kids will not be on the flight...
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Old Jan 1, 18, 9:19 pm
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More seriously - if AA tried to remove all content that someone somewhere considered "inappropriate for children," there'd soon be no AVOD at all.
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Old Jan 1, 18, 9:26 pm
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Originally Posted by flyerCO View Post
Flew AA today. New month's selections loaded. Saw Tour De Pharmacy, An Andy Samberg HBO comedy. Decided to watch it. Lets say was quite shocked. Multiple male full frontal nudity with close in zooms on the male genitals. Also fully nude (breasts exposed) woman with guy going down on her. While it doesn't bother me in general, IMO not appropriate on a plane where children are all around.
Was there any warning before the movie started that could have clued you in that content?
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Old Jan 1, 18, 9:35 pm
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Was there any warning before the movie started that could have clued you in that content?
It had the normal warning about language and graphic violence. Nothing at all to suggest you were going to be getting full frontal nudity or hat you'd get to watch a fully naked lady be gone down on.
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Old Jan 1, 18, 9:38 pm
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Originally Posted by rjw242 View Post
More seriously - if AA tried to remove all content that someone somewhere considered "inappropriate for children," there'd soon be no AVOD at all.
I think there's a line between graphic violence/suggestive sexual images and full blown frontal nudity/fully nude oral sex scene. If this were on TV, it would be the on after 11pm time slot type show.
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Old Jan 1, 18, 9:44 pm
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This is what I got from IMDB (spoiler alert):

Sex & Nudity

  • A man under the sheets performs oral sex on his topless wife.
  • There are multiple scenes of nude men but their private parts are blurred.
  • No female genitalia shown , blurred or otherwise.
Looks like AA went further???
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Old Jan 1, 18, 9:48 pm
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Originally Posted by flyerCO View Post
I think there's a line between graphic violence/suggestive sexual images and full blown frontal nudity/fully nude oral sex scene.
Plenty of parents would be more offended by graphic violence than by what you saw; others would consider even mildly suggestive images unacceptable. Hard to meet everyone's demands, unless you ban everything. *shrug*

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Old Jan 1, 18, 10:00 pm
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Plenty of parents would be more offended by graphic violence than by what you saw; others would consider even mildly suggestive images unacceptable. Hard to ban them all, unless you ban everything. *shrug*
True. However displaying graphic violence images to under 18 isn't illegal. Displaying nude images is. Right or wrong, it's a distinction in the US.
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Old Jan 1, 18, 10:01 pm
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True. However displaying graphic violence images to under 18 isn't illegal. Displaying nude images is.
No it isn't.
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