On Thu, 2 Jun 1994, Derk Bruins wrote:
> The problem of transmitting sophisticated messages seems to
> be rampant in popular action films.
Why is this a "problem?" Are you suggesting that American popular action
films should be dumbed-down even more than they already are? What could be
the harm of a little sophistication? Afraid that some 12-year old theater
goer might actually develop some desire for more  sophisticated fare.