Has Hollywood killed the impact of on-screen death?
Death at the movies just ain't what it used to be, says Alexander Huls. The journalist joins guest host Piya Chattopadhyay to argue that several factors -- including the rising influence of comic books -- are making audiences increasingly desensitized to on-screen death.
"It may sound morbid but one of the greatest entertainment pleasures in the film is the surprise death, or the death that means something," argues Huls.
We're curious: which on-screen death is burned into your brain? Conversely, have you ever watched a death that seems like more of a gimmick than a game-changer?