This isn't Romance.. It's abuse

I've always complained about this bizarre trope we see in modern films. Checkout this awesome video that examines the use of "abduction as romance" in entertainment.

Here's the description below:

"Abduction as Romance is a media trope where a man kidnaps or imprisons a woman and she eventually falls in love with him. Abduction as Romance is one of a series of popular media tropes where violence against women and abusive male behavior is presented as necessary, exciting, or romantic."

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Posted on July 13, 2018 and filed under ARTICLES, Film, Lifestyle.