Ripping People's Heads off Their Bodies
Luckily we've been told so many times that we've been desensitized to onscreen violence, we all know that if/when we end up in a foreign, martial arts ring, a world of pain is coming our way. However, the rest of the items on this list are not as widely-acknowledged, and thus deserve our attention. (Yes, I realize the photo is from Rambo: The Later Years and not Bloodsport. Deal with it.)
Selling Our Bodies for Money
*A fact not backed up by actual facts.
Defying Space and Time
The Eventual Enslavement of the Human Race by Robots
Every day we get increasingly dependent on machines and technology, essentially playing right into the hands of Skynet. But the idea of cyborgs running amok doesn't seem so intimidating to most of us. Not when our idea of robots are R2D2, Johnny Five, and that cyborg that played Renee Zellweger in New in Town:
If anything movies have depicted our future overlords as kind, even bumbling, companions. But just wait, Judgment Day will be upon us. And something tells our rulers will not resemble Bridget Jones.
-A guy getting ready to say "Welcome to Earth"
Movies have taught us that whenever aliens attack, they have a fatal flaw. Whether it's a forcefield that can be brought down with Jeff Goldblum's Apple Macintosh or a soft spot for Aaron Eckhart's chin, we've been given the impression that within two hours, we can overcome a superior species. Somehow I don't think it's all a walk in the park. Something tells me that if the aliens come to kill us all and soak up our natural resources, it'll take more than a rousing speech by Bill Pullman to take these suckers down. Though it wouldn't hurt.