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House of the Dragon: Should graphic birth scenes have a trigger warning?
Game of Thrones prequel House of the Dragon has been criticised over the lack of trigger warnings for a graphic birth scene in its first episode. But it's not the first show to hit the headlines over a lack of such warnings. Netflix series 13 Reasons Why changed a series one scene in 2019 after criticism of how it handled suicide, while more recently fans of Thor: Love and Thunder called for warnings over cancer scenes. So, is enough being done?
Does the Dog Die? Save yourself the heartache...
Movies often tell us what stage of life we’re in — how our priorities may have shifted, what we can no longer tolerate onscreen. My doctor sister — a karate blackbelt unafraid to intubate someone or deliver their baby — found, after having her first kid, that she could not watch Finding Nemo, a G-rated Pixar adventure full of wholesome life lessons, which begins with the wholesale slaughter of a mom and nearly all of her children. She realized that kind of fare was off her menu. A similar change might visit those who adopt their first dog.
Does the Dog Die? Tracks Triggers in Movies So Couples Can Plan Lighthearted Dates
No one wants to end a date night by being upset with disturbing or sensitive content in a movie or TV show. Does the Dog Die? provides individuals and couples with peace of mind by tracking potentially triggering events in media — from animal deaths to bright, flashing lights. Couples planning in-home dates can visit the website before date night to avoid watching something with upsetting or offensive content.
Does the Dog Die? Offers Crowdsourced Movie Spoilers That Help People Avoid Triggers for Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence & Other Upsetting Topics
Nothing can ruin a movie like an uncomfortable or disturbing scene that takes you by surprise. Some may dislike seeing animals die on screen, while others might be reminded of their painful past by depictions of sexual assault, domestic violence, or infidelity. That’s why Does the Dog Die? was created to warn people about distressing scenes in movies, TV shows, video games, and other media. The alerts come from users who have watched or read that media and recorded the types of possibly disturbing content they found.