Talk to your kids about…
Live Free or Die Hard
How does this film justify the high level of violence it contains? What other ways of stopping the “bad guy” might have been used? How does having one person responsible for saving the entire country create a more exciting scenario than what would likely happen in reality?
What stereotypes do you see in this film—especially in the areas of government officials and computer experts? What techniques are used to make it seem permissible to portray violence against women?