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Fast Company
14 mins | May 13, 2020

How Sylvester Stallone cop movies explain changing attitudes about the police

A deep-dive into the muddled message about police in popular entertainment. "They’ve been assured their entire lives by pop culture that good cops roughing up bad guys is what gets results. Only in our current apex Black Lives Matter moment, as countless videos reveal what it actually looks like when good cops behave not-nice toward supposed bad guys, is a critical mass beginning to question just what they’ve been rooting for in movies and TV shows—and what harm may have come of it."

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