The British Film Institute will no longer finance movies featuring bad guys with facial scars

Scars have long been a cinematic shorthand for two things: Past trauma and, as is often the case with fearsome villains, one’s ability to withstand and rebound from extreme violence. In the latter instance, the argument can be extended to say that scarring represents a fundamental change of character, a shift from…

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