British film critic Barry Norman is now critical of gambling TV spots. (Image source: Stuart Clarke/Rex Features)
Noted film critic Barry Norman has spent many a year wearing down Hollywood blockbusters, casting his critical eye on all aspects, good or bad, of cinematic releases. But now the critic is casting his often scathing opinions towards tv advertisements, specially those promoting gambling and lawsuits.
‘Perhaps most disturbing of all are the gambling commercials, which make betting look glamorous and surely appeal most strongly to the poorest and most desperate among us,’ stated Norman in an interview that is recent The Times in Britain.
‘There’s one where a good-looking young few are so wanting to watch the telly and see just how to lose all their cash they can gamble their life savings away,’ he added, with the cynical tone you might expect from a film critic that they vault over the back of their settee, the more quickly to study the many ways in which.
Norman even indicts the BBC in the mix, stating that they air the results of the National Lottery draw during top times ‘just to remind you that the following is just one more, fundamentally more respectable, way to get rid of your money.’
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Norman, now a seen-a-lotta-life 80, was the face area of the BBC’s film review series ‘Film’ for over two decades and left in 1998 to join Rupert Murdoch’s B Continue reading “UK Film Critic Barry Norman Critical of TV Gambling Ads”