Saving Private Ryan is a surface-skating movie.
Now, there are ways of showing things that don't involve blood and guts.
Every modern director stole from the Russian movie Come and See (1985).
It's on YouTube.
As brutal as it is, there's almost no blood and guts. The horror is concealed. You have to use your imagination.
We're in a really weird era: All of our public communication is politicized, propagandized, superficial, in-your-face, and based on emotion.