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  1. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Film review: banned for four years, No Man's Land depicts crime in the mainland

    Posted Apr 30th 2014, 11:40pm by Andrew Sun

    ... it ends up being more captivating than disturbing. An arrogant and opportunistic big city lawyer, Pan Xiao (Xu Zheng), represents a falcon-poaching crime boss in a small dustbowl town. He gets ... in film noirs like Blood Simple or Fargo. As the crime boss, Duo Bujie looks and drives like he belongs in a Mad Max movie, but the tragic-comic trials and tribulations endured by his henchman ...

  2. Magazines - Post Magazine - TV

    Channel hop

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 09:09am by Mark Peters

    ... of the crime-ridden metropolis that gave birth to some of DC Comics' greatest super-villains. Starting on Thursday at 9pm (Warner TV), Gotham tells the story of the rookie detective who will rise through ...

  3. Magazines - 48hrs


    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 10:30pm by BEN SIN

    ... Outtakes To shows range in Toronto Although best known for crime films that blend underworld violence and politics in absurdist packages such as The Mission, Election and Drug War, Johnnie To Kei-fung is also a master of the romantic comedy. In fact, his 2000 rom-com, Needing You, kick-started the trend locally. The 59-year-old filmmaker is in Toronto this week for the world premiere ...

  4. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Reflections: cruel and unusual

    Posted Sep 06th 2014, 10:50pm by Wee Kek Koon

    ... too. Desecration of corpses wasn’t unusual in ancient China – public displays of body parts were used by the state as a deterrent against crime. But there were also emperors who killed ...

  5. Magazines - Post Magazine - TELEVISION

    Film focus

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 11:32pm by Mark Peters

    ... film Kick-Ass, an action comedy about an ordinary teenager who dons a home-made ninja costume and becomes a crime-fighting superhero. Directed by Matthew Vaughn (Layer Cake, Stardust) and based ... trying to convince former comrade Hit Girl (Chloe Grace Moretz) to continue their battle against evil. Under pressure from her strict guardian, Hit Girl is forced to hang up her crime ...

  6. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Hope floats: Cambodia's ethnic Vietnamese forced to live on the water

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 10:36am by Laura Villadiego

    ... is judging crimes perpetrated by the Khmer Rouge regime and, last month, it opened a case that will investigate, among other acts, the genocide committed against Vietnamese. This is the third trial ... for crimes against humanity. The returnees have been permitted to join the new trial as civil parties, as Tai Tong has done, and they want to use any reparations that result as proof that they were ...

  7. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Kick Ass actress keeps on kicking

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 10:30pm by Kavita Daswani

    ... in Olivier Assayas' Clouds of Sils Maria, which premiered at Cannes. Later this month sees the release of an action crime thriller The Equalizer, in which she stars with Denzel Washington. Other ...

  8. Magazines - Post Magazine - TELEVISION

    Channel hop

    Posted Aug 23rd 2014, 11:17pm by MARK LYNZ

    ... crime drama starring Steven Mackintosh (Luther) as John, a mild-mannered, pencil-pushing manager at a cash-counting warehouse. John's disillusioned life is seemingly turned upside down when ... Despite being supported by a fine cast, Mackintosh is the star of the show and while his slow descent into crime may not be on quite the same level as that of meth lord Walter White, it's ...

  9. Magazines - Post Magazine - TELEVISION

    Channel hop

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 11:32pm by Mark Peters

    ... we tune in to see, with maybe- just maybe- a light sprinkling of Ramsay's acerbic critiquing to flavour our Sunday evenings. Part of BBC Entertainment's "Crime and Justice Season", the fourth instalment of present-day crime drama Whitechapel begins this Thursday, at 9pm, with the detective team of Joseph Chandler (Rupert Penry-Jones; Spooks) and Ray Miles (Phil ...

  10. Magazines - 48hrs - TRAVEL

    Roam alone: tips for the single traveller

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 11:22pm by MARISSA CARRUTHERS

    ... with high crime rates and anywhere with political instability, such as Afghanistan and Iraq, should be taken off the agenda. It's also advisable to do your research before visiting a country. ...




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