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  1. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Film review: Django Unchained

    Posted Jan 17th 2013, 12:00am by Richard James Havis

    ... gun control in the wake of the Colorado and Newtown massacres. This has meant that his film's "ultraviolence" (to use novelist Anthony Burgess' term) appears like ... reversals. But the gun violence, which turns up in a number of mediocre set-pieces, is dumb and distracting. The film constantly oscillates between enjoyable and irritating. Tarantino probably ...

  2. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Ai's leg-gun post fires off flurry of shots on the web

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 12:18pm by GDN

    ... revolutionary and human rights hero, Miley Cyrus. Ai's leg-gun series raises more questions than it answers. Whether this is a political gesture, a subversive criticism of state-controlled media ... Nell Frizzell Ai's leg-gun post fires off volley of shots on the web When it comes to selfies, you don't get more revolutionary than a grey-haired Chinese man in shorts ...

  3. Lifestyle - Fashion & Watches

    Asian Invasion Project at Joyce, Lee Gardens

    Posted Mar 15th 2013, 12:00am by Kylie Knott

    ... I wanted to do something where I had no control over the outcome, so I used a heat gun to melt the fabric. "I don't wear any particular designer … I just want to feel comfortable. ... beautiful. Yet it was the flaws in nature that triggered my interest," says Wun. "For the Burnt collection I wanted to do something where I had no control over the outcome, so I used a heat ...

  4. Lifestyle - Books - ENVIRONMENT

    Book review: Meltdown in Tibet, by Michael Buckley

    Posted Nov 15th 2014, 08:16pm by BEN RICHARDSON

    ... and the Chinese obsession with dam-building. Major dams on the Mekong and other rivers originating in Tibet are playing havoc downstream, blocking silt and fish, and putting control of water supplies ... point to take photographs during a 2010 visit to Lhasa: "I find these perches occupied by men in full military regalia, with binoculars- and guns- trained on the Jokhang [Temple] ...

  5. Lifestyle - Books

    Book review: Shame and the Captives, by Thomas Keneally

    Posted Apr 27th 2014, 05:49pm by James Kidd

    ... there, different from fear- and peevishness". Calm enough to jam the gun before it lands in the control of the Japanese, his final thoughts include the poignant and the oddly pathetic: ... by rumours of violent escaped convicts, and aims a gun at both men. Keneally uses the prison's volatile atmosphere to distil broader cultural, ethnic and political conflicts that flooded from ...

  6. Lifestyle - Books

    Book notes 75 years of Blue Note label

    Posted Nov 22nd 2014, 11:15pm by GDN

    ... impromptu, endlessly self-renovating energy. That faith persisted even after he gave up control of Blue Note in 1966, and it was proclaimed all over again in 1986 by Spontaneous Inventions, ... dispensed "soul jazz to the max" until in 1972 he was gunned down at the age of 33 by his common-law wife during a gig at Slug's Saloon in the East Village. His wounds were ...

  7. Lifestyle - Books

    Second Kashmir novel looks at land torn apart by war

    Posted Nov 15th 2014, 08:16pm by Kit Gillet

    ... the region from Indian control. Militants and soldiers clash on the streets and the local population is caught in the middle, but it's not long before even the most apolitical Kashmiris turn ... bunkers at intersections to further assert their control. It is supposed to be a temporary stepping up of military presence, but gradually evolves into full-on martial law. Despite the gentle ...

  8. Lifestyle - Family & Education - UP CLOSE & PERSONAL

    Up Close & Personal: toy guns

    Posted Oct 28th 2012, 12:00am by Rebecca Tomasis

    ... television, would only eat organic food and would never, ever play with toy guns. I'm sure there were more, but those were the most important ones. At the time, I was seven months pregnant ... television, but in carefully controlled doses. Still, my eldest two would probably sit and watch television all day if we let them. Not that I should be surprised. As much as I loathe television ...

  9. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    If you want blood... 10 gruesome cinematic slashers to get you in the mood for Halloween

    Posted Oct 25th 2014, 11:32pm by Mathew Scott

    ... gets brutal with a guillotine, the rack and screw, and a power drill, among other tools. The film's legend was assured when O'Brien was stabbed to death and co-star Viju Krem gunned ... spiral out of control from there. It's a traditional yakuza story of feuding gangs, but Miike's creature is the wild card- so scary his enemies inflict pain on themselves rather than ...

  10. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    The Strokes' Julian Casablancas and Yeah Yeah Yeahs' Karen O explore music outside their comfort zones

    Posted Sep 28th 2014, 12:07pm by LAT

    ... of the band's contract with RCA Records. So Casablancas, 36, was determined to stick to his guns for his first effort with The Voidz, whose members include players he'd originally recruited ... control over Phrazes for the Young. Five years later, the company's roster has grown- it's issuing both Tyranny and Crush Songs- but it still operates like a scrappy indie, says Lysee ...




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