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    Film review: abusive behaviour is the result of Compliance

    Posted Jun 06th 2013, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... mid-tier wage-earners eager to please their boss and obey corporate regulations, Sandra does what she is told. She takes aside pretty teenager Becky (Dreama Walker) and proceeds to do exactly what ... the number of security uncles who engage in mindless adherence to silly rules. You don't think they would abuse a libertarian punk like you if they truly believed a superior ordered them to, do ...

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    Film review: The Rock struggles in drug drama 'Snitch'

    Posted May 09th 2013, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... with a subdued Johnson playing it completely straight. He is John Matthews, a truck company owner and a father desperate to save his son (Rafi Gavron) from a long prison term after the teenager unwittingly becomes a drug stooge. An unsavoury friend had sent the teen an illicit package and, after being busted by the US Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), he faces serious prison time unless ...

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    Film review: Teenage kicks in The Way Way Back

    Posted Dec 04th 2013, 11:06pm by Kevin Kwong

    ... IIA Rating: 4/5   This character-driven comedy drama written and directed by Nat Faxon and Jim Rash is a heartwarming tale of a painfully shy teenage boy who, during a summer break ... to the distant past and memory) paints an adult world through the eyes of a teenager. The film stirs memories of our own socially awkward years. A relatively low-budget film that premiered ...

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    It's a young man's game: Ken Loach looks back on 50 years of filmmaking

    Posted Mar 05th 2014, 11:10pm by James Mottram

    ... 27-year-old star Paul Brannigan. "He's not had an easy life," says Loach, diplomatically. "He's been in some tough situations." His teenage years were involved with drugs ... for me to turn to drugs, or maybe stealing. I didn't know where to turn. I didn't know where to go. When you've got a kid and a girlfriend, and me and her were arguing all the time ...

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    Best in show: highlights of the Hong Kong International Film Festival

    Posted Mar 19th 2014, 11:19pm by Yvonne Teh

    ... Festival that year. To celebrate the 50th anniversary of Sino-French diplomatic relations, Huppert will attend the festival screening of her latest film, Catherine Breillat's Abuse of Weakness ... director Bas Devos’ Berlin Generation 14 plus Grand Prix winner impresses with its daring and evocative storytelling in this touching study of teenage grief. Macondo: This drama’s title character ...

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    More of the shame: Philomena is a moving portrayal of Catholic Church’s failings

    Posted Feb 19th 2014, 11:09pm by James Mottram

    ... years earlier, the teenage Philomena had fallen pregnant. Ashamed of their unmarried daughter, her parents put her in a convent, where she gave birth to a boy. Her child was taken away from her ... asylums. These were Catholic homes in Ireland for fallen women that subjected inmates to systematic and dehumanising abuse. "Right now, it's not very difficult to attack the Catholic ...

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    Arts preview: Jaap’s Gran Partita matches Mozart with Shostakovich

    Posted Mar 26th 2014, 11:35pm by Sam Olluver

    ... Shostakovich spent all his artistic life ducking and weaving in the face of Stalin's totalitarian Soviet regime, sometimes kicking against the pricks by subtly stirring abusive thematic material ...

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    Darkside an unlikely collaboration where electronica meets psychedelic blues

    Posted Apr 02nd 2014, 10:44pm by Oliver Clasper

    ... in his depictions of America." Wind the clock back 10 years and the teenage Jaar was a regular New Yorker riding the subway to and from school. Amid the cacophony of the city, he would ...

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    Film review: Matthew McConaughey shines in Dallas Buyers Club

    Posted Feb 19th 2014, 11:09pm by EDMUND LEE

    ... The drama is based on the last years of real-life Texas electrician Ron Woodroof, who became HIV-positive through unprotected sex with a female drug user. It follows Woodroof as he comes to terms ... This is hardly your average terminal illness drama: the protagonist refuses to die- unless he can take down the establishment with him, too. After bribing a hospital janitor for new drug azidothymidine ...

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    Arts preview: Liu Xiaodong oils pre-2007 show a different direction

    Posted Mar 12th 2014, 10:42pm by Janice Leung

    ... and casual". Among the works on show are an early self-portrait of the artist lying in a bathtub, a portrait of his teenage lover, and some everyday vignettes of ordinary people in modern China. Some ...




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