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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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    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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    Lust never sleeps

    Posted Apr 25th 2013, 12:00am by Fionnuala McHugh

    ... drugs and having casual sex, and Teenage Lust (1983), ditto. Perhaps the hoo-ha that surrounded his 2010 retrospective in Paris- the mayor banned under-18s from attending- is on his mind. Clark ... Fionnuala McHugh Larry Clark has spent the past 50 years exploring the themes of teenage rebellion and promiscuity. Maybe it's time he grew up, he tells Fionnuala McHugh   PART ...

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    Up the racket: Carl Barat on why he loves Hong Kong

    Posted May 09th 2013, 12:00am by Mark Mccord

    ... similarly hailed as US rock's saviours a year earlier. But the band split after two albums, because of Doherty's drug problems. Barat's career since has been hit and miss. Still, he ... band, with his solo projects lost in the tabloid frenzy surrounding Doherty's spiral into drug-related despair, his relationship with A-list model Kate Moss, and stints in prison. Life ...

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    Strange daze indeed

    Posted May 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Barry Chung

    ... scabrous book about Bruce Robertson, a depraved, drug-addled lawenforcer spiralling out of control. “What’s interesting about it is that you get this guy doing all these objectionable, mental, dangerous, risky things that are totally abusive and disgusting,” says McAvoy. “And you expect he’s going to get his comeuppance. But what ultimately happens is he unravels himself. Nobody takes him ...



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