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  1. News - China - FILM

    Tarantino tones down violence in Django Unchained for China release

    Posted Apr 10th 2013, 11:58am by Ernest Kao

    ... ago, but it was toned down for violence and gore, according to the film’s mainland distributors. “The director has agreed to make slight adjustments to the film for different markets. ... of Tarantino's films to be cleared for release in the country where sexually explicit scenes, homosexuality, violence, sensitive political issues and other topics deemed inappropriate by censors ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - FILM

    Sars support group slams zombie movie as disrespectful

    Posted Oct 26th 2013, 03:26am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... SARS Mutual Help Association. "It's shocking that on the 10th anniversary, there is a movie that focuses on violence and a twisted depiction of Sars patients turning ...

  3. Lifestyle - News - FILM

    China's film studios dream of making movies the world will want to see

    Posted Nov 10th 2013, 06:29am by NYT

    ... Co-Production Corp., told those assembled at the film conference. To underscore her point, Zhang ticked off "hot spots" to be avoided, including excessive violence and horror, scenes ...

  4. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - FILM

    Pollywood a window into seedy, risky side of Pakistani cinema

    Posted Jun 11th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... and education. Today, Peshawar is hectic, congested and plagued by violence. It has witnessed dozens of bomb attacks in recent years, either launched by the Pakistani Taliban seeking to bring down the government or the result of sectarian violence. But it remains a centre of Pashtun culture which celebrates the reputation of fearless warriors, the heroes of the films, even if overweight ...

  5. News - China - FILM

    Django...finally unchained in mainland China, but flops on opening day

    Posted May 14th 2013, 12:59pm by Ernest Kao

    ... violence and gore, was approved by censors in March, but it was abruptly axed before its April 10 opening day due to “technical reasons”. The cut version - four minutes shorter than the original ...

  6. News - World - FILM

    Django Unchained premiere cancelled to honour shooting victims

    Posted Dec 19th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... reported. Tarantino is known for screen violence and gunplay, in movies from 1992's Reservoir Dogs to 2009's Inglorious Basterds. In his new film, a slave-turned-bounty hunter sets out ...

  7. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - FILM

    Original gangsters

    Posted Jan 13th 2013, 12:00am by Kavita Daswani

    ... the law … [they] had their own set of rules." The movie is being released at a time when violence in pop culture is being examined more closely in the US. "It's a tough one," Fleischer says of the ongoing debate about how much of a role bloodshed in the media plays in real life. "Violence has been around a lot longer than movies have, and people have been doing ...

  8. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - FILM

    Tension transplant: The Berlin File

    Posted May 12th 2013, 12:00am by DARCY PAQUET

    ... Ryoo starts to incorporate the ambitiously staged action sequences he is famous for. In previous films such as The City of Violence (2006), Ryoo attracted notice for the gritty, realistic ...

  9. News - China - FILM

    China's 'Mystery' vies for Golden Horse film award

    Posted Nov 23rd 2012, 02:53pm by Associated Press

    ... focused on sensitive subjects like sex, violence and politics and have repeatedly been censored by China’s cultural authorities. He was prohibited from filmmaking for five years after submitting ...

  10. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - FILM

    Ghosts scare off gore for Halloween movies

    Posted Oct 30th 2012, 03:52pm by Reuters in Los Angeles

    ... as a means to escape from news about wars and violent killings. “There’s something about the real-world pain and violence that has enveloped the American reality, that makes films like Saw ... at the US box office in 2004 and spawned a franchise, leading a slew of films dubbed “torture porn” for the excessive use of gratuitous violence. The trend produced the Hostel trilogy, 2006’s ...




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