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  1. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - FILM

    Sanctioned mayhem in a future gone mad

    Posted Sep 06th 2014, 10:12pm by Kavita Daswani

    ... and this movie in a way addresses that." Anarchy lends itself to discussions about violence and the reasons people act out, asking the question: if you could hurt someone or steal something ... will watch it and think that it glorifies violence, but it shows how bad it is. It's saying something against violence, [albeit] in a violent way. We hope people can take the message we're ...

  2. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - FILM

    Rewind film: "… and the Moon Dances" directed by Garin Nugroho (1995)

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 08:58am by Richard James Havis

    ... of paradoxes. It's beauty versus violence, powerlessness versus resistance, evolution versus revolution, poverty versus affluence," he said in 2011.   ...

  3. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    A violent Sin City sequel gives Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller fans what they want

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 11:21pm by James Mottram

    ... imagery aside, it's the violence that really rattles Sin City: A Dame to Kill For. The yarn Just Another Saturday Night (published in 1998's Booze, Broads & Bullets collection), ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Art House: Merry Christmas, Mr Lawrence shows the brutality of Japanese POW camps

    Posted Jun 18th 2014, 10:56pm by SEAN TIERNEY

    ... The threat of such violence is a constant presence in Merry Christmas, Mr Lawrence, and is presented in a matter-of-fact way that allows the viewer to understand the reality of the POW environment: hours or days of tedium broken by flashes of violence and death. But within this cocoon of misery, distractions provided by mischief, perseverance, and thoughts of love helped give both captives ...

  6. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Art House: The Yakuza Papers

    Posted Apr 23rd 2014, 10:48pm

    ... Hiroshima whose courage and willingness to engage in violence get him noticed, then incarcerated. Upon his release, he is accepted not only into a gang, but into an underworld of constantly shifting ... after the bombing. The themes of violence, chaos and the danger of adhering to lofty moral codes in times of raw survival are established early on: in the first 10 minutes, we see assaults, ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - FILM

    Hong Kong film director reflects city’s souring mood with new thriller

    Posted May 06th 2014, 01:03pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... ingredients of ultra-violence and distinctly local, black humour. Adapted from an online novel, The Midnight After places a group of people in a mini-bus late at night. When the bus emerges from Hong ...

  8. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    The latest Spider-Man film offers a fresh perspective on the superhero

    Posted Apr 30th 2014, 11:40pm

    ... to convey something more meaningful. “In our culture right now we have a huge outburst of violence around the world,” he says. “I think we have a responsibility to young people, and giving a message of how to treat each other; how violence is not the answer. That was something I wanted to do, which I’ve achieved in the best way I could, by portraying Spider-Man as a pacifist. “Instead ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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 ...




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