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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - TELEVISION

    Film focus

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 11:32pm by Mark Peters

    ... and comic-book violence, the sequel finds its humour in lame, almost Carry On-esque double entendres. It's not clear whether the producers want us to laugh or cringe at the gruesome violence. Even ...

  2. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Rant: Texts and violence

    Posted Dec 07th 2013, 10:48pm by Olivia Rosenman

    ... Olivia Rosenman Olivia Rosenman Texts and violence Last year, a town in New Jersey, in the United States, outlawed texting while walking, with a fine of US$85 for offenders. That might seem like a lot of money and a lot of nanny-state intervention, but I say it's the road Hong Kong must follow. This city has one of the world's highest smartphone penetrations; ...

  3. Magazines - Post Magazine

    A life sentence: Cambodia's acid-attack victims face an agonising future

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 11:32pm by Tibor Krausz

    ... with Malita in a grimy concrete cuboid in a nook of a narrow, winding dirt path in a squalid Phnom Penh shantytown, surrounded by domestic violence and destitution. Outside one nearby wooden shack, ... Chou, 10, and her four-year-old sister, Panha. Malita's friends, too, have seen more than their fair share of brutal violence. In a jealous rage, their father doused their mother ...

  4. 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), ...

  5. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    My life: Ufrieda Ho

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 11:32pm by JENNI MARSH

    ... father. We don't know whether it was a deal that went wrong, or if one of the bettors felt cheated. It could have been part of the violence that was sweeping the townships in the early 90s. ...

  6. Magazines - 48hrs - SEE/HEAR

    Film review: Short on violence, Takeshi Miike's new film still entertains

    Posted Sep 05th 2013, 12:00am by YVONNE TEH

    ... Yvonne Teh yvonne.teh@scmp.com Yvonne Teh Pest to kill Shield of Straw Starring: Takao Osawa, Nanako Matsushima, Tatsuya Fujiwara Director: Takashi Miike Category: IIB (Japanese)   Over the course of his career, Takashi Miike has made family-friendly film ...

  7. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Reflections: history of violence

    Posted May 05th 2013, 12:00am

    ... Wee Kek Koon Compared with other world religions, Buddhism enjoys excellent PR, but the recent anti-Muslim violence in Myanmar – much of it incited by Buddhist monks – has dented its ... farmers, through usury, trickery and sometimes violence, monks were able to grow tremendously rich at the expense of the court – monastery lands being taxexempt. There was also a moral dimension: ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. Magazines - 48hrs - ARTS

    Ani-Com Hong Kong promises an unusual take on city life as seen by comic artists

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 11:18pm by DARREN WEE

    ... fighting and violence. Japanese ones were more fantastical and creative," he says. Lam says his most representative work is The Jam, a series about young love and rock'n'roll. ...

  10. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Six degrees

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 12:47am

    ... achievement is gritty drama The Wire …   David Simon, a MacArthur Fellow, created The Wire, which deals with the war on drugs, issues of race and urban violence, by referring to his extensive ...




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