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Straw Dogs (2011)

One of shock cinema’s landmarks from the 1970’s, has been ‘re-booted’ – Hollywood’s trendy term for what the rest of us know as a good (or bad) old fashioned remake – as glossy, Americanised torture porn. 515 more words

Horror

Book Review: A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess

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It is a horrorshow story …’ Fifteen-year-old Alex likes lashings of ultra-violence. He and his gang of friends rob, kill and rape their way through a nightmarish future, until the State puts a stop to his riotous excesses. 366 more words

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Book Review: A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess

Hi guys,

here’s a review for a book whose movie is probably one of the most known ones: A Clockwork Orange. Since I only have seen parts of the movie and therefore wanted to read the book first before watching it, here’s my opinion on it. 873 more words

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Empathy & Ultraviolence

For all of my talk about people being seduced by culture and violence, it’s worth saying that I’ve fallen under the spell many times.

From late gradeschool on, when I first discovered writing, oftentimes I tried to sum up my sense of loneliness, and later actual depression, by writing fictional accounts of school shooters. 573 more words

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Our Disease 6

 The sheep

”Not my president!”
”He will not divide us!”
”Lock him up!”
”Say it loud, say it clear: refugees are welcome here!”
”Love! Not hate! 1,182 more words

Our Disease (short Story In Parts)

Anthony Burgess - A Clockwork Orange

“What gets into you all? We study the problem and we’ve been studying it for damn well near a century, yes, but we get no further with our studies.”

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Literature as Music

Jonathan L. Friedmann, Ph.D.

Aspects of music can be spatially represented through notation and recording, which freeze moments in time. But, as an experiential medium, which relies on performance and audition, music reveals itself in the present tense. 408 more words

Music