Life is a game and a wicked one. Ultra-violent and utterly emotional Japanese blockbuster Battle Royale takes us to the depth of a teenage psycho. Its cult popularity seems to be proportionate to the level of its brutality. 549 more words
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It was nothing unusual, at least for Steve and his chosen three skinheads, to loiter in the sodium-lit night, on The Headrow or the streets around, waiting for some unwary mundane to pass them by to be followed to be relieved at knifepoint, or the threat of a kicking, of whatever money or possessions they carried or held. 2,790 more words
It might not officially be The 12 Days of Christmas, but FILM IN WORDS will still fill your festive viewing schedule with cheer. From beloved movies that have become an irreplaceable holiday tradition to cult and lesser known Xmas cuts that promise to subvert and haunt your holidays, there’s something for everyone all the way up to Christmas Eve. 384 more words
Martin Scorsese and his 'Men of Violence' - Should We Turn a Blind Eye to the Violence in Shutter Island?
Martin Scorsese has claimed that there is no such thing as gratuitous violence because violence is such an integral part of the human experience. Over the last 80 years onscreen violence has escalated and changed, censorship laws have been amended, but it is nearly impossible to define exactly what we mean by the act or instance of ‘violence’ . 4,085 more words