ultraviolence

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ultraviolence

(ˌʌltrəˈvaɪələns)
n
acts of extreme violence, esp those shown on television or film
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The hallmark of Tarantino doesn't come until the final 15 minutes of the movie however, when everything just descends into deeply satisfying revenge fantasy ultra-violence.
Here's something more unexpected, a scene where Andy and his friends laugh at the ultra-violence in a horror movie, confusing poor Chucky who concludes that violence must be fun.
After the exorbitance of 2001, he wanted to prove he could handle a low budget, and decided to do so with the Beethoven-fuelled ultra-violence of A Clockwork Orange.
Kim conjures a gloriously dreamlike alternative Korea, with vibrant settings, heightened reality and choreographed ultra-violence. One feels more like a viewer than a reader, observing this world rather being absorbed within it.
THIRTY years after their classic debut entitled The Ultra-Violence, Death Angel-composed of five Fil-Am cousins-remains a major force to reckon with in the heavy metal realm.
Flashy, hallucinatory and very, very violent (a mum and her teenage daughter are slaughtered in the first 10 minutes), the film recalls the mid-90s strain of ultra-violence trademarked by Oliver Stone's Natural Born Killers and Quentin Tarantino's Reservoir Dogs (in which Bunker starred, 13 years before his death).
Flashy, hallucinatory and very, very violent, the film recalls the mid-90s strain of ultra-violence trademarked by Oliver Stone's Natural Born Killers and Quentin Tarantino's Reservoir Dogs, in which Bunker starred.
Although the premise of the film consists of brutal cage fights heavily filled with graphic, ultra-violence, where the characters fight to earn specific fortune and glory, it also encompasses reasons why these individual women are fighting.
In this origins film he is brimming with pop culture reference and ultra-violence and sporting the distinctive snug red suit much loved by comic book fans.
#R and lt;/3J: A multimedia hallucination on William Shakespeare's 'Romeo and Juliet' will be set in Metro Manila in a staging that exploits our hyper-real contemporary moment of globalization, ultra-violence, Internet inanities, intergenerational alienation and will use a psychedelic mix of all available arts, announced DUP.
It wasn't just that this ultra-violence would expose the West's feebleness, but that it would force Muslims to make a choice.
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