ultraviolence


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ultraviolence

(ˌʌltrəˈvaɪələns)
n
acts of extreme violence, esp those shown on television or film
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Militia treatment of local people in recaptured areas was even more brutal, rivalling and exceeding Daesh's ultraviolence.
It follows up her chart-topping albums 'Born to Die', 'Ultraviolence' and 'Lust for Life' and if she reaches number one again she joins Diana Ross and Rihanna as the female artist with the fourth most number one albums in the UK.
It was followed up by Ultraviolence in 2014, Honeymoon in 2015 and Lust for Life in 2017.
Malcolm McDowell plays Alex, a charismatic antisocial delinquent whose interests include classical music and what is termed "ultraviolence".
It's all hugely self-indulgent stuff from the creator, and indie film darling, Nicolas Winding Refn, but for some reason I can stop watching this blend of Quentin Tarantino ultraviolence and David Lynch weirdness.
This is Looney Tunes-level ultraviolence, but with photorealistic graphics.
Warning: Contains nasty ultraviolence and the institutional destruction of dangerous young minds.
In some of the paintings, anime eyes and hair are "superimposed" is not the word we are looking for here collaged or overlaid on hyperrealistically drawn images of women, statues or even (as meta as it sounds) "paintings." A cutesy unicorn and comical Donald Duck with a gun intrude upon an image of an astronaut floating in space (2001: A Space Odyssey meets My Little Pony) and a wiry guy in mid-toke (Donald ready for a bit of the old ultraviolence).
From the hyper-stylised 'ultraviolence' of A Clockwork Orange (1971) to the trailblazing low-light photography of Barry Lyndon (1975), the seminal surrealist horror of The Shining (1980) and the foul-mouthed boot-camp cruelty of existential war movie Full Metal Jacket (1987), Kubrick's movies are all different, singular.
The diegetic efficiency of Stem's violent hand-to-hand combat reminds us that all action movies recruit human bodies into regimes of robotic ultraviolence, to which audiences, in turn, are programmed to respond with fierce, fascistic pleasure.
Macrobert Arts Centre, Stirling A CLOCKWORK ORANGE (18): Classical music-loving proto-punk Alex (Malcolm McDowell) and his Droogs spend their nights getting high at the Korova Milkbar before embarking on "a little of the old ultraviolence." After Alex is jailed for his sadistic behaviour, he submits to the Ludovico behaviour modification technique to earn his freedom; allowing the state to enact an equally sadistic rehabilitation as they condition him to abhor violence.
Then, clearly unable to find a rational way to end his film, he adds two massive doses of nonsensical ultraviolence.