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Tomboys (2009)

In the UK a premier league football player has just been found guilty of sexual activity with a fifteen year old school girl, and is facing the prospect of up to ten years in prison. Adam Johnson, an over privileged and over … Continue reading

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Society (1989)

In the UK only 7% of the general populace are privately educated, yet 50% of seats in the Houses of Parliament are taken up by the former Eton mess, which doesn’t really feel like a fair representation of our nation … Continue reading

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Butcher Boys aka Boneboys (2012)

The evolution of the cannibal film has been a slow one. From the campy beginnings of 2000 Maniacs, to the Italian exploitation romps of the 70’s and 80’s such as Lenzi’s Eaten Alive (1980), and Deodato’s Cannibal Holocaust (1980), full … Continue reading

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Fortress (1986)

Teachers are a special kind of people. They spend all day babysitting other people’s children, while trying to teach them life skills, when they are getting paid peanuts for a middle finger in the form of thanks. There’s a lot … Continue reading

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The Baby (1973)

Social workers tend to have a bad reputation these days. From the Satanic scandals of the 80’s and 90’s, to tragedies like the deaths of Baby P and Victoria Climbie, the difficult jobs these people do has been made even … Continue reading

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Hider in the House (1989)

These days family can mean anything from the standard nuclear, 2.4 children, one mommy, one daddy job, to a group of friends brought together by nothing more than proximity and shared affection. It’s not always about kinship in the blood … Continue reading

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Amber Alert (2012)

The Amber Alert is a system that was implemented in America in 1996 when police and broadcasters joined forces to develop an early warning method to help authorities to find missing children. Messages are continuously flashed on motorway message boards, … Continue reading

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