Tag: disturbing

Sort: Date | Title | Views | | Random Sort Ascending
View:

Nitram review – deeply disturbing drama about mass killer Martin Bryant

13 Views0 Comments

Australian director Justin Kurzel has made his most purely disturbing film since his debut Snowtown in 2011. Like that film, Nitram is based on a real-life case of murder and family dysfunction (which incidentally als...

‘A disturbing picture’: use of excessive force endemic in Victorian remand centres, says ombudsman

18 Views0 Comments

The use of excessive force against Victorian prisoners is “persistent and endemic” in the state’s remand centres, with an ombudsman’s report concluding a culture of silence is a barrier to uncovering the full extent o...

Disturbing claims of torture and sexual abuse at trial of New York ‘cult’ leader

27 Views0 Comments

New York is accustomed to high-profile trials, the details picked over like canapés at a cocktail party. But the trial of Lawrence “Larry” Ray, on federal charges of sex trafficking, extortion and conspiracy has cause...

TV tonight: Louis Theroux’s disturbing encounter with America’s far right

35 Views0 Comments

“I actually enjoy racist humour and misogyny … I think it’s awesome.” This is the sort of rhetoric Louis Theroux faces in a new series about the internet’s effect on controversial subcultures, starting with the far r...

Caught in the Net review – disturbing exposé of online child abuse

28 Views0 Comments

This is a disturbing, deeply upsetting Czech documentary about the threat of online child abuse. It is not something I would normally choose to watch and it left me feeling sick to the stomach. But it is an important ...

Disturbing review of California sheriff’s department finds serious abuses

145 Views0 Comments

Over the past year, as employees of the scandal-plagued Orange county sheriff’s department received their official use-of-force training, independent investigators from the county were sitting in. Their goal was to id...

‘The most disturbing liturgy ever’: Irish burglar gets highly charged send-off

106 Views0 Comments

Father Donal Roche called it the most disturbing funeral he has ever attended, a homage to a life of crime played like a scene from The Sopranos. Dean Maguire, 29, an Irish burglar with more than 25 convictions, had d...

Minister condemns ‘deeply disturbing’ rise in antisemitism in UK

75 Views0 Comments

Robert Jenrick has condemned a “deeply disturbing upsurge in antisemitism” in recent years and said the government will name and shame local authorities that have failed to adopt the International Holocaust Remembranc...

Is Uni Racist? review – disturbing accounts of discrimination on campus

94 Views0 Comments

How big, do you think, does an entity have to become before it lays aside all the rules of common sense, practicality and decency by which the individuals of which it is composed might live and starts behaving like an...

Vaccine hoarding is all the more disturbing as a Covid disaster unfolds in India

162 Views0 Comments

The idea that nobody is protected until everyone’s protected has become something of a pandemic cliche lately. Yet that doesn’t make it any less true, clinically or morally. As long as the virus is rife in any country...

Happy Happy Joy Joy: The Ren and Stimpy Story review – disturbing scenes

92 Views0 Comments

Here is a documentary whose title contains radioactive levels of irony: happiness and joy are very far from what is to be found within. It is a behind-the-scenes profile of the pioneering TV animation Ren and Stimpy, ...