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Starred Up

Prison has been documented by filmmaker’s countless times, with the French film A Prophet as the genre’s most authentic and sharp character study, which follows the prison sentence of a young man who must study a code perhaps the way a blind man learns how to read—sensing the brail before he can comprehend it’s meaning— from a sloppy kill to a discerning strategist. 744 more words

'Starred Up' - Film Thoughts/Review

UK Release: March 21st 2014

British release ‘STARRED UP’ is a British prison drama from talented director David MacKenzie (‘Perfect Sense’, ‘Hallam Foe’, ‘Asylum’, ‘Young Adam’) telling the story of Jack O’Connell’s young offender being moved into (or as the title of the film calls it ‘Starred Up’) a proper prison after causing trouble in the young offenders institute he was initially placed in. 364 more words

Starred Up

Prison sucks. There’s no disputing that. Being behind bars is probably hell on Earth for many people who’ve been caught breaking the law. Being caged like an animal can be truly taxing on one’s psyche and whoever does the crime must certainly do the time. 481 more words

Starred Up (2013)

D: David Mackenzie / 106m

Cast: Jack O’Connell, Ben Mendelsohn, Rupert Friend, Sam Spruell, David Ajala, Peter Ferdinando, Anthony Welsh, David Avery, Mark Asante, Raphael Sowole, Ryan McKenna, Tommy McDonnell, Sian Breckin… 1,069 more words


Quickfire Review: Starred Up (2014)

Synopsis: A troubled and explosively violent teenager is transferred to adult prison where he finally meets his match – a man who also happens to be his father… 578 more words


Tower Block (2012)

2014 #6
James Nunn & Ronnie Thompson | 90 mins | Blu-ray + download (HD)* | 2.35:1 | UK / English | 15

Residents of a condemned high-rise witness a gang-related murder, but don’t intervene and deny all to the police. 145 more words