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KEYT 3 Santa Barbara
Police examine videos of shooting involving deputiesThe unreleased video that police say shows deputies fatally shooting Gilbert Fl
Police examine videos of shooting involving deputies
KEYT 3 Santa Barbara / Posted an hour ago
The unreleased video that police say shows deputies fatally shooting Gilbert Flores in Texas last week appears to show "that he has something in his hand," Bexar County Sheriff Susan Pamerleau told reporters Wednesday. Authorities say they think... Read more
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22 WSBT South Bend
TX police: Unreleased video sheds new light on fatal shooting[Breaking news update, posted at 2:45 p.m. ET] The unreleased video that polic
TX police: Unreleased video sheds new light on fatal shooting
22 WSBT South Bend / Posted 2 hours ago
[Breaking news update, posted at 2:45 p.m. ET] The unreleased video that police say shows deputies fatally shooting Gilbert Flores in Texas last week appears to show "that he has something in his hand," Bexar County Sheriff Susan Pamerleau told... Read more
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Boston Herald
How Tasers workWhat is a Taser? • Electronic control weapons, commonly known as Tasers, are i
How Tasers work
Boston Herald / Posted 8 hours ago
What is a Taser? • Electronic control weapons, commonly known as Tasers, are illegal for citizens to own in Massachusetts, but are allowed for police use. • Tasers can generally be used in two ways: In “probe” mode, where it fires two probes... Read more
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Boston Herald
Local chief: Device ‘one of most important tools’The data behind the spike in the use of Tasers by police doesn’t account for th
Local chief: Device ‘one of most important tools’
Boston Herald / Posted 16 hours ago
The data behind the spike in the use of Tasers by police doesn’t account for the times where it’s proved an effective deterrent, said one local police chief. “Once people started learning that we carried them, not even taking them out and pointing... Read more
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Boston Herald
Advocate: Stun guns can have lethal impactTasers inject a level of uncertainty — even the risk of death — when police rea
Advocate: Stun guns can have lethal impact
Boston Herald / Posted 16 hours ago
Tasers inject a level of uncertainty — even the risk of death — when police reach for the stun guns, a human rights advocate warned. “They can have a lethal impact and you don’t always know the individual you’re dealing with,” said Justin Mazzola, a... Read more
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Boston Herald
Surge in Taser use sparks debateBay State cops are zapping hostile suspects with Tasers at nearly twice the rat
Surge in Taser use sparks debate
Boston Herald / Posted 16 hours ago
Bay State cops are zapping hostile suspects with Tasers at nearly twice the rate they did four years ago, a dramatic spike that comes as the debate on police tactics rages nationwide and Boston mulls whether to arm officers with the stun guns, a... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Florida man begs to be hit by Taser, flings Coca-Cola...A man in Central Florida was arrested on Monday after police said he asked offi
Florida man begs to be hit by Taser, flings Coca-Cola...
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 17 hours ago
A man in Central Florida was arrested on Monday after police said he asked officers to hit him with a Taser and provoked them by throwing a Coca-Cola in their direction. Gabriel Roman, 22, refused to pay for his Coca-Cola while at a store in... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Florida man begs to be hit by Taser, flings Coca-Cola...A man in Central Florida was arrested on Monday after police said he asked offi
Florida man begs to be hit by Taser, flings Coca-Cola...
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 17 hours ago
A man in Central Florida was arrested on Monday after police said he asked officers to hit him with a Taser and provoked them by throwing a Coca-Cola in their direction. Gabriel Roman, 22, refused to pay for his Coca-Cola while at a store in... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Dispatcher: Suspect threatened 'suicide by cop' before fatal shooting by deputies in San AntonioSAN ANTONIO — Gilbert Flores, the man fatally shot by Bexar County deputies las
Dispatcher: Suspect threatened 'suicide by cop' before fatal shooting by deputies in San Antonio
Houston Chronicle / Posted 21 hours ago
SAN ANTONIO — Gilbert Flores, the man fatally shot by Bexar County deputies last week during an altercation caught on video, was upset and threatening “suicide by cop,” according to radio traffic made public Tuesday. The 30-minute audio recording... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Paramedic on scene of fatal San Antonio shooting: Suspect threatened 'suicide by cop'SAN ANTONIO — Gilbert Flores, the man fatally shot by Bexar County deputies las
Paramedic on scene of fatal San Antonio shooting: Suspect threatened 'suicide by cop'
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 21 hours ago
SAN ANTONIO — Gilbert Flores, the man fatally shot by Bexar County deputies last week during an altercation caught on video, was upset and threatening “suicide by cop,” according to radio traffic made public Tuesday. The 30-minute audio recording... Read more
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E-Commerce Times
Weaponized Drones May Fly the Friendly Skies of North DakotaPolice in North Dakota can use drones armed with what are optimistically called
Weaponized Drones May Fly the Friendly Skies of North Dakota
E-Commerce Times / Posted 21 hours ago
Police in North Dakota can use drones armed with what are optimistically called "nonlethal weapons," thanks to the passage of House Bill 1328, which Gov. Jack Dalrymple signed into law this spring. The new law gives police the authority in a... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Florida man begs to be hit by Taser, flings Coca-Cola...A man in Central Florida was arrested on Monday after police said he asked offi
Florida man begs to be hit by Taser, flings Coca-Cola...
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 22 hours ago
A man in Central Florida was arrested on Monday after police said he asked officers to hit him with a Taser and provoked them by throwing a Coca-Cola in their direction. Gabriel Roman, 22, refused to pay for his Coca-Cola while at a store in... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Fla. man begs to be hit by Taser, flings Coke can at...A man in Central Florida was arrested on Monday after police said he asked offi
Fla. man begs to be hit by Taser, flings Coke can at...
The Palm Beach Post / Posted yesterday
A man in Central Florida was arrested on Monday after police said he asked officers to hit him with a Taser and provoked them by throwing a Coca-Cola in their direction. Gabriel Roman, 22, refused to pay for his Coca-Cola while at a store in... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
State, communities receive millions to fight crimeThe state of Arkansas and several Region 8 communities will receive $2.3 millio
State, communities receive millions to fight crime
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted yesterday
The state of Arkansas and several Region 8 communities will receive $2.3 million to fight crime and protect police officers. U.S. Senators John Boozman and Tom Cotton, along with Congressmen Rick Crawford, French Hill, Steve Womack and Bruce... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
State, communities receive millions to fight crimeThe state of Arkansas and several Region 8 communities will receive $2.3 millio
State, communities receive millions to fight crime
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted yesterday
The state of Arkansas and several Region 8 communities will receive $2.3 million to fight crime and protect police officers. U.S. Senators John Boozman and Tom Cotton, along with Congressmen Rick Crawford, French Hill, Steve Womack and Bruce... Read more
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Cincinnati CityBeat
Morning News and StuffGood morning all. Here’s the news today. First, a man died last night after he
Morning News and Stuff
Cincinnati CityBeat / Posted yesterday
Good morning all. Here’s the news today. First, a man died last night after he was Tased by police in Over-the-Rhine. Cincinnati police responded to the Shell station on Liberty Street after reports the man was trying to rob a woman in a car there.... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Taser, stun gun use rise slightly in Massachusetts By Colin A. Young State House News Service BOSTON -- Police officers in Massa
Taser, stun gun use rise slightly in Massachusetts
Lowell Sun / Posted yesterday
By Colin A. Young State House News Service BOSTON -- Police officers in Massachusetts used or threatened to use a Taser or stun gun more than a thousand times last year, a slight increase from 2013.... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Man subdued with Taser after flinging Coke at officer, affidavit statesA Tavares man who begged law enforcement to hit him with a Taser got his wish a
Man subdued with Taser after flinging Coke at officer, affidavit states
Orlando Sentinel / Posted yesterday
A Tavares man who begged law enforcement to hit him with a Taser got his wish after hurling an open Coke can at an officer Monday, according to an arrest affidavit. Officers encountered Gabriel Roman, 22, at an East Burleigh Boulevard store where he... Read more
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WTAP Parkersburg
Welch Police Begin Carrying Body CamerasWELCH, W.Va. (AP) - Welch police officers have begun carrying body cameras to r
Welch Police Begin Carrying Body Cameras
WTAP Parkersburg / Posted yesterday
WELCH, W.Va. (AP) - Welch police officers have begun carrying body cameras to record all contact with the public. Media outlets report that Police Chief Eugene Muncy announced that the officers began carrying the devices on Tuesday. Muncy says the... Read more
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The Marietta Times
Welch police begin carrying body camerasWELCH, W.Va. (AP) — Welch police officers have begun carrying body cameras to r
Welch police begin carrying body cameras
The Marietta Times / Posted yesterday
WELCH, W.Va. (AP) — Welch police officers have begun carrying body cameras to record all contact with the public. The Bluefield Daily Telegraph (http://bit.ly/1Evlw7h ) reports that Police Chief Eugene Muncy announced that the offers began carrying... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Welch police begin carrying body camerasWELCH, W.Va. (AP) - Welch police officers have begun carrying body cameras to r
Welch police begin carrying body cameras
WVVA Bluefield / Posted yesterday
WELCH, W.Va. (AP) - Welch police officers have begun carrying body cameras to record all contact with the public. The Bluefield Daily Telegraph (http://bit.ly/1Evlw7h ) reports that Police Chief Eugene Muncy announced that the officers began... Read more
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WOWK-TV West Virginia
Welch police begin carrying body camerasWELCH, W.Va. (AP) - Welch police officers have begun carrying body cameras to r
Welch police begin carrying body cameras
WOWK-TV West Virginia / Posted yesterday
WELCH, W.Va. (AP) - Welch police officers have begun carrying body cameras to record all contact with the public. The Bluefield Daily Telegraph (http://bit.ly/1Evlw7h ) reports that Police Chief Eugene Muncy announced that the officers began... Read more
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WTRF Wheeling
Welch police begin carrying body camerasWELCH, W.Va. (AP) - Welch police officers have begun carrying body cameras to r
Welch police begin carrying body cameras
WTRF Wheeling / Posted yesterday
WELCH, W.Va. (AP) - Welch police officers have begun carrying body cameras to record all contact with the public. The Bluefield Daily Telegraph (http://bit.ly/1Evlw7h ) reports that Police Chief Eugene Muncy announced that the officers began... Read more
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Mashable
Police drones probably won't have lethal weapons anytime soonWhat's This?Sgt. Jim Linn retrieves the Alameda County Sheriff's Office drone w
Police drones probably won't have lethal weapons anytime soon
Mashable / Posted yesterday
What's This?Sgt. Jim Linn retrieves the Alameda County Sheriff's Office drone while demonstrating a search and rescue operation on Aug. 14, in Dublin, California. Image: Noah Berger/Associated Press North Dakota lawmakers recently passed a law that... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Man arrested following reports that woman was held hostage at knifepointArmed police went in to a Officers were called to the second floor flat in Cla
Man arrested following reports that woman was held hostage at knifepoint
Liverpool Echo / Posted 2 days ago
Armed police went in to a Officers were called to the second floor flat in Clarendon Road at around midday. Police said a 27-year-old woman claimed a man was acting aggressively and when they arrived he refused to leave and made threats to the... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Live: Breaking news from Liverpool: Wallasey 'hostage' incident, Creamfields trafficBank Holiday Monday's latest breaking news, sport and more from around Merseysi
Live: Breaking news from Liverpool: Wallasey 'hostage' incident, Creamfields traffic
Liverpool Echo / Posted 2 days ago
Bank Holiday Monday's latest breaking news, sport and more from around Merseyside and beyond. If there's something you've spotted and want us to check out then tell us in our comment box or via Twitter or Facebook Wallasey 'hostage' incident... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Armed police go in to Wallasey flat after reports woman was being held hostage at knifepointArmed police went in to a Officers were called to the second floor flat in Cla
Armed police go in to Wallasey flat after reports woman was being held hostage at knifepoint
Liverpool Echo / Posted 2 days ago
Armed police went in to a Officers were called to the second floor flat in Clarendon Road at around midday. Police said a 27-year-old woman claimed a man was acting aggressively and when they arrived he refused to leave and made threats to the... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Police Taser drones authorised in US stateA recently passed bill in North Dakota would enable police departments to equip
Police Taser drones authorised in US state
Brisbane Times / Posted 2 days ago
A recently passed bill in North Dakota would enable police departments to equip drones with non-lethal weapons such as Tasers. Photo: AP Criminals in the US may soon find themselves zapped by Tasers from up high. That's one of the possibilities... Read more
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WA Today
Police Taser drones authorised in US stateA recently passed bill in North Dakota would enable police departments to equip
Police Taser drones authorised in US state
WA Today / Posted 2 days ago
A recently passed bill in North Dakota would enable police departments to equip drones with non-lethal weapons such as Tasers. Photo: AP Criminals in the US may soon find themselves zapped by Tasers from up high. That's one of the possibilities... Read more
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The Age
Police Taser drones authorised in US stateA recently passed bill in North Dakota would enable police departments to equip
Police Taser drones authorised in US state
The Age / Posted 2 days ago
A recently passed bill in North Dakota would enable police departments to equip drones with non-lethal weapons such as Tasers. Photo: AP Criminals in the US may soon find themselves zapped by Tasers from up high. That's one of the possibilities... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Police Taser drones authorised in US stateA recently passed bill in North Dakota would enable police departments to equip
Police Taser drones authorised in US state
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 2 days ago
A recently passed bill in North Dakota would enable police departments to equip drones with non-lethal weapons such as Tasers. Photo: AP Criminals in the US may soon find themselves zapped by Tasers from up high. That's one of the possibilities... Read more
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Canberra Times
Police Taser drones authorised in US stateA recently passed bill in North Dakota would enable police departments to equip
Police Taser drones authorised in US state
Canberra Times / Posted 2 days ago
A recently passed bill in North Dakota would enable police departments to equip drones with non-lethal weapons such as Tasers. Photo: AP Criminals in the US may soon find themselves zapped by Tasers from up high. That's one of the possibilities... Read more
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Brisbane Times
StalkHer: Why John Jarratt's so-called sex comedy is no laughing matterThe female co-director of John Jarratt's StalkHer insists the film, about a bat
StalkHer: Why John Jarratt's so-called sex comedy is no laughing matter
Brisbane Times / Posted 3 days ago
The female co-director of John Jarratt's StalkHer insists the film, about a battle of wills between a stalker and his target, has been given the thumbs-up from the very people who might be most inclined to condemn it. "We've had some fabulous emails... Read more
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WA Today
StalkHer: Why John Jarratt's so-called sex comedy is no laughing matterThe female co-director of John Jarratt's StalkHer insists the film, about a bat
StalkHer: Why John Jarratt's so-called sex comedy is no laughing matter
WA Today / Posted 3 days ago
The female co-director of John Jarratt's StalkHer insists the film, about a battle of wills between a stalker and his target, has been given the thumbs-up from the very people who might be most inclined to condemn it. "We've had some fabulous emails... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
StalkHer: Why John Jarratt's so-called sex comedy is no laughing matterThe female co-director of John Jarratt's StalkHer insists the film, about a bat
StalkHer: Why John Jarratt's so-called sex comedy is no laughing matter
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 3 days ago
The female co-director of John Jarratt's StalkHer insists the film, about a battle of wills between a stalker and his target, has been given the thumbs-up from the very people who might be most inclined to condemn it. "We've had some fabulous emails... Read more
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Canberra Times
StalkHer: Why John Jarratt's so-called sex comedy is no laughing matterThe female co-director of John Jarratt's StalkHer insists the film, about a bat
StalkHer: Why John Jarratt's so-called sex comedy is no laughing matter
Canberra Times / Posted 3 days ago
The female co-director of John Jarratt's StalkHer insists the film, about a battle of wills between a stalker and his target, has been given the thumbs-up from the very people who might be most inclined to condemn it. "We've had some fabulous emails... Read more
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The Age
StalkHer: Why John Jarratt's so-called sex comedy is no laughing matterThe female co-director of John Jarratt's StalkHer insists the film, about a bat
StalkHer: Why John Jarratt's so-called sex comedy is no laughing matter
The Age / Posted 3 days ago
The female co-director of John Jarratt's StalkHer insists the film, about a battle of wills between a stalker and his target, has been given the thumbs-up from the very people who might be most inclined to condemn it. "We've had some fabulous emails... Read more
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101 Great Goals
Horrific: A New York City FC fan gets tased by a cop v Columbus Crew (What the hell happened?! Shocking footage has emerged from the MLS on Saturday
Horrific: A New York City FC fan gets tased by a cop v Columbus Crew (
101 Great Goals / Posted 3 days ago
What the hell happened?! Shocking footage has emerged from the MLS on Saturday night, as the New York City FC lost 2-1 at home to the Columbus Crew. Away from the action on the field, it was the treatment of the New York City FC fans which stole... Read more
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TribLIVE
Sunday popsNorth Dakota has become the first state to legalize the use of police drones a
Sunday pops
TribLIVE / Posted 3 days ago
North Dakota has become the first state to legalize the use of police drones armed with everything from Tasers to tear gas, reports The Daily Beast. Rubber bullets, pepper spray and sound cannons also are permissible but “lethal weapons” are barred.... Read more
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Business Standard India
Thousands converge in Kuala Lumpur to demand prime minister's ousterThe political upheaval is spurring capital flight amid a worsening global econo
Thousands converge in Kuala Lumpur to demand prime minister's ouster
Business Standard India / Posted 4 days ago
The political upheaval is spurring capital flight amid a worsening global economyThe political upheaval is spurring capital flight amid a worsening global economyThousands of... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Video appears to show man with hands up before Texas officers shoot him deadIn the released video the man, who is not wearing a shirt and appears to be whi
Video appears to show man with hands up before Texas officers shoot him dead
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 4 days ago
In the released video the man, who is not wearing a shirt and appears to be white, is seen running. It is unclear if he is armed or not. He then stands with his hands raised, before the video stops. The Bexar County sheriff’s office said deputies... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
StalkHer: Why John Jarratt's so-called sex comedy is no laughing matterIt's being billed as an 'inappropriate' romantic comedy for adults, but there's
StalkHer: Why John Jarratt's so-called sex comedy is no laughing matter
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 4 days ago
It's being billed as an 'inappropriate' romantic comedy for adults, but there's a seriously nasty underside to John Jarratt's directorial debut. The female co-director of John Jarratt's StalkHer insists the film, about a battle of wills between a... Read more
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The Young Witness
StalkHer: Why John Jarratt's so-called sex comedy is no laughing matterIt's being billed as an 'inappropriate' romantic comedy for adults, but there's
StalkHer: Why John Jarratt's so-called sex comedy is no laughing matter
The Young Witness / Posted 4 days ago
It's being billed as an 'inappropriate' romantic comedy for adults, but there's a seriously nasty underside to John Jarratt's directorial debut. The female co-director of John Jarratt's StalkHer insists the film, about a battle of wills between a... Read more
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Western Advocate
StalkHer: Why John Jarratt's so-called sex comedy is no laughing matterIt's being billed as an 'inappropriate' romantic comedy for adults, but there's
StalkHer: Why John Jarratt's so-called sex comedy is no laughing matter
Western Advocate / Posted 4 days ago
It's being billed as an 'inappropriate' romantic comedy for adults, but there's a seriously nasty underside to John Jarratt's directorial debut. The female co-director of John Jarratt's StalkHer insists the film, about a battle of wills between a... Read more
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Kiama Independent
StalkHer: Why John Jarratt's so-called sex comedy is no laughing matterIt's being billed as an 'inappropriate' romantic comedy for adults, but there's
StalkHer: Why John Jarratt's so-called sex comedy is no laughing matter
Kiama Independent / Posted 4 days ago
It's being billed as an 'inappropriate' romantic comedy for adults, but there's a seriously nasty underside to John Jarratt's directorial debut. The female co-director of John Jarratt's StalkHer insists the film, about a battle of wills between a... Read more
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Manning River Times
StalkHer: Why John Jarratt's so-called sex comedy is no laughing matterIt's being billed as an 'inappropriate' romantic comedy for adults, but there's
StalkHer: Why John Jarratt's so-called sex comedy is no laughing matter
Manning River Times / Posted 4 days ago
It's being billed as an 'inappropriate' romantic comedy for adults, but there's a seriously nasty underside to John Jarratt's directorial debut. The female co-director of John Jarratt's StalkHer insists the film, about a battle of wills between a... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
StalkHer: Why John Jarratt's so-called sex comedy is no laughing matterIt's being billed as an 'inappropriate' romantic comedy for adults, but there's
StalkHer: Why John Jarratt's so-called sex comedy is no laughing matter
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 4 days ago
It's being billed as an 'inappropriate' romantic comedy for adults, but there's a seriously nasty underside to John Jarratt's directorial debut. The female co-director of John Jarratt's StalkHer insists the film, about a battle of wills between a... Read more
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The North West Star
StalkHer: Why John Jarratt's so-called sex comedy is no laughing matterIt's being billed as an 'inappropriate' romantic comedy for adults, but there's
StalkHer: Why John Jarratt's so-called sex comedy is no laughing matter
The North West Star / Posted 4 days ago
It's being billed as an 'inappropriate' romantic comedy for adults, but there's a seriously nasty underside to John Jarratt's directorial debut. The female co-director of John Jarratt's StalkHer insists the film, about a battle of wills between a... Read more
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Daily Liberal
StalkHer: Why John Jarratt's so-called sex comedy is no laughing matterIt's being billed as an 'inappropriate' romantic comedy for adults, but there's
StalkHer: Why John Jarratt's so-called sex comedy is no laughing matter
Daily Liberal / Posted 4 days ago
It's being billed as an 'inappropriate' romantic comedy for adults, but there's a seriously nasty underside to John Jarratt's directorial debut. The female co-director of John Jarratt's StalkHer insists the film, about a battle of wills between a... Read more
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The Border Mail
StalkHer: Why John Jarratt's so-called sex comedy is no laughing matterIt's being billed as an 'inappropriate' romantic comedy for adults, but there's
StalkHer: Why John Jarratt's so-called sex comedy is no laughing matter
The Border Mail / Posted 4 days ago
It's being billed as an 'inappropriate' romantic comedy for adults, but there's a seriously nasty underside to John Jarratt's directorial debut. The female co-director of John Jarratt's StalkHer insists the film, about a battle of wills between a... Read more
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