Louis Theroux | The Night in Question | A Different Brain | iPlayer

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by Corazon de Leon » Tue May 17, 2016 12:09 pm

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Corazon de Leon wrote:I felt horrible for the guy with his wife, less so for the one who's been branded unfit to stand trial for death by dangerous driving.


Your heart went out to his mum instead. During her first chat she is saying how much he's changed from who he was and she's about to follow it up with He's not my son (or words to that effect) but catches herself and stops. Genuinely heartbreaking stuff. I couldn't sit through all of it.


Yeah, I did feel pretty horrible for her. She basically said it all in the opening interview.

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by Tragic Magic » Tue May 17, 2016 12:41 pm

What was it about then?

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by Corazon de Leon » Tue May 17, 2016 12:45 pm

Tragic Magic wrote:What was it about then?


People with life changing brain injuries. It was compelling stuff.

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by Saint of Killers » Tue May 17, 2016 12:47 pm

Tragic Magic wrote:What was it about then?


It was about how brain injuries can change people's behaviour, and also the affect said injuries have on loved ones.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b0 ... rent-brain

| (•_•)| S: This is the best date I've been on since my last date. PB: This is not a date.
S: Neither was the last one. It was a robbery. M: Really? S: Yeah. She stole my heart. And my crown. (❍ᴥ❍ʋ)
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PostRe: Louis Theroux | A Different Brain | iPlayer
by Tragic Magic » Tue May 17, 2016 1:00 pm

Thanks, will have to give it a watch. I had no idea it was on.

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by Clarkman » Tue May 17, 2016 10:17 pm

The most powerful bit was the kid while the dead-eyed mum was accusing him of not loving her. Poor little strawberry floater had some personality so credit to the dad for being a top bloke it seems.

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PostRe: Louis Theroux | A Different Brain | iPlayer
by Rocsteady » Wed May 18, 2016 11:50 am

That scientology film looks great.

Need to watch this episode soon.

Clarkman wrote:The most powerful bit was the kid while the dead-eyed mum was accusing him of not loving her. Poor little strawberry floater had some personality so credit to the dad for being a top bloke it seems.


I still don't get how you think the folk from the first episode seem like dicks

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by Saint of Killers » Wed May 18, 2016 3:58 pm

Was that the alcoholism ep? Only guy I had it in for was the nasty man in the park. I get the feeling he'd be a dick even when sober.

| (•_•)| S: This is the best date I've been on since my last date. PB: This is not a date.
S: Neither was the last one. It was a robbery. M: Really? S: Yeah. She stole my heart. And my crown. (❍ᴥ❍ʋ)
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by Preezy » Wed May 18, 2016 5:04 pm

I even felt a pang of sorrow/pity for the Gary guy. Clearly he's the product of his life experiences, he said he's lost his wife and kids so he's obviously been affected massively by that, which for him just translates into being a bit of a twat. As SoK said he's probably a knob even when sober, but still, I think in general people are a product of their environment.

It's a shame for anyone to fall into alcoholism, even if they're not a saint.

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PostRe: Louis Theroux | A Different Brain | iPlayer
by Clarkman » Wed May 18, 2016 9:20 pm

Rocsteady wrote:That scientology film looks great.

Need to watch this episode soon.

Clarkman wrote:The most powerful bit was the kid while the dead-eyed mum was accusing him of not loving her. Poor little strawberry floater had some personality so credit to the dad for being a top bloke it seems.


I still don't get how you think the folk from the first episode seem like dicks


I just couldn't find it in myself to pity them. Alcoholism feels like a self-inflicted problem.

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PostRe: Louis Theroux | A Different Brain | iPlayer
by Preezy » Wed May 18, 2016 10:28 pm

Watched the brain injury one this evening, was sad and insightful but not as interesting to me for some reason.

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PostRe: Louis Theroux | A Different Brain | iPlayer
by Moggy » Wed May 18, 2016 11:22 pm

Clarkman wrote:
Rocsteady wrote:That scientology film looks great.

Need to watch this episode soon.

Clarkman wrote:The most powerful bit was the kid while the dead-eyed mum was accusing him of not loving her. Poor little strawberry floater had some personality so credit to the dad for being a top bloke it seems.


I still don't get how you think the folk from the first episode seem like dicks


I just couldn't find it in myself to pity them. Alcoholism feels like a self-inflicted problem.


You can't pity somebody that has a self inflicted problem?

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PostRe: Louis Theroux | A Different Brain | iPlayer
by Mini E » Sun Oct 09, 2016 11:46 pm

Louis Theroux's My Scientology Movie. Worth a watch:

http://putlocker.live/My-Scientology-Mo ... -1472.html

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by Knoyleo » Mon Oct 10, 2016 1:17 am

Mini E wrote:Louis Theroux's My Scientology Movie. Worth a watch:

http://putlocker.live/My-Scientology-Mo ... -1472.html

Just watched through that, only to realise that version is missing the last 25 minutes. :(

It's good, but not really showing anything that we didn't already know about Scientology.

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by Mini E » Mon Oct 10, 2016 8:38 am

Knoyleo wrote:
Mini E wrote:Louis Theroux's My Scientology Movie. Worth a watch:

http://putlocker.live/My-Scientology-Mo ... -1472.html

Just watched through that, only to realise that version is missing the last 25 minutes. :(

It's good, but not really showing anything that we didn't already know about Scientology.


Oh bollocks - sorry about that. I've still got 40 minutes to go in that version :evil:

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PostRe: Louis Theroux | A Different Brain | iPlayer
by prettycookie » Sun Jan 08, 2017 1:14 pm

@Egg Knog -Just watched through that, only to realise that version is missing the last 25 minutes. :(

erm sorry about that, hopefully u used a adblock while watch it there, that site is full of malware and pop ups, here's the full
version though: http://www.movieboxd.com/streammovie-my ... v99-359871

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by Lex-Man » Sun Jan 08, 2017 1:32 pm

It's free on amazon prime if anyone has that. I'm not sure I'm going to watch it as it doesn't sound that good.

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PostRe: Louis Theroux | A Different Brain | iPlayer
by KK » Thu Feb 28, 2019 11:51 pm

Back this coming Monday night at 9pm on BBC2:

The Night in Question

Louis Theroux heads to American college campuses and comes face-to-face with students whose universities are accusing them of sexual assault.[/b]

As reports of sexual violence have dramatically increased in recent years, the government has urged US colleges to enforce a stricter code of sexual conduct amongst students. Employing specialist administrators to carry out investigations into alleged misdemeanors, they now have the power to permanently exclude those they deem ‘responsible’. For the victims of sexual assault these new processes, which require less stringent levels of proof than criminal cases, have allowed accusations that might have never been heard in a court of law to be vindicated. But alleged perpetrators believe the attempt to be more vigilant about rape and assault has turned into an overreaction that tramples on due process, and harms innocent people.

At the start of this journey, Louis meets a neuroscience major called Saif Khan, who has been accused of raping a fellow student. His University is investigating the claims separately even though Saif has been found not-guilty in a court of law. Though Saif continuously pleads his innocence, Louis is drawn into an increasingly complex world, where separating fact from fiction becomes increasingly challenging.

He also meets young women whose claims of sexual assault have previously fallen on deaf ears, who believe that a new approach to handling allegations of sex crimes is not only necessary but long overdue. One such student is Mollie Johnson, whose experience is a powerful reminder that there is now a broader understanding of what sexual assault looks like.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m000327c

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PostRe: Louis Theroux | The Night in Question | A Different Brain | iPlayer
by Preezy » Fri Mar 01, 2019 8:20 am

Sounds like a can of worms episode.

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PostRe: Louis Theroux | The Night in Question | A Different Brain | iPlayer
by Clarkman » Mon Mar 04, 2019 9:44 pm

This is strawberry floating great television as always, but so damn scary. This kid is probably a psychopath, who is getting a thrill from potentially getting away with his crime.


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