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shockingly repellent

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Some of the most piercing images in the flawed but extraordinary The Black Dahlia (2006), about one of the grisliest Hollywood murders, are those of the vulnerable, doomed Elizabeth Short (Mia Kershner) either being interviewed by a sleazy, invasive Banner-like movie producer (we only hear his voice; it's provided by De Palma himself) or acting in a pornographic film.
With that sentence "Chip" Arnold begins his remarkable essay on the lynching of Sam Hose, perhaps the grisliest, most barbaric event in the sorrowful history of lynching in this country.
The Israeli government has agreed to free a Lebanese gunman convicted in one of the grisliest attacks in the country's history in exchange for the bodies of two Israeli soldiers killed by Hezbollah guerrillas.
After five series investigating some of the goriest, grisliest murders on TV, you could be forgiven for thinking the detectives in Wire In The Blood were virtually unshockable.
Credit edgy writing, great acting and the grisliest of crimes.
Police Chief Grover said it was the grisliest crime scene he'd seen in 34 years of law enforcement.
This edition of the "pro-life newspaper of record" includes motivational articles, a superb Bush/Kerry comparison piece (along with an order form on page two), a wonderfully concise overview of closely watched Senate and House races, and a powerful expose of the money donated to the Kerry campaign by the grisliest pliers of the abortion trade, to name just a few "must-read" stories.
A member of Parliament and former governor of Okinawa, Masahide Ota, 77, fought against the Americans on Okinawa, site of one of the grisliest battles.
Scorsese has always been fascinated by violence, but "Gangs" is his grisliest yet, with Daniel Day-Lewis as Bill Cutting, "the Butcher," the leader of Nativist (Protestant) resistance to the mostly Irish (Catholic) newcomers.
Fletcher, Davison, and Carew vie for the grisliest version, but Oldham, elsewhere a master of satiric invective, surpasses them all:
No treatment yet exists for Ebola or Marburg, but scientists have just identified a protein that may cause the Ebola virus's grisliest symptom--massive bleeding.
THE BODY on the building site is about to turn into one of the grisliest stories to feature Coronation Street in years.
A police source said the scene of the latest killings was among the grisliest the city had seen since the so-called "milkshake murder" in 2003.
And the two grisliest murders in the game happen to women.
It may be the least famous of the channel's imports, but this French thriller is arguably the best and grisliest - you have been warned.