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Gods of Egypt

Published in G
Thursday, 25 February 2016 05:37
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Additional Info

  • Rating

    M: Fantasy themes and violence.

  • The pitch

    Death is not the end.

  • Starring

    Gerard Butler, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Brenton Thwaites, Elodie Yung, Abbey Lee, Courtney Eaton, Geoffrey Rush, Rufus Sewell, Chadwick Boseman, Emma Booth, Bruce Spence, Bryan Brown, Goran D. Kleut

  • Directed by

    Alex Proyas

  • Running time

    127 minutes

  • Rated

    M (Australia), NR (UK), PG-13 (USA)

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    Characters are stabbed, impaled, run through, punched, kicked, hit with objects, knocked down, thrown through the air, slammed against objects, singed, stomped on, shot (arrow), throat-grabbed, slashed, dragged, beheaded, crushed (implied), near-eaten, pursued, headbutted, caged/trapped, taunted. People fall over, hit their heads, fall from high ledges, have their eyes plucked out/wings cut off, limbs removed. Objects knocked over, smashed, destroyed, thrown. Destroyed buildings, temples, structures. Fireballs, explosions, lightning beams. Stealing. Billowing smoke (burning village implied). Yelling, arguing, mass panic. Feed them to the jackals, I'll snap your neck mentioned. Blood/gore: Eyes are removed/inserted. Wings/leg/head cut off. Brain, heart removed. Some characters bleed golden blood (on faces, heads, clothing, ground, objects). Bloody wound, face, mouth. Hanging lion (corpse), burning animal. Some characters have dead-looking faces with missing noses and exposed/decayed bone and skin. Human skulls, sarcophagi. Dead animals, body cut into pieces, liquified brain mentioned.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    A man goes to bed with his mistress (sex and full nudity implied). Kissing, flirting, ogling, massaging. Shirtless men, women in very skimpy clothing, bare-backed woman, cleavage. Dressing. Statues of creatures with exposed breasts. Fornicating mentioned.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    People lie comatose (intoxication implied). People hold goblets of unknown liquid (wine assumed). Wine mentioned.

  • LANGUAGE

    S-words, a-words. Name-calling. Slang for genitals. Religious references and exclamations.

  • THEMES

    Egyptian gods and goddesses, love, power, masculinity, family, offerings, fratricide, revenge, betrayal, slavery, exile, demons, creation, reincarnation, knowledge, lying.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Dead brother/father, dead girlfriend. Dead mother (suicide) mentioned. Flocks of birds, horses, underworld creatures that resemble animals (snakes, rams, dog, horse, eagle, scarabs, giant wormlike creature with many teeth/Apophis), skeletal creatures, beasts with tentacles, elephants, scorpions, woman with forked tongue. Waterfalls. Feathers, leather worn. Spitting. Some sweeping/dizzying camera angles, bright strobe flashes of light.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Surreal, effects-driven, extravagant. Busy visuals, corny humour, audience-friendly cast, ornate costumes, passable chemistry between leads, serviceable performances, the opening isn't terrible.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Overlong, silly, tedious, repetitive, uninvolving, cliched, puzzling, whitewashed, ersatz, dreadful, chintzy, self-indulgent, interminable, overstuffed, wilted, bloated, shoddy, flat, bonkers, ridiculous, cheesy. Baffling characters, numbing/unimaginative action, unresolved conflicts, superficial imagery, unengaging narrative, over-emphasised aesthetics, weird accents, nervous editing, shlocky/unimpressive CGI.

Ruben Guthrie

Published in R
Wednesday, 08 July 2015 11:38
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Additional Info

  • Rating

    MA15+: Strong coarse language and sex scenes.

  • The pitch

    Ruben gets smashed.

  • Starring

    Patrick Brammall, Alex Dimitriades, Abbey Lee, Harriet Dyer, Jeremy Sims, Brenton Thwaites, Robyn Nevin, Jack Thompson, Aaron Bertram

  • Directed by

    Brendan Cowell

  • Running time

    93 minutes

  • Rated

    MA15+ (Australia), NR (UK), NR (USA)

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    People are punched, pinned down, pushed against a wall, throat-grabbed. A man jumps from a high ledge (injury/near-drowning). Objects thrown/dropped/smashed. References to suicide (jumping, slitting, dead friend). Reference to incestual sexual molestation of a child. Rape mentioned. Yelling, arguing. People play a boxing video game. Blood/gore: Sound of bone snapping. Arm in sling. Cast removed. Dropped kid on head mentioned.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    A couple has sex in the shower, bedroom. Oral sex/orgy (male), masturbation. Kissing (male-male; male-female), ogling, caressing, bum-grabbing. Half-exposed breast, people in underwear, swimwear, skimpy clothing, cleavage. Bra unclipped. Fingering, infidelity with boss, object inserted inside a girl/molestation mentioned.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    Drugs inhaled. Bags of white powder, crack pipe. Rock, ice, cocaine, stoned teenager, e, heroin, smack addict mentioned. Alcohol (beer, champagne, wine, spirits, cocktails, shots). Intoxication. Bar, club, house party settings. Getting smashed/drunk, drinking nail polish remover, drinking problem mentioned. Smoking. Gambling (horse racing).

  • LANGUAGE

    C-words, f-words, s-words, a-words. Name-calling, derogatory terms for women and homosexuals. Slang and actual terms for genitals and bodily fluids. Cultural, racial, gender stereotypes. Religious references and exclamations.

  • THEMES

    Alcoholism, relationships, recovery, Alcoholics Anonymous, advertising, parent-son relationships, kayaking, Sydney, sobriety, best mates.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Gravely ill father (pancreatitis), relationship breakups, estranged parents. Friend committed suicide, dead mother, lost license mentioned. Vomiting, eating disorder, depression mentioned. Cats, fish. Cooking sausages.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    tbc

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    tbc

Mad Max: Fury Road

Published in M
Tuesday, 12 May 2015 23:26
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Additional Info

  • Rating

    MA15+: Strong violence and post-apocalyptic themes.

  • The pitch

    Rock and rollover.

  • Starring

    Tom Hardy, Charlize Theron, Nicholas Hoult, Hugh Keays-Byrne, Josh Helman, Nathan Jones, Zoë Kravitz, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Riley Keough, Abbey Lee, Courtney Eaton, John Howard, Richard Carter, Angus Sampson

  • Directed by

    George Miller

  • Running time

    120 minutes

  • Rated

    MA15+ (Australia), 15 (UK), R (USA)

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    People are pursued, stomped, punched, bound, gagged, kicked, dragged, caged, hung upside-down, run over (child/implied), branded, prodded, milked, shot, stabbed, bled, harpooned, thrown through the air, sandblasted, throat-grabbed, tackled, bitten, elbowed, near-choked, held at knife-point, crushed, run over, lassoed, chainsawed, throat-slit, face-grabbed, headbutted. People fall/dangle from high cliffs/moving vehicles. Explosions. Vehicle collisions, rollovers, flips. Vehicles rammed, sliced, set alight, smashed. Animals squished/eaten. Grenades thrown, land mines. Screaming. Blood/gore: Dead bodies. Blood transfusions, caesarian birth (implied), lung puncture (implied), oxygen mask, catheter of blood. Ripped face, ransacked body, slit throat, crushed hand, collapsed lung, scars, bubbled skin, objects protruding from skin, metal stitches/staples. Bloody eyes, noses, head, back, mouth, faces, hands, feet, wounds, objects, cuts, grazes; blood spatter. Bruising, bandage. Skulls, red eyes, missing limbs.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    Nude female (genitals obscured). Skimpy clothing. Outline of breast/nipples beneath clothing.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    Mouths are sprayed with a silver fluid.

  • LANGUAGE

    Possible f-word, bollocks. Name-calling. Derogatory term for homosexuals. Religious references.

  • THEMES

    Mad Max, humanity, post-apocalypse, survival, water, escape, hope, redemption, nightmares, flashbacks, polygamy, pregnancy, labour, birth, death of a child, stillbirth, blindness, deformities, Valhalla, family squabbles.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Birth scene, stillbirth. Stolen children mentioned. Lizard, crows, buzzing flies. Tattooing, flares, lightning, dust storm, twisters, avalanche. Soles of feet. Spitting. Brief subtitles in unidentified language. High/sweeping aerial cinematography.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Beautiful, intense, breathless, progressive, brainy, breakneck, startling, Krakatoan, personal, individual, remarkable, ingenious, brilliant, non-stop, packed, mad, disciplined, astonishing, ferocious, unfettered, expert, focused, feminist, visionary, relentless, thrilling, kinetic, physical. Exhilarating action, dazzling/outrageous/acrobatic fight choreography, superb stunts, elaborate car sequences, unforgettable/dynamic/enveloping visuals, seamless effects, spare dialogue, complete/self-contained story, elaborately grotesque production design, outlandish/precise costumes, pummeling score.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Frenetic sameness may feel monotonous for some. (It gets bogged down in the middle.)