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CHIPS (2017)

Published in C
Thursday, 06 April 2017 05:52
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Additional Info

  • Rating

    MA15+: Strong violence and coarse language.

  • The pitch

    It packs some Ponch.

  • Starring

    Michael Peña, Dax Shepard, Vincent D'Onofrio, Jessica McNamee, Adam Brody, Ryan Hansen, Kristen Bell, Jane Kaczmarek, Richard T. Jones, Maya Rudolph, Justin Chatwin

  • Directed by

    Dax Shepard

  • Running time

    100 minutes

  • Rated

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

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    Suicide (jumping). People are shot, punched, kicked, pushed, hit by vehicles, bitten, beheaded, tasered, grabbed, arrested, handcuffed, dragged out of car, stomped on, hit with objects, thrown against walls, held hostage, sprayed with kitty litter, flipped, tackled, wrestled, beaten, near-choked. A man jumps from a helicopter (fatal). A man's fingers are shot off (hand stump, loose fingers seen). Armed robberies (bank, armoured trucks). Car chases/rollovers/collisions, broken/smashed windscreens, wrecked/burning vehicles, cars shot/crushed, motorcycle accidents/collisions, vehicles/objects hit by moving vehicles. Molotov cocktail, explosions, trashed house. Weapons/fight training. Santa shot Rudolph, runner (ie Oscar Pistorius) who killed his girlfriend mentioned. Characters visit a premises called Suicide Boxing + Fitness. Screaming, arguing. Blood/gore: Decapitated head, headless corpse, dead body on ground. Hand with fingers shot off (nubs and loose fingers seen; fingers in bag of ice). Bloody bullet wounds/cuts/finger nubs/hand/grazes/objects/ground; blood spatter. Patients in hospital beds/stretchers (breathing tubes, limbs in traction), CPR. Scars, arm in sling, bandages, bruising. Bone cracking/breaking sounds heard, a man collapses from joint pain. Blood [in stools], Crohn's, colitis, 23 surgeries, scrotal tear mentioned.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    Nude couple seen having sex in a bedroom. Nude men (genitals pixelated/obscured), nude women (side and front views/wearing sheer underwear/photos). Exposed breasts, cleavage, people in underwear/swimwear/towels. Men in underwear bump crotches, a man's face lands in a nude man's crotch. Sexting. A man shows another man a nude picture of his wife (infidelity/sleeping with his wife discussed). Kissing, flirting, bum-slapping, hugging, caressing. A man makes a masturbation gesture with his arm. Jokes and discussions about infidelity, sex, masturbation, sex addiction, erection, anulingus, rating women. Stroking yourself, sex issues, over-sexualised behaviour, sex with wife, "shooting your weapon", she ate my butt mentioned.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    Alcohol (spirits, beer). Scene set in filthy drug den. A man says "you're high" to his stoned son. A man frequently consumes prescription pills throughout the film. Son addicted to heroin, opiate addiction, morphine mentioned.

  • LANGUAGE

    F-words, s-words, a-words. Slang for genitals. Name-calling (d*ck, bad, cocky, pussy, clown, super-Asian, rookies, bickering old lady, Freud, obnoxious, old, fragile, b*tch, coward, homophobe, psycho, silverback, scary, pervert, nasty, dummy, etc). Religious exclamations (what the hell, goddam, oh my god, Christ, hell yeah, Jesus, etc). Jokes about disabled people, homophobia, ageing, sex addiction, analingus, masturbation. Two men rate women's attractiveness (yawn).

  • THEMES

    Police investigation, partners, crime, corruption, marriage, separation, drug addiction, sex addiction, father-son relationships, death, grief, therapy, yoga pants.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Dead pilot, dead lover, dead husband. Partner (police) shot. Helicopter, lightning, thunder. Marriage separation mentioned. Hospital setting. Guy on toilet. Cat, cat's bum, dirty kitty litter. Brief Spanish (subtitles). Vision during end credits.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Silly, energetic, dirty, inappropriate, breezy, weirdo, light, raunchy, goofy. Relaxed/easy/star performance by Michael Pena, high-energy/well-choreographed/exciting/jaw-dropping/diverting/elaborately staged action scenes, good chemistry between leads, some funny moments.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Convoluted, messy, flat, disposable, uninspired, undisciplined, slapdash, loud, strained, artless, contrived. Unnecessary storylines/moments, jokes feel shoe-horned in, throwaway/nonsensical/lazy/paper-thin/uninteresting plot, mostly unfunny, some unpleasant/repetitive/wincing/sophomoric/crude jokes, weak/forgettable female roles, many thankless performances.

Baggage Claim

Published in B
Monday, 07 October 2013 04:27
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  • Rating

    M: Mature themes and sexual references.

  • The pitch

    A flight attendant searches for Mr Wright.

  • Starring

    Paula Patton, Derek Luke, Taye Diggs, Boris Kodjoe, Trey Songz, Jill Scott, Adam Brody, Jenifer Lewis, Djimon Hounsou, Lauren London, Christina Milian, Tia Mowry-Hardrict, La La Anthony

  • Directed by

    David E Talbert

  • Running time

    96 minutes

  • Rated

    M (Australia), 12A (UK), PG-13 (USA)

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    Door kicked in, objects thrown, smashed glass. A man reaches toward a woman's throat (comic). Yelling, arguing. Dog attack (comic).

  • SEX/NUDITY

    Kissing, caressing, undressing (sex implied). Infidelity, flirting. Innuendo. Cookies shaped like male genitals. Couple in underwear, shirtless men. Cleavage.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    Alcohol (champagne, wine, spirits, cocktails). Bar, club settings.

  • LANGUAGE

    S-word, a-word. Derogatory terms for women. Slang for genitals and sexual intercourse. Gender, marriage, cabin crew, racial stereotypes. Religious exclamation.

  • THEMES

    Relationships, breakups, engagement, infidelity, cabin crew, air travel, marriage, wedding planning, romance, exes, prejudice, karaoke, wealth, friendship, independence, ego, true love, dating.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Deceased husband/father mentioned. Wedding, church, airport settings. Multiple marriages/re-marriages, wife-cheating, boyfriend-cheating, relationship breakup. Planes, lightning, thunder, cat, dog. Lobster eaten. Urination heard. Based on Baggage Claim: A Novel by David E Talbert.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Funny, light, sweet, pleasant. Earnest performances, strong ensemble cast, Patton is adorable.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Contrived, unoriginal, predictable, cheesy, clichéd, brainless, cartoonish, generic, tacky, shallow, superficial, textbook, unfunny, terrible, dumb, shrill, embarrassing. Loose editing, untied storylines, feels forced, weak plot, badly written characters, lacklustre script, archaic depiction of women.

Lovelace

Published in L
Thursday, 22 August 2013 09:35
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Additional Info

  • Rating

    MA15+: Strong themes, sex scenes and drug use.

  • The pitch

    Goes deep.

  • Starring

    Amanda Seyfried, Peter Sarsgaard, Sharon Stone, Robert Patrick, Juno Temple, Chris Noth, Bobby Cannavale, Hank Azaria, Adam Brody, Chloë Sevigny, James Franco, Debi Mazar, Wes Bentley, Eric Roberts

  • Directed by

    Rob Epstein, Jeffrey Friedman

  • Running time

    93 minutes

  • Rated

    MA15+ (Australia), 18 (UK), R (USA)

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    A woman is raped/gang-raped (implied), shoved, thrown, slapped, threatened at gunpoint (pistol), tormented. A man is belted, a man behaves aggressively during sexual intercourse, pimps out his wife. Objects thrown and smashed. Domestic hitting, yelling, gunshot heard. Fatal car crash, World War II, Korea, the Hindenburg mentioned. Blood/gore: Scar, bruising, bloody face, bloody knuckles.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    Frequent oral sex scenes and implied sex. Masturbation, pimping. Kissing, flirting. People watch pornographic movies. Sexual revolution, prostitution, aphrodisiac, swinger parties mentioned. Sexual banter, innuendo, provocative dancing, sex toys (blow-up doll, dildo). Woman frequently seen topless. Shirtless man, male bottom. Nude bodies (video footage). Swimwear. Cleavage.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    Cocaine-snorting, joint-smoking. Unknown pills consumed. Being stoned, smoking grass mentioned. Alcohol (beer, cocktails, spirits, champagne). Smoking.

  • LANGUAGE

    F-words, s-words, a-words. Slang and actual terms for genitalia. Religious references and exclamations. Racial stereotypes.

  • THEMES

    Linda Lovelace, domestic violence, pornography, adult movies, home movies, Deep Throat, film-making, fame, infamy, single parenting, rejection, debt, family, mother-daughter relationships, autobiography, legacy, polygraph, pop-culture.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Unwanted pregnancy, child given up, circumcision, divorce, heart attack mentioned. Prison setting, overbearing mother. Fireworks, thunder. Fur worn, oysters eaten. Based on Ordeal  by Linda Lovelace.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Cautionary, empowering, revealing, memorable, unflinching, mesmerising, heartbreaking, miserable, dispiriting, sobering. Stellar performance from Amanda Seyfried, terrific supporting cast. Authentic 1970s setting.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Faltering, limp, jumbled, predictable, melodramatic. Flat ending, weak dialogue, distracting cameos. Amanda Seyfried and James Franco bear little resemblance to their characters. Should be more shocking, disturbing than it is (omits several more troubling details about Lovelace's life).

The Oranges

Published in T
Wednesday, 15 May 2013 06:47
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Additional Info

  • Rating

    M: Coarse language and sexual references.

  • The pitch

    Two families segmented.

  • Starring

    Leighton Meester, Hugh Laurie, Alia Shawkat, Catherine Keener, Allison Janney, Oliver Platt, Adam Brody, Sam Rosen

  • Directed by

    Julian Farino

  • Running time

    100 minutes

  • Rated

    M (Australia), 15 (UK), R (USA)

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    A woman knocks an object out of a man's arms. Two girls fight over a bag, one girl gets hit with the bag, the other is knocked to the ground. A woman slaps a girl. A girl jokes she has cut her friend up and put him in the fridge. A woman drives her car through garden ornaments. Shouting, arguing. Things get thrown/slammed in anger. Blood/gore: None.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    A man invites his wife into bed for implied sex. A couple frolick beneath the sheets with an (implied) vibrator. Handjob, lesbians mentioned. Kissing. Infidelity, adultery. Naked picture of baby Jesus.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    People smoke a marijuana drug pipe. Alcohol (beer, wine, champagne, spirits), inebriation. Smoking. Gambling (casino games).

  • LANGUAGE

    F-words, s-words, a-words, derogatory term for females, slang and actual terms for genitalia. Name-calling. Religious references and exclamations.

  • THEMES

    Family, friends, relationships, responsibility, reliability, Thanksgiving, Christmas, stale marriage, separation, infidelity, adultery, charity, forgiveness, second chances.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Turkey eaten, barbecuing meat, duck mentioned. Goat, full moon. Sexual relationship between a young girl and her best friend's father. Estranged wife/mother. Gagging, vomiting.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Funny, tender moments. Some well written characters. Great cast with some good performances, especially from Alia Shawkat. Treats subject-matter seriously. Has potential.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Feels inauthentic, mild, under-achieving. Some characters are thinly developed.