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Entourage

Published in E
Thursday, 04 June 2015 10:04
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  • Rating

    MA15+: Strong sex scenes and coarse language.

  • The pitch

    Run and Hyde.

  • Starring

    Kevin Connolly, Adrian Grenier, Kevin Dillon, Jerry Ferrara, Jeremy Piven, Emmanuelle Chriqui, Perrey Reeves, Rex Lee, Haley Joel Osment, Alan Dale, Billy Bob Thornton, Piers Morgan, Constance Zimmer, Ronda Rousey

  • Directed by

    Doug Ellin

  • Running time

    104 minutes

  • Rated

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

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    A man is wrestled, flipped, shoulder-locked, arm-snapped. Door kicked in, picture punched, smashed glass. Images of riot police, Molotov cocktails being thrown, people being beaten with riot sticks. Poisoning Middle Easterners, killing/shooting people mentioned. Blood/gore: Blood spatter. A face appears to burn up from within (orange skin, purplish veins seen).

  • SEX/NUDITY

    Couples have bedroom sex, oral sex (female-female). Masturbation. Kissing, bum-grabbing, caressing, undressing, bum-slapping. Full female nudity (rear/side views), exposed breasts, shirtless males, skimpy clothing, bikinis, swimwear, cleavage. References to having sex, masturbation, erection, infidelity. Dildos, herpes mentioned.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    People share an (implied) marijuana cigarette, consume unknown pills (implied Viagra), consume (unknown) drugs from vials. Alcohol (beer, wine, cocktails, spirits, hip flask). Drinking games, intoxication. Nightclub setting. Smoking (marijuana, cigarettes, cigars). Betting, Viagra, selling cocaine, anger meds, snorting meth mentioned.

  • LANGUAGE

    C-words, f-words, s-words, a-words, b*tch. Name-calling. Slang and actual terms for genitals. Derogatory terms for women. Religious references and exclamations. Obscene finger gestures.

  • THEMES

    Friends, filmmaking, budgets, pregnancy, Hollywood, relationships, therapy, sex tapes, infamy, jealousy, birth, privilege, ego, opulence, loyalty.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Job loss. Divorce mentioned. Wedding, nightclub settings. Dogs, snake, horses. Taxidermy animals/heads/rug, plane, helicopter. Mid-credits scene.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Funny, enjoyable, average, well-photographed, winking. Loose/comfortable chemistry between leads/lots of celebrity cameos, fleeting moments of comedy, high-concept opening credits, like an extended episode of the TV series.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Clunky, dumb, episodic, lazy, uncreative, icky, tired, predictable, vacuous, masturbatory, tedious, sour, shallow, misogynistic, flippant. Twitchy pacing, giant plot holes, low-stakes conflict, witless subplots, insulting depiction of women.

Captain America: The Winter Soldier

Published in C
Sunday, 06 April 2014 22:06
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  • Rating

    M: Action violence.

  • The pitch

    Captain America gives S.H.I.E.L.D. the bird.

  • Starring

    Chris Evans, Samuel L. Jackson, Scarlett Johansson, Robert Redford, Sebastian Stan, Anthony Mackie, Cobie Smulders, Frank Grillo, Maximiliano Hernández, Emily VanCamp, Toby Jones, Stan Lee, Garry Shandling, Alan Dale

  • Directed by

    Anthony Russo, Joe Russo, Joss Whedon

  • Running time

    136 minutes

  • Rated

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

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    People are shot, tasered, punched (repeatedly), kicked, choked, garroted, hit with objects, pursued, pushed from high ledges, thrown through the air, slammed against objects, stabbed, slashed, slapped, hit by cars, bound, handcuffed, taken hostage, dragged, held at gunpoint, body-slammed. Hand-to-hand combat, martial arts. An aircraft crashes into a building, a man falls out of a plane (flashback). Vehicle pursuits/collisions/rollovers, rammed cars, burning vehicles, bus accidents, police chases, jet crashes. Air strikes, explosions, destroyed objects/buildings/aircraft, grenades thrown, police shootouts, debris, broken glass. Uniformed officers shot, break-and-enter. Mass panic, elevator in freefall, screaming. Footage of World War II (trenches, fighting, burning objects etc). Stealing cars, Nazi Germany, execution mentioned. Blood/gore: Corpses, bleeding, blood on objects. Bloody cuts/grazes, scratches/faces/noses/clothing, split lips, swollen eyes, bruising, scars, bloody bullet wounds, cloudy eye. Severely burned body. Snapping arm. Medical procedures: Injections administered. Patients in hospital beds, IV drips, defibrillation, bullet removal, drilling, stitched wound, body on stretcher, head-clamping, limb-sawing. Fractures, lacerated spinal column, collapsed lung mentioned.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    Kissing, flirting. Shirtless men. Tight-fitting clothing, cleavage.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    People are injected with unknown medication. Alcohol (champagne).

  • LANGUAGE

    S-word, sonofab*tch, name-calling. Racial, police stereotypes. Religious reference and exclamations.

  • THEMES

    Superheroes, pirates, betrayal, hijacking, trust, technology, freedom, disguises, Marvin Gaye, arson, corruption, conspiracy, World War II, Nazis, paranoia, national security, dating, super powers, levitation.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Deceased friends/colleagues. Deceased parents, wife kicking husband out mentioned. Hospital, cemetery, underground bunker settings. Full moon, jets, helicopters, military aircraft. Freefalling, parachuting, abseiling. Spiderweb. Some French language (subtitled). Mid-credits scene.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Good, great, solid, entertaining, satisfying, exhilarating, relevant, subversive, talky, plotty. Terrific action sequences, more complex/compelling storyline, old-school-thriller tone, good chemistry between cast, good fight choreography, introduction of new characters, inspired cameo from Stan Lee, stronger female character development, accessible to both fans and newbies.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Formulaic, derivative, disappointing, predictable, mediocre, halfhearted, risk-averse, swollen, muddled, frantic, familiar. Predictable reveals, dull editing during fight scenes/car chases, long running time, flat televisual look, lacks heart/humour/emotion.

Tangled Ever After

Published in T
Sunday, 16 February 2014 10:51
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  • Rating

    G: General.

  • The pitch

    Tangled to the Maximus.

  • Starring

    (voices of): Mandy Moore, Zachary Levi, Alan Dale, Paul F Tompkins, Kari Wahlgren, Mark Allan Stewart, Nathan Greno, Byron Howard

     

  • Directed by

    Nathan Greno, Byron Howard

  • Running time

    6 minutes

  • Rated

    G (Australia), U (UK), G (USA)

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    Characters are pushed, kicked, thrown through the air, hit with objects, bound in chains, tarred. Objects thrown. Yelling. Explosion, property damage, objects smashed.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    Kissing.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    Alcohol (wine).

  • LANGUAGE

    Religious references.

  • THEMES

    Rapunzel, marriage, wedding rings, mishaps, Tangled, royals, sidekicks, short films.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Wedding, church settings. Horses, chameleon, doves. Roast foul, roasting chickens.