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Green Room

Published in G
Monday, 09 May 2016 04:20
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Additional Info

  • Rating

    R18+: High impact violence.

  • The pitch

    Daft punks.

  • Starring

    Anton Yelchin, Joe Cole, Alia Shawkat, Callum Turner, Imogen Poots, David W. Thompson, Mark Webber, Patrick Stewart, Macon Blair, Eric Edelstein, Brent Werzner, Taylor Tunes

  • Directed by

    Jeremy Saulnier

  • Running time

    95 minutes

  • Rated

    R18+ (Australia), 18 (UK), R (USA)

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    People are shot, stabbed, choked, mauled, bitten, hacked, slashed (box cutter), sliced, beaten, wrestled, held down, pushed up against a wall, face-grabbed, throat-grabbed, headlocked, tackled, doused (fire retardant), held at gunpoint, held hostage, hit with objects, kicked, arm-slapped. An animal is hit with an object. Theft (petrol siphoning). Objects thrown, smashed. A car is seen resting in a field (accident implied). Swastikas, white supremacy stickers, Confederate flag, pentagram seen. Yelling, screaming, arguing, slamdancing. Burning crosses, Nazi, Iraq vets, war tactics, getting slaughtered mentioned. Blood/gore: Bloody stab/gunshot/maul/open wounds, skin, clothing, objects. Pooling, spurting blood. Snapped limb. Exposed bone/flesh/gore in wounds. Corpses. Bodies are dragged, dropped, covered in makeshift body bags. Object protruding/removed from body. Drawings of skull, girl with a bloody knife.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    People are kissed on the forehead (platonic). Slang terms for ejaculate, anal sex.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    Drugs (drug lab, sachets/bricks of drugs). Hypodermic needle seen protruding from skin (heroin overdose implied). An animal is injected with a stimulant. Alcohol (beer, shots). Smoking. Drug possession, roach cigarette mentioned. Club setting.

  • LANGUAGE

    F-words, n-word, s-words, a-words, p*ssed. Name-calling. Derogatory terms for women and homosexuals. Religious references and exclamations. Stickers read slogans such as "Fascist Faggot" and "White Supremacy". Obscene finger gestures.

  • THEMES

    Murder, survival, music, punk rock, live performance, violence, witnesses, touring, skinheads, extremists, heroin, traitors, escape, neo-Nazis, attack dogs, crime scenes, sieges, desert island bands.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Dogs. Power blackout. Butterfly (opening titles graphic), photos of cats. Fart, spitting. Vomit, fecal matter mentioned.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Bloody, impressive, remarkable, claustrophobic, shocking, surprising, intelligent, unrelenting, robust, colourful, effective, brash, haunting, brutal, exciting, splattery, textured, unpredictable, satisfying, tense, entertaining, visceral, funny, scary, effective, audience-pleasing, memorable. Clever dialogue, beautifully crafted narrative, refined/smart/terrific script, snappy editing, excellent cast, inventive/startling makeup, jaw-dropping gore, moody soundtrack, restrained/assured direction, detailed/realistic/intricate/scummy set design.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Familiar setup, a little anti-climactic.

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.