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Woman in Gold

Published in W
Sunday, 17 May 2015 10:33
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  • Rating

    M: Infrequent coarse language.

  • The pitch

    Does the story justice.

  • Starring

    Helen Mirren, Ryan Reynolds, Daniel Brühl, Katie Holmes, Tatiana Maslany, Max Irons, Charles Dance, Antje Traue, Elizabeth McGovern, Frances Fisher, Moritz Bleibtreu

  • Directed by

    Simon Curtis

  • Running time

    109 minutes

  • Rated

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

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    People are manhandled, pursued, belittled, intimidated, kicked, tackled, shot at. Anti-Semitism, Nazism, swastikas, armed soldiers. Homes are ransacked. Persecution, murder, destroyed family, killed friends, Hitler, death camps, Holocaust, looting, great grandparents murdered, Treblinka mentioned. Arguing, shouting. Blood/gore: Bloody cut above eye. Meningitis mentioned.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    Cleavage. People in clingy nightwear, exercise clothing.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    Pharmaceutical drugs on shelves/bedside table, cough drops. Alcohol (spirits, champagne, beer). Smoking.

  • LANGUAGE

    F-word, s-word. Name-calling (including 'pigs'). Religious references and exclamations.

  • THEMES

    The Woman in Gold/Portrait Of Adele Bloch-Bauer I by Gustav Klimt, Maria Altmann, Randol Schoenberg, art restitution, high-profile lawsuits, anti-Semitism, justice, society, people smuggling, escape, family, pregnancy, labour, custody, national treasures, Belvedere Palace, World War II, Nazis.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Dead sister, dead uncle, dead aunty/wife, dead husband, dead father mentioned. Cemetery, funeral, wedding, courtroom, airport settings. Spitting. Pigeons, plane. Fur worn. Some German language (subtitles). Some high aerial cinematography.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Fascinating, important, enjoyable, engaging, classy, intelligent, enthralling, heart-tugging, emotional, well-meaning, feel-good, moving, stirring, absorbing. Brilliant/towering performance by Helen Mirren, beautifully photographed, impressively staged, gently humorous, some sharp dialogue, nice cameos, potent material, extraordinary story.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Conventional, familiar, schmaltzy, workman-like, clunky, superficial, banal, simplistic, ordinary, pedestrian. Shamelessly sentimental, Ryan Reynolds in miscast/uneven, biopic oversights, ungainly structured flashbacks, schematic writing, insipid style, on-the-nose dialogue.

Seventh Son

Published in S
Monday, 02 March 2015 06:27
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  • Rating

    M: Fantasy themes, violence and infrequent coarse language.

  • The pitch

    Spook-y.

  • Starring

    Jeff Bridges, Ben Barnes, Julianne Moore, Alicia Vikander, Antje Traue, Olivia Williams, John DeSantis, Kit Harington, Djimon Hounsou

  • Directed by

    Sergey Bodrov

  • Running time

    102 minutes

  • Rated

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

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    Characters/creatures are punched, hit with objects, chained, slashed, near-crushed, netted, dragged, set alight, incinerated, caged, burned, stabbed, thrown off ledges/balcony, throat-grabbed, tripped, run through with weapons (sword/staff), kicked, flipped, pursued, bitten, torched, scratched, thrown through the air/overboard, near-drowned, attacked, eaten, pitchforked, tackled, branded. Characters jump from high cliff ledges. Objects/buildings smashed; objects thrown, doors kicked in. Explosions, fireballs, burning objects. Screaming, growling. Execution, assassins, slaughter mentioned. Blood/gore: Bloody head/clothing/gashes/cuts. Bloody pool of water, blood-coloured tendrils, blood cakes. Scars, dry/cracked skin. Corpses, skulls, skeletons, ashes.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    Kissing. A couple lay in bed together (sex vaguely implied). Cleavage. Near-nude man (skimpy costume).

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    Alcohol (ale, hip flask). Bar setting. Potions seen.

  • LANGUAGE

    Possible f-word. Name-calling.Religious references and exclamation.

  • THEMES

    Witches, evil spirits, demon hunting, visions, family, training, study, destiny, sisters, mother-child relationships, protection, therianthropy, apprenticeship, talisman, honour, fantasy.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Murdered mothers. Murdered wife mentioned. Full moon, waterfall. Horses, dogs, deer, pigs, cow, chickens, worms, leopard creature, bear, winged monsters, dragons, ghostly apparitions, giant beast, witches, warlocks.  Glowing eyes (red, yellow), forked tongue, sharp fangs. Fur worn. Urination. Sweeping/high aerial cinematography. Very loosely based on Joseph Delaney’s The Wardstone Chronicles.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Entertaining, ludicrous, swift, unpretentious, transporting, effects-laden, watchable. Exhilirating sense of scale/space/historical depth, serviceable visuals, impressive cast.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Incoherent, inane, gaudy, tacky, clichéd, overstuffed, benign, plodding, over-designed, under-conceived. Distracting/bombastic musical score, feeble humour, grotesquely uneven performances from Jeff Bridges and Julianne Moore.

Man of Steel

Published in M
Saturday, 15 June 2013 02:17
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  • Rating

    M: Science fiction violence.

  • The pitch

    Super, man.

  • Starring

    Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Michael Shannon, Russell Crowe, Diane Lane, Kevin Costner, Laurence Fishburne, Dylan Sprayberry, Antje Traue, Harry Lennix, Richard Schiff, Christopher Meloni, Ayelet Zurer, Cooper Timberline

  • Directed by

    Christopher Nolan

  • Running time

    143 minutes

  • Rated

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

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    People/aliens are shot with laser guns, shot at, stabbed, punched, kicked, grabbed, head-butted, disintegrated, knocked over, frozen, burned, trapped, near-drowned, hit with objects, catapulted through the air, body-slammed, beaten, wrestled, pursued, pinned, sucked out of aircraft, restrained, held at gunpoint, tormented with deafening tone. Air raid, exploding aircraft, missiles, many buildings/skyscrapers collapse, objects thrown through the air, extensive destruction and debris, stealing, famous city under attack. Explosions, armed military, tanks, guns (handguns, futuristic lasers, machine guns, grenade-launchers, rifles), smashed glass. An animal is fatally wounded. Vehicle crashes over bridge, fills with water. Broken necks. People free-fall, are fatally thrown from great heights. Metallic vines with sharp pincers snap at/restrain a man. A woman is trapped beneath rubble. Helicopters, planes, spacecraft crash and burn; objects, spacecraft burn upon re-entry. Attempted coup, planet destroyed. Destruction of humankind discussed. Arguing, shouting, screaming. Stealing, heresy, genocide mentioned. Blood/gore: Corpses (fresh and decayed), burned skull, skeleton images, decayed flesh, hundreds of skulls, scarred face. Bloody scratches and cuts, bloody wounds, bloody clothing. View of human anatomy, skeletal system, muscles and nervous system operating beneath flesh. Glowing red eyes. Blood extraction (needle pierces skin, blood seen, vomiting blood. Burning man. A wound is cauterised.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    Bum-grabbing. Kissing. Naked baby. Shirtless man. Cleavage.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    Alcohol (beer, spirits). Tranquilising agent mentioned.

  • LANGUAGE

    F-word, s-words, a-words, d*ck. Name-calling, teasing, bullying. Religious references and exclamations.

  • THEMES

    Superman, superpowers, hope, destiny, science fiction, alien invasion, UFOs, the apocalypse, insurgency, heroism, weakness, X-ray vision, flying, photo-journalism, undercover identity, foster care, estrangement, natural disaster, morality, humanity, mass destruction, genocide, terraforming, genetic engineering.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Parents/father killed, newborn sent away, dead father seen in flashback. Cemetery, other-world, outer space, church settings. Childbirth scene; foetal sacs. Flying creatures, alien animals, marine insects, dead fish, whales, flocks of birds (seagulls), polar bear, giraffe, elephants, dogs, butterfly. Fishing, trawling. Plane and helicopter crashes, tornado, lightning, thunder, power blackout, dust storm, spitting, vomiting. Urination, cancer, alien pathogen, ghosts mentioned. Sky-high, tropospheric and stratospheric cinematography; blurred and jerky camera movements, swooping aerials. Bright laser lights and light flashes.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Good action, diverse cast, fairly believable performances overall, ambitious, has heart, spectacular CGI, beautifully shot, multidimensional.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Mindless action, manipulative rhetoric, over-the-top finale, overuse of flashback, long running time. Cheesy dialogue. Some weakness in casting and performances. Feels like a visual eye-bashing.