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Green Room

Published in G
Monday, 09 May 2016 04:20
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  • 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.

Only Lovers Left Alive

Published in O
Friday, 14 March 2014 03:49
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  • Rating

    M: Supernatural themes, coarse language and nudity.

  • The pitch

    Spooky action at a distance.

  • Starring

    Tilda Swinton, Tom Hiddleston, Mia Wasikowska, John Hurt, Anton Yelchin, Jeffrey Wright

  • Directed by

    Jim Jarmusch

  • Running time

    123 minutes

  • Rated

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

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    People are murdered (implied), slapped, shoved. A man points a gun at himself and says 'boom'. Soldier shot dead (mentioned). Suicide discussed. Blood/gore: Corpses. Bloody leg, bloody bandages, blood on objects, dripping blood, pooling blood, drinking blood, licking blood. Bloody bite wounds. Dumped body, melting flesh. Blood in vials, flasks, collection bags. Skull motifs, sharp fangs.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    Nude couple in bed (side profiles). Kissing, caressing, provocative dancing, bum-grabbing. Shirtless men, cleavage, skimpy clothing.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    Alcohol (beer). Smoking (cigarettes, shisha, rollies). Vampires appear to experience a high after consuming blood.

  • LANGUAGE

    F-words, s-words, a-words, bloody, p*ss. Name-calling. Gender, genre, family, Middle Eastern, musician, Detroit stereotypes. Religious exclamations.

  • THEMES

    Vampires, romance, love, humanity, classic guitars, music, Detroit, literature, science, astronomy, siblings, family, victims, disposal of a body, contaminated blood, grief, outsiders, artists, depression, addiction.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Deceased friends. Hospital, plane, club settings. Raccoon, wolves, full moon. Fur worn. Spinning camerawork, strobe lights (torch). Some Arabic language.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Stylish, affecting, hazy, dreamy, engrossing, decadent, offbeat, fun, funny, droll, louche, playful, loving, witty, light, haunting, idiosyncratic, lulling, moody, deadpan, slim. Original music, cool characters, rich production design, terrific score, hypnotic pacing.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Self-indulgent, anaemic, repetitive, studenty, lethargic, pompous, plotless, boring, priggish, obnoxious. Dull characters, under-explored themes.

The Smurfs

Published in T
Monday, 02 September 2013 06:27
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  • Rating

    G: General.

  • The pitch

    A g-rated blue movie.

  • Starring

    (voices of): Neil Patrick Harris, Hank Azaria, Jayma Mays, Katy Perry, Sofía Vergara, Jonathan Winters, Fred Armisen, George Lopez, Anton Yelchin, Kenan Thompson, Jeff Foxworthy, John Oliver, Wolfgang Puck, Gary Basaraba, Paul Reubens, Tom Kane, Tim Gunn, Joan Rivers, Olivia Palermo

  • Directed by

    Raja Gosnell

  • Running time

    103 minutes

  • Rated

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

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    VIOLENCE: A wizard extracts essence from captive Smurfs. Characters/humans are sucked through a magic portal, kicked, bound, tasered, hit by a bus, catapulted, accidentally hit, knocked over, caged, pursued, kidnapped, hit with objects, egged, lightning-zapped, dangled precariously, thrown against a wall, stood on, fall over, freefall, thrown through the air, nail-spiked. Magical explosions, objects get smashed, a house is stomped. Screaming, arguing, yelling. Cat attack, jail break. Killing, armour, poisoned arrows, pikes mentioned. Blood/gore: Broken nose. Fractures, bruising mentioned. An animal is injured.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    Skimpy clothing, cleavage. Breast enlargement. Innuendo.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    Alcohol (wine, champagne). Magical potions, spells. Taking meds mentioned.

  • LANGUAGE

    Butt, damn. Name-calling, mocking behaviour, teasing. Religious exclamations, Gender, cultural, age, homeless, pregnancy, antagonist stereotypes. 'Smurf' used as expletive (eg 'Where the Smurf are we?').

  • THEMES

    The Smurfs, imagination, adventure, vanity, New York City, ambition, careers, advertising, slogans, pregnancy, family, technology, blue moons, singing, animal testing, fatherhood, teamwork, unlikely heroes, forgiveness, happiness.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Watch-house, prison settings. Cat, birds (storks, pigeons), dog, moth, flies. Fireworks, lightning, tornado, balloons, full moon, waterfall, portapotty, toilet, hairball. Visions, magic, fortune-telling. Vomiting, burping, farting, urination, fainting. Chicken, caviar eaten. Swirling aerial shots. Brief cat-speak (subtitled).

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Kid-friendly, energetic, cute, spirited, fun. Talented cast, some good performances, some laughs, good animation, realistic interaction between real and animated characters.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Lacks heart, warmth, humour, sincerity of the original series. Unfunny, unoriginal, tedious, derivative, unimaginative, predictable, bland, annoying, formulaic, uninspired. Overuse of product placement, lags in the middle, Smurfs only bear passing resemblance to original characters.

The Smurfs 2

Published in T
Thursday, 08 August 2013 11:17
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  • Rating

    G: Some scenes may scare younger children.

  • The pitch

    More Smurfing around.

  • Starring

    (voices of): Hank Azaria, Neil Patrick Harris, Jayma Mays, Brendan Gleeson, Katy Perry, Christina Ricci, Jonathan Winters, JB Smoove, George Lopez, Anton Yelchin, John Oliver, Frank Welker, Tom Kane, Fred Armisen, Jeff Foxworthy, Alan Cumming, Gary Basaraba, Jacob Tremblay

  • Directed by

    Raja Gosnell

  • Running time

    105 minutes

  • Rated

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

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    A woman appears to be cut into thirds (magic trick). Smurfs begin to die from starvation. Smurfs fall over, fall down, dangle from high ledges. Smurfs get 'essence-extracted', electrocuted, hit by objects, whipped with lightning-strikes from a wand, scrum-tackled, punched, kicked, tricked, grabbed, kidnapped, bound, trapped, near-crushed, near-swatted, thrown through the air. A man falls from a tower, gets squished by a car, is attacked by a duck. People are slapped, trapped, hit by objects, zapped by lightning flashes, squirted, thrown through the air. An animal is teased, knocked over, caught in a net, thrown out of a window, zapped. Objects get broken. Screaming. Extinction, spanking, smacking, excruciating pain mentioned. Reference to Stockholm Syndrome.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    Flirting, rude humour. Shirtless man (full nudity implied).

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    Smurfs consume a magical transportation potion. A magical transformation potion is concocted. Poison mentioned. Glasses of wine, empty wine bottles, champagne bottle.

  • LANGUAGE

    Suggested profanity ('Are you smurfing kidding me? What the quack is that?'). Name-calling, mocking, teasing, butt, poop. Religious exclamation. Gender, cultural stereotypes.

  • THEMES

    Smurfs, birthdays, parties, identity, acceptance, rescue missions, teamwork, family, technology, flying, Paris, fathers, unconditional love, villains, emotional blackmail, secret formulas, Smurfessence, betrayal, forgiveness, pride, siblings.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Estranged step-father. Estranged father, stolen parrot mentioned. Sewer setting. Fireworks (incl. opening titles), waterfall, lightning, balloons, party popper, inter-dimensional portal, power blackout. Cat, toad, horses, ducks, storks, pigeons, gargoyle dog, flapping birds, feathers. Magic tricks (illusion, levitation, hypnosis, gigantism, animal transformation). Scary ghosts, face-stealing aliens mentioned. Allergies (peanut, gluten, wheat, birds) mentioned, allergy attack, gargoyle dog attack, farting, burping, slime, fire-breathing. Grilling, roasting meat; oysters, snails, baked fish. Aerial cinematography over cityscape. Brief French language (no subtitles). Mid-credits scene.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Corny, goofy, pleasing, mindless, amusing. Seamless animation integration. Earnest performance from Hank Azaria.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Intensity of 3D. Gargamel is irritating. Unimaginative title. Little to engage adults. Formulaic, repetitive, gloomy. Confusing plot. Terrible movie references.

Star Trek Into Darkness

Published in S
Wednesday, 08 May 2013 23:38
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  • Rating

    M: Action violence.

  • The pitch

    The franchise prospers.

  • Starring

    Benedict Cumberbatch, Chris Pine, Alice Eve, Zoe Saldana, Zachary Quinto, Karl Urban, Simon Pegg, Anton Yelchin, John Cho, Leonard Nimoy, Felicity Wren, Bruce Greenwood, Peter Weller

  • Directed by

    JJ Abrams

  • Running time

    132 minutes

  • Rated

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

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    People are shot (futuristic laser weapons/phasers), stunned/zapped, stabbed (bat'leth, knife), punched, kicked, thrown, chased, grabbed, head-crushed, slapped, threatened, held hostage, near-burned. Photon torpedoes. People fall from great heights to their deaths, suffer radiation poisoning. Spears are thrown. An alien animal is shot. Erupting volcano, bomb, explosions. Spaceships suffer catastrophic mechanical failure, crash, burn. Damaged buildings, debris, smashed glass. Assassination plot, destruction, torture, death, dead victims, decapitation (discussed). Famous UK/USA cities and landmarks destroyed. People are sucked out of moving aircraft. Yelling, screaming. Blood/gore: Fresh corpses. Severed, broken limbs. Bloody faces, bruising, scratches, bloody wounds. Blood samples extracted. Blood transfusion, seasickness mentioned. Extremely sick children in hospital beds. Cryogenically frozen people (faces) seen.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    Movement beneath bed sheets (threesome implied). Flirting. Kissing. Past sexual activity (discussed). Cleavage. Females in underwear. Shirtless man.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    Alcohol (spirits).

  • LANGUAGE

    Partial f-word, s-words, sonofab*tch, p*ss. Name-calling. Religious references and exclamations. Genre stereotyping.

  • THEMES

    Science fiction, Star Trek, space travel, hyperspace, manhunt, terrorism, assassination, loyalty, betrayal, revenge, disobeying orders, cryogenics, genetic engineering, friends, family, teamwork, interplanetary relations, peace-keeping, mortality, ethics.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Hospital setting; sick children (cancer implied), radiation death. Tribble, fish, volcano. Human and animal resurrection. Demotion, job loss. Extremely high aerial cinematography.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Benedict Cumberbatch's voice. Faithful 'Star Trek' feel. Entertaining dialogue, strong plot-driven story, engrossing visuals, brisk humour, thrilling, engaging, exceptional. Impressive use of 3D.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Excessive peril becomes repetitive. Thin re-hashed plots, underwritten villain.