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Logan (2017)

Published in L
Thursday, 23 February 2017 21:27
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  • Rating

    MA15+: Strong bloody violence.

  • The pitch

    The silver bullet.

  • Starring

    Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart, Dafne Keen, Boyd Holbrook, Stephen Merchant, Elizabeth Rodriguez, Richard E. Grant, Eriq La Salle, Elise Neal, Quincy Fouse

  • Directed by

    James Mangold

  • Running time

    137 minutes

  • Rated

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

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    Suicides (jumping off roof, grenade). People (including children) are shot, slashed, stabbed, pursued, punched, kicked, decapitated, maimed, tackled, beaten, stomped on, thrown through the air/against objects/to the ground, harpooned, impaled, experimented on, grabbed, injected, immobilised by a loud tone/pulse, threatened, hit with objects, dragged, smacked, restrained, hand/leg-cuffed, flipped, exploded, throat-grabbed, frozen, cocooned, pistol-whipped, crushed. Children are euthanased (implied). A child repeatedly slits her own arm (it heals after each cut). Vehicles shot, hit with objects, exploded, kicked; wrecked car, smashed windscreen, motorcycle crashes, train-dodging, car spinout. Objects thrown/smashed/hit with fists. A man says "somebody poisoned our dogs". Weapon of mass destruction, raising killers mentioned. Shoplifting, theft, break-and-enter. Arguing, yelling, screaming. Blood/gore: Dead body. Dismembered limbs, decapitated head. (Very) bloody heads, arms, faces, mouths, hands, fingers, legs, cuts, scratches, clothing, objects, wounds, bandages. Blood spatter. Glob of flesh in sink, coughing up blood, dripping blood. Burning/searing flesh, bubbled skin, IV drip in arm. Operating theatre with blood on tables/instruments. Bullet casings are popped out from flesh. Child on table with limbs sliced open. Injections (close-up of needles entering flesh). Weapons seen protruding through skin/heads/faces/throat. Bruising, scars, bloodshot eyes. Operating rooms with blood on tables/objects. Wound-dressing, healing, bandaging, arm in sling. Convulsing (seizures), arm-slitting, collapsing, wheezing. Man in wheelchair, people in hospital beds. Disembowled family, polio, Alzheimers, degenerative brain disease mentioned.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    An intoxicated woman flashes her breasts. Shirtless man. Castrated mentioned.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    People are injected with serum. A man takes pills in several scenes. A man buys a bag of drugs from a hospital porter. Alcohol (beer, spirits, champagne). Alcohol dependency, intoxication. Smoking (vaping, cigars, cigarette advertisement). Gambling (casino patrons bet on horse races). Junkie, ibuprofen mentioned. Casino, bar settings.

  • LANGUAGE

    F-words, s-words, a-words. Name-calling (crazy, junkie, stupid, disappointment, assassin, animal, Nosferatu, mutants, bad, fat, savages, etc). Religious references and exclamations (God's plan, God's mistake, God knows, Jesus, damn, who the hell, etc).

  • THEMES

    Wolverine, mutants, paternity, mentors, survival, chronic pain, ageing, death, murder, Shane (1953), adamantium, albinos, tracking, guardianship, alcohol dependency, seizures, sacrifice, healing, telepathy, chauffers, family.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Dead loved ones, mentors, wife, child, family, father, caretakers. Grave digging. Pediatric cancer mentioned. Helicopter, drone. Cemetery, funeral, laboratory, casino, bar settings. Spitting, drool, toilet. Horses, dog. Taxidermy animal head, antlers on wall. No end-credits scene.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Tense, gripping, violent, paranoid, brutal, risky, affecting, standalone, urgent, satisfying, involving, poignant, funny, cohesive, gripping, scruffy, dystopian, wholehearted, touching, bloody, downbeat, rousing, savage, weary, human, entertaining, topical, self-aware, emotional. Impressive performances, detailed/visceral/creative/nasty/earned/grave/serious violence, nerve-stiffening/accomplished composition and framing, nervy/evocative/perfect/elegant/fine score, evocative/believable production design, a fitting farewell.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    A little long, loses momentum in final half hour, some scrappy sequences/detours.

The Skeleton Twins

Published in T
Wednesday, 10 September 2014 12:27
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Additional Info

  • Rating

    M: Mature themes, coarse language, sexual references and drug use.

  • The pitch

    The bones of it.

  • Starring

    Kristen Wiig, Bill Hader, Luke Wilson, Ty Burrell, Boyd Holbrook

  • Directed by

    Craig Johnson

  • Running time

    93 minutes

  • Rated

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

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    Attempted suicides and references to suicide (wrist-slitting, drowning, pills, jumping). Object dropped, smashed (glass). Arguing, screaming. Child molestations, statutory rape mentioned. Blood/gore: Blood in bathwater (attempted suicide implied). Dead animals. Horror costumes (cleaver in head, scary masks etc). Bandages. Medical procedures: Patient in hospital bed, IV drips, hospital equipment, dental examination, teeth-cleaning, dental equipment. 

  • SEX/NUDITY

    Underage sex, statutory rape discussed. A couple have sex against a wall. Kissing, flirting. Shirtless men. People seen bathing (no obvious nudity). Sexual-themed discussion.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    People smoke a marijuana pipe. Alcohol (beer, wine, spirits, cocktails, shots). Intoxication. Contraception pills consumed, nitrous oxide inhaled.

  • LANGUAGE

    F-words, s-words, a-words, bastard. Slang for genitals and bodily functions. Derogatory references to handicapped people, immigrants, women. Religious exclamations. Obscene finger gestures.

  • THEMES

    Suicide, death, twins, siblings, marriage, infidelity, pregnancy, homosexuality, scuba diving, bad mothers, Moby Dick, depression, Halloween, family, secrets, New Age healing, estrangement.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Deceased father mentioned, pregnancy scare. Hospital, bar settings. Fish, ducks, cobwebs. Skeleton/death motifs, scary mask. Vomiting, farting, spitting. Fur worn.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Funny, subtle, honest, warm, heartfelt, uplifting, bittersweet, refreshing, soulful, balanced, crowd-pleasing, character-driven, accessible. Rich central characters, vulnerable performances, effortless chemistry between leads, unintrusive score, precise editing.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Uneven, obvious, formulaic. Maddeningly improbable ending, forced sentimentalism, some exasperatingly literal dialogue, easy-laugh tropes, too-tidy resolutions, too-reaching script.