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Suffragette

Published in S
Tuesday, 17 November 2015 06:39
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  • Rating

    M: Mature themes and coarse language.

  • The pitch

    Never surrenders.

  • Starring

    Carey Mulligan, Anne-Marie Duff, Grace Stottor, Helena Bonham Carter, Ben Whishaw, Brendan Gleeson, Adam Michael Dodd, Finbar Lynch, Natalie Press, Geoff Bell, Romola Garai, Meryl Streep

  • Directed by

    Sarah Gavron

  • Running time

    106 minutes

  • Rated

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

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    People are beaten, knocked to the ground, shoved, belittled, force-fed, arrested, punched, hit, slapped, kicked, burned, restrained, locked in a cupboard, kicked out of home, trampled, victimised sexually. A child is taken away from its mother. A house is bombed, explosion, rocks thrown through windows, smashed glass, banging on car windows. Object kicked. Yelling, screaming. Spitting on children, violent/drunk husband, solitary confinement mentioned.  Blood/gore: Corpse, injured body being carried away. Bloody heads, faces, hands, noses, scratches, cuts; blood on ground. Blisters, bruising, scarred flesh, tube inserted into nostril. Bandages. Medical examination. Leg ulcers, burns, scalding, poisoning mentioned. Footage of funeral procession, coffin.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    Nude female (rear view), cleavage. Women are stripped. A man is seeing groping/kissing a teen female, a woman is touched luridly on the waist. References to past indecent behaviour (possibly molestation/rape). People in 1920s style underwear/sleepwear.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    Alcohol (champagne, hip flask). Smoking (pipe, cigarettes). Medical tonic/drops prescribed. Racetrack setting; bookmakers seen.

  • LANGUAGE

    F-word, b*tches. Name-calling. Religious references.

  • THEMES

    Suffragettes, equality, rights for women, feminism, manual labour, Emmeline Pankhurst, Emily Wilding Davison, police brutality, civil disobedience, injustice, hunger strike, rebellion, homelessness, militancy, activism, protest, sacrifice, poverty, misogyny.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Deceased friend. Dead mother, estranged/unknown father mentioned. Prison, funeral settings. Horses.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Rousing, relevant, angry, urgent, eye-opening, fierce, tough, raw, bleak-looking, hot-blooded, riveting, fiery, real, celebratory, unabashed, message-driven, noble, subversive, female-written, female-directed, well-researched. Excellent cast, strong/modulated/award-worthy/convincing/understated performance by Carey Mulligan, restrained/affecting performance by Helena Bonham-Carter, nuanced performance by Ben Whishaw, first-rate period detail/costume design/cinematography, muted colours, grotty realistic textures.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Slow-going, flat, conventional, melodramatic. One-note male characters, some creaky plot contrivances/dialogue, forgettable/overcooked score, flimsy script, a detailed sense of history never fully emerges.

Far From The Madding Crowd (2015)

Published in F
Monday, 22 June 2015 09:22
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  • Rating

    M: Mature themes and sex scene.

  • The pitch

    Unlikely love is Oak-ay.

  • Starring

    Carey Mulligan, Matthias Schoenaerts, Michael Sheen, Tom Sturridge, Juno Temple, Bradley Hall, Hilton McRae, Jessica Barden

  • Directed by

    Thomas Vinterberg

  • Running time

    119 minutes

  • Rated

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

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    People are shot, punched, grabbed, drowned (assumed), jailed. Bare-knuckle street fighting. Animals are shot (mostly implied). Animals fall from a high cliff ledge. Screaming, shouting, arguing. Object punched in anger. Armed soldiers. Burning village. Blood/gore: Corpses (human/baby/animal), blood spatter, bloody nose/face/clothing. An animal's side is punctured (medical). Coffin.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    A couple has bedroom sex. Couple between sheets (nudity implied). Kissing, crotch-grabbing. Shirtless men.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    Alcohol (ale, tankards, wine, spirits). Smoking (cigars, pipes). Gambling mentioned.

  • LANGUAGE

    Gender stereotypes. Religious references and exclamation.

  • THEMES

    Love, labour, independence, class, gender, farming, marriage, suitors, rejection, inheritance, reversal of fortune, being left at the altar, jilted love, crimes of passion, death of a child, propiety, persistence, harvest, shepherding.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Job loss. Church setting, cemetery. Deceased parents, uncle mentioned. Marriage proposal/rejection. Horses, dogs, goats, sheep, cows, geese, chickens, pheasants, toad, pigeons, snail. Rainbow, lightning, thunder.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Stately, earthy, full-blooded, lived-in, brutish, realistic, attractive, appealling, involving, well-acted, uncontroversial, classy, faithful, solid, concise, calm, stately, respectable, heartfelt. Solid cast, proud/pained performance by Michael Sheen, vibrant sense of time and place, impeccable period costuming, robust/lustrous production design, transporting cinematography, muddied/weathered sets, sparing score.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Flawed. Underwritten male characters, Schoenaerts struggles with a West County accent, bland direction, subtextually thin, brisk ending, hackneyed lens flare.

Inside Llewyn Davis

Published in I
Monday, 13 January 2014 03:31
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  • Rating

    M: Frequent coarse language and mature themes.

  • The pitch

    Queer as folk.

  • Starring

    Oscar Isaac, Carey Mulligan, Justin Timberlake, Ethan Phillips, Robin Bartlett, Max Casella, John Goodman, Jeanine Serralles

  • Directed by

    Ethan Coen, Joel Coen

  • Running time

    104 minutes

  • Rated

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

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    People are punched, kicked, pushed, arrested, prodded. An animal is hit by a car. Suicide mentioned (hanging, jumping). Yelling. Blood/gore: Blood on object. Collapsed man.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    Man in sleepwear (t-shirt, boxers). Kissing. Sexual-themed discussion.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    Drug overdose, seizure (injecting drugs implied). Alcohol (spirits, wine). Bar setting. Smoking (cigarettes, cigar).

  • LANGUAGE

    C-word, f-words, s-words, a-words, bastard, crap. Slang terms for genitals. Name-calling, belittling, mocking. Religious exclamations. Gender, musician, marine, army stereotypes.

  • THEMES

    Folk music, guitar, songwriting, unwanted pregnancy, failure, hardship, Greenwich Village, 1960s New York City, infidelity, paternity, cats, responsibility, abortion, squandered potential, hitchhiking.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Pregnancy. Abortion discussed. Funerals mentioned. Cat, pigeons. Man on toilet. Spitting.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Melancholic, funny, special, surreal, enigmatic, irresistible, uproarious, profound, pitch-perfect, comic, dark, outstanding, original, compulsive, watchable, sweet, sad, satisfying, captivating, brooding. Tender mood, lustrous images, resonant soundtrack, gorgeously crafted, beautifully written, terrifically acted, superbly designed. 

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Tiresome, overrated, problematic.

The Great Gatsby

Published in T
Sunday, 26 May 2013 03:48
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  • Rating

    M: Mature themes and violence.

  • The pitch

    The better-than-average Gatsby.

  • Starring

    Leonardo DiCaprio, Joel Edgerton, Carey Mulligan, Tobey Maguire, Isla Fisher, Vince Colosimo, Jason Clarke, Max Cullen, Amitabh Bachchan, Steve Bisley, Richard Carter, Adelaide Clemens, Mal Day, Elizabeth Debicki, Lisa Adam, Emmanuel Ekwenski, Eden Falk

  • Directed by

    Baz Luhrmann

  • Running time

    142 minutes

  • Rated

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

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    A man slaps his mistress, people are punched, domestic violence (implied). Hit and run accident. A man is shot, a man commits suicide (gunshot). Flashback vision of war trenches, fighting, troops marching and carrying guns, explosions. Speeding, reckless driving. A vessel near-capsizes, things get knocked over, threats are made. Diagnoses of morbidly alcoholic, insomniac, fits of anger mentioned. German spy, Kaiser's assassin, killing, hunting big game, warfare mentioned. Yelling, screaming. Blood/gore: Pedestrian hit by a car, body seen colliding with windscreen. Blood on face, forehead, clothes, chest, objects; bruising. Corpse beneath blanket, floating corpse, corpse in coffin. Tiepin made from human tooth. Bloody bullet wound.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    Infidelity, flirting, kissing, bum-slap, bum-grab. A married men has sex with his mistress (moans, thumping noises heard). Voyeurism mentioned. A man has a sexual affair with a married woman, couple have implied sex beneath the sheets. Nudity: Skimpy dancewear and performance costumes. Swimwear, cleavage, underwear, undressing.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    Alcohol (wine, spirits, cocktails, champagne), drunken behaviour. Getting drunk, cheap alcohol, ban on liquor mentioned. Smoking (cigars, cigarettes). Gambling (roulette). Match-fixing mentioned.A couple consume nerve pills.

  • LANGUAGE

    Name-calling, antisemitism, racism. Racial, gender, ethnic, cultural, sexual stereotyping. Religious references and exclamations.

  • THEMES

    Infidelity, love triangles, marriage, affairs, wealth, old money, wild parties, cabaret, high society, hedonism, reinvention, gangsters, philanthropy, Wall Street, stock market trading, speakeasies, credit, investment, writing, secrets, eccentricity, romance, mystery, destiny, obsession.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Dead ancestors mentioned, grieving. Sanitarium, funeral settings. Horses, birds, geese, chickens, dogs, snake-shaped decorations. Light aircraft, aerobatics, fireworks, fur stoles and rugs, thunder, shooting stars, taxidermy (peacock). Black-and-white footage interspersed with colour. Sky-high, fast-paced, sweeping aerial cinematography over cityscapes and plummeting toward ground. Based on F Scott Fitzgerald's eponymous novel.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Extravagant, over-the-top, ambient, bold, imaginative. First-rate cast, ballsy soundtrack, staggering costume design. Edgerton steals the show. Frenetic first half. Captures spirit of F Scott Fitzgerald.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Nick (character) becomes tiresome. Lagging second-half. Flimsy female characters, Mulligan struggles as Daisy. Cast performances out of synch with film's rhythm. Soulless, doesn't live up to its lavishness. Will upset fans/purists of the classic novel.