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Ballerina (Leap!) (2016)

Published in B
Saturday, 14 January 2017 08:35
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  • Rating

    G: General.

  • The pitch

    Chickens don't fly.

  • Starring

    (voices of): Elle Fanning, Dane DeHaan, Maddie Ziegler, Carly Rae Jepsen

  • Directed by

    Eric Summer, Éric Warin

  • Running time

    89 minutes

  • Rated

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

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    People are punched (off-screen), pursued, threatened with death, mocked, hit with objects, grabbed, attacked by pigeons, electrocuted, dragged, hair-pulled, pushed down stairs, caught in ropes. People dangle precariously/teeter/fall from high ledges, hit their heads, trip over, fall through roofs, fall off a bridge. Image of a young boy getting a knife/darts thrown at him. Motorbike crash. A chicken is thrown from a roof. Objects thrown/smashed/torn/kicked over. Smash your kneecaps mentioned. A story is mentioned of a woman being injured in a fire (no details given). Blood/gore: (None). Characters with eyes that point in different directions, protruding teeth, a hunched back, a walking cane. Bone cracking noises heard.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    (None.) A young boy has a crush on a young girl. An older boy flirts with a young girl. Kissing on hands/cheek, hand-holding. Ogling, swooning. A boy stuffs chickens up his shirt to resemble bosoms. A boy mistakenly says "the Statue of Puberty".

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    Pitchers of ale. Bar setting.

  • LANGUAGE

    Name-calling (idiot, rascals, sunshine, thief, liar, rat, dirty, an irritation, witch, insolent, elephant, nothing, stupid, wretch, traitor, biological mutation, fool, beggars, big hairy asparagus, sad, silly, rude, nitwit, etc). Religious references (a character is a nun) and exclamations (oh my god).

  • THEMES

    Ballet, dance, orphans, ballerinas, dreams, mentors, identity theft, training, invention, crushes, Acadamie Nationale de Musique, Eiffel Tower, Statue of Liberty, mean people, best friends, jealousy.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Orpanage setting. Job loss. Chicken, horses, lightning bugs, pigeons, cat, bird poo. Fart, butt-scratching. Image of a fart being lit. Full moon. Released as LEAP! in some markets.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Heartwarming, charming, goofy, expressive, appealing, fun, generous, light, old-fashioned, affectionate, engaging, vibrant, romantic, infectious, enchanting, funny. Beautiful production design, impressive/stunning/expert/meticulous/realistic/captivating choreography, lively/wondrous/handsome 19th Century Paris period setting, interesting soundtrack, likeable characters.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Predictable, formulaic, conventional, implausible. Shaky/underwhelming opening act.

The Amazing Spider-Man 2: Rise of Electro

Published in T
Thursday, 17 April 2014 22:04
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  • Rating

    M: Action violence.

  • The pitch

    Power up to the Max.

  • Starring

    Emma Stone, Andrew Garfield, Dane DeHaan, Jamie Foxx, Paul Giamatti, Sally Field, Felicity Jones, Stan Lee, Embeth Davidtz, Marton Csokas, Campbell Scott

  • Directed by

    Marc Webb

  • Running time

    142 minutes

  • Rated

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

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    People are shot, shot at, punched, slapped, slammed against walls, hit with objects, sucked out of an aircraft, near-choked, hit by a car, bound, dangled in the air, bullied, grabbed, electrocuted, bitten, hit with bolts of electricity, kidnapped, headbutted. Mid-air emergencies, plane crash (mostly implied), near mid-air collision, burning plane. Hijacked truck, multiple vehicle collisions, vehicles thrown. Explosions, broken glass, burning building, collapsed buildings, mass destruction, debris, power blackouts, smoke canisters thrown. Marine animals assumed dead when tank explodes. Blood/gore: Corpse, body bag, bloody cuts, bloody faces, bloody knuckles, bloody clothing, nosebleed, rotting flesh, charred body, charred flesh. Bandages. Screens show human neural activity, skeletal activity. Alzheimer's, cancer mentioned.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    Kissing. Man in underwear, shirtless youth.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    A man is injected with serum, a man buys cold and flu drugs. Animals are gassed. Alcohol (spirits).

  • LANGUAGE

    A-words, p*ssed. Name-calling. Police, gender, relationship, cultural, ethnic, genre, mad scientist stereotypes. Religious exclamations.

  • THEMES

    Spider-Man, superheroes, vigilantes, family, relationships, community, rescue, police, obsession, retrovirus, genetics, animal hybrid programs, workplace accidents, electricity, battery power, research, secrets, lies, betrayal, healing, grief, hope.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Deceased parents/fathers. Deceased partner, relationship breakup, job loss. Asylum, funeral, cemetery settings. Patients in hospital beds. Spiders, eels, large fish (dead), dogs. Plane, helicopters, blue bolts of electricity, sparks, scary blue eyes. Dizzying/sweeping/swinging camera angles.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Bold, bright, charming, goofy, savvy, punchy, dashing, satisfying, cross-generational, swift, enjoyable, affable, watchable. Tangible chemistry between leads, good casting, strong female lead, confident effects, slingshot ending, endearing quality to crime-fighting, emotionally weightier, stunning use of New York City, restrained use of 3D, comic-book story world.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Overlong, crowded, familiar, bloated, corporate, franchise-building, overstuffed. Tangled plot, clumsy script, tonal whiplash, workmanlike framing, perfunctory/infrequent/slightly disappointing action sequences.

Kill Your Darlings

Published in K
Friday, 06 December 2013 20:18
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  • Rating

    MA15+: Strong sex scenes and drug use.

  • The pitch

    Hits the write Beat.

  • Starring

    Daniel Radcliffe, Dane DeHaan, Michael C Hall, Jack Huston, Ben Foster, David Cross, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Elizabeth Olsen, John Cullum, Erin Darke

  • Directed by

    John Krokidas

  • Running time

    104 minutes

  • Rated

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

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    People are pursued, emotionally manipulated, arrested, burned, near-hit with objects, slapped, pushed, shoved, tormented, stabbed repeatedly, murdered, cut. Stabbing and twisting of knife seen in close-up. Hangings seen, suicide attempt mentioned. An animal is near-gassed. Break-and-enter, theft. Precious objects destroyed, smashed. News radio discusses offensive attacks, bombers. Killings, murders discussed (mention of man stabbed, tied up, weighted, drowned). Picture of armed men (rifles); pocket knife. Arguing, shouting. Blood/gore: Floating corpse. People covered in blood, slicing hands, bloody cuts. Hypodermic needle seen piercing skin. Diagrams of brains and muscular system seen. War injuries discussed. Torn guts mentioned.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    Sex scene (male-male). Teen sex implied. Kissing (male-male; female-male), caressing, undressing, flirting, ogling, voyeurism. Masturbation, oral sex, finger-sucking (male). Naked men, shirtless man, naked male bum, man in underwear. Females in bras. Pornographic pictures of female breasts, male genitals, people having sex. Sexual innuendo, explicit language. References to sex acts, genitalia.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    Drug use (heroin, nitrous oxide, cannabis, benzedrine). Hallucinations, drug-induced behaviour. Side effects (drugs) discussed. Alcohol (wine, cocktails, spirits, shots, flask), intoxication. Smoking (cigarettes, marijuana).

  • LANGUAGE

    F-words, s-words, a-words, bastard. Name-calling. Derogatory references to homosexuals, misogyny, antisemitism. Religious references and exclamations. Sexually explicit language and innuendo.

  • THEMES

    Poets, writers, murder, Allen Ginsberg, William s Burroughs, Jack Kerouac, Lucien Carr, drugs, sex, homosexuality, paranoia, homophobia, World War II, institutionalisation, mental instability, suicide, death, the Beat Generation, muses, literary counterculture, morality, jazz, influence, obsession, sexual awakening, pornography, blood oaths.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Mother institutionalised, father with new partner, academic probation, school expulsion. Estranged father mentioned. Jail, bar settings. Cat. Vomiting.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Marvellous, assured, unconventional, complex, satisfying, genuine, substantial, resonant, dark, beautiful, enthralling, striking, evocative, lively, fact-inspired, interesting, coherent, compelling, multifaceted, ambitious, expressive, stylish. Sharply written, outstanding performances, convincing chemistry, startling climax, handsome costumes.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Worshipful, undernourished, over-emphatic, self-serious, conventional, muddled. Questionable music choices, half-drawn supporting characters.

Metallica: Through The Never

Published in M
Wednesday, 23 October 2013 00:53
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  • Rating

    M: Violence, themes and coarse language.

  • The pitch

    Ride the lightning.

  • Starring

    Dane DeHaan, James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich, Kirk Hammett, Robert Trujillo, Kyle Thomson, Toby Hargrave, Mackenzie Gray

  • Directed by

    Nimród Antal

  • Running time

    93 minutes

  • Rated

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

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    People are hung, dragged, lassoed, lynched, punched, hooded, electrocuted, wrestled, kicked, beaten, dowsed with gasoline, set alight, attacked by dogs, pursued, held underwater, thrown, hit by objects. Rioting, angry mob, police clashes, smoke canisters fired, Molotov cocktail thrown, fighting. Vehicle collision, vehicle rollover, carnage. Burning flag (opening credits), burning vehicles, burning debris. Mass panic, extensive damage and devastation, smashed objects. Self-harm. Explosions, sparks, theatrical fire effects, falling debris. Vehicle collision, skateboard accident, smashed glass. Video animation of armed soldiers, tanks, gas masks, skulls, exploding people, air raid, barbed wire. Simulation of air raid (gunfire, lasers, smoke, sirens), mosh pit. Yelling, screaming. Suicide reference (song lyrics). Genocide, cyanide mentioned. Blood/gore: Hanging corpses, dragged corpse, corpses on ground. Bloody handprint, smeared blood, spitting blood, bloody cuts, bloody faces, blood on clothing, dripping blood, bloody head wound, skulls and skull motifs, blood on objects. People trapped in coffins, bloody stage (theatrical), people on stretchers. Bandage.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    Shirtless men, bulging belly. Skimpy clothing, cleavage.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    An unknown pill is consumed.

  • LANGUAGE

    Song lyrics feature f-words, s-words, a-words, biblical references and religious exclamations. Name-calling. Obscene finger gestures.

  • THEMES

    Metallica (no kidding), roadies, live performances, fans, heavy metal, music, staging, the apocalypse, theatrics, pyrotechnics, groupies, mysterious briefcases, visualisation, blind justice.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Prison, cemetery settings (theatrical). Fireworks, Tesla coils, electric chair. A doll comes to life (anthropomorphism), zombie mentioned (written), Satan mentioned. Birds (opening titles), dogs, horses, pig mask, maggots. Vomiting, spitting. Swooping cityscape aerial cinematography and brief inverted camerawork. Strobe lighting. Extra footage during credits.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Wild, fantastic, intense, experimental, abstract, relentless, exhausting, visceral, definitive, ambitious, rousing, gritty, powerful, thrashing, electrifying, immersive, imaginatie. Stunning effects, sensory assault, blaring sound mix, elaborately crafted, visually haunting, tremendous sound design, top-notch tech credits, band are in peak form.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Silly, incoherent, distracting narrative. Running time is too short. Lyrics are incomprehensible. Not as intimate as the real live experience.

Lawless

Published in L
Monday, 03 June 2013 06:18
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  • Rating

    MA15+: Strong bloody violence.

  • The pitch

    Top-shelf distillation of Matt Bondurant's viscous novel.

  • Starring

    Tom Hardy, Shia LaBeouf, Guy Pearce, Jason Clarke, Jessica Chastain, Mia Wasikowska, Dane DeHaan, Gary Oldman, Noah Taylor, Tim Tolin, Lew Temple, Marcus Hester, Bill Camp

  • Directed by

    John Hillcoat

  • Running time

    116 minutes

  • Rated

    MA15+ (Australia), 18 (UK), R (USA)

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    An animal is shot (off-camera). Many people are shot at close and mid-ranges with handguns, machine guns, submachine guns and rifles. People are stabbed, punched, kicked, beaten, gang-raped (implied), hit with knuckle-dusters, butt-whipped, threatened, wrestled, thrown down stairs, dragged unconscious, pushed into an open grave, hit with objects, castrated, tarred & feathered, slapped, involved in shootouts. A man's throat is cut (in close-up), a man's neck is snapped. A man punches a law enforcement officer, forces gasoline hose into his mouth. Vehicles are shot at, crashed, sabotaged. Kids play and pose with machine guns. Smashed glass. Boot catches fire, building explodes. A battalion drowned at sea, Spanish Flu deaths mentioned. Yelling, screaming. Blood/gore: Bullet-ridden corpses. Lots of blood on faces, bodies, clothing, objects, spilled on ground. Spitting blood. Bruising, grazes, scratches, burst blood vessel in eye, bandage, stitches. A corpse in a coffin is fed beer and a cigarette at a funeral. Severed testicles.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    A woman climbs atop a man beneath the sheets. A woman is gang-raped (implied). A man drunkenly fondles a woman. Burlesque dancing mentioned. Kissing. Nudity: Two fully nude women (some nudity obscured). Lingerie. Topless woman.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    Alcohol (moonshine, spirits, beer), drunken behaviour. Smoking (cigars, cigarettes), chewing tobacco.

  • LANGUAGE

    F-words, s-words, a-words, sonofab*tch, slang for genitalia. Name-calling, insults. Cultural, ethnic, racial and gender stereotypes. Religious references and exclamations.

  • THEMES

    Family history, bootlegging, prohibition, moonshine, corruption, gangsters, mobsters, 1920s Virgina, racial segregation, outlaws, brothers, justice, revenge, murder, invincibility.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Church, hospital, burial and funeral settings, rickets. Horses, chickens, birds, fawn. Spitting, feet-washing, campfire, taxidermy (fowl), dust storm, welding sparks. Cooking steak.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Explosive action and gun sequences. Impressive performances, taut script, potent atmosphere, steady pace, handsome visuals.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Exceptional talents are underused. Slightly overlong. Generic, unimaginative.

The Place Beyond The Pines

Published in T
Tuesday, 30 April 2013 20:15
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Additional Info

  • Rating

    MA15+: Strong violence and coarse language.

  • The pitch

    Good versus Knievel.

  • Starring

    Ryan Gosling, Eva Mendes, Bradley Cooper, Ben Mendehlson, Mahershala Ali, Ray Liotta, Rose Byrne, Harris Yulin, Dane DeHaan, Emory Cohen, Bruce Greenwood

  • Directed by

    Derek Cianfrance

  • Running time

    140 minutes

  • Rated

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

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    Bank robberies, people held at gunpoint, threats, shouting, yelling. Punching, kicking, beating, screaming. Dangerous driving, minor vehicle collisions. Shootings (close-range using handguns). A man treats a victim like a dog. A gun is forced into a man's mouth. A man falls through a window to his death. A deceased person's family is intimidated, harassed. A man slams his son against the wall. Police corruption (stealing guns, drugs, money, tampering with/stealing evidence). Objects get smashed, sabotaged, thrown. Shoplifting. Blood/gore: Bloody scratches, gashes, clothing, blood pool, blood splatter, bruising, bandages. Vomiting, dry-retching, spitting. Fresh, twisted corpse, body bag, stretcher.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    Couple lie in bed together after (implied) sex. Kissing. Two teen girls dance provocatively. Nudity: Skimpy clothing, swimwear. Teen boy in shower (no genitals visible). Dressing. Pictures of women in underwear are pinned to a wall.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    Teen boys smoke cannabis, take ecstasy. Cocaine mentioned. A marijuana leaf is seen on a backpack. A man asks another man to steal cocaine. A teen boy talks about getting high. Oxytocin pills stolen, consumed by teens. Stoned behaviour. Alcohol (beer, wine, spirits). Underage drinking, drunken behaviour. Smoking.

  • LANGUAGE

    Frequent f-words, s-words, a-words, derogatory terms for females, slang for male genitalia. Religious references, prayer, religious exclamations. Name-calling, derogatory insults, crudeness. Racial, cultural, ethnic, gender stereotyping and jokes.

  • THEMES

    Bank robberies, theft, stealing, corruption, cover-ups, police intimidation, police harassment, politics, heroism, fraud, desperation, family, payback, regret, justice, blackmail, whistle-blowing, estrangement, karma, identity, fate, working-class society, fringe-dwellers, responsibility, legacy, daredevils.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Church setting (baptism). Hospital, prison, courtroom, psychiatric therapy, cemetery, funeral settings. Estranged father. Separation/divorce. Dog, geese, birds, cobwebs. Welding sparks. Premastication (discussed). Jumpy, jerking camera movements during high-speed pursuit. Title is the native Iroquois name for Schenectady, New York, the setting for the film.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Riveting first hour, action-packed, psychological, heartbreaking. Outstanding cast, astute direction, unsettling soundtrack. Memorable and satisfying.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Wanes during final third. Unconvincing, schmaltzy, over-reaching plot twists.