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Down Under

Published in D
Monday, 25 July 2016 03:20
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Additional Info

  • Rating

    MA15+: Strong coarse language, themes, violence, and a sex scene.

  • The pitch

    Plenty problem.

  • Starring

    Lincoln Younes, Rahel Romahn, Michael Denkha, Fayssal Bazzi, Alexander England, Damon Herriman, Justin Rosniak, Chris Bunton, Harriet Dyer, David Field

  • Directed by

    Abe Forsythe

  • Running time

    90 minutes

  • Rated

    MA15+ (Australia), NR (UK), NR (USA)

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    People are shot, punched, kicked, beaten, glassed, hit with objects, tackled, wrestled, throat-grabbed, pepper-sprayed, pushed, pursued, held at gunpoint, belittled for being disabled, face-grabbed (some violence is real file footage). A child is yelled at, sworn at, insulted; a child watches a gory horror movie. A t-shirt promotes ethnic cleansing. Objects thrown, smashed, hit by cars, kicked. Vehicles stomped on, hit with objects, driven over a cliff; head-on collision. Explosion. Yelling, arguing, screaming. Rape, Gallipoli, World War I, killing Turks, stabs you in the larynx, suicide (metaphoric/joking) mentioned. Blood/gore: Bloody faces, noses, forehead, ear, hands, clothing, objects, scratches, cuts; bleeding wounds. Wound-dressing. Bruising, bandage. A horror movie on TV shows a bloody murder. Spilling blood, head-on-a-stick mentioned.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    A pornographic movie shows men having a threesome (one nude; no genitals seen). A man asks schoolgirls for oral sex; a tattoo shows a woman performing oral sex. Kissing (m-m; f-m), undressing, crotch-grabbing. Shirtless men, man in underwear, cleavage, exposed (pregnant) belly. Novelty testicles on car. People in swimwear, exercise gear. Frequent references to homosexual sex, sex acts, group sex, sex with your mother.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    Drugs (smoking bongs, marijuana-leaf air freshener, packets of white powder seen). Alcohol (beer, wine). Smoking (cigarettes, marijuana; a pregnant woman smokes). Vodka, sav blanc, selling drugs, methamphetamine mentioned.

  • LANGUAGE

    Frequent c-words, f-words. S-words, a-words. Name-calling. Frequent insults and slurs toward homosexuals, foreigners (eg wog, leb, chink, towelheads), disabled people (spastic, mong, retard; being treated like a dog). Actual and slang terms for genitals and bodily functions. Religious references and exclamations (what the hell, oh my God, Jesus Christ, etc). Obscene finger and hand gestures.

  • THEMES

    Cronulla riots, racism, prejudice, retaliation, racial tension, race-related violence, Down syndrome, Ned Kelly, multiculturalism, intolerance, morons.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Missing brother. Helicopter, planes. Horses, dog. Vomiting, spitting, drool, urination. Brief Arabic, Thai languages (no subtitles).

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Satirical, violent, funny, black, entertaining, confronting, absurd, gutsy, even-handed, well-intentioned, unapologetic, bold, sharp, witty, self-aware, biting. Fine performances, relevant themes, difficult premise, intentionally offensive/politically incorrect.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Risk-averse, predictable, mild-mannered, tame, uncomfortable, unsubtle, meandering, anti-climactic. Broad characters, some laboured comedy/overstated themes/one-note humour, limited storytelling.

The Rover

Published in T
Friday, 20 June 2014 02:40
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Additional Info

  • Rating

    MA15+: Strong violence and coarse language.

  • The pitch

    The wild rover.

  • Starring

    Guy Pearce, Robert Pattinson, Scoot McNairy, David Field, Tawanda Manyimo, Richard Green, Ben Armer, Jamie Fallon, Gillian Jones, Susan Prior, Scott Perry, Anthony Hayes

  • Directed by

    David Michôd

  • Running time

    102 minutes

  • Rated

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

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    People (including a child) are shot, hit, threatened, pursued, throat-grabbed, butt-whipped, wrestled, arrested, kicked, pistol-whipped. Vehicle rollover, smashed glass, stolen vehicle. Shootouts. A rock is thrown at animals. Killing people, slitting throat, murdered wife/lover mentioned. Yelling, arguing. Blood/gore: Bloody wounds, bullet wounds, open wounds, blood spray, blood splatter, pooling blood, wound-dressing, wound-stitching, bandages, scars. Blood on head/hands/clothing, bloody handprints, bloody cuts, milky eyes. Corpses (human/animal), burning bodies.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    Sleeping with a boy (male-male), fingering mentioned. Tattoo of naked male. Shirtless man, men in underwear.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    None.

  • LANGUAGE

    C-words, f-words. Name-calling. Religious references and exclamations.

  • THEMES

    Global collapse, survival, road trips, fratricide, cremation, burial, military, injustice, post-apocalypse, Australia, crises, murder, disability, remorse, lawlessness, unlikely companions, travelling circuses, confessions, humanity.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Murdered wife mentioned. Buzzing flies, dogs, eagle. Urination. Campfires.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Bleak, brutal, nihilist, spartan, distinctive, compelling, fascinating, brilliant, unexpected, parched, bold, dusty, despairing, existentialist, searching, desolate, beautiful, abstract, original, menacing, violent, fascinating, disturbing, spare, pensive. Brilliant underplayed acting, dry wit, absurdist/moving/satisfying ending, colourful side-characters, eclectic score, crisp audio effects, sombre/introspective/eerie/unsettling tone, arresting widescreen.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Flawed, slow, boring, dark, dreary, dull, repetitive, pointless, pretentious, weird. Terse dialogue, Pattinson's performance a little overwrought, blunt narrative, idiotic ending, cringeworthy title pun.

Chopper

Published in C
Wednesday, 09 October 2013 10:54
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Additional Info

  • Rating

    R18+: Medium level violence.

  • The pitch

    Just a normal bloke who likes a bit of torture.

  • Starring

    Eric Bana, Simon Lyndon, David Field, Dan Wyllie, Bill Young, Vince Colosimo, Kenny Graham, Kate Beahan, Serge Liistro, Pam Western, Gary Waddell, Brian Mannix, Skye Wansey, Annalise Emtsis, Johnnie Targhan, Robert Rabiah, Sam Houli, Caleb Cluff, Hilton Henderson, Fred Barker, Peter Hardy, Marcus Taylor, David Ross Paterson

  • Directed by

    Andrew Dominik

  • Running time

    94 minutes

  • Rated

    R18+ (Australia), 18 (UK), R (USA)

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    People are stabbed repeatedly, shot, beaten, head-butted, mutilated, hair-pulled, kicked, pursued, threatened at gunpoint. Gun fired in crowded club, guns handled in front of a child. Yelling, arguing. Killing, torture, bashing, taking hostages, ice-picking victims, being stabbed by your mother, attempted abduction mentioned. Blood/gore: Ears hacked off. Corpse. Man covered in blood, open stab wounds, blood splatter, spurting blood, dripping blood, smeared blood, bloody face, pooling blood, blood on objects, bloody grazes. Stitches, bruising, bloody bandages. Scarring (bullet wound). Cutting off toes mentioned.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    Male genitals, female bottom. Women in underwear. Shirtless man. Skimpy clothing. Kissing. Working at brothel mentioned.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    A couple inject drugs (needle, drug paraphernalia seen). People snort cocaine. A man drugs his dogs. Stoned pregnant woman, drug-induced behaviour. Speed, killing drug dealers, junkie, heroin addiction mentioned. Alcohol (beer, spirits), club setting. Smoking.

  • LANGUAGE

    Frequent c-words, f-words, s-words, bloody, w*nker. Name-calling, slang for genitals, derogatory terms for women, derogatory ethnic slang. Prisoner, ethnic, cultural stereotypes. Religious exclamations.

  • THEMES

    Mark 'Chopper' Read, violence, prison, victims, police investigation, betrayal, compensation, success, mates, paranoia, legends, writing, publicity, infamy, crime.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Estranged wife/mother mentioned. Prison, court settings. Bull ant, beetle, dogs. Vomiting, spitting, drool, urination, belch. Strobe lighting, camera flashes.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Impressionistic, electric-charged, riveting, disturbing, engrossing, effective, hypnotic, stylish, shocking, tough, provocative, challenging, colourful, vibrant, vivid, non-judgemental. Darkly comic, mesmerising performance from Eric Bana, interesting characters, strikingly shot and edited, avoids moralising.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Violent, graphic, repetitive. Bana's Australian accent may be difficult to understand for foreigners.