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Finding Dory

Published in F
Thursday, 09 June 2016 08:10
The main feature is presented with short film PIPER which features seabirds, hermit crabs, a character being tumbled by waves, a character pecked on the beak, and themes of parent-child relationships, the beach, foraging, determination, perspectives, enthusiasm and success.   DISCLAIMER: The information provided on this website is in...

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  • Rating

    G: Some scenes may scare young children.

  • The pitch

    Dory finds her Destiny.

  • Starring

    (voices of): Ellen DeGeneres, Albert Brooks, Hayden Rolence, Bill Hader, Idris Elba, Diane Keaton, Ed O'Neill, Andrew Stanton, Bennett Dammann, Eugene Levy, Kate McKinnon, Kaitlin Olson, Dominic West

  • Directed by

    Andrew Stanton, Angus MacLane

  • Running time

    97 minutes (+ 6-min short film Piper)

  • Rated

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

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    Characters bump their heads, crash into/over objects, get tagged. Characters are thrown through the air, stung by anemone, pursued/grabbed (by a scary-looking creature with tentacles and sharp/snappy teeth), caught in plastic rubbish, pecked, hit by objects, knocked over, poked, swept/sucked away by current, swallowed/spat out, hand-slapped. Characters believe a friend is being attacked and eaten (comic). Hands/arms plunge into the water resembling missiles/depth charges. Stolen vehicle, dangerous driving, vehicle into water. A simple-minded creature is teased/taunted/yelled at. Armed police, stinger [road] spikes. Arguing, screaming. Blood/gore: A character almost falls into a sink garbage disposal. A character releases dark ink. A character sneezes green snot splats. Lost tentacle, head injuries, possible dead parents mentioned.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    A character begins to explain where babies come from. Dating, breakup, rejection, date night mentioned.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    Empty wine bottles seen on ocean floor.

  • LANGUAGE

    A background character appears to mouth the f-word.

  • THEMES

    Family, forgetfulness, short-term memory loss, forgetfulness, missions, reunions, echolocation, forgetfulness, teaching, marine care, quarantine, forgetfulness, near-sightedness, memories, captivity, shape-shifting, self-acceptance, aquariums, flashbacks, directions, faith, forgetfulness.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Lost child, lost (presumed dead) parents mentioned. Some dark underwater sequences, claustrophobic underwater pipe setting. Fish (lots! - inlcuding blue tang, clown fish, groper, marlin), crabs, sea urchins, whale sharks, beluga whale, octopus, squid, starfish, anemone, sea cucumbers, dolphins, seals, sea birds, coral, turtles, stingrays, seahorse, cat (poster), otter, pigeons, clam, barnacles. Snot, squid ink, bird poo. Fireworks (opening titles). Fast-editing sequences, some blurred/out-of-focus/grainy vision. Mid-credits scenes, post-credits scene.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Emotional, funny, goofy, complex, layered, heartwarming, affecting, uproarious, charming, poignant, beautiful, comforting, rewarding, great, strong, enjoyable, delightful, satisfying, standalone. Well-earned/plentiful laugh-out-loud moments, economical storytelling, exciting set pieces, ace action sequences, masterful/fabulous/photorealistic/ravishing/stunning/complex visuals, willing to deal with heavy themes, suitable for very small children.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Uninventive, familiar, predictable, far-fetched, formulaic. Family theme and mention of Dory's short-term memory less becomes strained/repetitive/annoying.

Love the Coopers (Christmas with the Coopers)

Published in L
Thursday, 26 November 2015 00:22
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  • Rating

    PG: Mild themes, sexual references and coarse language.

  • The pitch

    Some comfort, some joy.

  • Starring

    Diane Keaton, John Goodman, Ed Helms, Amanda Seyfried, Alan Arkin, Marisa Tomei, Olivia Wilde, Jake Lacy, Marisa Tomei, Alex Borstein, Timothée Chalamet, Maxwell Simkins, Blake Baumgartner, June Squibb, Anthony Mackie, Steve Martin (voice)

  • Directed by

    Jessie Nelson

  • Running time

    107 minutes

  • Rated

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

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    People are handcuffed, arrested, punched, dacked, thrown against a wall, hit with objects, pushed, ridiculed, knocked over. Stealing, objects knocked over. Arguing, yelling, screaming. People appear to turn into ice then shatter apart; a boy's head appears to explode. Dissecting rats mentioned. Blood/gore: Collapsed man, patient in hospital bed, IV drip, bruising, scar on wrist. Stroke mentioned.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    Kissing, tongue-licking, ogling, undressing, infidelity. Cleavage, shop mannequins in lingerie, man in underwear, skimpy clothing. A little girl lifts up her dress to reveal her underwear. Reaching orgasm, sex life, homosexuality, sleeping with a married man, BJ (blow job), woman pouncing on man at a party/unexpected pregnancy mentioned.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    Alcohol (beer, wine, spirits, cocktails, shots, champagne). Woman passed out drunk. Bar setting. Photograph of teen with (assumed) joint. Getting stoned, caught holding a bong, being a smoker/alcoholic mentioned.

  • LANGUAGE

    S-words. Name-calling. Slang for genitals. Religious references and exclamations.

  • THEMES

    Christmas, family, memories, marriage, separation, job interviews, classic movies, unlikely friendships, relationships, counselling, second chances, forgiveness, grief, death of a child, sisters, mall Santas.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Deceased mother/wife, sister/daughter, engagement mentioned. A deceased toddler is seen in flashback. Hospital, bar, airport settings. Dogs. Vomiting, spitting, underarm sweat, bad smells, snort laughter. A child has a bathroom accident (implied). Hitch-hiking. Power blackout. Roast turkey seen. People dressed in penguin suits. Also released as Christmas with the Coopers.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Moving, starry, amusing, sweet, sincere. Impressive cast, standout performance by Olivia Wilde, some of the storylines have charm, throwback soundtrack, sleek lensing.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Depressing, formulaic, soppy, frustrating, tangled, fabricated, contrived, tasteless, tedious, numbing, slushy, overstuffed, over-narrated, jumbled. Annoying jokes/tropes, often unfunny/hackneyed humour, distracting camerawork, unnecessary flourishes, wasted cast, cringeing dialogue, smeary direction.

The Big Wedding

Published in T
Monday, 06 May 2013 03:11
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Additional Info

  • Rating

    MA15+: Strong coarse language and sexual references.

  • The pitch

    One big crappy family.

  • Starring

    Robert De Niro, Diane Keaton, Susan Sarandon, Katherine Heigl, Amanda Seyfried, Topher Grace, Robin Williams, Ben Barnes, Christine Ebersole, David Rasche, Patricia Rae, Ana Ayora

  • Directed by

    Justin Zackham

  • Running time

    89 minutes

  • Rated

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

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    A man gets punched, slapped in the face. Pushing, shoving. Fraud investigation (mentioned). Screams. Blood/gore: Bloody nose. Vomiting, fainting.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    Couples have sex; noises are heard. Oral sex, hand job, fondling, kissing. Sexual banter. Erection, virginity, birth control, orgasm, tantric sex, fetishism, lesbianism, paedophilia (mentioned). Infidelity. Nudity: Nude female (seen from behind). Nude sculpture and portrait (female). Skimpy workout gear.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    Alcohol (wine, champagne, spirits, cocktail), drunken behaviour. Sobriety, abstinence (discussed). Smoking.

  • LANGUAGE

    C-word, f-words, s-words, a-words, derogatory names for females, slang and actual terms for male genitalia and sex acts. Name-calling, insults. Ethnic stereotyping and racism. Religious references (confession, preaching) and exclamations.

  • THEMES

    Marriage, family, blended families, adoption, divorce, love triangles.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Hospital (maternity ward), church and wedding settings. Wedding proposal. Divorce, separation, infidelity, incest, cheating, infertility, pregnancy, fear of heights (mentioned). Dogs, swans, pigs (mentioned).

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Impressive cast, good performances.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Corny, contrived, strained, vapid. Thin sub-plots and one-dimensional characters. Unnecessarily crude.