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Logan (2017)

Published in L
Thursday, 23 February 2017 21:27
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Additional Info

  • 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 Drop

Published in T
Friday, 14 November 2014 01:21
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Additional Info

  • Rating

    MA15+: Strong violence and coarse language.

  • The pitch

    Glory days.

  • Starring

    Tom Hardy, Noomi Rapace, James Gandolfini, Matthias Schoenaerts, John Ortiz, Elizabeth Rodriguez, Michael Aronov

  • Directed by

    Michaël R. Roskam

  • Running time

    106 minutes

  • Rated

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

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    People are shot, bound, tortured (implied), hit by car. Abused puppy found in bin. Armed robbery. Dead kid, plane crash, self-harm, torched car, stabbing/shooting someone, carjacking, execution mentioned. Blood/gore: Abused, bloody puppy. Bloody hands/face/neck/clothing/objects, pooling/dripping blood, blood splatter. Severed limb, split head, object through skin. Scars. Victim on stretcher.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    None.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    Alcohol (beer, wine, spirits, shots). Bar setting. Smoking. Being high, selling weed, loan sharks, gambling, cards mentioned.

  • LANGUAGE

    F-words, s-words, a-words. Slang for genitals. Name-calling. Derogatory term for disabled people. Religious references and exclamations.

  • THEMES

    Bartending, cousins, inside jobs, animal abuse, animal adoption, relationships, gang crime, money laundering, pit bull terriers, dog-handling.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Church, bar settings. 'Unplugging' dying parent mentioned. Dogs, dog poo, fireworks. Fur worn, frozen meat seen.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Assured, simmering, bracing, tense, terrific, absorbing, engrossing, formidable, bona fide, memorable, taut, concise, compact. Escalating sense of dread, mordant humour, richly textured, beautifully acted, flawless Brooklyn accent from Tom Hardy, many small/near-perfect moments, terrific cast, brilliant performances, punchy dialogue, cute puppy.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Uninspired, caricatured, convoluted, familiar, sluggish. Sometimes slow, Nadia's character is underwritten, dog seems to grow then shrink in size, little chemistry between Rapace and Hardy, unnecessary narration.