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Youth

Published in Y
Thursday, 19 November 2015 04:02
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  • Rating

    MA15+: Strong nudity and sex scene.

  • The pitch

    An orchestra of Simple Songs.

  • Starring

    Michael Caine, Harvey Keitel, Rachel Weisz, Paul Dano, Jane Fonda, Alex Macqueen, Paloma Faith, Ed Stoppard, Madalina Diana Ghenea, Sumi Jo

  • Directed by

    Paolo Sorrentino

  • Running time

    118 minutes

  • Rated

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

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    Suicide (jumping; implied). People are slapped, kicked, pushed. A man dresses as Adolf Hitler, a table is thumped in anger. A music video shows dangerous driving, explosions, burning building, fire breathing, burning skin. Minor vehicle collision. A girl yells at her mother. Screaming. Stealing mentioned. Blood/gore: Blood extraction, hypodermic needle filled with blood, woman covered in blood (theatrical). Bloody mouth, collar. Oxygen/breathing tank. Slipped in the bath/broken femur mentioned.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    A couple have sex against a tree. Full-frontal male and female nudity (lots). People in towels, swimwear, skimpy clothing, underwear, low-cut gowns. Cleavage, shirtless men, undressing. References to sexual desire/performance, orgasm. Two elderly men leer at a nude woman. A young girl leaves an older man's hotel room (sex/prostitution implied). A music video contains provocative movements/dancing. Homosexuality/sexual experimentation mentioned.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    Alcohol (a man pops a champagne cork). Smoking. Gambling (friendly bets). A print article mentions surgery "without drugs". A man buys medication from a pharmacy. Getting drunk, snorting coke, morphine, alcoholic grandmother, drug rehab mentioned.

  • LANGUAGE

    F-words, s-words, a-words. Name-calling. Slang for genitals and bodily functions. Derogatory terms for women. Religious references and exclamations.

  • THEMES

    Life, friendship, ageing, music, levity, apathy, massage, scriptwriting, filmmaking, divorce, marriage, memory, bad dreams, mountaineering, fear, levitation, regrets, retirement, father-daughter relationships, love, fame.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Estranged wife/mother. Plane, cemetery settings. Cattle, flock of birds, caged bird, dog (background), plane, lightning, thunder. Poultry/fowl leg eaten. Some Italian (subtitles), brief German (no subtitles).

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Whimsical, intelligent, keen-witted, sensory, sharp, light, lush, nimble, vivacious, mature, refreshing, tender, funny, melancholy, glorious, masterful, impressionistic, lively, stylized, elegant, gorgeous, sweet-natured. Memorable performances, evocative lensing, ravishing/beautiful images, bracing soundtrack, delightfully unexpected interludes.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Much of the brilliance is momentary.

This Is Where I Leave You

Published in T
Wednesday, 22 October 2014 23:32
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  • Rating

    M: Sex scene, sexual references, drug use, coarse language and mature themes.

  • The pitch

    Skating on thin ice.

  • Starring

    Jason Bateman, Tina Fey, Jane Fonda, Adam Driver, Rose Byrne, Corey Stoll, Kathryn Hahn, Connie Britton, Timothy Olyphant, Dax Shepard, Debra Monk, Abigail Spencer

  • Directed by

    Shawn Levy

  • Running time

    103 minutes

  • Rated

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

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    People are punched, wrestled, slammed against the wall, electrocuted, pushed/shoved, tackled, nipple-pinched. Broken glass, smashed crockery, property damage. Car flipped over, man trips over. Dad falling off roof mentioned. Arguing. Blood/gore: Object protruding from skin. Handling a corpse. Bloody cut, bloody nose, injured hand.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    Couple have bedroom sex. Nude couple (side view, rear view), half-nude boy (genitals seen). Kissing (male-female; female-female), flirting, bum-grabbing, undressing. Infidelity. Shirtless man in shower, towel. Skimpy clothing, cleavage. Sexual-themed banter and discussion.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    People share marijuana joints. Alcohol (spirits, wine, beer, shots). Smoking (marijuana, tobacco). Drug-induced behaviour. A man consumes aspirin pills. Growing weed, popping Xanax, cannabis, drug addict, drinking all day, booze, bourbon, whiskey mentioned. Bar setting.

  • LANGUAGE

    F-words, s-words, a-words, b*tch. Name-calling. Derogatory terms for women. Slang and actual terms for genitals. Jokes about homosexuals, disability (deaf children), religion. Religious references and exclamations.

  • THEMES

    Family, siblings, relationships, death, grief, infidelity, awkward silences, pregnancy, engagement, forgiveness, therapy, brain damage, regret, divorce, ice-skating, miscarriage, dysfunction, oversharing, reunions.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Deceased father/husband, cheating wife/boss. Infidelity, miscarriage discussed. Hospital, cemetery, funeral, church, synagogue, bar settings. Faeces, vomiting. Power blackouts. Based on the novel by Jonathan Tropper.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Funny, audience-friendly, strong, slick, mainstream, real, engaging, solid, naughty, potty-mouthed. Expert cast, supportive score, handsome visuals, humanistic tone, good balance between comedy and drama, natural humour.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Formulaic, overstuffed, overwritten, busy, unsubtle, airless, contrived, vacuous, vulgar, unmoving. Clunky direction, tidy ending, relentless sexual references, smarmy script.

Lee Daniels' The Butler

Published in L
Thursday, 29 August 2013 02:20
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  • Rating

    M: Mature themes, violence and coarse language.

  • The pitch

    Serves it up on a platter.

  • Starring

    Forest Whitaker, Oprah Winfrey, Alan Rickman, Jane Fonda, Liev Schreiber, David Banner, Michael Rainey Jnr, Mariah Carey, Alex Pettyfer, Vanessa Redgrave, Jim Gleason, Isaac White, David Oyelowo, Terrence Howard, Tyson Ford, Cuba Gooding Jnr, Lenny Kravitz, Robin Williams, John Cusack, Olivia Washington, James Marsden, Clarence Williams III

  • Directed by

    Lee Daniels

  • Running time

    132 minutes

  • Rated

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

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    A woman is raped (implied), a man is executed. People are beaten, kicked, shoved, slapped, mocked, bullied, tormented, racially abused, burned with hot liquid, shot at. Rioting, explosions, burning debris, brawling, broken glass, burning vehicle, arson. Rifles fired, gunshots heard, Molotov cocktail thrown, break-and-enter. Television footage of protestors (trampled, beaten, pursued, dragged), racial abuse. Yelling, arguing, screaming. Vietnam war footage (explosions, soldiers, gunfire). MLK murder, JFK assassination, slavery, concentration camps, apartheid, racial oppression, killed kids, murdered neighbour (shot), terrorism, gutting, killing mentioned. Blood/gore: Hanged corpses, bloody corpse, bloody hand, dripping blood. Swelling, bruising, bandages, wound-dressing.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    Shirtless man. Half-naked couple beneath sheets. Skimpy dancewear, cleavage. Kissing. Innuendo. A wife cheats on her husband.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    Alcohol (beer, champagne, wine, cocktails, spirits), intoxication, alcoholic wife/mother. Being passed out drunk mentioned. Smoking. Gambling (cards). Prescription pills seen.

  • LANGUAGE

    F-words, s-words, a-words, n-word, b*tch, p*ss. Racial abuse, derogatory slang, name-calling, mocking. Religious references and exclamations. Gender, class, racial, ethnic stereotypes.

  • THEMES

    Servitude, civil rights, black power, white supremacy, equality, Freedom Riders, Black Panthers, US politics, slavery, racism, bigotry, prejudice, sit-ins, protest, biography, father-son relationships, cotton-picking, Eugene Allen, the White House, Martin Luther King, Malcolm X, Ronald Reagan, Barack Obama, Ku Klux Klan, dignity, subservience, conflict, bitterness, survival, 1970s America, Birmingham riots, Kennedy assassination, infidelity.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    A child sees his father murdered (shot), mother raped (off-camera). Deceased father, deceased son/brother, deceased wife, son in jail. Passed out drunk, financial problems mentioned. Cemetery, church, jail cell settings. Cat, parrot, horses, dogs, aquarium fish, thunder, lightning. Man on toilet, spitting. Roast chicken, ham eaten. Inspired by A Butler Well Served by this Election by Wil Haygood, an article published in 2008 in the Washington Post.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Familiar, welcoming, radical, nuanced, melodramatic, alluring, anxious, sweeping, moving, remarkable, exhilarating, affecting, blunt, gut-wrenching, character-driven. Phenomenal performances, dazzling cast, definitive period detail, potent re-creation of horrific historic events.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Histrionic. Robin Williams is distracting, unconvincing as Eisenhower. Dressed-up history, covers too much ground, lacks humour, too fictionalised.

Army of Darkness (Evil Dead III)

Published in A
Saturday, 27 April 2013 02:23
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Additional Info

  • Rating

    M: Low level violence; coarse language.

  • The pitch

    Come get some.

  • Starring

    Bruce Campbell, Embeth Davidtz, Marcus Gilbert, Ted Raimi, Ian Abercrombie, Jane Fonda, Timothy Patrick Quill, Richard Grove, Michael Earl Reid

  • Directed by

    Sam Raimi

  • Running time

    81 minutes

  • Rated

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

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    Chain gang tied by ankle shackles and prangers. Whipcracks. A book bound in flesh and inked in human blood contains demonic incantations, drawings and symbols. A man cuts off his hand with a chainsaw (off-camera). A man is sucked into an other-worldly vortex. A man and a car fall out of the sky, crash to the ground. People/evil spirits are punched, kicked, bitten, slashed, hacked, decapitated, buried, burned, scalded, whipped, shot (shotgun, arrows), thrown through the air, pelted with rocks, prodded, shoved, wrestled, chainsawed, bum-forked, nailed, bound, crushed. Pit of death, spiked walls, battering ram, burning arrows. Dismembered limbs. Screaming. Headstones fly up from graves. Skeletons, monsters winged wraiths, hag. Vehicle rollover. Blood/gore: Purplish veins carry poison beneath skin. Fountain spray of blood, scratches, gashes. Severely burned/scarred/disfigured flesh. Skeletal hands reach out of graves. Bloody clothing, corpses, skulls. A man forges and fits a robotic hand. A man sticks his fingers down his throat, gags. A man swallows boiling water. Eyeball grows on a man's shoulder.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    Kissing.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    None.

  • LANGUAGE

    F-words, s-words, a-words, derogatory terms for females, bastard. Name-calling and mocking insults. Gender, cultural, genre stereotyping. Religious references and exclamations.

  • THEMES

    Evil, resurrection, parody, comic horror, skeletons, spirits, possession, slavery, Book of the Dead, Sumerian folklore, superstition, prophecy, incantations, funerary rites, witchcraft, victory, unlikely heroes.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Strobe light. Horses. Cemetery setting. Explosions, welding sparks. A leg of roast meat is eaten. Witch, levitation, broken mirror, full moon, thunder, lightning, lightning strike. Human cloning.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Fun, quirky, intense, chaotic, cheesy, genuinely funny, ultra-violent, gory.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Trades shocks for schlocks.