Displaying items by tag: Jillian Bell Tuesday, 22 October 2019

Rough Night (2017)

Published in A
Thursday, 29 June 2017 21:17
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  • Rating

    MA15+: Strong crude sexual humour, coarse language and drug references.

  • The pitch

    You won't remember this one in the morning.

  • Starring

    Scarlett Johansson, Jillian Bell, Zoë Kravitz, Ilana Glazer, Kate McKinnon, Paul W. Downs, Ryan Cooper, Ty Burrell, Demi Moore

  • Directed by

    Lucia Aniello

  • Running time

    101 minutes

  • Rated

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

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    People are threatened at gunpoint/with death, shot in leg, elbowed, headbutted, punched, kicked, hit with objects, choked, jumped on, slapped, tied up, gagged, knocked down by car, sprayed/splashed, dropped (trust fall), jumped on, bitten (dog). People hit their heads, fall off someone's shoulders, fall backwards, trip over, bump into objects, smash objects, crash a jet-ski (neck-cracking sound heard on impact). A corpse is thrown from a car. Rape cop who sexually assaulted 8 women discussed. Car crashes through house. Story of man who cooked his girlfriend and ate her. A popping champagne cork is mistaken as a gunshot. News story of people robbing jewellery store resulting in one death. Protests, pepper spray, people "disappearing", two strikes on record, ankle monitor, "He'll eat her face", "If there's no body, there's no crime", "your whole country should burn to the ground", "cut off our toes and shove them up our bum", cutting up body, corpse disposal, dumping corpse into sea mentioned. Blood/gore: Corpse, interfering with a corpse. Blood pool on floor under head, smearing blood while dragging corpse. Bloody hands, clothing, towels, floors, cut on head. Collecting menstrual blood for art installation mentioned. Dog bite on arm, bruised bump on head.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    Implied sex scenes (seduction/kissing/heavy breathing/sweaty bare shoulders; threesome), implied oral sex off-screen (f/f). Kissing (m/f, f/f), flirting, bum-slapping, suggestive dancing, stripping. Penis-shaped party supplies/accessories seen. Male stripper/gigolo. A corpse is placed in a sex swing/dressed in sunglasses with a penis nose. A couple flirt with another woman, man holding woman's legs up. Rape cop (sexually assaulted 8 women) mentioned. Sexual innuendo and references to sex, sexual situations, sexually aggressive comments, and sexually transmitted diseases (footjobs, masturbation, sound of vibrator, reference to IUD being removed, "I'm turned on but I want to pee", "I had a sex dream about him", "F*uck her!", "I know you want it", "suck my d*ck", oral sex, lesbian sex, HPV, desire to have sex on video while begin watched by others, offer to sell drugs in exchange for oral sex, etc). A female politician is polled on sex-themed topics ("60% of the focus group said you wouldn't put out"). References to male politician tweeting d*ck pics, cheating/infidelity. Sexual innuendo. Nudity: Nude woman in shower (genitals obscured by frosted glass), topless woman (hair covers nipples), couple sunbathing in underwear, nude female statue, male stripper in g-string/thong. Skimpy clothing (mankini, shirtless men, man in nappy/diaper, women in lingerie/short skirts/midriffs/halters/underwear/swimwear). Women dress up as a pair of breasts. Cleavage. A woman is told she should wear a good bra.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    Drug-taking (snorting cocaine, smoking marijuana, apple used as bong, sniffing meth, Russian Adderall) and references to drugs (Xanax, carrying half a pound of weed in bra, cocaine, whippets). Selling drugs (meth) in exchange for oral sex. Pills taken with Red Bull (loudly beating heart heard). Alcohol (beer, shots, spirits, wine, cocktails, champagne, wine tasting, beer pong); intoxication. Vomiting into shot glass then reaching to drink it. Smoking (cigars).

  • LANGUAGE

    C-words, f-words, s-words, a-words, sl*t, b*tches. References to bodily functions and genitals. Name-calling (footjob girl, horny, sloppy, gross, pigs, human friendipede, etc). Religious exclamations (holy sh*t, Jesus, oh my God, etc). Obscene finger gestures. Police often referred to as "f*cking pigs". Jokes about age, race.

  • THEMES

    Bacholerette parties, friends, strippers, accidental death, drugs, divorce, custody battles, intoxication, political campaigns, body disposal, skeevy neighbours.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Divorce, custody battles mentioned. Dog. Urination, vomiting. Toilet.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Sex-positive, dirty, raunchy, funny, light, raucous, dark. Excellent/game cast, authentic/freewheeling/authentic chemistry between women, scene-stealing/hilarious performance by Kate McKinnon, outrageous conclusion.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Formulaic, derivative, sloppy, erratic, disappointing, lifeless, dull, strained, flavourless. Farcical/situational/over-the-top comedy, jerky tone/pacing, inevitable tear-filled girl-bonding scene, unconvincing plot developments, pat/all-too-happy/improbable ending, pedestrian music choices/direction.

Fist Fight (2017)

Published in F
Wednesday, 22 February 2017 09:29
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  • Rating

    MA15+: Strong coarse language.

  • The pitch

    Strickland is history.

  • Starring

    Charlie Day, Ice Cube, Tracy Morgan, Jillian Bell, Dean Norris, Christina Hendricks, Kumail Nanjiani, Dennis Haysbert, JoAnna Garcia Swisher, Alexa Nisenson

  • Directed by

    Richie Keen

  • Running time

    91 minutes

  • Rated

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

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    A flashback/speculation sequence shows people being shot, bludgeoned, beaten, begging for their lives, etc. People are kicked, punched, pushed, wrestled, dragged behind a horse, hit with objects, threatened, blackmailed, framed, pranked, sprayed with paint, slapped, shirt-grabbed, arrested, headbutted, strangled, stapled, stomped on, elbowed, flipped, slammed against objects, tackled, head-slammed, throat-grabbed, bitten, ear-grabbed, neck-grabbed, sprayed with fire extinguishing agent, slammed against a car windscreen. A woman makes several throat/face-slitting gestures. Teens watch a documentary about the Civil War where commentary mentions "lost a leg and an arm", "amputate his son's leg". Objects thrown, kicked, smashed, hacked up with an axe, knocked over, superglued together. A car runs over a scooter. Yelling, arguing. Terrorist attacks, he's going to kill me/kill him, cut him, gut you like a fish, I will rip your head off mentioned. Blood/gore: Bloody face, nose, cuts. Bruising. CPR, bloodbath mentioned.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    A TV monitor shows a half-naked female couple kissing. A teen boy is seen masturbating in a toilet cubicle while watching (implied) pornography in several scenes/says he ejaculates. A woman calls a meeting by saying she has been raped/is pregnant. Teachers often mention having sex with students/students' parents. A teacher is accused of watching a student masturbate. A teacher flirts with students. Several drawn images of genitals/breasts. Cleavage. Teenis mentioned.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    A man smokes a joint. Drug deal. Drugs are planted in a colleague's bag. A stolen horse is said to be high on meth. A teacher says she regulary uses drugs/meth. Smoking (cigarette, joint). Molly, weed mentioned.

  • LANGUAGE

    F-words, s-words, a-words, b*tch, crap, p*ssed. A young girl sings a song with obscene lyrics. Slang for genitals. Name-calling (gross, pussy, sonofab*tch, light roast, snitches, Seabiscuit, pervert, shifty, coward, lunatic, nuts, stupid, monsters, animals, worm's meal, hothead, scary, bully, maniac, crazy, lame, loser, etc. Obscene finger gestures. Religious exclamations (hell no, Jesus Christ, oh my God, thank God, holy crap, goddamn, what the hell, etc). Jokes about underage sex/statutory rape, race, homophobia, menstruation.

  • THEMES

    Fighting, pranks, last day of school, teachers v students, job loss, counselling, masturbation, drugs, blackmail, public school system, fear, cowardice, courage, standing up for yourself, inappropriate behaviour, school talent shows.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Several people lose their jobs. Birth scene. Prison, hospital settings. Horse, pigeons, dog, helicopter. Urination (animated).

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Watchable. Capable/game/charismatic cast, some funny/unexpected moments, unhinged performance by Charlie Day, improves toward the end, had the potential for a better comedy.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Stupid, mindless, crude, predictable, overdone, unremarkable, repetitive, absurd, silly, overboard, puerile, obnoxious, idiotic, sour, feeble, indifferent, formulaic, recycled, uninspired, risible, disheartening, Trumpian, wrong. One-note/cartoonish characters, baffling/unbelievable plot complications, retrograde gags, flaccid/lead-footed direction.

Goosebumps (2015)

Published in G
Saturday, 09 January 2016 22:30
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  • Rating

    PG: Mild scary scenes.

  • The pitch

    Let's get silly.

  • Starring

    Jack Black, Dylan Minnette, Odeya Rush, Ryan Lee, Amy Ryan, Jillian Bell, Ken Marino, Halston Sage

  • Directed by

    Rob Letterman

  • Running time

    103 minutes

  • Rated

    PG (Australia), PG (UK), PG (USA)

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    Characters are frozen, trapped, pursued, thrown through the air, smashed, face-grabbed, hair-pulled, kicked, hit with objects, tied up, incinerated, melted (oven), slapped, hit by a car, bitten, tackled, throat-grabbed. Characters hit their head, throw knives, slam into objects, shoot laser beams/guns, get their fingers slammed (possibly broken). Explosion (bomb), other-wordly portal. Trespass, break-and-enter. Property, vehicles destroyed; objects smashed, broken glass, burning objects. Reckless driving, vehicle rollovers. Arguing, screaming, roaring, mass panic. Guantanamo Bay, killing, death, tasering mentioned. Blood/gore: Small amount of blood on forehead. Creatures melt into inky goo; insect spatter. Characters evaporate out of existence. Headless creature. Character in head brace.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    Kissing (teens), flirting. Cleavage. Shirtless man.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    "That kid is on drugs," mentioned.

  • LANGUAGE

    Butt. Name-calling. Wordplay joke on 'paedophile'. Religious exclamations (OMG, what the hell?).

  • THEMES

    R.L. Stine, Goosebumps, monsters, town invasion, neighbours, helicopter parents, stories, imagination, eccentricity, writing, home schooling.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Deceased father/husband, estranged mother mentioned. Missing daughter/friend. Cemetery setting. Abominable snowman, werewolf, praying mantis, ventriloquist's dummy, vampire poodle, garden gnomes, aliens, flies, mummy, zombies, bats, evil clown, evil scarecrow, the blob, invisible boy, pumpkin-headed creature. Cobweb, taxidermy animal head, lightning, thunder, full moon, power blackouts. Freezer of frozen meat seen. Fart sound, spit/saliva/drool, raspberry-blowing. Graveyard, skeleton (end credits).

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Quirky, silly, self-aware, nostalgic, rollicking, satisfying, boisterous, energetic, entertaining, lively, funny, sweet, fun, mocking, slick, old-fashioned, big-budget, bloodless. Some offbeat performances, Jack Back is perfectly cast, tongue-in-cheek tone, big/playful/Hitchcockian score, lush visuals, kid-friendly approach to horror.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Frantic, muddled, noisy, unimaginative, corny, childish, soulless, disposable. Dopey premise, weak back-story/characterisation, many plot holes.

The Night Before

Published in T
Friday, 04 December 2015 13:43
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Additional Info

  • Rating

    MA15+: Strong drug use, nudity, sex scene and coarse language.

  • The pitch

    Puts the crack in Nutcracker.

  • Starring

    Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Seth Rogen, Anthony Mackie, Jillian Bell, Lizzy Caplan, Michael Shannon, Heléne Yorke

  • Directed by

    Jonathan Levine

  • Running time

    101 minutes

  • Rated

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

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    People are dragged, near-hit by a car, punched, tackled, hit with/by objects, nailed, glassed/stabbed, pursued. People slip/fall over. Rambling references to harming/killing a child/woman. Objects exploded, knocked out of hands, broken. Dangerous driving, vehicle collision, broken window. Rat thrown at man's face. Theft. Screaming, shouting, arguing, yelling. Blood/gore: Bloody/bleeding nose, bloody/pierced hand, dripping blood, drinking blood (accidental). Injection into buttock, hand nailed to wall. Black eye, bruising. Coffins.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    A couple has bathroom sex, oral sex. Kissing (female-female; male-female), sexting, face-licking (male-male). Strip club/bar settings, suggestive dancing. References/slang for sex; sexual innuendo. Women in underwear, exposed breasts, skimpy clothing, cleavage. Picture of penis. Having sex with girlfriend's parents mentioned.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    Drugs (cocaine, marijuana, mushrooms, steroids, pills, boxes of drugs). Drug-induced behaviour (blurred vision, freaking out, hallucinations, sweating, hearing voices). Alcohol (spirits, beer, champagne, cocktail, wine). Intoxication. Smoking (marijuana, cigar, pipe). Gambling (poker). Crackheads, drug taking, drug dealing, buying weed, performance-enhancing drugs/steroids mentioned.

  • LANGUAGE

    C-words, f-words, s-words, a-words, b*tch. Name-calling. Slang and actual terms for genitals/bodily functions. Obscene gestures. Religious references and exclamations.

  • THEMES

    Relationship issues, best friends, Christmas, fatherhood, bromances, strip clubs, grief, car accidents, traditions, drugs, intoxication, partying.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Funeral/cemetery, strip club, bar settings, marriage proposal. Dead parents (killed by drunk driver), being an orphan mentioned. Horse, rat. Toilet, urination, vomiting.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Funny, wild, heartfelt, knowing, manic, touching, wacky, satisfying, energetic, madcap, raucous, heady, scruffy. Big ensemble cast, excellent chemistry, lively supporting roles and cameos.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Overstuffed, uneven, schmaltzy, scattered, ephemeral, sloppy, lazy, shambling. Middling comedy, many gags fall flat, tedious story arc, familiar tropes.

22 Jump Street

Published in 0-9
Thursday, 12 June 2014 06:07
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Additional Info

  • Rating

    MA15+: Strong coarse language and sexual references.

  • The pitch

    Something cool!

  • Starring

    Jonah Hill, Channing Tatum, Ice Cube, Peter Stormare, Wyatt Russell, Amber Stevens, Jillian Bell, The Lucas Brothers, Nick Offerman, Jimmy Tatro

  • Directed by

    Phil Lord, Christopher Miller

  • Running time

    112 minutes

  • Rated

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

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    People are shot, wrestled, hooded, bound, kidnapped, pursued, threatened, tasered, headbutted, hit with objects, punched, kneed, slapped, kicked, glassed, tackled, handcuffed, stabbed. People dangle precariously, jump from high ledges, bump heads. Helicopter crash, vehicle collision, dangerous driving, objects knocked over/smashed. Burning objects, explosions, shootouts. Importing illegal goods, (inappropriately) touching children, war mentioned. Blood/gore: Blood spray, blood on clothing, bleeding wound, scar. Gunshot wounds, bandages, sling. Corpse photo.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    Couple seen in bed together (sex implied). Dry-humping, kissing. Sex-themed discussion, banter and hand/arm gestures. (Inappropriately) touching children, sleeping with students mentioned. Swimwear, skimpy clothing, girl in towel, people in underwear, shirtless men, cleavage. Penis-shaped objects and drawings, blow-up doll seen.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    People ingest/buy/sell drugs. Hallucinations, intoxication, drug-induced behaviour. Alcohol (beer, wine, spirits, shots, hip flask). Adderall, ecstasy, cocaine, heroin, getting wasted, dropping acid mentioned. Drug paraphernalia seen.

  • LANGUAGE

    F-words, s-words, a-words, b*tch. Actual and slang terms for genitalia and bodily functions. Name-calling. Derogatory terms for homosexuals. Religious references and exclamations. Obscene finger gestures.

  • THEMES

    Undercover police work, partners, surveillance, college, drugs, cartels, improv, twins, father-daughter relationships, football, pledges, tattoos, discrimination, spring break, sequels.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Divorce mentioned. Church, hospital settings. Lobsters, cockatoos, iguana, octopus, pigs, mule, pigeons. Roast meats, bacon seen. Lightning, vomiting. Mid-credits vision, post-credits scene.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Ambitious, dizzying, fun, self-aware, loose, funny, engaging, zany, big-budget. Great sequel, terrific chemistry between leads, precise comic performances, glorious closing credits sequence, deft widescreen lensing, brilliant cameos, top-notch slapstick.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Some comedy misses. Feels a bit tired.