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Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017)

Published in S
Monday, 03 July 2017 04:01
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  • Rating

    M: Action violence.

  • The pitch

    Kid's got a future.

  • Starring

    Tom Holland, Michael Keaton, Robert Downey Jr., Marisa Tomei, Jon Favreau, Gwyneth Paltrow, Zendaya, Donald Glover, Jacob Batalon, Laura Harrier, Tony Revolori, Bokeem Woodbine

  • Directed by

    Jon Watts

  • Running time

    133 minutes

  • Rated

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

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    People are thrown through the air/to the ground/into objects/into and through vehicles, punched, pushed, head-slammed, threatened with guns/death, mocked, blasted with alien laser guns, dragged behind a van, smashed into objects, splashed, hit by car, frozen mid-air, hit with objects, kicked, dropped from up hight/caught in a parachute/near-drowned, incinerated, bound/tied up with spider web, thrown overboard, crushed beneath falling concrete. Mass property damage (vehicles, shops, buildings, street, etc). Burning engines on aircraft/engine falls off/ freefalling plane/plane crash/burning debris. Explosion on ferry; ferry on fire/split on half/shot up/flooded. Exposion in national monument, elevator in freefall; broken glass, people trapped in elevator. Burning shop/street. Crashed/damaged cars; a car crashes into a bay of bicycles; reckless driving; car rollover. Objects dropped/smashed/shot. Foiled ATM robbery. Weapons/skills training, web grenade. Screaming. "People could've died", "I will kill you and everybody you love", "We're going to die", "I didn't want to lose a student on a school trip again", "slice his throat" mentioned. Criminal homicide, war criminals mentioned. Blood/gore: Small spots of blood on forehead, mouth, nose, head, cheek, lip. Bloodshot eye. Bruising, scars, grazes.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    Shirtless teen, teen in boxers, teens in swimwear, cleavage. Dressing/undressing, flirting, bum-slapping, kissing. Jokes about hot mother, your daughter, puberty. Teens play the game of Who Would You Rather F*uck/Marry/Kill. A teen says he was looking at porn. A man says to a teen "You screwed the pooch/raised the hybrid puppies".

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    Alcohol (beer). Teens at a party carry red cups (contents unknown/alcohol assumed). Bourbon, Scotch mentioned.

  • LANGUAGE

    F-word, s-word, a-words, bastards, crap, shut up, ballsy. Name-calling (Pen*s Parker, crazy, losers, old man, monster, idiots, big bird, bad guy, bozos, psychopath, etc). Religious exclamations (what the hell, oh my god, thank god, oh god, damn, etc). Obscene finger gesture.

  • THEMES

    Superheroes, high-school geeks, arms dealers, New York City, alien weapons, internship, modified technology, responsibility, teen crushes, coming-of-age, science, academic decathlon, teamwork, detention.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Prison setting. Planes, helicopters. Spider robots/drones, cat, dog, rats, seagulls. Winged villain with green eyes. Used chewing gun on ceiling. End-credits scene, post-credits scene.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Human, enchanting, grounded, sweet, witty, fast-moving, entertaining, razor-sharp, crowd-pleasing, whip-smart, slick, ambitious, light, snappy, hilarious, buoyant, fun, giddy, teen-oriented, exciting. A-list/diverse/rich supporting cast, terrific/charming/relatable/sensational/funny/awkward/believable/affable performance by Tom Holland, relatable/refreshing villain, stellar first act, finely crafted script, inventive plot, pared-down/comprehensible action sequences, fun cameos, surprising/seat-edge/fiery/cathartic finale, stylish direction, avoids backstory.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Overcrowded (in a good way), disposable. Frustrating/weightless CGI, uninspired action sequences, severely underwritten female characters, many suspension-of-disbelief plot holes, a little patchy/shallow/eager/prosaic.

The Jungle Book (2016)

Published in T
Thursday, 07 April 2016 06:00
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  • Rating

    PG: Mild threat and violence, some scenes may scare young children.

  • The pitch

    Welcome to the jungle.

  • Starring

    Neel Sethi (and voices of): Bill Murray, Ben Kingsley, Idris Elba, Lupita Nyong'o, Scarlett Johansson, Giancarlo Esposito, Christopher Walken, Garry Shandling

  • Directed by

    Jon Favreau

  • Running time

    105 minutes

  • Rated

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

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    Characters are pursued, slashed, bitten, accidentally poked with a porcupine quill, swiped, knocked down, near-stomped, thrown through the air/from a high cliff, swept away, hypnotised, burned, constricted (by snake), crushed beneath falling objects/debris, stung by bees, mocked, grabbed, swung through treetops, hit with objects. Ferocious animal attacks (no injury detail seen). Characters fall from high ledges/to the ground, fall down a ravine. Animal stampede, building/temple collapse. A character jokes that in some species the runt of the litter is eaten. Howling, growling, roaring, screaming, yelling. Baby chicks dying from starvation and neglect mentioned. Blood/gore: Bloody scratches, grazes, healed wounds, bee stings. Scars. Cloudy eye. Rib bones (animal carcass) seen. Characters yelp in pain.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    Boy in loincloth.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    None.

  • LANGUAGE

    Name-calling, mocking. Oh my gosh.

  • THEMES

    Orphans, adoption, unlikely friendships, truces, the jungle, mother-son relationships, death, tragedy, redemption, trust, respect, survival, tricks, rejection, legends, courage, fire, fear, laws, rules, coming-of-age.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Fathers attacked and killed. Tiger, wolves, panther, fireflies, birds, monkeys, squirrels, deer, butterflies, porcupine, warthogs, gazelles, rhinos, elephants, giant snake, crocodile, buffalo, long-eared jerboa (mouse-like creatures), peacock, mongoose, meerkat, turtles, frog, fox, giant snakeskin, bear, bees. Waterfalls, fireworks (opening credits), thunder, landslides. Spitting water, licking. Abseiling, rock climbing. Some timelapse cinematography, some dizzying camerawork (tumbling down a ravine). Vision under end credits, post-credit title card. Based on the book by Rudyard Kipling.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Impressive, transportative, faithful, fun, warm, insightful, satisfying, delightful, beautiful, emotional, sincere, full-hearted, tense, engaging. High-profile/stellar cast, spectacular/stunning/immersive/jaw-dropping visuals, Bill Murray and Christopher Walken are perfectly/amusingly cast, extraordinary detail, beguilingly credible CGI, exceptional photographic realism, well-staged action finale, lush score.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Conventional/familiar drama, predictable finale, might benefit from more subtext/themes, classic songs (The Bare Necessities, I Wan'na Be Like You) seem shoehorned in.

Chef

Published in C
Monday, 05 May 2014 08:56
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  • Rating

    M: Frequent coarse language.

  • The pitch

    Master chef.

  • Starring

    Jon Favreau, John Leguizamo, Bobby Cannavale, Emjay Anthony, Scarlett Johansson, Dustin Hoffman, Sofía Vergara, Oliver Platt, Amy Sedaris, Robert Downey Jr, Russell Peters

  • Directed by

    Jon Favreau

  • Running time

    115 minutes

  • Rated

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

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    A child watches violent content (film, online video, video games - implied). A boy burns his finger. Dangerous driving. Arguing, yelling. Blood/gore: A pig carcass is butchered. Bandaged hand. Cuts and burns on arms, hands. Stitches mentioned.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    Sex implied. Kissing, flirting. Loose-fitting clothing, swimwear. Sexual-themed banter, gestures and threats. Threesome reference.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    Smoking (marijuana, cigarettes, cigar). Alcohol (spirits, wine, bar).

  • LANGUAGE

    F-words, s-words, a-words. Name-calling. Slang for genitalia and bodily functions. Weight slur. Religious reference.

  • THEMES

    Cooking, reviews, critics, father-son relationships, social media, viral videos, friendship, loyalty, road trips, single parenting.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Divorce. Ex-husbands mentioned. Lots of preparing, carving and cooking meat: bacon, salmon, fish, beef, prawns, pork, octopus, steak, chops, squab. Sweetbreads mentioned. Skull, skeleton motifs.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Loose, simple, tactile, slight, amusing, lightweight, amiable, rambling, pleasant, funny, easygoing, earnest, charming. Terrific cast, leisurely pacing, eclectic soundtrack, first-rate production values, scrumptious food.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Predictable, familiar, safe. Long setup, intermittently funny, flimsy plot, one long Twitter advertisement.

The Wolf of Wall Street

Published in T
Saturday, 11 January 2014 08:54


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  • Rating

    R18+: High impact sex scenes and drug use.

  • The pitch

    A howling success.

  • Starring

    Leonardo DiCaprio, Jonah Hill, Matthew McConaughey, Margot Robbie, Kyle Chandler, Rob Reiner, Jon Bernthal, Jon Favreau, Jean Dujardin, Joanna Lumley

  • Directed by

    Martin Scorsese

  • Running time

    180 minutes

  • Rated

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

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    People get slapped, punched, hung over a balcony, hit with objects, tackled, held at gunpoint, arrested, bound. A man eats a pet goldfish. Near-choking, near-strangling, dangerous driving, car accidents, helicopter crash, boating accident, plane crash, explosion, DUI. Shooting (target practice), domestic violence. Smashed objects, broken glass, vehicle debris, property damage. Theft, attempted bribery. Yelling, arguing, shouting. Suicide mentioned. Blood/gore: Bloody corpse, blood on objects (photo). Blood splatter, blood on clothing, blood on forehead, bruising. Exploding bird mentioned.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    Many couples seen having sex (male-female, male-male, female-female). Threesomes, group sex, orgies. Prostitution, strippers, oral sex, masturbation, orgasm. Male genitals seen. Full female nudity, breasts. Kissing, fondling, groping. Prostitution, pornographic magazines, group sex, sex addiction mentioned. Shirtless men, people in underwear, people in swimwear, skimpy clothing, cleavage. Sexual innuendo. Infidelity. Breast implants, pubic hair removal, genitalia discussed. Sexual-themed language and crude remarks.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    People smoke crack, snort cocaine, consume pills (quaaludes). Drug-selling, drug-induced behaviour. Quaaludes, 'ludes, Lemmon 7-14, Adderall, Xanax, pot, cocaine, morphine, adrenaline, tranquilisers, penicillin, getting high mentioned. Alcohol (beer, wine, champagne, cocktails), intoxication. Smoking.

  • LANGUAGE

    C-word, f-words (very frequent), s-words, a-words, n-word, sonofab*tch. Name-calling, belittling. Slang for genitalia, slang for bodily fluids, derogatory terms for women, derogatory terms for homosexuals. Obscene finger gestures. Religious exclamations. Derogatory humour about disability. Gender, homosexual, corporate, FBI stereotypes.

  • THEMES

    Jordan Belfort, wealth, fame, money, Wall St, brokerage, drugs, fraud, investigation, stockbroking, securities, corruption, corporate banking, sales, cousin marriage, infamy, infidelity, Black Monday, Stock Market Crash, IPOs, divorce, FBI, vices, penny stocks, money laundering, smuggling, sobriety, motivational speaking.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Marriage proposal, wedding. Strip club, courtroom, prison settings. CPR, mouth-to-mouth resuscitation. Divorce, cancer, deceased mother, deceased aunty, heart attack mentioned. Helicopters, lightning, at-sea rescue, mayday calls. Snake, chimpanzee, dog, goldfish, aquarium fish, horse. Hamburgers, fish, ham eaten. Vomiting, spitting, urination, regurgitation, enema. Strobe lighting. Based on a true story.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Sensational, over-the-top, wicked, exorbitant, sensational, extravagant, unforgettable, audacious, riotous, visceral, hot, wet, virile, merciless, nonstop, hilarious, scary, focused, drug-soaked, crackling, riveted, condemning, outrageous, shameless. Knock-out performances, ravishing sets, dazzling cinematography, machine-gun rhythm, terrific soundtrack.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Bruising, overlong, bloated, redundant, shapeless, misogynist, exhausting, hollow. Sprawling narrative, episodic script, needs editing.

Iron Man 3

Published in I
Tuesday, 23 April 2013 06:22
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Additional Info

  • Rating

    M: Action violence.

  • The pitch

    Good things come in multiples.

  • Starring

    Robert Downey Jr, Gwyneth Paltrow, Don Cheadle, Guy Pearce, Ben Kingsley, Jon Favreau, Paul Bettany, Rebecca Hall, William Sadler, James Badge Dale, Stephanie Szostak

  • Directed by

    Jon Favreau

  • Running time

    130 minutes

  • Rated

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

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    People/robots are shot, hit, punched, stabbed, slapped, pushed, threatened, vaporised, burned, electrocuted, tasered, tied up, thrown through glass, catapulted through the air, hit by a truck, fall from tremendous heights, hang precariously. Explosions, projectiles, debris. Burning objects, buildings; helicopters, aircraft destroyed. Mid-air explosions. Weapons include handguns, submachine guns, machine guns, rocket launchers, heli guns, rifles. Television footage shows hooded men shot by firing squad, military attacks, armed soldiers, slaughter of American Indians over land claims, burning man. A man is trapped underwater, beneath debris. Dangerous driving, vehicle collision. Stealing. Screaming. Blood/gore: Blood on faces, heads, hands, clothing, pooled blood. Bruising, scars, gashes, cuts, missing limbs. Shrapnel removed. People appear to burn beneath skin. Missing limbs appear to regenerate. Singed corpses. Body caught on power lines. A woman threatens to commit suicide. Hypodermic syringes, acupuncture needles.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    A couple go to a hotel room to have a one-night stand. Sexual banter and innuendo. Threesome (implied). Kissing, ogling. Woman in lingerie (seen from behind). Swimwear (bikinis).

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    Alcohol (wine, beer, champagne, spirits). A woman keeps pills by her bed. A man injects himself with an implant device. People are injected with fictional serum Extremis.

  • LANGUAGE

    A-words, slang for genitalia and bodily functions. Religious exclamations. Cultural, gender, and ethnic stereotyping.

  • THEMES

    Genetic regeneration, DNA coding, brain-mapping, bioelectricity, revenge, betrayal, deception, terrorism, extremism, hero worship, obsession, evolution, biology, hijacking, kidnapping, execution, media manipulation, exile.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Demons, aliens, nightmares mentioned. A man suffers from anxiety attacks, visits a crime scene (bomb). Balloons, fireworks, helicopters, aircraft, dog, bird. Sleep deprivation. Birth, assisted suicide, suicide bombing, V2 bomb, crude oil spill, estranged father, bullying, PTSD, plastic surgery, excessive pain, (discussed). Hospital setting. Flash editing has mild strobe effect. Sky-high aerial cinematography. Post-credits scene.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Explosive special effects. Witty, amusing, creative, polished, crowd-pleasing, impressive, fast-paced. Solid performances. Exploits flaws beautifully. Excellent plot twist.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Meandering screenplay.

Iron Man 2

Published in I
Tuesday, 23 April 2013 05:28
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  • Rating

    M: Action violence.

  • The pitch

    Double the comic-book adventure.

  • Starring

    Robert Downey Jr, Gwyneth Paltrow, Don Cheadle, Scarlett Johansson, Sam Rockwell, Mickey Rourke, Samuel L Jackson, Clark Gregg, John Slattery, Paul Bettany, Jon Favreau, Gary Shandling

  • Directed by

    Jon Favreau

  • Running time

    124 minutes

  • Rated

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

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    People/robots get shot, punched, kicked, garrotted, head-butted, pricked, hung, burned, whipped, tasered, electrocuted, pepper-sprayed, bitten, boxed, wrestled, hooded, thrown through the air, catapulted through glass; necks broken. Explosions. Screaming. Broken glass. Dangerous driving; vehicle collisions. Burning clothing. Man hit by car, crushed between car and fence. Video footage of soldiers, explosions, military helicopters. Building, rooms, objects destroyed. A bird is shoved into a bag. Blood/gore: Corpses (some hanging). Blood on hand, faces, heads; blood splatter. A man frequently inserts a device into his chest; pricks finger to analyse blood (no blood seen). Dark veins are apparent beneath skin. Scars, gashes.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    Sexual banter and innuendo. Ogling, kissing, flirting. Prostitution, sexual harassment (mentioned). Skimpy clothing, cleavage. Woman undresses to bra. Photo of woman in lingerie. Man in underwear.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    Alcohol (wine,champagne, spirits, cocktails). A man is injected with lithium dioxide.

  • LANGUAGE

    S-words, a-words, derogatory term for females, slang for genitalia and bodily functions. Name-calling. Religious references and exclamations. Cultural, ethnic and gender stereotyping.

  • THEMES

    Robotics, legacy, celebrity, media, narcissism, military testing, chemistry, renegades, revenge, ego, toxicology, poisoning, drones, weapons, greed, jealousy, rivalry.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Cockatoos. Deceased father seen in old film; keepsakes. Fireworks, sparks. Russian, French languages (subtitles), Latin (no subs). High camera aerials. Spitting. Urination, strawberry allergy, divorce mentioned. Post-credits scene.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Another great performance from Robert Downey Jr, plus outstanding supporting performances. Amusing one-liners. Acceptable sequel. Good fun.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Cluttered by plot and characters. Lacks finesse.

Iron Man

Published in I
Tuesday, 23 April 2013 00:32
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  • Rating

    M: Moderate action violence.

  • The pitch

    Tony Stark discovers better-suited weapons technology.

  • Starring

    Robert Downey Jnr, Gwyneth Paltrow, Paul Bettany, Terrence Howard, Jeff Bridges, Jon Favreau, Shaun Toub, Leslie Bibb, Faran Tahir, Clark Gregg, Sayed Badreya, Tom Morello

  • Directed by

    Jon Favreau

  • Running time

    126 minutes

  • Rated

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

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    A convoy of vehicles ambushed in Afghanistan. Explosions, gunfire. Hooded man held at gunpoint. An advanced missile is demonstrated; terrain explodes. Attempted drowning, (torture). Burning tongue/mouth (threatened). Weapons seen/used include: machine guns, submachine guns, rocket launchers, flame throwers, rifles, grenade launchers, heavy weapons, flares. People are shot, beaten, punched, kicked, burned, kidnapped, thrown through the air, threatened, terrorised, doused in flame retardant, fall from extreme heights. Objects/vehicles/aircraft/glass get smashed, kicked in, blown up. Dangerous driving, vehicle collision/explosion, rider knocked off motorcycle. A man is dragged beneath a car. Screaming. A father is beaten in front of his family. Blood/gore: Blood splatter. Blood on faces, heads, limbs, clothing. Bloody cuts, injuries, scratches, grazes. Chest operation, shrapnel removed, veins visible beneath skin. Nose tube, chest bandage. Corpses. Pus, cardiac arrest (mentioned). Severe burns. Dead animal in photograph.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    One-night stand (foreplay, kissing). Sexual innuendo. Nude women beneath sheets (implied). Skimpy clothing.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    Alcohol (wine, spirits, champagne, sake). Gambling (casino setting, craps). Smoking (cigar). A man is medically sedated via a mask. A device causes short-term paralysis.

  • LANGUAGE

    A-words, son-of-a-b*tch, pr*ck. Name-calling. Cultural, gender, sexual stereotyping. Religious exclamations.

  • THEMES

    Comic-book heroes, US military, terrorism, weapons, advanced robotics, genius, hedonism, kidnapping, hostages, press reporting, extremists, radical fundamentalism, weapons-building, disarmament, ambush, risk-taking, destruction, betrayal, morality.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Afghanistan setting. Deceased father (car accident) is mentioned. Dead family (mentioned). Nazis, The Manhattan Project, Hindenburg, atomic bomb (mentioned). Arabic language (translated), Hungarian. Dogs. Helicopters, military aircraft, robot wars. Post-credits scene.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Robert Downey Jnr. Convincing special effects, flashy gadgetry. Terrific chemistry between cast members. Witty.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Clichéd, momentum lags slightly.

Identity Thief

Published in I
Sunday, 17 February 2013 03:39
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  • Rating

    MA15+: Strong sexual references and coarse language.

  • The pitch

    A bad case of stolen identity.

  • Starring

    Jason Bateman, Melissa McCarthy, Jon Favreau, Amanda Peet, TI, Genesis Rodriguez, Morris Chestnut, John Cho, Robert Patrick, Jonathan Banks, Eric Stonestreet

  • Directed by

    Seth Gordon

  • Running time

    112 minutes

  • Rated

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

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    Doors get kicked in. Car chases with lots of shooting. People are shot in the head, legs, feet. Two people are thrown into the boot of a car. Slashed tyres. Dangerous driving. Vehicle collisions, rollovers. Things get smashed. A woman is hit by a car. Fist-fights, punching, hair-pulling, slapping, objects thrown. A woman is tasered. Aggressive behaviour, yelling, grievous bodily harm. Vehicle theft. Death threats. A man is restrained with duct-tape. A man and an animal are set alight. Accidental mutilation of genitalia (discussed). Spousal death (discussed). Drink-driving, killing (discussed). A woman is dragged from a car and kidnapped. Blood/gore: Bloody face, head, nose, bandage. Scratches, bruising. Blood splatter on broken glass. Snakebite wound.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    Simulated sex and sexual acts plus implied sexual activity (intercourse, oral sex, anal sex, masturbation, S&M). One-night stand. Loud sex noises, groans and animal noises are heard. Sexual fantasies are discussed. Fingering (mentioned). Kissing. A man massages a woman's cramped thigh and bum. Nudity: A man is seen half-naked on a bed. Men are seen in their underwear. Naked, hairy bum.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    Drugs, drug busts, drug dealing, drug trafficking and drug offences are frequently discussed. Prescription anxiety pills (Xanax) are seen and discussed. Drink-spiking. Alcohol (beer, wine, champagne, spirits, shots). Drinking games, drunken behaviour.

  • LANGUAGE

    F-words, s-words, a-words, slang words for genitalia. Frequent derogatory slang, name-calling and insults (cultural, racial, sexual, weight and misogynist), prejudice comments (anti-gay, anti-foreigner, anti-black). Religious exclamations.

  • THEMES

    Identity theft, fraud, corruption, bribery, aggressive behaviour, mistaken identity, greed, corporate crime, sexual deviance, bounty hunting, buying friendship, extravagance, foster care, financial problems, drug dealing, compulsive lying, voyeurism, kidnapping, prejudice, identity crisis.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Texting while driving. Prison setting. Woodland setting at night. Snakes, snake-bite, animal cruelty, bird, butterfly, cows, farm animals. Vomiting. Dribble. Brief Spanish language dialogue has no subtitles. Sweeping aerials over cityscapes and river. Bear-hunting (mentioned). Baby-back ribs eaten. Fingernails scratch down a brick wall. Campfire. Psychic ability (mentioned). Full moon. Deceased wife, dead hobo (mentioned). Myalgia (mentioned).

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Some genuinely funny moments. Melissa McCarthy steals the show.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Excessively and unnecessarily vulgar. Obnoxious. Predictable. Clichéd.