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Going in Style (2017)

Published in G
Wednesday, 19 April 2017 06:02
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  • Rating

    M: Coarse language.

  • The pitch

    Gets the job done.

  • Starring

    Michael Caine, Morgan Freeman, Alan Arkin, Christopher Lloyd, Ann-Margret, Matt Dillon, Joey King, Peter Serafinowicz, Maria Dizzia, John Ortiz, Siobhan Fallon Hogan, Kenan Thompson, Josh Pais

  • Directed by

    Zach Braff

  • Running time

    96 minutes

  • Rated

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

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    People are shot at, pursued, hit with flour, bitten by a puppy. Bank robberies (machine-gun fire/people wearing masks/yelling/fear). A window is shot (broken glass). Shoplifting, stolen vehicles, a motorised scooter almost crashes into a bus. A driver hits a shopping trolley with his car. Target practice (shooting range). A man explains how he found a puppy abandoned in a drainage ditch. People watch a movie (Dog Day Afternoon) about a botched bank robbery (man kicks door/gets surrounded by police). A man says his grandmother got locked up. World War II, Vietnam War mentioned. Yelling, screaming. Blood/gore: Hospital setting. Needle injected into skin, IV drips, breathing tube. Men are prepped for surgery (kidney donation/transplant). A man collapses several times. Spot of blood on finger (puppy bite). Dialysis, arthritis, gout, shingles, anxiety, pain, seizures, stress, cancer, renal failure, kidney transplant, stomach issue, diverticulitis, stroke, removing part of a colon, lactose intolerance mentioned.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    Couple in bed together after sex (implied). Cleavage. Someone is described as a walking venereal disease. A man is told to close his mouth while gawking at a female. A woman says suggestively that (chicken) breasts are better than thighs. Flirting, bum-squeezing.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    People get stoned (marijuana joint), bags/jars of marijuana and drug paraphenalia seen. A woman covered in flour is likened to a Colombian drug mule. A man jokes about putting cocaine in candy floss/cotton candy. Alcohol (beer, champagne, wine, spirits). Intoxication. Vials of prescription pills. Bar setting. Junkies, drugs mentioned.

  • LANGUAGE

    F-word, s-words, a-words, crap, p*ss, bloody. Name-calling (old timer, Einstein, man-whore, thugs, bad b*tch, lowlifes, deadbeats, stupid, selfish bastard, dummy, etc). Religious exclamations (oh my God, for God's sake, Jesus Christ, whenever the hell I want, goddam, did he find Jesus?, thank God etc). Jokes about ageing, death, World War II.

  • THEMES

    Ageing, bank robbery, home foreclosure, banks, corporate greed, friends, renal failure, dissolved pension, family, grandchildren, shoplifting, organ donation, marriage, happy endings.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Hospital, wedding, bar settings. Foreclosure notices, job loss. Divorce mentioned. A man wets his pants, urinal, urination. Animals in cages, tank fish, puppy, cat, turtle. Helicopter.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Agreeable, short, snappy, low-key, easygoing, genial, warmheated, enjoyable, feel-good, slick. Breezy/fun chemistry between leads, impressive cast, solid premise, some funny moments.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Predictable, safe, formulaic, forgettable, mushy, geriatric, tacky, crass, stupid, broad, underdeveloped, weightless. Forced slapstick/cheap laughs, feeble script, lacking in satire/bite, simple direction, annoying score.

Are We Officially Dating? (That Awkward Moment)

Published in A
Wednesday, 12 February 2014 10:06


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  • Rating

    MA15+: Strong sex scene, sexual references and coarse language.

  • The pitch

    A boy's-eye view of dating.

  • Starring

    Zac Efron, Miles Teller, Michael B Jordan, Imogen Poots, Mackenzie Davis, Jessica Lucas, Addison Timlin, Josh Pais, Evelina Turen

  • Directed by

    Tom Gormican

  • Running time

    94 minutes

  • Rated

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

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    People are punched, hit by a car. Darts thrown at girl's face (poster). Objects thrown. Stealing, arguing. Driving car off a bridge, tax fraud mentioned. Blood/gore: Bruising. Severe dehydration mentioned.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    Couples have sex between the sheets, in the bathroom. A couple is interrupted having sex. Discussions of sex, prostitutes, oral sex, threesomes, lubricant. Masturbating, kissing, flirting, undressing. Naked men (rear views), half-naked woman, breasts (magazine cover), men in underwear (magazine cover), woman in bra, cleavage. Naked bottom (side view). Sexual paraphernalia (sex toys, vibrators, handcuffs, masks, DVDs, strap-on, S&M costumes). Poster of woman flashing underwear, skimpy clothing, man in towel, implied nudity.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    Alcohol (beer, spirits, shots, cocktails, wine). Viagra. Taking acid mentioned. Hypodermic needle seen on magazine cover. Gambling mentioned.

  • LANGUAGE

    Frequent f-words and s-words. A-words, bastard, name-calling. References to genitalia. Jokes about women, homeless people, sex, Viagra, Guantanamo Bay, old people. Slang terms for sex. Religious exclamations. Obscene finger gestures.

  • THEMES

    Relationships, sex, dating, divorce, separation, pacts, one-night stands, social media, infidelity, Viagra, marriage, opportunity, libido, twentysomethings, Thanksgiving, funerals, fear of commitment.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Deceased father. Infidelity, divorce. Ovarian cancer mentioned. Funeral, cemetery, hospital, bar, sex shop settings. Toilet, urination.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Real, romantic, lightweight, adequate, undemanding, cheery. Strong script, charming leads, good comic chemistry, New York is well represented.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Clumsy, superficial, lazy, unfunny, dumb, misguided, manufactured, stupid, bland, clichéd, mysoginist. Too much toilet humour, flat jokes, underdeveloped characters, continuity problems, factual errors, low stakes, boring storyline, self-aware gags.

Touchy Feely

Published in T
Monday, 09 September 2013 23:34
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  • Rating

    M: Coarse language, drug references and sex scene.

  • The pitch

    Skin deep.

  • Starring

    Rosemarie DeWitt, Josh Pais, Ellen Page, Scoot McNairy, Allison Janney, Ron Livingston, Shannon Kipp, Tomo Nakayama

  • Directed by

    Lynn Shelton

  • Running time

    88 minutes

  • Rated

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

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    Yelling, arguing. Object knocked over. Blood/gore: Frequent dental procedures (examination, cleaning). Blood on gum, cotton swab.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    A couple have bathroom sex. Sexual past discussed. Kissing. Shirtless man. Exposed backs (massage patients), woman in bath (no genitals seen). Cleavage.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    A practitioner prescribes ecstasy (MDMA) tablets. Alcohol (beer, wine). Smoking.

  • LANGUAGE

    F-words, s-words, a-words. Name-calling. Religious exclamations. Joke about drug addiction. Gender, teen, family, career stereotypes.

  • THEMES

    Alternative therapies, traditional medicine, massage, Reiki, dentistry, family, ex-lovers, small business, self-awareness, meditation, anxiety, cycling, finding yourself, relationships, doubt, rejection, moving in together, temporomandibular joint dysfunction (TMJ), healing, identity.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Relationship breakup. Deceased wife/mother, deceased grandmother, deceased husband, divorce mentioned. Toilet, vomiting. A man collapses, hyperventilates. Extreme close-ups of skin (veins, pores, hairs). Nightclub scene has very mild strobe lighting. Brief vision under end credits.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Warm, moody, mysterious, gentle, small, comforting. Highly likeable characters, sustained mood, quiet soundtrack, talented cast, strong female representation, good character development, plenty to admire and enjoy.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Listless, frustrating, inaccessible, disappointing, uneven, dull, whimsical, vanilla, muddled, maudlin, inarticulate. Hasty, unsatisfactory conclusion. Contrived concept, lacks humour, some unconvincing character-interaction, unexplored potential, stakes are too low, some unclear motivations, lacks visual flair, fails to follow through on character/narrative developments, Allison Janney is underused.