Displaying items by tag: June Squibb Sunday, 07 June 2020

Love the Coopers (Christmas with the Coopers)

Published in L
Thursday, 26 November 2015 00:22
DISCLAIMER: The information provided on this website is intended for general entertainment, interest and educational purposes only. It does not constitute, and should not be relied upon as, professional, legal, medical, financial, psychological, personal or other industry advice. Cinemum.net is not responsible for any injury or hardshi...

Additional Info

  • Rating

    PG: Mild themes, sexual references and coarse language.

  • The pitch

    Some comfort, some joy.

  • Starring

    Diane Keaton, John Goodman, Ed Helms, Amanda Seyfried, Alan Arkin, Marisa Tomei, Olivia Wilde, Jake Lacy, Marisa Tomei, Alex Borstein, Timothée Chalamet, Maxwell Simkins, Blake Baumgartner, June Squibb, Anthony Mackie, Steve Martin (voice)

  • Directed by

    Jessie Nelson

  • Running time

    107 minutes

  • Rated

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

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    People are handcuffed, arrested, punched, dacked, thrown against a wall, hit with objects, pushed, ridiculed, knocked over. Stealing, objects knocked over. Arguing, yelling, screaming. People appear to turn into ice then shatter apart; a boy's head appears to explode. Dissecting rats mentioned. Blood/gore: Collapsed man, patient in hospital bed, IV drip, bruising, scar on wrist. Stroke mentioned.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    Kissing, tongue-licking, ogling, undressing, infidelity. Cleavage, shop mannequins in lingerie, man in underwear, skimpy clothing. A little girl lifts up her dress to reveal her underwear. Reaching orgasm, sex life, homosexuality, sleeping with a married man, BJ (blow job), woman pouncing on man at a party/unexpected pregnancy mentioned.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    Alcohol (beer, wine, spirits, cocktails, shots, champagne). Woman passed out drunk. Bar setting. Photograph of teen with (assumed) joint. Getting stoned, caught holding a bong, being a smoker/alcoholic mentioned.

  • LANGUAGE

    S-words. Name-calling. Slang for genitals. Religious references and exclamations.

  • THEMES

    Christmas, family, memories, marriage, separation, job interviews, classic movies, unlikely friendships, relationships, counselling, second chances, forgiveness, grief, death of a child, sisters, mall Santas.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Deceased mother/wife, sister/daughter, engagement mentioned. A deceased toddler is seen in flashback. Hospital, bar, airport settings. Dogs. Vomiting, spitting, underarm sweat, bad smells, snort laughter. A child has a bathroom accident (implied). Hitch-hiking. Power blackout. Roast turkey seen. People dressed in penguin suits. Also released as Christmas with the Coopers.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Moving, starry, amusing, sweet, sincere. Impressive cast, standout performance by Olivia Wilde, some of the storylines have charm, throwback soundtrack, sleek lensing.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Depressing, formulaic, soppy, frustrating, tangled, fabricated, contrived, tasteless, tedious, numbing, slushy, overstuffed, over-narrated, jumbled. Annoying jokes/tropes, often unfunny/hackneyed humour, distracting camerawork, unnecessary flourishes, wasted cast, cringeing dialogue, smeary direction.

Nebraska

Published in N
Sunday, 09 February 2014 10:45
DISCLAIMER: The information provided on this website is intended for general entertainment, interest and educational purposes only. It does not constitute, and should not be relied upon as, professional, legal, medical, financial, psychological, personal or other industry advice. Cinemum.net is not responsible for any injury or hardshi...

Additional Info

  • Rating

    M: Coarse language and sexual references.

  • The pitch

    A detour definitely worth taking.

  • Starring

    Bruce Dern, Will Forte, June Squibb, Stacy Keach, Bob Odenkirk, Mary Louise Wilson, Rance Howard, Tim Driscoll, Devin Ratray, Angela McEwan

  • Directed by

    Alexander Payne

  • Running time

    115 minutes

  • Rated

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

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    People scuffle, wrestle, hit each other. A man is punched, a man trips over and injures himself. Rape, sexual assault, dying from car accident, scarlet fever, cancer, Korean War, shot down aircraft mentioned. Theft, mugging. Men in balaclavas. Yelling, arguing. Blood/gore: Bloody forehead, open wound. Wound-stitching.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    Having sex, infidelity mentioned. References to sex acts, pregnancy.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    Alcohol (beer, wine). Intoxication. Smoking.

  • LANGUAGE

    F-words, s-words, b*tch, bastard. Slang for genitals. Derogatory terms for women. Name-calling, mocking. Jokes about age, marriage. Religious references and exclamations.

  • THEMES

    Sweepstakes, road trips, father-son relationships, Mount Rushmore, alcoholism, family, archives, history, karaoke, milieu, Nebraska, dementia.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Hospital, bar settings. Relationship breakup, divorce discussed. Death of a toddler (brother) discussed, death of a child mentioned. Hospital, bar, cemetery settings. Cows, more cows. Bacon eaten, pig farming mentioned. Shot in black-and-white.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Bleak, brilliant, funny, poignant, hilarious, forlorn, farcical, big, beautiful, wry, wistful, poignant, infuriating, melancholy, tender, unexpected, thrilling, uplifting, satisfying, funereal, deadpan, observant, sad, thoughtful, poetic. Spectacular visuals, marvelous performances, nimble direction, perfectly pitched, richly textured, modest budget, vivid sense of place, radiant cinematography, brilliant script, exquisite score.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Heavy-handed, sour, preplanned, precious, condescending.