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The Mountain Between Us (2017)

Published in T
Wednesday, 11 October 2017 00:09
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  • Rating

    M: Mature themes, sex scene and occasional coarse language.

  • The pitch

    Less of a plane wreck than I expected.

  • Starring

    Idris Elba, Kate Winslet, Beau Bridges, Dermot Mulroney, Linda Sorensen, Vincent Gale, Marci T. House

  • Directed by

    Hany Abu-Assad

  • Running time

    112 minutes

  • Rated

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

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    Light plane crash (tense). People slide down mountain faces/almost fall over a high cliff, fall into freezing water, get caught in a bear trap. An animal is mauled (off-screen). Objects thrown/kicked in anger. A story is told about a young girl killed in an explosion. Skinheads, neo-Nazis, Vietnam War mentioned. Arguing, panic, growling (dog). Blood/gore: Dead human body (frozen), dead animal. Bloody slash on leg (bone/exposed flesh seen); bloody faces, cuts, grazes, fur, ear, snow. Animal flesh is sliced off the carcass, cooked and eaten. Injection. Bruising, wound-cleaning/dressing/stitching, bandages. Burial. People in hospital beds, IV drips. A character suffers a stroke. Emergency surgery on a 10-year-old, cracked ribs, cutting into someone's brain, fatal brain tumour mentioned.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    Bedroom sex scene (undressing, kissing, caressing, nude back/shoulders, shirtless man, slightly exposed nipple). Woman in bra, a woman wears a sheer top with no bra underneath (nipples visible), cleavage. Man in shower (top half seen). Infidelity. Flirting, hugging.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    Alcohol (wine, beer). A character takes Advil tablets.

  • LANGUAGE

    One f-word, two s-words, two a-words, pee. Name-calling (reckless, selfish). Religious exclamations (oh my God, Jesus Christ, Jesus, God bless, what the hell, damn it, etc).

  • THEMES

    Survival, plane crash, hiking, hope, death, romance, photography, heroism.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Dead spouse mentioned. Airport, light plane, hospital settings. Dog, hare, eagle, cougar. Urination. Barbecuing meat. Based on the novel by Charles Martin.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Crowd-pleasing, entertaining, easy, satisfying, unpretentious, solid, diverting, well-paced, high-stakes, glossy, earnest, likeable, tear-jerking. Charming/engaging/compelling lead actors, committed/relaxed/believable/compassionate/connected performances, likeable characters, witty/funny dialogue, nauseating/spectacular plane crash scene, old-fashioned storytelling/direction, beautiful cinematography, eye-popping/breathtaking/gorgeous/majestic locations.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Far-fetched, simplistic, predictable, unsophisticated, distant, muted. Leads look too fresh/healthy, romance plot initially feels a littly phony/unearned, some stifling narrative clichés, moments of danger are resolved too quickly, overstretched third act.

Collateral Beauty (2016)

Published in C
Friday, 23 December 2016 06:24
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  • Rating

    M: Coarse language.

  • The pitch

    Love. Time. Death.

  • Starring

    Will Smith, Edward Norton, Kate Winslet, Michael Peña, Helen Mirren, Naomie Harris, Keira Knightley, Jacob Latimore, Kylie Rogers

  • Directed by

    David Frankel

  • Running time

    97 minutes

  • Rated

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

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    A man falls off his skateboard; skateboard thrown. Yelling, arguing. A young girl tells her father she hates him. Blood/gore: Childhood illnesses/death discussed. Stroke, glioblastoma multiforme (GBM), remission, [child] taken off life support mentioned.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    Flirting, cleavage. A woman browses websites about fertility, conception, sperm donation, etc. Affair with work colleague mentioned. A man says "I've had sex without sexualising it".

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    Alcohol (wine). Vials of pills seen on table. Psycho-stimulant drug, buy designer drugs mentioned.

  • LANGUAGE

    F-word, s-words, friggin'. Name-calling (pathetic, stalker, powerless, wood, dead tissue, paper tiger, sick, pushy, weepy, shriveled-up raisin, crazy, thug, mean, arrogant, etc). Religious references (oh my God, hell, oh God, Heaven, etc).

  • THEMES

    Love, time, death, grief, depression, mental illness, friends, dominoes, loss of a child, recovery, advertising, actors, Christmas, hallucinations, improv, betrayal, private investigators.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Parents talk about the deaths of their children. Divorce, job loss mentioned. Dogs. Toilet, vomiting.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Shiny. Impressive/stellar/deluxe cast.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Shameless, unethical, nonsensical, silly, manipulative, goopy, ludicrous, trite, unchallenging, unmoving, predictable, whimsical, awards-baiting, treacly, cloying, mawkish, schmaltzy, unconvincing, calculated, transparent, heavy-handed, hammy, dishonest, fatuous, hokey, lame, misguided. Clumsy/overdetermined script, madly overqualified cast, one-note performance from Will Smith, programmed pathos, engineered suffering, faux-profound/blunt/expository dialogue, piled-on symbolism, relentless score, slovenly editing, painfully corny.

Steve Jobs

Published in S
Monday, 01 February 2016 03:18
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  • Rating

    M: Coarse language and mature themes.

  • The pitch

    Who's the daddy?

  • Starring

    Michael Fassbender, Kate Winslet, Seth Rogen, Jeff Daniels, Michael Stuhlbarg, Katherine Waterston

  • Directed by

    Danny Boyle

  • Running time

    122 mins

  • Rated

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

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    People are threatened, hit in the head (comic TV show), poked. People bang their head on a desk, hit an object. Suicide references (miming gun to the head, suicide mission mentioned). Objects thrown, smashed. An object is likened to a bomb. Image of unmanned rocket crashing. Jokes about death, murder, taking cyanide. Being beaten, mother throwing object at child's head, receiving hate mail/death threats, bombs, bad parenting, Russian Roulette, skinheads, terrorists mentioned. Arguing, yelling. Blood/gore: "I bled that night" (metaphoric). Blood tests, stroke mentioned.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    Kiss (platonic). References to sex, sodomy. Sleeping together mentioned.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    Alcohol (wine). Ashtray seen. Mimosa, betting, dropping acid mentioned.

  • LANGUAGE

    F-words, s-words, a-words, sonofab*tch. Name-calling. Slang for genitals and bodily fluids. Religious references and exclamations.

  • THEMES

    Steve Jobs, computer technology, success, IBM, Apple, Mac, Steve Wozniak, ethics, paternity, adoption, welfare, paranoia, father-daughter relationships, revisionist history, biography, genius, ego, absent fathers, visionaries.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Dead mother, divorce mentioned. Job loss (people fired, factories closed). Adoption, paternity, welfare, rejection, truancy discussed. Toilet. Some flashing/strobe lights.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Thrilling, quick-footed, ambitious, captivating, funny, emotional, soulful, iconoclastic, propulsive, fascinating, committed. Enthralling/vivacious/impressive/miraculous performance by Michael Fassbender, brilliant/superb cast, rich/layered dialogue, amusing banter, excellent production design, fluid editing, terrific/elaborate score.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Flawed. Kate Winslet's wavering Polish-American accent is distracting.

The Dressmaker

Published in T
Saturday, 31 October 2015 03:04
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  • Rating

    M: Mature themes, violence, coarse language and sexual references.

  • The pitch

    The dressmaker gets her Hemsworth.

  • Starring

    Kate Winslet, Liam Hemsworth, Judy Davis, Hugo Weaving, Sarah Snook, Caroline Goodall, Kerry Fox, Rebecca Gibney, James Mackay, Shane Jacobson, Gyton Grantley, Barry Otto

  • Directed by

    Jocelyn Moorhouse

  • Running time

    118 minutes

  • Rated

    M (Australia), NR (UK), NR (USA)

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    People are sliced/slashed, punched, wrestled, slapped, pushed, tackled, face-grabbed, headbutted, kneed in crotch, tormented, dragged, suffocated, hit by objects, drowned, sedated/drugged. A child is slapped, bullied, hit with a ruler, victimised, grabbed, slammed against a wall, threatened with death, rammed in the stomach. Reference to former spousal abuse ("she always had bruises from running into doors, cut lips, black eyes"). A person in a wheelchair is pushed off a verandah/pushed aside. A woman screams rape. A woman collapses (stroke). Objects thrown/broken/smashed/knocked over. Burning town/arson, explosion, brawling. Theories of how a child died discussed (broken neck/fell out of tree/head smashed with a brick). Screaming, yelling, arguing, squabbling. Killing child and her mother, Lizzie Borden mentioned. Blood/gore: Corpses (including child). Bloody trousers, mouth, eye, head, floor, clothing, hands, knife. Blood spatter, pooling blood. Blackened tooth, bandage.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    A man has sex with his comatose wife (spousal rape). A couple has implied sex. A man initiates sex with a mistress. Kissing, flirting, undressing, ogling, provocative behaviour. Couple with bare shoulders in bed. Skimpy clothing, bare legs/shoulders, shirtless men. People in 1950s nightwear/underwear. A man flicks through photos of scantily-clad (1950s) women, drawing of nude woman on wall (breasts visible). Homosexual references (comic). Perversion, affairs mentioned.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    A woman consumes a tonic for sedation. Hashish/marijuana cakes/brownies eaten. Aspirin tablets seen. Alcohol (beer, wine, spirits, hip flask, champagne). Intoxication. Smoking. Drug dealing mentioned.

  • LANGUAGE

    F-words, s-words, a-words, bastard, b*tch. Name-calling. Derogatory terms for women. Snarky comments about weight. Religious references and exclamations. Country, gender stereotypes.

  • THEMES

    Dressmaking, murder of a child, mental illness, mother-daughter relationships, revenge, paternity, curses, footy, cross-dressing, death, grief, memories, adultery, weddings, reputation, anxiety, kyphosis, stroke, accidents, rumours, bullying, estrangement, Shakespeare's Macbeth, theatre, special brownies.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Dead child, dead son, dead boyfriend. Coma mentioned. Body washed/prepped for funeral. Wedding, funeral, church, cemetery settings. Possum, horse, dogs, buzzing flies, pig, mice, chicks, kite (bird). Maggots, marino [sheep] mentioned. An object is removed from the rear end of a sheep-shaped sign. Spitting, urination, clipping toenails. Cracked mirror, trashed/filthy house, OCD. Fish prepared for cooking. Based on the novel The Dressmaker by Rosalie Ham.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Silly, fun, weird, energetic, zany, glossy, goofy, deranged, over-the-top, quirky, lively, propulsive, theatrical, watchable. Swoon-worthy chemistry between Kate Winslet and Liam Hemsworth, spry/snaggle-toothed/high-pitched performance by Judy Davis, skilled supporting cast, some charming/clever scenes, predominantly female cast, sprightly score, lived-in interiors, gorgeous/striking costume design, jarring/genuinely upsetting death scenes.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Messy, unsettling, unsatisfying, strange, genre-shifting, manic, exhausting, daffy, absurd, overripe, fumbling. Tonal mish-mash, uncomfortable stereotypes, heavy-handed metaphors, vast age differences between cast members who are supposed to be the same age, some jokes wear very thin, feels forced, overstays its welcome.

Insurgent

Published in I
Saturday, 21 March 2015 10:08
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  • Rating

    M: Science fiction themes and violence.

  • The pitch

    Go, with happiness.

  • Starring

    Shailene Woodley, Theo James, Kate Winslet, Miles Teller, Ansel Elgort, Jai Courtney, Naomi Watts, Mekhi Phifer, Daniel Dae Kim, Octavia Spencer, Zoë Kravitz, Ashley Judd

  • Directed by

    Robert Schwentke

  • Running time

    119 minutes

  • Rated

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

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    Suicide (jumping), gun pointed at child. People are shot, tackled, maimed (implied), swiped at, held at knife-point, knocked over, hit with objects, butt-whipped, head-slammed, body-slammed, arm-snapped, thrown from a moving train, near-stabbed, near-choked, kicked, headbutted, held at gunpoint, bound, tested, dragged, sedated, tackled, thrown through the air, thrown/dangled from great heights. People fall down stairs, fall to their death (suicide). Fist fights, stealing. Burning objects/buildings, crumbled city, smashed glass. Toxic surroundings, poisoning, abusive father, killing, suicide mentioned. Screaming, yelling, arguing. Blood/gore: Corpses, broken body, body on stretcher. Injections. Bloody necks, face, side, mouth, hand, nose, objects, smear, fingers, scratch. Nose bleeds, bleeding ear, convulsing. Bandaged hand, stitching, neural imaging. Scars.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    Couple in bed (sex implied). Kissing, undressing. Cleavage, exposed midriff, shirtless couple. Sheer nightwear. Female in shower (no genitals seen).

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    Alcohol (wine). Truth serum administered. People are shot with sleeping/mind control pellets, sedated.

  • LANGUAGE

    Partial f-word, s-word. Name-calling. Religious exclamations.

  • THEMES

    Humanity, civilisation, society, factions, peace, conformity, nightmares, pacifism, forgiveness, train-hopping, secrets, alliance, justice, mind control, suicide, simulators, inner demons, sequels, rebels, grief, guilt, civil war, dystopia.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Deceased friend, deceased mother. Dead parents mentioned. Crows/blackbirds, horses, welding sparks. Sweeping aerial cinematography. Based on the novel by Veronica Roth.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Cohesive, involving, action-packed. Strong cast, impressive supporting cast, slick direction, impressive/imaginative/eye-catching/dazzling effects, vividly rendered, extraordinary hallucinatory visuals, breathless chases, tough/vulnerable/relatable performance from Shailene Woodley, pulsing score.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Heavy-handed, derivative, listless, muddled, jargon-heavy, clunky, plodding, insufferable. Oppressive self-serious, thuddingly obvious dialogue, nonsensical premise, one-note plot, suffers from mid-chapteritis, 3D is mostly pointless.

A Little Chaos

Published in A
Thursday, 26 February 2015 00:31
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  • Rating

    M: Mature themes, sex scenes and nudity.

  • The pitch

    André Le Notre lights Sabine De Barra's candles.

  • Starring

    Kate Winslet, Matthias Schoenaerts, Alan Rickman, Stanley Tucci, Helen McCrory, Steven Waddington

  • Directed by

    Alan Rickman

  • Running time

    116 minutes

  • Rated

    M (Australia), 12 (UK), R (USA)

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    People fall into rushing water, fall over, clean skin with a needle. Explosion (rock blasting). House on fire mentioned. Blood/gore: Chopped off head, laid organs out (autopsy) mentioned. Smallpox mentioned.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    Couple have sex (bedroom, carriage). Undressing, kissing, caressing, breast-fondling. Nude male (rear view), exposed breasts, woman in towel, cleavage. Infidelity. Affairs, mistresses mentioned. Prostitution implied.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    Alcohol (wine). Gambling mentioned.

  • LANGUAGE

    B*tch. Name-calling. Religious references and exclamation. Gender stereotypes.

  • THEMES

    Landscape gardening, royalty, love, romance, grief, post traumatic stress, betrayal, infidelity, vanity, sabotage, humility, modernity, strategic bed-hopping, female bonding, blame.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Deceased wife, deceased husband, deceased children, deceased queen mentioned. Furs worn. Roast pheasant, pate eaten. Horses, dogs. Fart.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Entertaining, watchable, agreeable, engaging, feel-good, diverting, competent, escapist. Excellent performances, impressive ensemble cast, interesting artistic direction, ambitious scale, pretty locations, enjoyable costumes, sound tech package.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Implausible, melodramatic, formulaic, un-French, artificial, lackadaisical. Jarring/uneven tone, little chemistry between leads, one-dimensional support roles, loquacious language, saccharine score, kitsch conclusion.

Flushed Away

Published in F
Saturday, 26 July 2014 07:14
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  • Rating

    G: General.

  • The pitch

    A hidden gem.

  • Starring

    (voices of): Hugh Jackman, Kate Winslet, Ian McKellen, Jean Reno, Bill Nighy, Andy Serkis, Shane Richie, Kathy Burke, David Suchet, Miriam Margolyes

  • Directed by

    David Bowers, Sam Fell

  • Running time

    85 minutes

  • Rated

    G (Australia), U (UK), PG (USA)

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    Characters are near-choked, flushed down a toilet, thrown through the air, scalded, kicked, pursued, thrown overboard, eaten, stood on, hit with objects, electrocuted, poked, mouse-trapped, threatened, sunk, tongue-tied, frozen, bitten, punched, knocked over, near-flooded. Characters fall from high distances. Toys get hit by a car, dismembered, decapitated. A toy gun is fired. Break-and-enter, theft. Smashed crockery. Squealing, yelling. Blood/gore: Frozen characters.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    Kissing, flirting. Shirtless characters, characters in underwear. Toys in swimwear. Crotch-grabbing, bum-grabbing.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    Alcohol (wine, champagne, bottle tops, corks).

  • LANGUAGE

    Name-calling. Cultural, gender stereotypes. Bodily function gags.

  • THEMES

    Miniature worlds, international jewel thieving, royal obsession, fake gems, trust, unlikely relationships, family, Tom Jones, theft, thugs, serenading, soccer, football World Cup Final, flooding, miming, loneliness.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Tsunami, mime artist. Sewer setting. Rats, mice, slugs, bugs, fish, toad, fly, tadpoles, barnacles, frogs, maggots. Sausages, whole fish, maggots eaten. Toilet, animal fur rug, spitting, raspberry-blowing.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Witty, energetic, endearing, exuberant, touching, inventive, sweet, delightful, buoyant, funny, lively, kid-friendly, ambitious, refreshing. Delicious slapstick, droll wit, charming characters, top-notch cast, bright/cheerful animation, rousing adventures, fun cameos from DreamWorks characters in background, amusing stereotypes.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Derivative. Lacks strong personalities, not the most eye-popping animation.

Divergent

Published in D
Tuesday, 01 April 2014 03:59
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  • Rating

    M: Science fiction themes and violence.

  • The pitch

    Fear less.

  • Starring

    Shailene Woodley, Theo James, Ashley Judd, Jai Courtney, Ray Stevenson, Zoë Kravitz, Miles Teller, Tony Goldwyn, Ansel Elgort, Maggie Q, Mekhi Phifer, Kate Winslet

  • Directed by

    Neil Burger

  • Running time

    139 minutes

  • Rated

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

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    People get shot, drugged, punched, hit, elbowed, smacked, thrown, kicked, pushed from a high ledge, attacked by animals, stuck in quicksand, near-drowned, mobbed, hit with objects, bound, slapped, stabbed, near-choked, held/threatened at gunpoint/knife-point, slashed (knife). A youth commits suicide, people are herded into trains. Weapons, combat training. Shootout, shattered glass, burning undergrowth, home invasions. War mentioned, domestic violence (father beating son) implied. Blood/gore: Corpses. Youths slice their hands with a knife. Dripping blood, bloody knuckles, bloody noses, bloody ear, bruising, scars. Object protruding from skin. Needles injected into necks (frequent).

  • SEX/NUDITY

    A man forces himself on a teen girl. Kissing, caressing, hand-holding. Shirtless men, girl in bra. Skimpy clothing, cleavage.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    People are drugged. Unknown serums consumed, injected.

  • LANGUAGE

    A-word, b*tch. Name-calling. Religious exclamations.

  • THEMES

    Class sorting, choice, factions, outliers, testing, dystopian future, war, train-hopping, free will, tattooing, acrophobia, flying fox, bravery, fears, secrets, conformity, suicide, claustrophobia, hallucination, mind control, betrayal, family.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Parents killed. Tattooing scene. Dogs, flock of birds. Slab of raw meat. Hamburger eaten. Some sweeping, high aerial cinematography. Based on Veronica Roth's bestselling novel.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Intriguing, unpleasant, diverting. Excellent chemistry between leads, perfect casting, brutal violence, solid performances, good pacing, impressive CGI, rousing score, lean first half, artfully captures essence of the novel, don't need to have read the novel to enjoy.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Overlong, overwrought, uneven, convoluted, over-plotted, weak, formulaic, dumb, bland, unimaginative, clunky, grim, derivative. Familiar/ridiculous premise, countless plot-holes, under-developed world, excessive voice-over, lackluster direction, dramatically flat, stultifying script, too intent on setting up for sequels, drawn-out second half, lazy/loose/weak storytelling, unconvincing setting.

Labor Day

Published in L
Friday, 07 February 2014 02:12
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Additional Info

  • Rating

    M: Mature themes and sexual references.

  • The pitch

    Hard labor.

  • Starring

    Kate Winslet, Josh Brolin, Gattlin Griffith, Tobey Maguire, Tom Lipinski, Maika Monroe, Clark Gregg, James Van Der Beek, JK Simmons

  • Directed by

    Jason Reitman

  • Running time

    111 minutes

  • Rated

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

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    People are shot at, coerced, threatened with a weapon, bound, grabbed, headlocked, slapped, pushed. A child is threatened, a baby drowns (implied). Armed police, theft. Jail, murder, kidnapping, delinquency mentioned. Blood/gore: Corpses (adult, baby). Wound-dressing, stitches, infected wound. Bleeding, blood on clothing, bloody wounds. Scar.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    Flirting, touching, kissing, undressing. References to sex. A mother talks to her child about sex. Couples have (implied) sex in a vehicle, bedroom, hayloft. Sexual noises. Shirtless man, woman between sheets (nudity implied), woman in underwear. Swimwear, cleavage, loose-fitting clothing. Infidelity mentioned.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    Alcohol (beer, spirits). Smoking mentioned.

  • LANGUAGE

    Name-calling. Incest jokes, reference to inappropriate touching. Derogatory references to homosexuals. Religious exclamation.

  • THEMES

    Fugitives, understanding, disability, youth, mother-son relationships, anxiety, depression, innocence, prison escapees, puberty, paternity, stillbirth, miscarriage, Bonnie & Clyde, unconditional love, being reclusive, single parenting.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Stillbirth, deceased babies, anxiety attack. Miscarriages, eating disorder, hospitalised father mentioned. Prison setting. Raw meat. Toilet. Based on the novel by Joyce Maynard.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Passionate, sensitive, delicate, restrained, nuanced, emotional, touching, wrenching, riveting, rewarding, heart-tugging, real, immersive, resonant. Superb acting, intelligent treatment of the novel, delicate story, modest production values, graceful storytelling, top-notch cast.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Implausible, strange, lifeless, contrived, sappy, melodramatic, overheated, ridiculous, unsubtle, bizarre, counterfeit. Sluggish pace, clichéd dialogue.

Movie 43

Published in M
Thursday, 21 March 2013 06:05
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Additional Info

  • Rating

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

  • The pitch

    Every bottom-of-the-barrel gag you can think of ("bottom" - ha ha!).

  • Starring

    Kate Winslet, Hugh Jackman, Liev Schreiber, Naomi Watts, Anna Faris, Chris Pratt, Kieran Culkin, Emma Stone, Richard Gere, Kate Bosworth, Justin Long, Uma Thurman, Jason Sudeikis, Bobby Cannavale, Kristen Bell, Leslie Bibb, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Chloë Grace Moretz, Patrick Warburton, Jimmy Bennett, Matt Walsh, Gerard Butler, Johnny Knoxville, Seann William Scott, Halle Berry, Stephen Merchant, Terrence Howard, Elizabeth Banks, Josh Duhamel, Dennis Quaid, Greg Kinnear

  • Directed by

    Bob Odenkirk, Elizabeth Banks, Steven Brill, Steve Carr, Rusty Cundieff, James Duffy, Griffin Dunne, Peter Farrelly, Patrik Forsberg, Will Graham, James Gunn, Brett Ratner, Jonathan van Tulleken

  • Running time

    94 minutes

  • Rated

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

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    People are shot (eye, chest), hit with objects, punched, kicked, stabbed, slapped, tied up, smeared with excrement, ridiculed, hit by cars, dismembered, pushed, shoved, beaten, pistol-whipped, kicked. Children stab a woman. Objects are hit in anger. A bomb is strapped to a woman's chest. A girl says that she wants to kill herself (figurative). Comic reference to Holocaust. An animated cat makes a "cutting-throat" motion. An animated cat causes grievous bodily harm. A woman severely beats an animated cat. Arguing, yelling. Bullying, teasing discussed. Stalking mentioned. Blood/gore: Bloody hand, missing finger, missing hand, dismembered body, blood splatter, body parts, flesh, bloody faces, bloody body parts. Menstrual blood on couch, wall, clothing. Scar. Mangled genitals discussed.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    A man nuzzles into a woman's breasts. Devious and perverse sex acts are discussed and seen (some in animation, some implied). A woman asks her partner to poop on her. "Sucking-off a hobo" is discussed. Finger-sucking. Tasting, licking, hickey (mentioned). Inserting hands/fingers/fluids into vaginas is implied and discussed. Masturbation. Passionate kissing. A couple have sex on a bed. Nudity: Testicles hang from a man's neck. Testicles rest on a baby's head; testicles fall in food. A nude youth is seen in the shower (side-view). Male bottoms are seen. A woman is seen fully nude (standing in a group of people, and later lying on a bed). Breasts are fondled, dipped in food. A woman stands naked (from navel up) in a boardroom. Men are seen in their underwear. Women wear activity-appropriate beachwear. Penis tattoo.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    Alcohol (beer, wine, spirits, cocktails). Smoking. Viagra mentioned. A laxative is consumed.

  • LANGUAGE

    C-word, f-words, n-word, s-words, a-words, actual and slang terms for genitalia, b*tch, sexual terms and slang. Name-calling, derogatory insults, comic reference to Holocaust. Gender, cultural, sexual stereotyping and exploitation. Sexual acts, sexual slang, sodomy mentioned. Religious exclamations. People are mocked, humiliated.

  • THEMES

    Comic violence, crude humour, vulgarity, sketch comedy, bad parenting, relationships, dating, bullying, incest, perversion, bestiality, infidelity, child labour, menstruation, dares, offensive behaviour, child abuse.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Stealing. Illegal downloading. Vomit/gagging. Pooping on people, animals (mentioned). Farting. A man sits on the toilet. Excrement is seen on a car, windscreen, person, ground and clothing. Abortion clinic, kid with cancer, acid reflux, sexually transmitted infection (mentioned). Family death, circumcision (mentioned). Spitting (blood, saliva). A boy removes his dental plate. A boy rubs, sniffs a menstrual stain. Shark attack. A blind boy is ridiculed. Tattoos, cosmetic surgery. Excessive urine (feline spray). Cat's bum (animated). An animated cat eats its own vomit.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Impressive cast. Hilarious (if you like gross-out, exploitative humour).

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Tasteless, disgusting, mostly unfunny. It's just bad. No, it's awful.