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Bad Moms 2 (A Bad Moms Christmas) (2017)

Published in B
Saturday, 04 November 2017 00:45
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  • Rating

    MA15+: Strong crude sexual humour.

  • The pitch

    Girls get Badder.

  • Starring

    Mila Kunis, Kristen Bell, Kathryn Hahn, Christine Baranski, Susan Sarandon, Cheryl Hines, Jay Hernandez, Justin Hartley, Peter Gallagher, Oona Laurence, Emjay Anthony, Wanda Sykes, Christina Applegate

  • Directed by

    Jon Lucas, Scott Moore

  • Running time

    104 minutes

  • Rated

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

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    People are pushed, shoved, hit in the crotch, hit by objects. A mother tries to manipulate her daughter by saying "that's why Moms kill themselves". A woman falls off a bar. Parents arguing, kids throwing tantrums. Objects get knocked over, smashed, thrown. Stealing. Screaming, arguing. Long painful death, [birds] will be dead within the hour, murder me in the middle of the night, blow up our car mentioned. Blood/gore: None.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    A child describes the sounds overheard by a woman having sex. A married couple begin foreplay in the bedroom, erection visible beneath sheets. An older woman sneaks away with a young man (sex implied). A man gets his crotch area waxed. Kissing (f/f), motorboating, bum-slapping, stripping, straddling, grinding, bum-grabbing, chest-licking, lap-dancing. Nude male (genitals obscured/large penis shape visible beneath clothing). Cleavage, very skimpy clothing, nightwear. Discussions about breasts, vaginas, waxing, sex, etc. Genital warts, sex life, bang each other, tickle his balls, boner, wax pussy, broke my c*ck, butthole mentioned.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    Drugs (people share a marijuana cigarette). Alcohol (champagne, wine, beer, spirits, drink-spiking, hip flask). Bar setting. Gambling/gambling addiction, hooch, getting drunk, drunk and horny, heart pills, drugs, I'm stoned mentioned.

  • LANGUAGE

    F-words, s-words, a-words. Name-calling (Sasquatch, Betty White, b*tch,  sh*tty mom, weird, whore, idiot, nasty, degenerate gambler, terrible mother, worst mom, bossy, controlling, vain, pain in the ass, psychotic, trainwreck, etc). Religious references and exclamations (oh God, Jesus, what in God's name, I swear to God, oh Lord, etc). Lots of references to genitals/sex. Racial/cultural insults.

  • THEMES

    Friends, mother-daughter relationships, Christmas, forgiveness, high expectations, helicopter parenting, family, therapy, Christmas decorating, bribes, dodgeball, carol-singing, Kenny G.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Dead father, dead husband, divorced parents mentioned. A woman says she has cancer/diabetes/strep throat/gallstones. Church, bar settings. A mother pokes her daughter's bully to imply she is getting fat. Camel, dog, birds. Lobster, ham eaten. Fur worn. Farts mentioned. Spitting. Vision beneath end credits.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Diverting, funny, lively, vulgar. Appealing/likeable cast, scene-stealing/standout/welcome/glistening performance by Christine Baranski, dirty laughs, rapid-fire dialogue, some earned laughs, commendable comic timing, a little heart.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Formulaic, familiar, cautious, conventional, safe, dispiriting, conservative, uninspired, choppy, mechanical, contrived, overstuffed. Functional filmmaking, less outrageous/wild, obvious/tropey mother-daughter conflicts, trite themes, broad/sitcom-y/sloppy material, thin characterisation, cheap laughs, predictable sexual references, bathroom humour, forced resolution, dated/consumerist view of Christmas, Kunis is too flawless/unruffled to be relatable.

CHIPS (2017)

Published in C
Thursday, 06 April 2017 05:52
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Additional Info

  • Rating

    MA15+: Strong violence and coarse language.

  • The pitch

    It packs some Ponch.

  • Starring

    Michael Peña, Dax Shepard, Vincent D'Onofrio, Jessica McNamee, Adam Brody, Ryan Hansen, Kristen Bell, Jane Kaczmarek, Richard T. Jones, Maya Rudolph, Justin Chatwin

  • Directed by

    Dax Shepard

  • Running time

    100 minutes

  • Rated

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

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    Suicide (jumping). People are shot, punched, kicked, pushed, hit by vehicles, bitten, beheaded, tasered, grabbed, arrested, handcuffed, dragged out of car, stomped on, hit with objects, thrown against walls, held hostage, sprayed with kitty litter, flipped, tackled, wrestled, beaten, near-choked. A man jumps from a helicopter (fatal). A man's fingers are shot off (hand stump, loose fingers seen). Armed robberies (bank, armoured trucks). Car chases/rollovers/collisions, broken/smashed windscreens, wrecked/burning vehicles, cars shot/crushed, motorcycle accidents/collisions, vehicles/objects hit by moving vehicles. Molotov cocktail, explosions, trashed house. Weapons/fight training. Santa shot Rudolph, runner (ie Oscar Pistorius) who killed his girlfriend mentioned. Characters visit a premises called Suicide Boxing + Fitness. Screaming, arguing. Blood/gore: Decapitated head, headless corpse, dead body on ground. Hand with fingers shot off (nubs and loose fingers seen; fingers in bag of ice). Bloody bullet wounds/cuts/finger nubs/hand/grazes/objects/ground; blood spatter. Patients in hospital beds/stretchers (breathing tubes, limbs in traction), CPR. Scars, arm in sling, bandages, bruising. Bone cracking/breaking sounds heard, a man collapses from joint pain. Blood [in stools], Crohn's, colitis, 23 surgeries, scrotal tear mentioned.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    Nude couple seen having sex in a bedroom. Nude men (genitals pixelated/obscured), nude women (side and front views/wearing sheer underwear/photos). Exposed breasts, cleavage, people in underwear/swimwear/towels. Men in underwear bump crotches, a man's face lands in a nude man's crotch. Sexting. A man shows another man a nude picture of his wife (infidelity/sleeping with his wife discussed). Kissing, flirting, bum-slapping, hugging, caressing. A man makes a masturbation gesture with his arm. Jokes and discussions about infidelity, sex, masturbation, sex addiction, erection, anulingus, rating women. Stroking yourself, sex issues, over-sexualised behaviour, sex with wife, "shooting your weapon", she ate my butt mentioned.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    Alcohol (spirits, beer). Scene set in filthy drug den. A man says "you're high" to his stoned son. A man frequently consumes prescription pills throughout the film. Son addicted to heroin, opiate addiction, morphine mentioned.

  • LANGUAGE

    F-words, s-words, a-words. Slang for genitals. Name-calling (d*ck, bad, cocky, pussy, clown, super-Asian, rookies, bickering old lady, Freud, obnoxious, old, fragile, b*tch, coward, homophobe, psycho, silverback, scary, pervert, nasty, dummy, etc). Religious exclamations (what the hell, goddam, oh my god, Christ, hell yeah, Jesus, etc). Jokes about disabled people, homophobia, ageing, sex addiction, analingus, masturbation. Two men rate women's attractiveness (yawn).

  • THEMES

    Police investigation, partners, crime, corruption, marriage, separation, drug addiction, sex addiction, father-son relationships, death, grief, therapy, yoga pants.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Dead pilot, dead lover, dead husband. Partner (police) shot. Helicopter, lightning, thunder. Marriage separation mentioned. Hospital setting. Guy on toilet. Cat, cat's bum, dirty kitty litter. Brief Spanish (subtitles). Vision during end credits.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Silly, energetic, dirty, inappropriate, breezy, weirdo, light, raunchy, goofy. Relaxed/easy/star performance by Michael Pena, high-energy/well-choreographed/exciting/jaw-dropping/diverting/elaborately staged action scenes, good chemistry between leads, some funny moments.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Convoluted, messy, flat, disposable, uninspired, undisciplined, slapdash, loud, strained, artless, contrived. Unnecessary storylines/moments, jokes feel shoe-horned in, throwaway/nonsensical/lazy/paper-thin/uninteresting plot, mostly unfunny, some unpleasant/repetitive/wincing/sophomoric/crude jokes, weak/forgettable female roles, many thankless performances.

Bad Moms (2016)

Published in B
Sunday, 01 January 2017 04:37
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Additional Info

  • Rating

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

  • The pitch

    MOMS don't quit.

  • Starring

    Mila Kunis, Kathryn Hahn, Kristen Bell, Christina Applegate, Jada Pinkett Smith, Annie Mumolo, Oona Laurence, Emjay Anthony, David Walton

  • Directed by

    Jon Lucas, Scott Moore

  • Running time

    100 minutes

  • Rated

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

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    People are dowsed with hot coffee/food, knocked over, slapped, hit with objects, threatened, shoulder-charged, poked, prodded, sabotaged. Video footage of riot police kicking victim. Women trash items in a grocery store. Objects pushed off desk/knocked over/kicked in. Minor car collision, reckless driving;, a woman on a bicycle crashes down stairs. An animal collapses. Screaming, arguing. Stealing money, killed a ferret, hit-and-run [car accident], felony, Osama bin Laden, Nazi, Afghanistan [war], ISIS, arrested for embezzlement mentioned. Blood/gore: None. Brain tumour mentioned.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    A couple have implied sex (kitchen/bedroom), oral sex. A man is caught watching porn while masturbating. Full female nudity, cleavage, shirtless man. Flirting, kissing (m-f; f-f), undessing, bum-slapping, breast-squeezing, obscene/suggestive hand gestures. Women in exercise gear/underwear/towels/nightwear, skimpy clothing. People discuss sex, masturbation, anal sex, fantasies, porn, genitals, one-night stands, circumcision, ejaculation, breast-feeding, cheating, husband-stealing, orgasm, oral sex. Naked in a dream, getting laid, movie about S&M gay club murders mentioned.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    Drugs (baggie of marijuana cigarettes). Alcohol (beer, wine, spirits, champagne, shots). Intoxication, drinking games, inhaling cream bulbs. Bar setting. I'm hungover, I took pills this morning, go to the casino, Afghan Kush, getting high, confiscated weed, giving my kids Benadryl, margaritas for breakfast, addicted to Vicodin, Demerol mentioned.

  • LANGUAGE

    F-words, s-words, a-words, crap. Slang and actual terms for genitals. Name-calling (moron, crazy, insane, b*tch, d*ck, weird, dork, creepy, dum-dums, slutty, killer, big, dumb, entitled, crackhead, stupid, selfish, ungrateful, sh*tfaces, motherf*ckers, filthy liar, etc). Religious exclamations (Jesus, God, oh my God, who the hell, damn, etc). Jokes about race, homosexuality, gender, marriage, parenting, sex, genitals, etc. Obscene/suggestive hand gestures. Barf, explosive diarrhoea mentioned.

  • THEMES

    Mothers, parenting, work-life balance, working mothers, stay-at-home parents, marriage, lateness, sales, vertigo, mother-daughter relationships, raising kids, self-righteousness, judgement, PTA, parties, therapy, divorce.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Job loss. Dead wife, divorce, dead cat, fear of balloons mentioned. Dog. Spitting, urination. Chicken eaten.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Raunchy, funny, necessary, liberating, feminist, insightful, energetic, appealing, fluffy, good, sweet, female-driven, lewd, relatable, engaging. Strong/charming cast, easy chemistry between leads, excellent comic timing, riotous/breakout/scene-stealing/brilliant performance by Kathryn Hahn, icy/catty/cool/unhinged performance by Christina Applegate, hilarious/inspired/sudden/perfect celebrity cameo, unexpected/emotional moment during closing credits.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Predictable, safe, sitcom-y. Paper-thin plot, one-note male characters, too many slow-motion sequences, saccharine/sloppy/dissatisfying finale.

The Boss

Published in T
Wednesday, 23 March 2016 07:10
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  • Rating

    MA15+: Coarse language and sexual references.

  • The pitch

    She puts the motor in motivational.

  • Starring

    Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Bell, Peter Dinklage, Kristen Schaal, Kathy Bates, Tyler Labine, Ella Anderson

  • Directed by

    Ben Falcone

  • Running time

    99 minutes

  • Rated

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

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    People are arrested, wrestled, hit with objects, thrown through the air, ridiculed, grabbed, poked, insulted, pushed, shoved, slapped, punched, headbutted, pulled to the ground, kicked, hair-pulled, roundhouse-kicked, thrown against/into objects, back-flipped, hair-cut (in anger), temporarily paralysed, sliced with a sword, pursued, pushed off a building. People fall down stairs, watch "The Texas Chainsaw Massacre", dispose of a gun, teeter on a high ledge. Objects get crushed, thrown, knocked over. Burning objects, debris. Bribing, break-and-enter. Insider trading, hostile takeovers, bankruptcy, convicted felon, Stalin, communist youth, "I'll kill you", cult leader, torch the van mentioned. Blood/gore: Bloody cut, bloody gash, object protruding from limb. A television medical program shows intestines on a tray; a film scene has people covered in blood/screaming. Shattered pelvis, diverticulosis, rotten colon, ripping kids' teeth out, paralysis and death, blood test, cutting you to ribbons mentioned.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    Kissing, breast-touching, flirting, undressing, cleavage, shirtless man, thigh massaging. Dancewear. References to intercourse, lesbianism, flashing/exposing genitals, oral sex, sexual activity, pregnancy, orgy, homosexuality.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    Drugs (snorting white powder, a shopfront promotes medical marijuana). Alcohol (beer, wine, spirits, champagne, bottle in brown paper bag). A child drinks bourbon (implied). Scotch, smoking mentioned.

  • LANGUAGE

    C-word (spelled out), f-words, s-words, a-words, b*tch. Name-calling. Slang for genitals. Derogatory term for women. Jokes about height. Religious exclamations.

  • THEMES

    Family, business, start-ups, success, empowerment, motivational speaking, orphans, grudges, betrayal, hostile takeovers, gang wars, mentors, mother-daughter relationships, apologies, forgiveness.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Dead wife, dead cat mentioned. Orphanage, prison, plane settings. Pyrotechnics, helicopters. Dogs. Dental work (teeth whitening), foreclosure notice, bad breath, raspberry-blowing. Sushi, fugu eaten.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Melissa McCarthy is brash/over-the-top/charismatic, occasionally riotous/hilarious, real warmth between Melissa McCarthy and Kristen Bell, terrific street fight scene, funny teeth-whitening scene, some sweet moments.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Uneven, familiar, formulaic, convoluted, mean-spirited, sloppy, haphazard. Middling/disastrous third act, underwhelming gags, broad tone, paper-thin characterisations, hackneyed plotting, tired vulgarities, forced/schmaltzy/shameless/contrived lump-in-the-throat moments, choppy/hectic editing, feeble/pointless smutty jokes.

Veronica Mars

Published in V
Tuesday, 25 March 2014 04:24
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Additional Info

  • Rating

    M: Violence and coarse language.

  • The pitch

    Mars in Neptune ascending.

  • Starring

    Kristen Bell, Jason Dohring, Enrico Colantoni, Chris Lowell, Percy Daggs III, Tina Majorino, Krysten Ritter, Martin Starr, Gaby Hoffmann, Andrea Estella, Francis Capra, Ryan Hansen

  • Directed by

    Rob Thomas

  • Running time

    107 minutes

  • Rated

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

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    People are shot, punched, tasered, headbutted, wrestled, elbowed, pushed, hit with objects, pepper-sprayed, threatened. Police brutality, break-and-entering, bar fight, vehicle collision, hit-and-run. Homicide, dog-napping, electrocution, embezzlement, human trafficking, clubbing baby seals, Nazis mentioned. Blood/gore: Corpse. Photos of a murdered corpse. Bloody faces, bloody bullet wound, blood splatter. Rib, skull, pelvis fractures mentioned. Bruising, bandage.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    Excerpts of sex tapes seen. Kissing, undressing. Shirtless men. Crude drawing, sexual gestures. References to infidelity, sex acts, ejaculation, paedophilia. Skimpy clothing, cleavage. STDs, sexual assault mentioned.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    Alcohol (beer, cocktails, wine, spirits). Bar setting. A man eats brownies laced with narcotics. References to junkies, drug use.

  • LANGUAGE

    F-word, s-words, a-words, b*tch, bastard. Name-calling. Slang for genitals. Obscene finger gesture. Religious references and exclamation.

  • THEMES

    Forensics, law, private investigation, father-daughter relationships, celebrity, fans, sex tapes, high-school reunions, friends, confessions, guilt, planted evidence, social media, hidden cameras, corruption, addiction.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Deceased girlfriend, friends. Relationship breakup. Alcoholic mother, murdered best friend, adopted baby mentioned. Hospital setting. Cat, costumed character (gorilla). Belching.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Self-aware, rewarding, character-driven, fun, entertaining, satisfying, solid, well-paced, bold, breathless, ballsy, corny, enjoyable. Strong females, sharp characters, snappy dialogue, shrewd plotting, palpable chemistry between leads, crowd-pleasing cameos, reunion feel, loyal to fans.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Bland. Twisty second half, flat direction, visually dull, clumsy action, unconvincing plot, thin script.

Frozen (2013)

Published in F
Friday, 22 November 2013 10:00
Note: A short film titled Get a Horse! is presented before the feature film. It contains violence (characters are pursued, grabbed, hit with objects, injured, threatened, hit by a car, thrown through the air, electrocuted), a plane crash, raspberry-blowing, animal creatures (pig, dog, cow, chickens, duck), and fast-moving editing (flicker effect). ...

Additional Info

  • Rating

    PG: Some scenes may scare very young children.

  • The pitch

    Ex-thaw-dinary.

  • Starring

    (voices of) Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel, Jonathan Groff, Josh Gad, Santino Fontana, Alan Tudyk, Ciarán Hinds, Chris Williams

  • Directed by

    Chris Buck, Jennifer Lee

  • Running time

    108 minutes

  • Rated

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

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    People are blasted with frozen air/icicles, punched, accidentally hit, thrown to the ground, play-shoved, pursued, attacked by wolves, attacked by a snow creature, near-shot (arrows), near-crushed, chained, tied up, slapped, impaled, burned, near-melted, frozen, knocked overboard. People dangle precariously, fall over high cliffs, slide down embankments. Animals are hit with objects, fall into icy water. Burning objects, explosion, shipwreck. Arguing, loud roaring. Close-up of saw cutting ice (blade appears to lunge toward audience). An animation shows a girl under threat from evildoers. A painting shows a man brandishing a sword. Treason, sororicide (killing one's own sister), death sentence mentioned. A character says "you're going to kill yourself" (figurative). A child is accidentally injured (fall).

  • SEX/NUDITY

    Kissing, flirting. Female characters wear tight-fitting gowns. Group of people wearing towels in a sauna.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    Alcohol (champagne).

  • LANGUAGE

    Butt. Name-calling. Gender, genre, sibling, regional, cultural, animal stereotypes.

  • THEMES

    Sisters, princesses, winter, magical powers, secrets, royalty, confinement, estrangement, coronation, engagement, romance, desperation, dancing, true love, betrayal, greed, summer, identity, empowerment, forgiveness, love, fear, responsibility, musicals, fairytales, Hans Christian Andersen.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Deceased parents. Deceased sister mentioned. Marriage proposal. Fireworks, waterfalls, lightning, thunder, full moon, fireplace, burning torch, snowstorm, northern lights. Horses, reindeer, trolls, snowman, seagulls, duck, ducklings, pickled fish, wolves with scary yellow eyes, bees. Curses, sorcery mentioned. Picking nose and eating it mentioned. Drool, spitting. Brief foreign language (no subs). Very loosely based on The Snow Queen by Hans Christian Andersen.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Female-positive, gorgeous, fabulous, magical, energetic, humourous, accomplished. Breath-taking visuals, heart-stopping action, unforgettable songs, good character work, playful humour, crafty plot, unexpected twists, emotionally gripping, unforced use of 3D, classic Disney.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Formulaic. Some banal dialogue, hasty conclusion, falters slightly during middle act.

The Lifeguard

Published in T
Tuesday, 03 September 2013 02:36
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  • Rating

    MA15+: Strong sex scenes, themes and coarse language.

  • The pitch

    Drowning in self-pity.

  • Starring

    Kristen Bell, Mamie Gummer, Martin Starr, Joshua Harto, John Finn, Amy Madigan, Alex Shaffer, David Lambert, Adam LeFevre

  • Directed by

    Liz W Garcia

  • Running time

    98 minutes

  • Rated

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

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    A child near-drowns. Children yell abuse, throw things, swear at an adult. Dead animal (dehydration, malnutrition, neglect, abuse) discussed. Rape mentioned (figuratively). Statutory (consensual) rape. Arguing. Blood/gore: Hanged corpse.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    A couple have frequent, passionate sex. Oral sex. Kissing, erotic touching. A couple talk after (implied) sex. Evocative gestures and propositioning. Man seen naked from waist down. Half-naked woman, half-naked teenager (bum seen). Swimwear. Infidelity mentioned.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    Adults smoke weed with minors (joints, cannabis pipes). Stoned behaviour. Alcohol (beer, wine, spirits, cocktail). Smoking.

  • LANGUAGE

    C-word, f-words, s-words, a-words, slang for genitals. Name-calling. Derogatory terms for women. Religious exclamations. Cultural, regional, gender, age, weight, homosexual stereotypes. Vulgar sexual-themed insults.

  • THEMES

    Lifesaving, lifeguards, career changes, disillusionment, rebellion, recapturing youth, bad decisions, moving home, summer, struggling to get pregnant, city versus country, returning to roots, dropping out, teenage angst, parent-daughter relationships, teen suicide, statutory rape, marriage, journalism, animal cruelty, small business, responsibility.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Sexual relationship between adult and teenager. A woman has a relationship with an engaged man. Funeral setting. Deceased brother, trying to get pregnant, ADD mentioned. Teen kicked out of home. Missing cat. Barrel fires.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Partly: immersive, wistful, sorrowful, wise. Good cast, good performances.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Mostly: slow-paced, muddled, clichéd, trite, listless, self-pitying, implausible, misfiring, tedious, navel-gazing, dull, contrived, whiny, melodramatic, unoriginal, unconvincing. Mediocre soundtrack, weak material, undernourished supporting characters, underdeveloped subplots, characters lack motivation, terrible closing shot.

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.