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Winter's Tale (A New York Winter's Tale)

Published in W
Tuesday, 11 February 2014 05:44
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  • Rating

    M: Violence and sex scene.

  • The pitch

    A timeless romance.

  • Starring

    Colin Farrell, Jessica Brown Findlay, Jennifer Connelly, Matt Bomer, Lucy Griffiths, Michael Patrick Crane, Brian Hutchison, Kevin Corrigan, Alan Doyle, Russell Crowe, William Hurt, McKayla Twiggs, Eva Marie Saint, Will Smith

  • Directed by

    Akiva Goldsman

  • Running time

    118 minutes

  • Rated

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

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    People are pursued (gang), thrown, punched, kicked, stabbed, throat-slit, grabbed, killed, threatened, shot, knocked down, headbutted, thrown from a bridge, near-choked. People/vehicles fall beneath icy river. Fighting with pikes, swords, bolas. Smashed glass, break-and-enter, stealing, bribery. Killing, arson (church) discussed. Blood/gore: Corpses. Scars, deformities. Bloody cuts.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    A couple has sex beneath the sheets. Kissing, flirting, undressing, hand-holding. Full female nudity (silhouetted) and side nudity. Man in towel, naked (assumed) female in bed, man in underwear, woman in sheer nightwear.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    Alcohol (beer). Drinking wine mentioned. Hallucinating. An elixir is consumed.

  • LANGUAGE

    S-words, sonofab*tch. Taunting. Religious exclamations.

  • THEMES

    Reincarnation, death, magic, angels, consumption, visions, the supernatural, miracles, the afterlife, rules, debts, longevity, mortality, stealing, amnesia, cancer, good and evil, burglary, time travel.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Baby set adrift, child with cancer, medical examination, orphan. Cemetery setting. Murdered grandfather, death, seizures mentioned. Horse, demon, Lucifer, angels. Fur worn. Also known as A New York Winter's Tale. Based on the novel by Mark Helprin.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Heartwarming, magical. Picturesque cinematography, solid production design.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    (tbc)

The Numbers Station

Published in T
Thursday, 11 July 2013 02:37
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  • Rating

    MA15+: Strong violence.

  • The pitch

    Not much adds up.

  • Starring

    John Cusack, Malin Akerman, Liam Cunningham, Richard Brake, Bryan Dick, Finbar Lynch, Lucy Griffiths, Joey Ansah, Victor Gardener, Joe Montana

  • Directed by

    Kaspar Barfoed

  • Running time

    89 minutes

  • Rated

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

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    Many people are shot, shot at, stabbed, maimed, hit with objects, punched, kicked, near-strangled, dragged, threatened. Explosion, ambush, stolen car, vehicle collision. Soldiers with guns, explosions, burning vehicles, burning objects, broken glass seen in credits footage. Dissection of a dead man, troops in Afghanistan, illegal missions mentioned. Screaming. Blood/gore: Corpses, blood splatter, blood on clothing, bloody bullet wounds, bloody face, bloody leg. An object is removed from skin, fainting, injections (syringes seen), stitching skin (needle and entering skin seen). Victim on stretcher, people lying in hospital beds.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    A man places his hand on a woman's bum.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    Painkillers are injected into a woman's arm. Alcohol (spirits, shots). Alcoholism, teetotal mentioned. Smoking.

  • LANGUAGE

    F-words, s-words, wh*re-house, pr*ck.

  • THEMES

    Intelligence encoding, cryptology, broadcasting, psychiatric evaluation, re-assignment, security, profiling, compromise, survival, remorse.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Bunker, hospital settings. Aircraft (drone), helicopter. Heart-attack mentioned. Sweeping aerial cinematography.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Decent shootouts, soulful performances, well-written script.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Unclear plot, joyless, glum, routine, ill-defined setting, flat, airless, dim lighting. Takes itself too seriously.