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Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017)

Published in S
Monday, 03 July 2017 04:01
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  • Rating

    M: Action violence.

  • The pitch

    Kid's got a future.

  • Starring

    Tom Holland, Michael Keaton, Robert Downey Jr., Marisa Tomei, Jon Favreau, Gwyneth Paltrow, Zendaya, Donald Glover, Jacob Batalon, Laura Harrier, Tony Revolori, Bokeem Woodbine

  • Directed by

    Jon Watts

  • Running time

    133 minutes

  • Rated

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

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    People are thrown through the air/to the ground/into objects/into and through vehicles, punched, pushed, head-slammed, threatened with guns/death, mocked, blasted with alien laser guns, dragged behind a van, smashed into objects, splashed, hit by car, frozen mid-air, hit with objects, kicked, dropped from up hight/caught in a parachute/near-drowned, incinerated, bound/tied up with spider web, thrown overboard, crushed beneath falling concrete. Mass property damage (vehicles, shops, buildings, street, etc). Burning engines on aircraft/engine falls off/ freefalling plane/plane crash/burning debris. Explosion on ferry; ferry on fire/split on half/shot up/flooded. Exposion in national monument, elevator in freefall; broken glass, people trapped in elevator. Burning shop/street. Crashed/damaged cars; a car crashes into a bay of bicycles; reckless driving; car rollover. Objects dropped/smashed/shot. Foiled ATM robbery. Weapons/skills training, web grenade. Screaming. "People could've died", "I will kill you and everybody you love", "We're going to die", "I didn't want to lose a student on a school trip again", "slice his throat" mentioned. Criminal homicide, war criminals mentioned. Blood/gore: Small spots of blood on forehead, mouth, nose, head, cheek, lip. Bloodshot eye. Bruising, scars, grazes.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    Shirtless teen, teen in boxers, teens in swimwear, cleavage. Dressing/undressing, flirting, bum-slapping, kissing. Jokes about hot mother, your daughter, puberty. Teens play the game of Who Would You Rather F*uck/Marry/Kill. A teen says he was looking at porn. A man says to a teen "You screwed the pooch/raised the hybrid puppies".

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    Alcohol (beer). Teens at a party carry red cups (contents unknown/alcohol assumed). Bourbon, Scotch mentioned.

  • LANGUAGE

    F-word, s-word, a-words, bastards, crap, shut up, ballsy. Name-calling (Pen*s Parker, crazy, losers, old man, monster, idiots, big bird, bad guy, bozos, psychopath, etc). Religious exclamations (what the hell, oh my god, thank god, oh god, damn, etc). Obscene finger gesture.

  • THEMES

    Superheroes, high-school geeks, arms dealers, New York City, alien weapons, internship, modified technology, responsibility, teen crushes, coming-of-age, science, academic decathlon, teamwork, detention.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Prison setting. Planes, helicopters. Spider robots/drones, cat, dog, rats, seagulls. Winged villain with green eyes. Used chewing gun on ceiling. End-credits scene, post-credits scene.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Human, enchanting, grounded, sweet, witty, fast-moving, entertaining, razor-sharp, crowd-pleasing, whip-smart, slick, ambitious, light, snappy, hilarious, buoyant, fun, giddy, teen-oriented, exciting. A-list/diverse/rich supporting cast, terrific/charming/relatable/sensational/funny/awkward/believable/affable performance by Tom Holland, relatable/refreshing villain, stellar first act, finely crafted script, inventive plot, pared-down/comprehensible action sequences, fun cameos, surprising/seat-edge/fiery/cathartic finale, stylish direction, avoids backstory.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Overcrowded (in a good way), disposable. Frustrating/weightless CGI, uninspired action sequences, severely underwritten female characters, many suspension-of-disbelief plot holes, a little patchy/shallow/eager/prosaic.

Captain America: Civil War

Published in C
Wednesday, 27 April 2016 01:17
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  • Rating

    M: Action violence.

  • The pitch

    Iron Man is Mister Softee.

  • Starring

    Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson, Sebastian Stan, Anthony Mackie, Don Cheadle, Jeremy Renner, Chadwick Boseman, Paul Bettany, Elizabeth Olsen, Paul Rudd, Emily VanCamp, Daniel Brühl, Frank Grillo, William Hurt, Martin Freeman, Marisa Tomei

  • Directed by

     Anthony Russo, Joe Russo

  • Running time

    147 minutes

  • Rated

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

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    People are shot (guns/arrows), kicked, punched, elbowed, headlocked, gassed (smoke grenades), thrown through the air/against objects, roundhouse-kicked, tackled, flipped, body-slammed, throat-grabbed, near-choked, drowned, tortured (water), tasered, blasted, pursued, set alight, tied up, hung upside down, imprisoned, head-banged, knocked off motorcycles, arrested, face-grabbed, smacked, restrained, shoulder-charged, near-crushed, near-stomped, beaten. People fall down elevator shafts, stairwells, from high ledges/the sky. Thwarted suicide attempt (shooting). Hand-to-hand combat, combat training. Smashed objects, mass property damage. Explosions, bomb blasts. Gate, doors, vehicles rammed. Vehicle into tree, cars dropped, rollovers, carjacking, motorcycle stolen. Burning vehicles/building/man/aircraft. Helicopter crashes. Armed soldiers, military vehicles seen. Newspaper articles mention robbed police stations, terrorism. Archival footage of aircraft crashing, buildings collapsing. Screaming, arguing, mass panic. Weapons of mass destruction, criminals, assassination mentioned. Blood/gore: Inert/dead bodies, walking wounded, coffin. Arm blown off/missing limb. Bloody faces (very), clothing, scratches, grazes, objects, bullet wounds. Burned/scarred face, bloodshot eyes, scars. Bruising, arm in sling. Patients on stretchers, IV drips, IV lines seen along arms (close-up), MRI, people in cryogenic tanks, physical therapy. Foreign blood spilled, heart attack, numbers of injured/dead, shattered S1, extreme laceration of spinal cord, paralysis mentioned.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    Kissing. Cleavage. Tight-fitting, skimpy costumes.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    Alcohol (bottles of wine, spirits seen).

  • LANGUAGE

    S-words, a-words, sonofab*tch, p*ss, cr*p. Name-calling. Religious references and exclamations.

  • THEMES

    The Avengers, collateral damage, missions, friends, allies, mind control, post-hypnotic suggestion, grief, blame, truces, vengeance, loyalty, United Nations, regulations, biological weapons, vigilantism.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Murdered parents/father. Dead sons, wife, parents mentioned. Church, funeral, bar, airport settings. Dog, spider's web, power outage. Helicopters, planes. Spitting. Brief Russian, German, Hungarian, Nigerian languages (subtitles). Some high/dizzying aerial camerawork, and fast-moving/hand-held camerawork. Mid-credits scene, post-credits scene.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Propulsive, crisp, efficient, elegant, fan-pleasing, character-driven, ultimate, great, compelling, grown-up, near-perfect, mainstream, crackerjack, satisfying, indulgent, fun, epic, exciting, giddy, gargantuan, mature, substantive, bright, creative, insightful, affecting. Colossal cast of characters, Chris Evans is superb as Steve Rogers, sympathetic performance by Robert Downey Jr, scene-stealing performance by Tom Holland, miraculously juggles multiple characters, joyous new characters/cameos, smart/spare story, no grandstanding supervillain plot, inventive/fun airport scene, generally well-paced, Marvel's finest hour so far.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Overstuffed. Sprawling running time, not particularly innovative, one too many plot swerves, unnecessary romantic sub-plot.

The Big Short

Published in T
Monday, 21 December 2015 04:43
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  • Rating

    M: Coarse language and nudity.

  • The pitch

    Plenty to brag about.

  • Starring

    Christian Bale, Ryan Gosling, Steve Carrell, Brad Pitt, Rudy Eisenzopf, Casey Groves, Marisa Tomei, Rafe Spall, Anthony Bourdain, Margot Robbie, Selena Gomez

  • Directed by

    Adam McKay

  • Running time

    130 minutes

  • Rated

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

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    Suicide (jumping) implied. Hitting own head with drumstick, object dropped. Verbal threats ("I'm going to bash his head in", etc). Suicide (sibling), Chernobyl mentioned. Arguing, shouting. Rifle range practise (semi-automatic rifles, handguns, targets with Osama bin Laden's face). Picture of police in riot gear, photos of people in handcuffs, photos of returning soldiers. Fraudulent behaviour. Blood/gore: Glass eye, weeping eye. Smashed face, dark thoughts, losing eye in childhood mentioned.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    Near-nude women, exposed breasts/midriffs, cleavage, miniskirts. Swimwear. Woman in bath (nudity implied). Kissing, provocative dancing. Sexual-themed song lyrics. Strip club setting.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    Medication consumed (Tums). Alcohol (champagne, wine, beer, spirits, cocktails). Smoking (cigarettes, cigars). Being medicated discussed. Zoloft, Xanax, weed mentioned. News segment discussing sportsmen taking performance-enhancing drugs. Bar setting.

  • LANGUAGE

    F-words, s-words, a-words, b*tch. Name-calling, taunting, racial/cultural ingorance. Slang for genitals and bodily fluids. Religious references and exclamations.

  • THEMES

    Fraud, corruption, greed, Global Financial Crisis (GFC), credit, high finance, housing, debt, unemployment, profiting from others' misfortune, bankruptcy, job loss, therapy, social awkwardness, anger management, paranoia, homelessness.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Job loss, mysophobia. Images of boarded-up/abandoned houses, people crying, poverty, forced homelessness. Unemployment figures, financial loss numbers quoted. Dead brother (suicide), dead father (violent crimes) mentioned. Strip club, bar settings. Raw seafood, mouldy bread. Alligator, dog. Spitting. Colonic appointment, urine mentioned. Based on the book The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine by Michael Lewis. Fast-moving camerawork can be nauseating.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Exuberant, funny, witty, energetic, absorbing, entertaining, satirical, engaging, accessible, dense, cathartic, inventive, intellectual, ambitious, surreal, outraged. Terrific cast, sturdy/wonderful/showy performances, celebrity cameos, adept screenplay, effective supporting cast.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Preachy, busy, overlong. Mass of information/explanation and frantic cinematography can be exhausting, some gags/characters don't land.

Love the Coopers (Christmas with the Coopers)

Published in L
Thursday, 26 November 2015 00:22
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  • 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.

Trainwreck

Published in T
Thursday, 23 July 2015 05:53
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  • Rating

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

  • The pitch

    The title says it all.

  • Starring

    Amy Schumer, Bill Hader, LeBron James, Tilda Swinton, Vanessa Bayer, Brie Larson, Mike Birbiglia, Evan Brinkman, Randall Park, Jon Glaser, Ezra Miller, Daniel Radcliffe, Marisa Tomei, Matthew Broderick, Marv Albert, Chris Evert

  • Directed by

    Judd Apatow

  • Running time

    125 minutes

  • Rated

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

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    People are slapped (sexual), punched. Beating up kid at school, knocked out teeth and stolen shoes, stolen bike, Dad beating up neighbours mentioned. Arguing, yelling. Raping mentioned (comic). Blood/gore: Blood spatter. Knee surgery (exposed/hammering bone), wound-stitching. Bloody clothing/face/glove/hand. Spinal/head scan images. Patients in hospital beds, IV drips, medical equipment.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    A woman has sex with many different partners. Oral sex, orgasm, hitting during sex, erection beneath towel, nipple-licking. Kissing, flirting, grinding-dancing. Nude men (rear view). Woman in bra, cleavage, skimpy clothing, shirtless men. References to sex, masturbation. Threesomes, fetishes, condoms mentioned.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    Snorting cocaine, vial of white powder, smoking marijuana. A patient is administered a sedative intravenously. Alcohol (beer, spirits, cocktails, wine, shots). Club, bar settings. Intoxication. Smoking. Viagra, Adderall, getting high, smoking pot, getting drunk/hammered, bong, champagne mentioned.

  • LANGUAGE

    F-words, s-words, a-words, b*tch. Name-calling, derogatory terms for women. Terms for genitals and bodily functions. Religious references and exclamations. Jokes about race, weight, age, death, homosexuality, cultures.

  • THEMES

    Monogamy, infidelity, promiscuity, love, commitment, forgiveness, father-daughter relationships, dating, NYC, assisted living, sports medicine, surgery, Doctors Without Borders, awards, recognition, fear, basketball, cheerleaders, elite athletes.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Deceased father, relationship breakup, job loss. Divorce mentioned. Lightning, dogs. Toilet. Hyperventilating, gagging, vomit. Urination, defecation mentioned. Brief Mandarin (no subtitles).

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Lacerating, smart, heartfelt, raw, funny, honest, wise, hilarious, personal, charming, deft, mature, polished, enjoyable, frank, robust, plain-speaking, important. Stellar/memorable performances, real chemistry between leads, LeBron James is hilarious/scene-stealing, focused/warm script, reality-bending narrative, makes a well-trodden tale feel fresh.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Shaggy, overlong, familiar, flawed. Too many narrative detours/digressions, sags toward end, many jokes fall flat.