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A Walk in the Woods

Published in A
Wednesday, 16 September 2015 06:37
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Additional Info

  • Rating

    M: Coarse language and sexual references.

  • The pitch

    Take a hike.

  • Starring

    Robert Redford, Nick Nolte, Emma Thompson, Mary Steenburgen, Nick Offerman, Kristen Schaal, Susan McPhail, Mimi Gould

  • Directed by

    Ken Kwapis

  • Running time

    104 minutes

  • Rated

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

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    Two men slide down an embankment, fall into a creek. A bunk bed collapses with people inside. Bears raid a campsite. Internet articles refer to violent deaths on the Appalachian Trail (ritualistic savagery, murders, dismemberment, newlyweds mauled by bair). Dangerous driving. Blowing our brains out (comic), boyfriend in prison, outstanding warrants, rolled my car, stalag, stolen boat, man with shotgun, kill her (comic), kill me (comic) mentioned. Arguing. Blood/gore: Decomposed body, rabies, poison, colonoscopy, seizures, bleeding feet mentioned.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    Oral sex (implied). Kissing, flirting, ogling. Frequent references to sex, affairs, infidelity, oral sex, past partners, women. STD, bestiality jokes. Men in underwear, hairy bum crack, cleavage.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    Alcohol (spirits). Drink driving. Drink ourselves to death, drinking problem, getting drunk, prescribed beta-blocker, beer mentioned.

  • LANGUAGE

    F-words, s-words, a-words, sonofab*tch, bastard, bugger. Name-calling. Derogatory term for women. Slang for bodily waste and genitals. Fat jokes. Religious exclamations.

  • THEMES

    Bill Bryson, the Appalachian Trail, friends, alcoholism, sobriety, camping, fitness, ageing, television interviews.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Deceased friends, coffin. Funeral setting. Plane, dogs, bears, waterfalls, lightning, thunder, snowstorm. Based on the book by Bill Bryson.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Funny, delightful, unpretentious, pleasurable, amusing, light, pleasant, feel-good. Wonderful cast, scene-stealing cameos from Kristen Schaal and Mary Steenburgen, gorgeous scenery, splendid aerial location shots, comfortable pacing, droll tone, competent screenplay.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Predictable, broad, bland, workmanlike, episodic, middling, low-stakes, lame. Uninspired/colourless writing, maddening direction, misfiring gags.

Last Vegas

Published in L
Saturday, 25 January 2014 02:42
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Additional Info

  • Rating

    M: Coarse language and sexual references.

  • The pitch

    Old friends are a sure bet.

  • Starring

    Michael Douglas, Robert De Niro, Morgan Freeman, Kevin Kline, Mary Steenburgen, Jerry Ferrara, Romany Malco, Roger Bart, Joanna Gleason, Michael Ealy

  • Directed by

    Jon Turteltaub

  • Running time

    105 minutes

  • Rated

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

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    People get punched. Mafia references. Theft. Arguing. Blood/gore: Bloody knuckles, bloody nose. Bandage.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    Kissing, flirting, propositioning, ogling. Woman in lingerie, woman in briefs. Shirtless men. Swimwear, cleavage, skimpy clothing. References to sex acts. Erotic dancing. Couple seen beneath sheets.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    Alcohol (champagne, spirits, cocktails, beer). Gambling (slot machines, lucky wheel, blackjack). Prescription pills, Viagra seen. Lipitor, Dramamine mentioned.

  • LANGUAGE

    F-word, s-word, a-word, cr*p. Slang for genitals. Name-calling, objectification of women. Age, gender, cross-dressing, marriage, Mafia stereotypes. Religious exclamations.

  • THEMES

    Friendship, Las Vegas, bachelor parties, clubbing, love triangles, fidelity, memories, gambling, mortality, grudges, forgiveness, death.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Deceased wife mentioned, ex-partners discussed. Deceased boss. Funeral, plane, bar, casino, nightclub settings. Marriage proposal, relationship breakup. Snake.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Inoffensive, mediocre, amusing, watchable, lovely, funny, touching, sunny, heartfelt, entertaining, likable, genial. Great cast, memorable cameo, amiable performances.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Unsubtle, clichéd, obvious, schmaltzy. Silly, unadventurous plot. Shameless product placement.