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Red 2

Published in R
Thursday, 08 August 2013 02:54
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Additional Info

  • Rating

    M: Violence and coarse language.

  • The pitch

    Russian REDolution.

  • Starring

    Bruce Willis, John Malkovich, Mary-Louise Parker, Helen Mirren, Neal McDonough, Anthony Hopkins, Byung-hun Lee, Catherine Zeta-Jones, David Thewlis, Brian Cox, Philip Arditti

  • Directed by

    Dean Parisot

  • Running time

    116 minutes

  • Rated

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

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    Many people shot (handguns, machine guns, rifles, snipers, submachine guns). People are punched, kicked, stabbed (paper, syringe), tasered, headbutted, hit with objects, stomped, slapped, near-choked, threatened, bound, gagged, dragged, restrained, taken hostage. Guns pointed, grenade, dynamite, military, military vehicles, firing squad. Objects shot, debris, property damage, broken glass. Domestic violence, theft, reckless driving, vehicle collisions, vehicle rollovers. Vehicle explosions, building explosions, nuclear explosion, aircraft explosion, helicopter crash, fireballs. Mass killing, murders, domestic terrorism, torture, Cold War, nuclear weapons, neutron bombs, nerve gas, particle beam weapons, car bomb, WMDs mentioned. Yelling, arguing. Blood/gore: Corpses (fresh, in coffin, burning). Pin inserted into skin, object removed from skin. Skinning people alive mentioned. Acid is poured on a corpse. Blood on head, bloody scratches, bloody grazes. Injections (needles seen in skin).

  • SEX/NUDITY

    Kissing. Flirting, caressing. Sexual banter, innuendo.Shirtless men. Skimpy dancewear, cleavage.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    Alcohol (wine, champagne, spirits, shots). People are sedated, drugged. Drug-induced behaviour. LSD dosing, lethal poisoning mentioned. Suicide pills, nerve gas.

  • LANGUAGE

    S-words, a-word, bastard. Derogatory terms for women, slang for genitalia and bodily functions, name-calling. Religious references and exclamations. Cultural, gender, mental illness stereotyping.

  • THEMES

    Relationships, espionage, retirement, security, contract killing, leaked documents, counter-intelligence, operatives, MI6, London, Paris, genius, assassination, disarmament.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Funeral, asylum, underground tunnel settings. Spiders, planes, helicopters, helicopter crash, plane crash, toilets, sewage. Rats, ants, frog mentioned. Brief Russian and Arabic languages (subtitled).

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Funny, action-packed, light, entertaining, passable. Snappy dialogue, zippy pace, stellar cast. Anthony Hopkins and Helen Mirren are terrific.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Dull, bland, far-fetched. Meandering storyline, flimsy premise, fizzles out, terrible female characterisation, jarring editing, forced comedy.

Red

Published in R
Sunday, 04 August 2013 02:18
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Additional Info

  • Rating

    M: Action violence and infrequent coarse language.

  • The pitch

    Better off red.

  • Starring

    Bruce Willis, Mary-Louise Parker, Morgan Freeman, Karl Urban, John Malkovich, Ernest Borgnine, Helen Mirren, Brian Cox, Julian McMahon, Richard Dreyfuss

  • Directed by

    Robert Schwentke

  • Running time

    111 minutes

  • Rated

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

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    People are shot, shot at, exploded, tasered, hanged, stabbed (syringe), punched, kicked, slapped, shoved, headlocked, knocked over, trapped, kidnapped, threatened, held at gunpoint/knife-point, bound, gagged. Home invasions, reckless driving, vehicle collisions, planting evidence. Property damage, explosions, fireballs. Objects are smashed, broken, shot, burned. Weapons arsenal, suicide bomber, grenades, cannisters. Screaming. Murdered reporter, annhilated village, terrorists, Vietnam War, Afghanistan, mind-control, life imprisonment, arms dealing mentioned. Blood/gore: Bloody bullet wounds, bloody gashes/scratches, blood on clothing, blood on objects, bloody hands. Removing shrapnel, cleaning wounds. Severed fingers. Close-up of eyeball (contact lens is inserted), bloodshot eye.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    Kissing, flirting, ogling. Male chest. Skimpy clothing (poster), cleavage.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    Alcohol (beer, champagne, spirits, shots). A man takes unknown pills. Vials of prescription pills. Being high, drug lords, LSD, daily drugging (psychology experiment) mentioned.

  • LANGUAGE

    F-word, s-words, a-words, slang for genitalia and bodily functions. Name-calling. Religious references and exclamations. Cultural, gender, regional, career, age stereotypes and jokes. Obscene finger gesture.

  • THEMES

    Assassination, retirement, adventure, travel, romance novels, negotiation, CIA black operatives, Secret Service, Vice President, betrayal, censorship, grudges, eccentricity, paranoia, infiltration, surveillance, security.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Liver cancer, heart attack, adoption mentioned. Alligators eat a bird (animation), pig (toy). Plane, helicopter. Packets of dried seafood, furs worn, fur blankets, taxidermy. Sky-high aerials. Brief Chinese language (no subtitles). Adapted from comic novel by Warren Ellis.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Humorous, fun, inherently silly, enjoyable, energetic. Great cast, Mirren is superb, earnest action sequences.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Unimaginative, forgettable, clichéd. Weak plot, glib set pieces, uneven tone, loses direction, comedy too broad in places.

R.I.P.D.

Published in R
Friday, 02 August 2013 02:46
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Additional Info

  • Rating

    M: Supernatural themes and violence.

  • The pitch

    Ghostmen in Black.

  • Starring

    Ryan Reynolds, Jeff Bridges, Kevin Bacon, Mary-Louise Parker, Stephanie Szostak, James Hong, Marisa Miller, Robert Knepper, Mike O'Malley, Devin Ratray, Larry Joe Campbell

  • Directed by

    Robert Schwentke

  • Running time

    96 minutes

  • Rated

    M (Australia), NR (UK), PG-13 (USA)

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    People/monsters are shot (police rifles, futuristic laser weapons, harpoon line-gun), shot at, vaporised, hit with objects, stabbed, pursued, thrown through the air, punched, near-crushed, thrown from skyscrapers, thrown into oncoming traffic, threatened, dangle precariously, fall several floors. Explosions, building collapses, burning debris, property damage, broken glass. Inter-worldly portals cause mass devastation. Dangerous driving, vehicle collisions, helicopter crash, vehicle rollover. Yelling. Human sacrifice mentioned. Blood/gore: Searing flesh, exploding flesh. Bodily transformations, dismembered limbs. Bleeding stab wound, torn flesh. Falling corpses.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    Kissing, ogling, flirting. STDs, castration, lap-dancing, porn mentioned. Innuendo. Sex acts mentioned (comic). Nude man (genitals not seen). Shirtless men. Woman in underwear. Skimpy clothing, cleavage.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    Meth dealing mentioned.

  • LANGUAGE

    F-word, s-words, a-words, sonofab*tch, slang for bodily functions. Name-calling, derogatory terms for women. Religious exclamations. Obscene finger gestures.

  • THEMES

    Resurrection, police work, dirty cops, corruption, drug busts, second chances, rookies, judgement, Armageddon, investigation, modern versus traditional, mismatched partnerships, baseball, grief.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Husband killed. Job suspension. Funeral, cemetery, hospital settings. Dysentery mentioned. Monsters with extra eyes, extra hands, stretched skin, oversized body parts. Helicopters, plane, toilet. Flock of birds, seagull, dog, taxidermy bird. Racks of hanging meat. Spitting, vomiting, biting, gagging, slime. Inspired by Dark Horse comic.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Kevin Bacon. Faintly amusing comedy. One impressive use of CGI.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Dull, unoriginal, un-engaging, generic, unfunny, inconsistent, bland, boring, loud, graceless. Bridges' accent frequently difficult to understand, disappointing creatures, lifeless script, no chemistry between actors, poorly realised, confusing and silly plot, garish special effects, overbearing CGI, terrible editing.