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20,000 Days on Earth

Published in 0-9
Thursday, 31 July 2014 01:19
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  • Rating

    MA15+: Strong nudity and sexualised imagery.

  • The pitch

    Embrace the disaster.

  • Starring

    Nick Cave, Warren Ellis, Blixa Bargeld, Darian Leader, Kylie Minogue, Ray Winstone, Susie Bick, Arthur Cave, Earl Cave

  • Directed by

    Iain Forsyth, Jane Pollard

  • Running time

    97 minutes

  • Rated

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

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    Photograph of man being punched. Cannibalism, train-dodging mentioned. Blood/gore: Blood-splattered face (photo). Injection seen. Severed hand (prop).

  • SEX/NUDITY

    Photographs/drawings of nude females, genitals, exposed breasts, pubic hair, erotic poses. Shirtless man, skimpy clothing, swimwear. Sexual acts, pornography discussed.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    Alcohol (beer). Taking drugs, being a junkie, champagne, cocaine, heroin mentioned.

  • LANGUAGE

    F-words, s-words, bastard. Slang for bodily functions. Religious references and exclamations.

  • THEMES

    Nick Cave, childhood, memories, mortality, music, song recording, Nabokov's Lolita, theology, faith, Kylie Minogue, writing, The Bad Seeds, Brighton, philosophy, psychiatry, archives, self-invention, performing, 24 hours, The Birthday Party, Push The Sky Away, Scarface.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Childbirth scene. Deceased father discussed. Helicopter heard. Kangaroo, koala, birds, dog, sheep. Taxidermy birds. Eel cooked, eaten. Urination (photograph).

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Essential, inspiring, insightful, candid, confessional, poetic, distinctive, imaginative, impressionistic, droll, haunting, disarming, resonant, self-mocking, bewitching, intense, innovative, playful, ambitious, fresh, polished, inventive, lyrical. Unusual approach, beautiful cinematography, dazzling opening sequence, stunning editing, ornately detailed production design, gorgeous widescreen images, dynamic sound mix.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Barely scratches the surface of the genius artist.

Lawless

Published in L
Monday, 03 June 2013 06:18
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  • Rating

    MA15+: Strong bloody violence.

  • The pitch

    Top-shelf distillation of Matt Bondurant's viscous novel.

  • Starring

    Tom Hardy, Shia LaBeouf, Guy Pearce, Jason Clarke, Jessica Chastain, Mia Wasikowska, Dane DeHaan, Gary Oldman, Noah Taylor, Tim Tolin, Lew Temple, Marcus Hester, Bill Camp

  • Directed by

    John Hillcoat

  • Running time

    116 minutes

  • Rated

    MA15+ (Australia), 18 (UK), R (USA)

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    An animal is shot (off-camera). Many people are shot at close and mid-ranges with handguns, machine guns, submachine guns and rifles. People are stabbed, punched, kicked, beaten, gang-raped (implied), hit with knuckle-dusters, butt-whipped, threatened, wrestled, thrown down stairs, dragged unconscious, pushed into an open grave, hit with objects, castrated, tarred & feathered, slapped, involved in shootouts. A man's throat is cut (in close-up), a man's neck is snapped. A man punches a law enforcement officer, forces gasoline hose into his mouth. Vehicles are shot at, crashed, sabotaged. Kids play and pose with machine guns. Smashed glass. Boot catches fire, building explodes. A battalion drowned at sea, Spanish Flu deaths mentioned. Yelling, screaming. Blood/gore: Bullet-ridden corpses. Lots of blood on faces, bodies, clothing, objects, spilled on ground. Spitting blood. Bruising, grazes, scratches, burst blood vessel in eye, bandage, stitches. A corpse in a coffin is fed beer and a cigarette at a funeral. Severed testicles.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    A woman climbs atop a man beneath the sheets. A woman is gang-raped (implied). A man drunkenly fondles a woman. Burlesque dancing mentioned. Kissing. Nudity: Two fully nude women (some nudity obscured). Lingerie. Topless woman.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    Alcohol (moonshine, spirits, beer), drunken behaviour. Smoking (cigars, cigarettes), chewing tobacco.

  • LANGUAGE

    F-words, s-words, a-words, sonofab*tch, slang for genitalia. Name-calling, insults. Cultural, ethnic, racial and gender stereotypes. Religious references and exclamations.

  • THEMES

    Family history, bootlegging, prohibition, moonshine, corruption, gangsters, mobsters, 1920s Virgina, racial segregation, outlaws, brothers, justice, revenge, murder, invincibility.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Church, hospital, burial and funeral settings, rickets. Horses, chickens, birds, fawn. Spitting, feet-washing, campfire, taxidermy (fowl), dust storm, welding sparks. Cooking steak.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Explosive action and gun sequences. Impressive performances, taut script, potent atmosphere, steady pace, handsome visuals.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Exceptional talents are underused. Slightly overlong. Generic, unimaginative.