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Jack Reacher: Never Go Back (2016)

Published in J
Thursday, 20 October 2016 23:28
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  • Rating

    M: Violence.

  • The pitch

    Never say Never.

  • Starring

    Tom Cruise, Cobie Smulders, Aldis Hodge, Danika Yarosh, Patrick Heusinger, Holt McCallany

  • Directed by

    Edward Zwick

  • Running time

    118 minutes

  • Rated

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

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    People are shot, tortured, punched, kicked, elbowed, kneed, choked, strangled, threatened, tied up, beaten, thrown to the ground/against walls/into objects, hit with objects (baton/meat tenderiser/post/pipe/gun/crow bar), tasered, handcuffed, head-smashed, arm/head-locked, pushed off building/ledges, hair-grabbed, tackled, near-hit by bus, assassinated, held over a building ledge. Car chases, car explosions, car driving through fence, cars rammed, stolen car. Objects knocked to floor/smashed/hit by car. A horror movie scene on TV shows a frightened woman running down a corridor. Military personnel, aircraft, vehicles and weapons (handguns/assault rifles/rocket launchers). Military prison break. Dent on desk (made by someone's head). Shoplifting, theft. Court martial (espionage).  Kidnapping/selling illegal immigrants, human trafficking, Afghani insurgents, weapons trade, aggravated assault, felony, treason, rip your arm off and beat you to death with it mentioned. Blood/gore: Dead bodies; body thrown off building. Bloody faces, cuts, knuckles, clothing, hands, arms; blood running down face, blood spatter on wall. Bruising, scars, black eyes. Broken ankle, man on crutches, homeless veteran in wheelchair with missing leg.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    Prostitute on street corner. Flirting. Man in shower, shirtless man, women in bra/bikini/robe/skimpy clothing (prostitute). Kinky sex, going back to your place, seedy motel, dating, friends with benefits, homosexuality mentioned.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    References to drugs and drug-taking (dope, junkies, shooting up, track marks on arms, opium smuggling). Alcohol (bottles in brown paper bags, yard glasses, beer mugs). Smoking (cigarette packet on table).

  • LANGUAGE

    S-words, a-words, b*tch, cr*p, p*sser, d*ck, pr*ck. Religious exclamations (damn, what the hell). Obscene finger gestures (the finger).

  • THEMES

    Betrayal, investigation, military, espionage, corruption, authority, paternity, mercenaries, conspiracy, weapons smuggling, murder, treason.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    References to deceased people's children, paternity suit for child support, foster homes. Homeless veterans. Hallowe'en parade (street parade/flashing lights). Fireworks, helicopters, plane. Military prison setting. Based on the book Never Go Back by Lee Child.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Self-aware, fun, absurd, satisfactory. A few memorable/strong moments, touching/understated ending, strong supporting performance by Cobie Smulders, well-choreographed fight scenes.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Uncinematic, uninspiring, forgettable, absurd, laughable, lazy, bizarre, derivative, sluggish. Cheesy one-liners, absurd dialogue, tepid comedy, convoluted situations/plot, lousy/disappointing/unambitious villains, weak action direction.

Frances Ha

Published in F
Thursday, 01 August 2013 00:23
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  • Rating

    MA15+: Strong coarse language.

  • The pitch

    Frances who?

  • Starring

    Greta Gerwig, Mickey Sumner, Michael Esper, Adam Driver, Michael Zegen, Charlotte d'Amboise, Grace Gummer, Patrick Heusinger

  • Directed by

    Noah Baumbach

  • Running time

    86 minutes

  • Rated

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

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    Playfighting (kicking, punching, hair-pulling, pretend choking). Arguing, squealing. Nazis mentioned. Blood/gore: Bloody elbow.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    Sex acts discussed. Sexual banter and innuendo. Porn, ejaculation, infidelity mentioned. Kissing. Shirtless man, man in underwear. Skimpy clothing/dancewear. Cleavage.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    Alcohol (beer, wine, spirits, aperitifs). Alcoholism mentioned, inebriation. Smoking. A woman consumes unknown pills (possibly sleeping pills). Sounding stoned mentioned.

  • LANGUAGE

    C-word, f-words, s-words, b*tch, b*stard. Name-calling. Slang for genitalia. Religious references and exclamations. Jokes about sex, height, weight.

  • THEMES

    Friendship, relationships, dancing, choreography, success, failure, ambition, spontaneity, living away from home, living abroad, blogging, travel, girlfriends, best friends, misfits, NYC-living, flatmates, mess, homesickness, jetlag, maturity.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Deceased grandfather, ill grandfather, pregnancy, miscarriage, funeral mentioned. Relationship break-up, engagement, estranged friends. Dogs, planes. Dental procedure (cleaning, numbing teeth). Urination, zit-squeezing, vomiting. Cat allergy mentioned, bacon eaten.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Moody, playful, carefree, exhilarating, low budget, black-and-white, offbeat, smart, rich, humorous, quirky, engaging, glorious, deadpan. Stellar performances, amusing dialogue, catchy soundtrack, downtown vibe, breathtaking cinematography, swiftly paced, a masterpiece.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Falters in parts. Mildly funny, precious, unoriginal, uninventive.