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Tomorrowland

Published in T
Sunday, 24 May 2015 09:38
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  • Rating

    PG: Mild science fiction violence and coarse language.

  • The pitch

    Saving humanity in the Nix of time.

  • Starring

    Britt Robertson, George Clooney, Hugh Laurie, Raffey Cassidy, Thomas Robinson, Pierce Gagnon, Matthew MacCaull, Tim McGraw, Kathryn Hahn, Keegan-Michael Key

  • Directed by

    Brad Bird

  • Running time

    130 minutes

  • Rated

    PG (Australia), 12A (UK), PG (USA)

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    People/robots are vaporised, stabbed, zapped with laser weapons/beams, thrown through the air, threatened, pursued, shot at, kicked, punched, bashed, hit with objects, decapitated, maimed, arrested, attacked by an animal, thrown through a windscreen, hit by a car, magnetised, frozen, near-blasted, catapulted, knocked out, dragged, jerked around/forward, kneed, tackled, crushed. People/robots fall from high ledges/distances, hit their head, fall down stairs/through trap door. Explosions, crash landings, uncontrolled freefalling, mid-air collision, dangerous driving, burning vehicle, building sideswiped, flooding, devastation. Vandalism, trespass, handcuffed man, hand-to-hand combat. Objects knocked over, smashed. Video footage of riots, extreme weather events (cyclone/tornado), burning forest, nuclear mushroom cloud. Famine, war, environmental collapse, terrorists, murder, joining a cult, Doomsday, the apocalpyse, epidemics, dead animals, widespread annhilation mentioned. Arguing, screaming, yelling. Blood/gore: Bloody graze on chin, gash on arm, burned skull, twisted/smashed face (no gore). DNA scan, a girl's torso opens out to reveal a storage pocket. Significant injury, loss of blood sugar mentioned.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    People in swimwear. Mini-skirts, some slightly transparent/revealing clothing.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    People consume a sherbert-like powder. Being on drugs mentioned.

  • LANGUAGE

    P*ss, sonfa---, bollocks, bloody, peeing. Name-calling. Religious exclamations.

  • THEMES

    The future, invention, New York's World Fair 1964, Disneyland, jet-pack flight, optimism, cynicism, humanity, engineering, space travel, surveillance, father-daughter relationships, super strength, programming, the Eiffel Tower, deportation, dreamers, self-fulfilling prophecy, tachyonic energy, anything is possible.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Fireworks, welding sparks, power blackout. Birds (mechanical), dogs, buzzing insects. Tongue-poking, burping. Being stung by a bee mentioned. Brief French language (no subtitles), brief robot language (subtitles). Also known as Tomorrowland: A World Beyond and Disney Tomorrowland: A World Beyond.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Big-budget, futuristic, effects-heavy, star-driven, fantasy-oriented, audience-friendly, sparkling, philosophical, big, flashy, fun, brave, high-budget, accessible, rip-roaring, funny, surprising, wondrous, sugared-up, awestruck, emotional, throught-provoking, subversive, globe-trotting, time-traveling, optimistic, exhilarating. Gorgeous world, inventive images, carefully choreographed/tense action, compelling/solid performances, beautiful/enlightened future, playful tone, energetic score, glorious/bright/clean/smooth production design, retro references, politically astute commentary, substantial ideas, weighty/provocative/worthwhile themes.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Overlong, exhausting, preachy. Ho-hum story, some awkward third-act twists, some sermonising, thin/unsatisfying world-building, flat finale, ultimately succumbs to blockbuster trappings.

Wish I Was Here

Published in W
Friday, 08 August 2014 02:23
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  • Rating

    R (USA): Language and some sexual content.

  • The pitch

    Tragedy circles back to comedy.

  • Starring

    Zach Braff, Kate Hudson, Pierce Gagnon, Joey King, Mandy Patinkin, Josh Gad, Michael Weston, Alexander Chaplin, Allan Rich

  • Directed by

    Zach Braff

  • Running time

    106 minutes

  • Rated

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

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    People are sexually harassed, punched, tied up (children), slammed into a wall. A child plays a violent (shooting) video game. Smashed object, shattered glass. Killing Arabs, hating Arabs/Jews, Al Qaeda mentioned. Getting beaten up/picked up at school, bomb scare at school mentioned. Arguing. Blood/gore: Bruising. Patient in hospital bed. Exposed brain (theatrical makeup).

  • SEX/NUDITY

    Sexual harassment (inappropriate banter). A couple have costumed sex. A couple lie beneath the sheets after (implied) sex. Masturbation, kissing, caressing. Nude male bum, nipples seen beneath clothing, shirtless man, cleavage, skimpy outfits, major camel toe. A man watches pornography. Posters of bikini-clad women.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    Alcohol (beer). Smoking. Buying weed, buying drugs at school, anti-depressants mentioned.

  • LANGUAGE

    F-words, s-words, a-words. Name-calling. Slang and actual terms for genitals. Slang/references for bodily functions. Religious, gender, cultural, family stereotypes. Heavy religious references and exclamations. Racial references. Obscene finger gesture.

  • THEMES

    Family, Judaism, home schooling, education, sexual harassment, acting, auditions, cancer, death, regret, brothers, parenting, social media, epiphanies, camping, Comic-Con, science fiction, teaching, unemployment, experimental treatments.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Deceased father, job loss. Deceased mother, sister, buried cat mentioned. Hospital, church, funeral settings. Helicopter (audio only). Dog, tortoise, wolf (costume). Urination, vomiting, fart noises. Taxidermy bird. Brief Hebrew (subtitles).

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Sharp, funny, entertaining, offbeat, tear-jerking, charming, good, sincere, thoughtful, quirky, touching, spiritual, poignant, mature, sweet, jokey, fan-friendly. Impressive performance from Kate Hudson, convincing chemistry between leads, terrific cast, snappy/quick banter, good story, interesting characters.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Sitcom-y, exaggerated, stale, safe, pretentious, self-indulgent, incoherent, un-amusing. Cheap jokes/comedy, shallow melodrama, pointless digressions, spineless/charmless protagonist, mechanical writing, broad sentimental strokes, wonky plot.

Rio 2

Published in R
Sunday, 13 April 2014 09:01
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Additional Info

  • Rating

    G (USA): General.

  • The pitch

    Meet the Parrots.

  • Starring

    (voices of): Anne Hathaway, Leslie Mann, Jemaine Clement, Kristin Chenoweth, Jesse Eisenberg, Miguel Ferrer, Jamie Foxx, Jake T. Austin, Pierce Gagnon, Andy Garcia, Jeffrey Garcia, Rachel Crow, Bernardo de Paula, will.i.am, George Lopez, Bruno Mars

  • Directed by

    Carlos Saldanha

  • Running time

    101 minutes

  • Rated

    CTC (Australia), U (UK), G (USA)

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    Character are tied to a rocket, accidentally set on fire, shot (dart), bound, hit with objects, thrown through the air, near-poisoned, thrown overboard, poked, bitten, eaten by a snake (implied), abducted, throat-grabbed. A poisonous frog drinks her own toxin to imply suicide. Smashed objects, broken glass, explosions. A song lyric discusses killing other birds. Animals attack/eat/swoop each other/people. Axe thrown. Screaming, hissing. Blood/gore: A bird learns he'll never fly again, damaged feathers seen (flashback). Charred wings/feathers. Animal skeletons.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    Kissing, hugging, snuggling, preening. Skimpy clothing, cleavage.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    Alcohol (champagne). Frog poison seen/consumed.

  • LANGUAGE

    Poop, poo, droppings. Name-calling. Religious exclamation.

  • THEMES

    New Year's Eve, the Amazon, the jungle, family, Carnaval, Shakespeare, adventure, exploration, duets, father-daughter relationships, reunions, technology, logging, deforestation, environmentalism, forbidden love, auditions, Brazil nuts, soccer, football.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Fireworks, waterfalls, rapids, full moon, thunder, lightning, fortune telling. Birds (lots), spider (huge), snakes, spiderweb, dog, monkeys, butterfly, tank fish, river fish, frog, sloth, tapir, porcupine, turtles, insects, bats, piranhas, mosquitoes, alligators, panther, porpoises, squirrel. Spitting, drool.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Delightful, thrilling, vibrant, complex, elegant, infectious, lighthearted, charming, hyperactive, bright, noisy, eye-popping, ear-tickling, fun. Splashy score, top-notch voice talent, sharp-witted writing, beautifully choreographed musical numbers, creative aerials, complex action sequences, gorgeous backdrops, colourful cast, two-tiered humour, chirpy energy, family friendly.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Predictable, overstuffed, shapeless, bland, jumbled, forced, repetitive, manufactured. Derivative plotting, slapstick visuals, lazy writing, too many villains, competing agendas, trite eco-sermonising.