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Money Monster

Published in M
Tuesday, 31 May 2016 02:18
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Additional Info

  • Rating

    M: Coarse language, mature themes, violence and sex.

  • The pitch

    Ker-ching.

  • Starring

    George Clooney, Julia Roberts, Jack O'Connell, Dominic West, Caitriona Balfe, Giancarlo Esposito, Christopher Denham, Lenny Venito, Chris Bauer, Dennis Boutsikaris, Emily Meade, Condola Rashad

  • Directed by

    Jodie Foster

  • Running time

    98 minutes

  • Rated

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

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    People are shot, held at gunpoint, forced to wear a vest armed with explosives, pistol-whipped, kneed, tackled, thrown against objects, wrestled, punched. References to suicide (gunshot, hanging). People play a violent video game (weapons, explosions). Objects thrown, shot. Footage of rioting mob (spears, tear gas, shouting). Boxing sparring (theatrical). Vision from black-and-white horror movies show a woman screaming, a Frankenstein monster being beamed with electric current, a boxer being punched, a man being kicked by an animal. Colour video vision of Chucky doll. Yelling, arguing, mass panic. Semtex mentioned. Blood/gore: Bloody bullet wound, bloody clothing, blood smear on ground. X-ray image of kidney area seen. Heart attack mentioned.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    A couple has sex in a utility room (trousers are around legs). A nude couple is seen in the shower (background). A man makes a masturbation gesture near his crotch. Kissing, dressing. Skimpy costumes, shirtless man, cleavage. A man likens lines on a graph to breast shape. The Janet Jackson (pixellated) exposed-breast incident is shown. References to sexual behaviour, libido, erectile dysfunction, escort services. Brothel setting (assumed). Extra-marital affair mentioned.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    Drugs (smoking bong, snorting from mirror, inhaling helium). Alcohol (beer, spirits, cocktails). Bar setting. Gambling (video footage of roulette wheel, slot machines). Packet of cigarettes seen.

  • LANGUAGE

    F-words, s-words, a-words, b*tch. Name-calling. Slang and actual terms for genitals. Religous references and exclamations. Obscene hand gesture.

  • THEMES

    Financial news, television celebrities/hosts, news gathering, hostage crises, bankruptcy, desperation, fraud, police operations, communications, evacuation, computer hacking, quants, betrayal, financial loss, live television, tragedy, the little guy, share trading, stock tips, corporate greed, inequality, computer algorithms.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Relationship breakup, job loss (threatened). Estranged child, ex-marriages, divorce, recently deceased mother mentioned. Plane, helicopter. Stuffed parrot. Video footage of cat and donkey. Urination, toilets.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Taut, lightweight, real-time, well-crafted, watchable, competent, raucous, amiable. On-point performances, scene-stealing performance by Emily Meade, obtuse humour, tense/suspenseful early scenes, elegant camerawork, streamlined direction, deft/rapid-fire editing, captures the controlled chaos of live studio.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Odd, toothless, flat, forgettable, off-balance, low-stakes, unoriginal, screwball, unconvincing, silly, ordinary, perfunctory. Straightforward plot, familiar ideas, cheap plot patch-ups, preposterous/incredulous third act, loses pace, lacks satire/wit.

Green Room

Published in G
Monday, 09 May 2016 04:20
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Additional Info

  • Rating

    R18+: High impact violence.

  • The pitch

    Daft punks.

  • Starring

    Anton Yelchin, Joe Cole, Alia Shawkat, Callum Turner, Imogen Poots, David W. Thompson, Mark Webber, Patrick Stewart, Macon Blair, Eric Edelstein, Brent Werzner, Taylor Tunes

  • Directed by

    Jeremy Saulnier

  • Running time

    95 minutes

  • Rated

    R18+ (Australia), 18 (UK), R (USA)

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    People are shot, stabbed, choked, mauled, bitten, hacked, slashed (box cutter), sliced, beaten, wrestled, held down, pushed up against a wall, face-grabbed, throat-grabbed, headlocked, tackled, doused (fire retardant), held at gunpoint, held hostage, hit with objects, kicked, arm-slapped. An animal is hit with an object. Theft (petrol siphoning). Objects thrown, smashed. A car is seen resting in a field (accident implied). Swastikas, white supremacy stickers, Confederate flag, pentagram seen. Yelling, screaming, arguing, slamdancing. Burning crosses, Nazi, Iraq vets, war tactics, getting slaughtered mentioned. Blood/gore: Bloody stab/gunshot/maul/open wounds, skin, clothing, objects. Pooling, spurting blood. Snapped limb. Exposed bone/flesh/gore in wounds. Corpses. Bodies are dragged, dropped, covered in makeshift body bags. Object protruding/removed from body. Drawings of skull, girl with a bloody knife.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    People are kissed on the forehead (platonic). Slang terms for ejaculate, anal sex.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    Drugs (drug lab, sachets/bricks of drugs). Hypodermic needle seen protruding from skin (heroin overdose implied). An animal is injected with a stimulant. Alcohol (beer, shots). Smoking. Drug possession, roach cigarette mentioned. Club setting.

  • LANGUAGE

    F-words, n-word, s-words, a-words, p*ssed. Name-calling. Derogatory terms for women and homosexuals. Religious references and exclamations. Stickers read slogans such as "Fascist Faggot" and "White Supremacy". Obscene finger gestures.

  • THEMES

    Murder, survival, music, punk rock, live performance, violence, witnesses, touring, skinheads, extremists, heroin, traitors, escape, neo-Nazis, attack dogs, crime scenes, sieges, desert island bands.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Dogs. Power blackout. Butterfly (opening titles graphic), photos of cats. Fart, spitting. Vomit, fecal matter mentioned.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Bloody, impressive, remarkable, claustrophobic, shocking, surprising, intelligent, unrelenting, robust, colourful, effective, brash, haunting, brutal, exciting, splattery, textured, unpredictable, satisfying, tense, entertaining, visceral, funny, scary, effective, audience-pleasing, memorable. Clever dialogue, beautifully crafted narrative, refined/smart/terrific script, snappy editing, excellent cast, inventive/startling makeup, jaw-dropping gore, moody soundtrack, restrained/assured direction, detailed/realistic/intricate/scummy set design.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Familiar setup, a little anti-climactic.