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Awaken (A Perfect Vacation)

Published in A
Sunday, 22 February 2015 10:42
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Additional Info

  • Rating

    CTC.

  • The pitch

    Islanders learn how to Kope.

  • Starring

    Edward Furlong, Vinnie Jones, Daryl Hannah, Natalie Burn, Jason London, Robert Davi, Michael Paré, David Keith, Christa Campbell, Michael Copon, Augie Duke, Benny Urquidez

  • Directed by

    Mark Atkins

  • Running time

    89 minutes

  • Rated

    CTC (Australia), NR (UK), NR (USA)

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    People are shot, pursued, neck-snapped, punched, pushed, slapped, kicked, stomped, elbowed, kneed, stabbed, hit with objects, arm-snapped, bitten/attacked by sharks, karate-chopped, tasered, head-locked, drugged, head-butted, slashed, choked, bitten, neck-sliced. Hand-to-hand combat, shootouts. A woman trips and is paralysed. Sparring practise. Yelling, arguing. Soiled chair/bucket seen (torture assumed). Missing persons, war in Afghanistan, strangling, robbery mentioned. Blood/gore: Corpses. Corpse on gurney with post-op slicing wound. Snapping bones, ear sliced off, sliced/slashed neck. Bloody mouth/neck/shoulder/forehead/instruments/objects/wounds/chest/eyebrow. Blood in water, pooling blood. Organs (including eyes) in jars, objects protruding from skin. Hypodermic needle/syringe, medical instruments seen. Patient on hospital gurney, IV drips. Organ donation/harvesting, biliary artresia mentioned.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    Flirting, ogling. Bare chest (female), skimpy clothing, cleavage, woman in underwear. Cuddling naked mentioned.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    Drug (sedative assumed) injected. Alcohol (beer, spirits). Bar setting. Smoking. Drinking tequila, slipping something in one's drink, using heroin, possession (heroin/cocaine) mentioned.

  • LANGUAGE

    S-words, b*tch. Name-calling. Religious references and exclamations.

  • THEMES

    Organ harvesting, human trafficking, abduction, survival, trust, escape, losing a child, grief, betrayal, revenge, sisters.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Deceased child, deceased sister. Missing sister, deceased mother, deceased father mentioned. Prison setting. Waterfall, full moon, campfire. Sharks. Brief Spanish language (no subtitles). Alternative title is A Perfect Vacation.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    (tbc)

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

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The Goonies

Published in T
Friday, 18 April 2014 09:03
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  • Rating

    PG: Mild coarse language, mild horror, mild violence.

  • The pitch

    It's good enough for me.

  • Starring

    Sean Astin, Corey Feldman, Jonathan Ke Quan, John Matuszak, Josh Brolin, Martha Plimpton, Kerri Green, Robert Davi, Joe Pantoliano, Anne Ramsey, Lupe Ontiveros

  • Directed by

    Richard Donner

  • Running time

    114 minutes

  • Rated

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

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    People are hit with objects, shot at, scalded, tied up, threatened (switchblade), chained, grabbed, kidnapped, interrogated, knocked over, near-pureed, near-impaled, pursued, punched, forced to walk the plank, thrown overboard. Prison breakout, police chase, stolen bicycle, counterfeit money. Explosion, sparks, objects dropped/smashed, broken glass. Arguing, shouting, screaming. Dropped baby, nursing home fire, hara-kari, lying/cheating, Iranian terrorists mentioned. Blood/gore: Corpse, bullet wound. Hanging man, skeletons. Bandaged arm.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    Kissing. Naked men (implied) in shower. Nude statue. Ogling (bare thighs). Shirtless youth. Sexual-themed discussion. Sexual torture devices, naked pictures mentioned.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    Smoking. Marijuana, cocaine, speed, heroin, drugs, drug-dealers mentioned.

  • LANGUAGE

    S-words, a-word, p*ss, bastard, slang for genitals. Name-calling. Religious exclamations. Weight, ethnicity, gender, disability stereotypes and jokes.

  • THEMES

    Treasure hunting, pirates, treasure maps, invention, clumsiness, translation, moving house, property development, foreclosure, criminals, hideouts, clues, counterfeiting, booby traps, suicide, asthma.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Prison setting. Crab, chicken, tank fish, seagulls, dead fish, cockroaches, bats. Thunder, lightning, waterfall, toilet, urination. Brief Spanish and Chinese (some subtitles).

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Accomplished, adventurous, impressive, exciting, involving, smooth, special, cheerful, gruesome, intense, excellent, fun, rambunctious, noisy, fast, ingenious, entertaining. High-energy performances, fantastical story, superb crossover appeal, lively script, elaborate script, breakneck narrative speed, honest dialogue.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Manipulative, calculated, charmless. Slow start, schoolyard chatter, rude words.

The Iceman

Published in T
Saturday, 21 September 2013 21:55
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  • Rating

    MA15+: Strong violence and coarse language.

  • The pitch

    Cold-blooded, chilling.

  • Starring

    Michael Shannon, Winona Ryder, Chris Evans, Ray Liotta, David Schwimmer, Robert Davi, Danny A Abeckaser, John Ventimiglia, Ryan O'Nan, McKaley Miller, James Franco, Megan Sherrill, Stephen Dorff, Hector Hank

  • Directed by

    Ariel Vroman

  • Running time

    105 minutes

  • Rated

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

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    People are shot (many), throat-sliced, stabbed, garrotted, slapped, poisoned, hit with objects, held at gunpoint, threatened, taunted, pursued, near-choked, wrestled. Explosion, objects knocked over/smashed, innocents killed, family threatened, broken glass. Father beating son (flashback), items stolen from corpse. Fender bender, reckless driving, hit-and-run. Yelling, screaming, arguing, pleading. Killed girl, killed/tortured dogs, fatally beaten boy, man shot with arrow, dumping bodies, torching bodies mentioned. Television footage of troops in Vietnam. Blood/gore: Corpses (high body count), body in freezer, frozen bodies/body parts, hanging corpse, butchering corpses. Slit throat, blood splatter, bloody bullet wounds, blood on clothing, sliced hand, bleeding, bruising. Leg in traction, bandaging.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    A couple have bedroom sex. Nude couples have sex in pornographic movies. Kissing, breast-kissing, flirting, caressing. Half-naked girl, shirtless man, skimpy clothing, cleavage. Pornographic movies, erotic posters. Sexual-themed banter. Making porno movies, dating, no sex before marriage mentioned.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    Cocaine dealing, drug couriers. A man rubs cocaine on his gums. Cyanide-poisoning. Alcohol (beer, wine, spirits), bar/club settings. Smoking (cigarettes, cigars). Gambling (pool).

  • LANGUAGE

    C-word, f-words, s-words, a-words, sonofab*tch, name-calling. Slang terms for genitals and masturbation. Slang for bodily functions. Slang terms for foreigners. Religious references and exclamations. Gangster, homeless, country, ethnic, urban stereotypes.

  • THEMES

    Richard Kuklinski, contract killing, gangsters, family, fatherhood, pornography, video dubbing, drug dealing, witnesses, paranoia, temper, remorselessness, partnerships, sociopaths, revenge, double lives, suspicion, betrayal, loyalty, undercover ops, deceit.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Job loss. Hospital, prison, cemetery, courtroom settings. Flock of ducks, cat. Grim Reaper tattoo. Butchered animal carcasses. Brief Polish (no subs). Loosely based on Anthony Bruno's book The Iceman: The True Story of a Cold-Blooded Killer.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Vivid, sharp, moody, compelling, gritty, dark, gripping, intense vivid, humanising, suspenseful, convincing, edgy, unsettling, grim. Terrific performances, superb cast, hard dialogue, dense plot, detailed characters, expert storytelling, hypnotic editing, arresting visual style, assured camerawork, focused production design.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Clichéd, monotonous, sketchy, wrong-footed, bleak, hurried, sludgy, repetitive. Flat direction, doesn't offer much character study, lacks tension, plodding script, lifeless production values.