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La La Land (2016)

Published in L
Wednesday, 14 December 2016 07:31
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  • Rating

    M: Coarse language.

  • The pitch

    Here's to the ones that dream.

  • Starring

    Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone, J.K. Simmons, Rosemarie DeWitt, Claudine Claudio, Jason Fuchs, Finn Wittrock, Josh Pence

  • Directed by

    Damien Chazelle

  • Running time

    128 minutes

  • Rated

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

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    People are shoved, slapped (playful). A man breaks a restaurant sign. Objects thrown at a car. Yelling, arguing. Blood/gore: None.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    Kissing, hand-holding. Cleavage. Women flash their underwear while dancing. People in swimwear, nightwear. Couple in bed together (clothed). Woman in towel.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    Alcohol (wine, champagne, beer, cocktails). Bar, club settings.

  • LANGUAGE

    F-word, s-words, a-word. Obscene finger gestures. Name-calling (weirdo, baby, etc). Religious exclamations (God help us, oh my God, my Lord, holy hell, goddamn, etc).

  • THEMES

    Romance, musicals, Hollywood, jazz, fame, success, auditions, collectibles, theatre, bands, live music, touring, career, relationships, fusion, duets, ambition, sacrifice, heartache.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Job loss, relationship breakup. Fireworks. Meat eaten. Bright camera strobe/flashes.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Remarkable, romantic, sun-drenched, absorbing, dazzling, distinctive, sweet-natured, energetic, dreamy, optimistic, happy, wonderstruck, joyous, sad, magical, daring, beautiful, sophisticated, unexpected, original, transportative, audacious, starry-eyed, ambitious, vibrant, bittersweet, elating, ardent, passionate; a masterpiece. Charming/terrific/excellent/appealing lead performances, powerful/convincing chemistry between leads, simple storytelling, gob-smacking/raucous/exhilarating opening scene, evocative soundtrack, gorgeous/expert/superb/kinetic cinematography, instinctive/intense direction, alluring backdrops/set pieces, buoyant/charming/memorable/melodious/infectious musical numbers, elegant costumes, sensational finale.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Overlong. A little too discordant/melancholy, the momentum stalls at times, some songs are a little indistinct/forgettable.

Men, Women & Children

Published in M
Friday, 14 November 2014 08:30
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  • Rating

    M: Mature themes, sexual references, coarse language and nudity.

  • The pitch

    Everybody does it.

  • Starring

    Adam Sandler, Jennifer Garner, Rosemarie DeWitt, Judy Greer, Dean Norris, Emma Thompson, Timothée Chalamet, Olivia Crocicchia, Kaitlyn Dever, Ansel Elgort, Katherine C. Hughes

  • Directed by

    Jason Reitman

  • Running time

    119 minutes

  • Rated

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

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    Suicide attempt (pills). People are hit with object, tackled, punched repeatedly, slapped, threatened. Violent video game played. Baby dying from dehydration, 9/11 mentioned. Arguing, yelling. Blood/gore: Patient in hospital bed, tubes around body, IV drip. Bloody nose/face/thighs. Collapsed girl. Blood spray emoticon.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    Underage sex. Sex scenes. Kissing, masturbation, undressing, flirting, rubbing against each other, caressing. Girl in underwear strips, fondles herself. Groaning, sexting. Internet pornography, infidelity websites, online escort service site seen. Underage boys (ages 15, 10) view pornographic websites. Topless women, shirtless males, nude bottom, revealing clothing, cleavage. Picture of underage girl performing oral sex/older men offering underage girl money to see her in underwear mentioned. Mother encourages daughter to post semi-nude photos on internet. References to having sex (including with an object), sexual-themed discussion, crude sexual references.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    Alcohol (wine, spirits, cocktails, beer). Pills (prescribed).

  • LANGUAGE

    F-words, s-words, b*tch. Name-calling. Slang for genitalia. Derogatory language/threats. Religious exclamations.

  • THEMES

    Technology, social media, sex, teenage sex, suicide, body image, body dimorphic, ectopic pregnancy, pornography, gaming, online chat, celebrity, depression, unhappiness, abandonment, eating disorders, adultery, irresponsibility, electronic monitoring, loneliness, addiction.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Estranged mother, eating disorder, abusive parenting, miscarriage, attempted suicide. Hospital setting. Abortion (natural), unwanted pregnancy mentioned. Vomit emoticon. Urination.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Perceptive, moving, keen, analytical, hypnotic, ambitious, forthright, clever. Outstanding cast, excellent performances, strong writing, diverse storylines, cool tone, darkly comic, promising start.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Preachy, scolding, clinical, familiar, one-sided, excruciating, ignorant, smug, hypocritical, on-the-nose, obvious, overdone, melodramatic, blunt, obnoxious. Condescending narration, clumsy/clueless script.

Kill The Messenger

Published in K
Thursday, 09 October 2014 03:41
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  • Rating

    R (USA): Language and drug content.

  • The pitch

    Contra-versial.

  • Starring

    Jeremy Renner, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Rosemarie DeWitt, Barry Pepper, Oliver Platt, Andy Garcia, Paz Vega, Michael Sheen, Ray Liotta, Yul Vazquez, Lucas Hedges

  • Directed by

    Michael Cuesta

  • Running time

    112 minutes

  • Rated

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

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    People are held at gunpoint, kidnapped, pursued. Objects punched/kicked, window smashed. Images of soldiers carrying guns, explosions, weapons firing, burning buildings, people being handcuffed. Rapists, paedophiles, killing people, dying children, suicide mentioned. Yelling, arguing. Blood/gore: Bloody scratch, bloody hand. Bandages. Images of corpses, body bags, blood-covered fabric, baby in ICU.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    Couple in bed (sex implied). Kissing. Swimwear, nightwear, cleavage, shirtless men, men in underwear. Infidelity discussed.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    Images of illegal drugs, drug dealing, drug-taking, drug paraphernalia. Prescription drugs consumed. Alcohol (beer, champagne, wine, cocktails). Underage drinking. Smoking. War on drugs, drug abuse, heroin, marijuana, crack cocaine, narcotics, dope mentioned.

  • LANGUAGE

    F-words, s-words, a-words, bastard, b*tch. Name-calling. Slang for bodily functions. Religious exclamations. Obscene finger gesture.

  • THEMES

    Gary Webb, Dark Alliance: The Story Behind the Crack Explosion, US government, conspiracy theories, news reporting, investigative journalism,informants, lies, power, bribery, corruption, drugs, drug dealing, racism, father-son relationships, infidelity, awards, motorcycle maintenance, Nicaragua, San Jose Mercury News.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Deceased mistress (suicide) mentioned. Suicide (gunshots) mentioned. Prison, courtroom, airport settings. Plane, helicopters, ducks, horses, tank fish. Cooking hamburgers, hot dogs; roast chicken eaten. Urination. Based on a true story.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Assiduous, engrossing, flinty, brainy, fact-based, gritty, cautionary, painful, worthwhile, compelling, coherent, ballsy, sincere, well-meaning, admirable. Excellent performance from Jeremy Renner, topnotch cast, steady flow of tension, great story, standout performance from Lucas Hedges, the film has passion/heart.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Patchy, unsubtle, idealistic, generic, sprawling, overstuffed, strained, dated, self-congratulatory, clichéd. A little too sympathetic toward subject, overuse of news exposition montages, plot holes, mismatched tones, glorified cameos.

Touchy Feely

Published in T
Monday, 09 September 2013 23:34
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  • Rating

    M: Coarse language, drug references and sex scene.

  • The pitch

    Skin deep.

  • Starring

    Rosemarie DeWitt, Josh Pais, Ellen Page, Scoot McNairy, Allison Janney, Ron Livingston, Shannon Kipp, Tomo Nakayama

  • Directed by

    Lynn Shelton

  • Running time

    88 minutes

  • Rated

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

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    Yelling, arguing. Object knocked over. Blood/gore: Frequent dental procedures (examination, cleaning). Blood on gum, cotton swab.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    A couple have bathroom sex. Sexual past discussed. Kissing. Shirtless man. Exposed backs (massage patients), woman in bath (no genitals seen). Cleavage.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    A practitioner prescribes ecstasy (MDMA) tablets. Alcohol (beer, wine). Smoking.

  • LANGUAGE

    F-words, s-words, a-words. Name-calling. Religious exclamations. Joke about drug addiction. Gender, teen, family, career stereotypes.

  • THEMES

    Alternative therapies, traditional medicine, massage, Reiki, dentistry, family, ex-lovers, small business, self-awareness, meditation, anxiety, cycling, finding yourself, relationships, doubt, rejection, moving in together, temporomandibular joint dysfunction (TMJ), healing, identity.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Relationship breakup. Deceased wife/mother, deceased grandmother, deceased husband, divorce mentioned. Toilet, vomiting. A man collapses, hyperventilates. Extreme close-ups of skin (veins, pores, hairs). Nightclub scene has very mild strobe lighting. Brief vision under end credits.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Warm, moody, mysterious, gentle, small, comforting. Highly likeable characters, sustained mood, quiet soundtrack, talented cast, strong female representation, good character development, plenty to admire and enjoy.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Listless, frustrating, inaccessible, disappointing, uneven, dull, whimsical, vanilla, muddled, maudlin, inarticulate. Hasty, unsatisfactory conclusion. Contrived concept, lacks humour, some unconvincing character-interaction, unexplored potential, stakes are too low, some unclear motivations, lacks visual flair, fails to follow through on character/narrative developments, Allison Janney is underused.

The Odd Life of Timothy Green

Published in T
Monday, 15 April 2013 02:00
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  • Rating

    G: General.

  • The pitch

    A boy teaches his parents how to be-leaf.

  • Starring

    Jennifer Garner, Joel Edgerton, CJ Adams, Odeya Rush, Rosemarie DeWitt, Lois Smith, M Emmet Walsh, Dianne Wiest, Common, David Morse, Ron Livingston, James Rebhorn

  • Directed by

    Peter Hedges

  • Running time

    105 minutes

  • Rated

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

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    A mysterious shadow and an unknown figure beneath a blanket are seen. An adult plays an aggressive game of dodgeball with children. Kids smear a boy with food. A boy is smacked over the head. A boy sinks to the bottom of a pool. A girl is (accidentally) kicked in the face. Adults argue, bicker. Adults catcall from the sideline of a football (soccer) match. A child is injured in a soccer match. Blood/gore: A man lies in a hospital bed; IV lines seen. Bloody nose. A child emerges from beneath the ground (implied). A corpse is seen in a coffin.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    Kissing. Where babies come from (mentioned). Pool-wear.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    Alcohol (wine).

  • LANGUAGE

    Name-calling, teasing. Fart, guts. Religious exclamations.

  • THEMES

    Parenting, failure to conceive, infertility, bad news, adoption, miracles, hope, rejection, bullying, being different, intellectual theft, acceptance, sibling rivalry, family talents, pride, father-son relationships, invention, pitching ideas, creativity, loss of a child, friendship, honesty, expectation, disappointment, infinite possibilities, clumsiness.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Hospital setting. Thunder, lightning. Child covered in dirt. Supernatural occurrences (inexplicable weather, mysterious appearance of a child, special talents). Job losses, threat of factory closure.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Family friendly, warm-hearted, charming, fanciful. Deals with real emotions. Solid performances and intelligent direction.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Cliched, sentimental, predictable, contrived. Plot-holes. Stock characters.

Promised Land

Published in P
Friday, 29 March 2013 00:10
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  • Rating

    M: Coarse language.

  • The pitch

    Insincere promises are fracked up.

  • Starring

    Matt Damon, Frances McDormand, John Krasinski, Rosemarie DeWitt, Hal Holbrook, Titus Welliver, Scoot McNairy, Frank Conforti

  • Directed by

    Gus Van Sant

  • Running time

    106 minutes

  • Rated

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

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    Friendly punching, not-so-friendly punching. A child burns himself on an iron (mentioned). Damage is seen on a shop window. A woman makes a gun-firing motion with her fingers against her head (comic). A model of a farm is burned. A youth carries a shotgun over his shoulder. Photographs of dead cattle. Environmental pollution is discussed. Blood/gore: Bloody nose, bloody tissue.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    Flirting. Kissing (mentioned).

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    Alcohol (wine, beer, spirits, shots). Drinking games.

  • LANGUAGE

    F-words, s-words, a-words. Name-calling and derogatory slang. Obscene finger gesture. Religious references and exclamations.

  • THEMES

    Corporate bullying/power, corruption, bribery, scandal, small-town hospitality, pride, trust, opportunity, manipulation, skepticism, natural resources, fracking, environmental concerns, contamination, pollution, the royal 'we'.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    High aerial camera angles. Horses, cows, cat, goats, chickens, ducks, turtle, donkey. Vomiting (mentioned) and seen (blurred). Deceased fathers/brother (mentioned).

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Good script, heart-felt message in a casual setting. Quietly contemplative. Unpretentious. Ethereal score. Smooth direction.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Sentimental. Use of stereotyping. Favours simplicity over complexity. Ending flounders.