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Dior and I

Published in D
Saturday, 07 March 2015 06:10
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Additional Info

  • Rating

    M: Coarse language.

  • The pitch

    Beautifully woven.

  • Starring

    Raf Simons, Marion Cotillard, Anna Wintour, Sidney Toledano, Pieter Mulier, Jennifer Lawrence, Sharon Stone

  • Directed by

    Frédéric Tcheng

  • Running time

    90 minutes

  • Rated

    M (Australia), 12A (UK), NR (USA)

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    Images of soldiers. War mentioned. Yelling. People are trapped in an elevator.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    Breasts, nipples visible beneath transparent clothing. Skimpy outfits. Sex mentioned.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    Alcohol (champagne, spirits). Smoking.

  • LANGUAGE

    F-words, s-words, name-calling. References to low weight, homosexuality.

  • THEMES

    Christian Dior, Raf Simon, fashion, haute couture, labels, brands, wealth, French designers, minimalism, femininity, romanticism, Paris, ateliers, legacy, passion, family, love, models, weight, fabric, art, design.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Helicopter, planes. Ghosts, previous life, death, shadows, hauntings mentioned. Shaky handheld camera work. Frequent camera flashes/strobe effect.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Stylish, fascinating, innovative, enchanting, well-paced, sleek, multi-layered. Deft/subtle direction, judicious/complicit score, deft editing, beautifully crafted, some breathtaking imagery, well-considered direction, handsome/crisp lensing.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Superficial. Lame attempts at building suspense.

Fading Gigolo

Published in F
Wednesday, 23 April 2014 23:26
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Additional Info

  • Rating

    M: Sex scenes, coarse language and mature themes.

  • The pitch

    Where there is love there is pain.

  • Starring

    John Turturro, Woody Allen, Vanessa Paradis, Liev Schreiber, Sharon Stone, Sofía Vergara, Tonya Pinkins, Jade Dixon, Aubrey Joseph, Dante Hoagland

  • Directed by

    John Turturro

  • Running time

    90 minutes

  • Rated

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

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    People are threatened with a baseball bat, accidentally hit with. Car crash. Yelling, arguing. Money laundering, organ trafficking, fascism, adultery, incest, bestiality, barbarism, murder mentioned. Blood/gore: Butchering cows, blood, bone mentioned.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    A man has sex with several different partners. Threesome, oral sex, undressing, flirting, kissing. Nude woman, topless statue. Low-cut gown, skimpy clothing, women in lingerie, shirtless man, cleavage. AIDS, gonorrhea mentioned.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    Alcohol (champagne, spirits, wine, vodka, hip flask). Bar setting. Smoking. Zoloft, Viagra, acid mentioned.

  • LANGUAGE

    F-words, a-word, sonofab*tch. Slang for genitals. Derogatory term for women. Religious references and exclamations.

  • THEMES

    Prostitution, threesomes, sex, pimping, relationships, rare books, floristry, small business, infidelity, morality, massage, neighbourhood watch, Jews, New York City, jealousy.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Deceased husband mentioned. Bar, courtroom settings. Dogs, pigeons, waterfall. Brief Hebrew (no subs).

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Sensual, sensitive, intelligent, wry, incongruous, warm, disarming, successful, charming, funny, touching, modest, oddball, sentimental, small, unassuming, breezy, absurd, quasi-farcical, slight, comical, affecting. Keenly observed, terrific performances, mature script, traces of silliness, unfussy direction, generous character renderings, upbeat jazz score, throwback feel.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Uneven, lumbering, pretentious, odd, messy, inconsistent, unfocused, disjointed, contrived. Shameless vanity project, absurd premise, poor representation of females, mildly amusing, requires suspension of disbelief.

Lovelace

Published in L
Thursday, 22 August 2013 09:35
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Additional Info

  • Rating

    MA15+: Strong themes, sex scenes and drug use.

  • The pitch

    Goes deep.

  • Starring

    Amanda Seyfried, Peter Sarsgaard, Sharon Stone, Robert Patrick, Juno Temple, Chris Noth, Bobby Cannavale, Hank Azaria, Adam Brody, Chloë Sevigny, James Franco, Debi Mazar, Wes Bentley, Eric Roberts

  • Directed by

    Rob Epstein, Jeffrey Friedman

  • Running time

    93 minutes

  • Rated

    MA15+ (Australia), 18 (UK), R (USA)

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    A woman is raped/gang-raped (implied), shoved, thrown, slapped, threatened at gunpoint (pistol), tormented. A man is belted, a man behaves aggressively during sexual intercourse, pimps out his wife. Objects thrown and smashed. Domestic hitting, yelling, gunshot heard. Fatal car crash, World War II, Korea, the Hindenburg mentioned. Blood/gore: Scar, bruising, bloody face, bloody knuckles.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    Frequent oral sex scenes and implied sex. Masturbation, pimping. Kissing, flirting. People watch pornographic movies. Sexual revolution, prostitution, aphrodisiac, swinger parties mentioned. Sexual banter, innuendo, provocative dancing, sex toys (blow-up doll, dildo). Woman frequently seen topless. Shirtless man, male bottom. Nude bodies (video footage). Swimwear. Cleavage.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    Cocaine-snorting, joint-smoking. Unknown pills consumed. Being stoned, smoking grass mentioned. Alcohol (beer, cocktails, spirits, champagne). Smoking.

  • LANGUAGE

    F-words, s-words, a-words. Slang and actual terms for genitalia. Religious references and exclamations. Racial stereotypes.

  • THEMES

    Linda Lovelace, domestic violence, pornography, adult movies, home movies, Deep Throat, film-making, fame, infamy, single parenting, rejection, debt, family, mother-daughter relationships, autobiography, legacy, polygraph, pop-culture.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Unwanted pregnancy, child given up, circumcision, divorce, heart attack mentioned. Prison setting, overbearing mother. Fireworks, thunder. Fur worn, oysters eaten. Based on Ordeal  by Linda Lovelace.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Cautionary, empowering, revealing, memorable, unflinching, mesmerising, heartbreaking, miserable, dispiriting, sobering. Stellar performance from Amanda Seyfried, terrific supporting cast. Authentic 1970s setting.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Faltering, limp, jumbled, predictable, melodramatic. Flat ending, weak dialogue, distracting cameos. Amanda Seyfried and James Franco bear little resemblance to their characters. Should be more shocking, disturbing than it is (omits several more troubling details about Lovelace's life).