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Monster Trucks (2016)

Published in M
Saturday, 07 January 2017 22:52
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  • Rating

    PG: Mild themes.

  • The pitch

    Truck yeah!

  • Starring

    Lucas Till, Jane Levy, Thomas Lennon, Barry Pepper, Rob Lowe, Danny Glover, Amy Ryan, Holt McCallany, Tucker Albrizzi, Frank Whaley

  • Directed by

    Chris Wedge

  • Running time

    104 minutes

  • Rated

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

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    Characters are shot with tranquiliser darts, captured/held in tanks, near-crushed, pursued, thrown through the air/to the ground/out of vehicles, ridiculed, grabbed, dragged, pushed, slapped, slammed against truck, splashed with paint, doused in poison, experimented upon, squirted with water, elbowed, near-drowned, arrested. Oil pipes burst causing explosions. A man dangles precariously over a high cliff edge. Reckless driving, vehicles sideswiped/shunted/rammed, vehicle rollovers/spinouts/collisions/flip, vehicles shot at. A truck drives over vehicles, a truck smashes through a trailer, a truck crashes into vehicles/objects, a truck rams another vehicle causing it to drive over a cliff. Crushed/crushing vehicles, holes in vehicles, wrecked cars, vehicles hit with objects/kicked. Conspirators plan to poison a nest of creatures. A creature breaks through a windscreen to attack a driver. A vehicle and driver fall into a drop. Burning road (flare). Objects thrown/knocked over/thumped with fists. A teen boy plays a violent video game in the background (characters seen shooting/getting shot/possible blood spatter). Creaking/roaring sounds, screaming. A girl says she might die here (referring to a hopeless future), she might get abducted walking home. POWs, Stockholm Syndrome, falsifying environmental protection reports, lying to the media, going to prison mentioned. Blood/gore: None. Man in wheelchair.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    Flirting, handholding, hugging. Cleavage, skimpy clothing, top of butt crack. A young man fantasises taking an imaginary hitchhiker and her imaginary sisters to Coachella.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    A creature is shot with tranquiliser darts/sedated. Alcohol (spirits).

  • LANGUAGE

    What the..? What the heck? Oh my gosh. Dump. Name-calling (go-getter, vandals, squishy piece of squish, smelly, land squid, blob, mucous twins, slugs, things, slimebag, etc). Religious exclamations (God).

  • THEMES

    Monsters, new animal species, family, betrayal, auto mechanics, vehicle modifications, hive intelligence, unlikely friendships, oil drilling, evil corporations, biology, tutoring, bioluminescence, train-dodging.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Estranged father/husband. Vehicle repossessed. Creatures with slimy skin, tentacles, sharp teeth, big eyes, etc. Dogs, horse, pigeons, horned lizards. Cat photos. Burping, vomiting.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Fast-paced, fun, high-concept, innocuous, goofy, ridiculous, perky, energetic, chaotic, childish, cute, good-natured, simple, safe, gleeful. Family friendly, inventive/entertaining chase sequences, fun/hilarious/enjoyable moments from Rob Lowe and Thomas Lennon, strong/simmering chemistry between Lucas Till and Jane Levy; will please its young/undiscerning target audience, has throwback charm.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Tone-deaf, clunky, nonsensical, lame, recycled, hackneyed, silly. Bland direction, sub-par animation/action, significant product placement, equally promotes gas-guzzling SUVs and environmental protection issues.

Transformers: Age of Extinction

Published in T
Sunday, 29 June 2014 04:09
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Additional Info

  • Rating

    M: Action violence and coarse language.

  • The pitch

    New Age Robots.

  • Starring

    Mark Wahlberg, Stanley Tucci, Kelsey Grammer, Nicola Peltz, Jack Reynor, Titus Welliver, Sophia Myles, Bingbing Li, T.J. Miller, James Bachman, Thomas Lennon, Charles Parnell

  • Directed by

    Michael Bay

  • Running time

    165 minutes

  • Rated

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

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    People/robots are shot, stabbed, hit with missiles, torn apart, eye-gouged, punched, kicked, tripped, tackled, restrained, threatened (gunpoint/baseball bat/punch), hit with objects, knocked down, thrown to the ground, fire-extinguished, thrown through windscreen, pushed out of a window, tortured, electrocuted, near-choked, thrown through the air, restrained, chased/hunted by dogs, cannon-balled, shoved, slammed, pursued. Objects punched, thrown. Vehicles/spaceships/motorcycles crash, rollover, get damaged, split in two, are t-boned. Mass bombing of planet, explosions, military strikes, falling shrapnel. House blown up, workshop fire, smashed windows, broken glass, mass property damage, break-and-enter, stealing. Animals are eaten/kicked by other animals. Battle of major city, waterboarding mentioned. Screaming, roaring, arguing. Blood/gore: Corpses, burning flesh, burning skeleton, bloody bullet wound, bloody faces. Spurting fluid (resembles blood). Falling machinery parts. Scars, welt, cuts, bruising. 1300 dead mentioned.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    Ogling, flirting, kissing, undressing. Cleavage. Sexual innuendo. Teens wear skimpy clothing.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    Alcohol (beer). Smoking (cigar). Getting wasted (teen) mentioned.

  • LANGUAGE

    F-words, s-words, a-words, b*tch, bastard. Name-calling. Slang for genitalia and bodily functions. Religious exclamations. Casual racism and sexism.

  • THEMES

    Transformers, robots, alien invasion, auctions, scavenging, battles, eviction, auto mechanics, government, humanity, intelligence, technology, paranoia, war, dating, destruction, lost things.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Killing father, deceased mother, estranged father mentioned. Eviction notice. Dogs, aliens (long tongues, bitey teeth), fire-breathing robots. Very high aerial cinematography.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Spectacular, entertaining, enjoyable, fun. Sophisticated visuals, precisely engineered 3D, large-scale mayhem, ingenuously designed machines, breakneck action, exceptional cinematography, charismatic lead character, technically impressive, believable hero, new cast.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Infantile, overlong, exhausting, deafening, deadening, weak, worthless, dull, soul-sucking, adolescent, headache-inducing, loud, stupid, bloated, middling. Crap music, action is a blur, convoluted narrative, ludicrous dialogue, crushingly dumb, overuse of lens flare, too many car chases, choppy storytelling, bad one-liners.

Hell Baby

Published in H
Saturday, 19 October 2013 23:19
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  • Rating

    M: Horror violence, crude humour, sexual references, drug use, nudity and coarse language.

  • The pitch

    Puke-a-boo.

  • Starring

    Rob Corddry, Leslie Bibb, Alex Berg, Keegan Michael Key, Robert Ben Garant, Thomas Lennon, Riki Lindhome, David Pasquesi, David Wain, Michael Ian Black, Rob Huebel, Paul Scheer, Dave Holmes

  • Directed by

    Robert Ben Garant, Thomas Lennon

  • Running time

    94 minutes

  • Rated

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

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    People/demons are shot, crucified, eviscerated, tasered, bitten, grabbed, set alight, thrown, dragged, possessed, slapped, punched, electrocuted, tied up, near-poisoned, near-choked, headbutted, hit with objects, hit by a car. A baby is thrown. Sparks, earthquake, minor vehicle collisions. Screaming, arguing, yelling. Multiple murders, impaled man, rape mentioned. Blood/gore: Corpses (animal, human). Eviscerated body, entrails, splattered blood, people covered in blood, bloody fingers, bloody bullet wounds, bloody gashes, blood on objects, licking blood, spurting blood. Objects removed from body. Bandage.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    Full female nudity, nude male (seen from behind), exposed breasts, women in skimpy lingerie, shirtless man. Oral sex, fingering, kissing. Pornographic magazine. Strip club setting. Cleavage.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    People share marijuana. Alcohol (beer, wine). Smoking (cigarettes, pipe). A woman smokes, drinks, takes Valium, consumes paint thinner during pregnancy. Drug-induced behaviour. PCP, teen drinking, Bactine mentioned.

  • LANGUAGE

    F-words, s-words, a-words, b*tch. Slang and actual terms for genitals. Religious references, exclamations and stereotypes. Gender, marriage, genre, pregnancy, yuppie, psychology, cyclist, regional, nationality, police, nurse, religion, hippie, childbirth, racial, class stereotypes. Weight jokes.

  • THEMES

    Possession, exorcism, pregnancy, birth, twins, moving house, haunted houses, New Orleans, real estate, smudging, poltergeists, ceremony, trust, bullfighting, smugness, spoofs.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Birth scene. Relationship breakup mentioned. Lightning, thunder, power blackout, mysterious figures, harpy, devil creature, demonic speaking, levitation, poltergeist activity. Dog, plane, dog poo, urination. Vomiting, spitting. Raw meat, animal blood, po' boys eaten. Some bright light flashes.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Funny, modest, scrappy, resourceful, low-budget, crude, raw, low-brow, slapstick, goofy, gleeful. Offbeat characters, fun cast, scene-stealing performances from Keegan Michael Key.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Anti-climactic, repetitive, unfunny, dumb, witless, puerile, tedious, tasteless, lazy. Familiar gags, tiresome running jokes, gratuitous nudity, limited audience appeal.

Rapture-Palooza

Published in R
Saturday, 15 June 2013 02:37
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  • Rating

    MA15+: Strong crude humour and coarse language.

  • The pitch

    Beastly.

  • Starring

    Anna Kendrick, John Francis Daley, Craig Robinson, Rob Corddry, Ken Jeong, Thomas Lennon, Tyler Labine, Rob Huebel, Paul Scheer, Calum Worthy

  • Directed by

    Paul Middleditch

  • Running time

    85 minutes

  • Rated

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

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    People/wraiths/animals are vaporised, crushed by brimstone, hit with objects, punched, kicked, shot, shot at, slapped, threatened, electrocuted. Poisoning, burning buildings and vehicles, smashed glass, debris, missiles fired. Video footage of people fighting, explosions. Killing people, dead people, theft, landmines, stabbing, murder, smiting, spanking, beatings, rapings mentioned. Yelling, arguing, screaming. Blood/gore: Floating corpses, animal corps. Blood rain, blood on clothing, bloody bullet wounds, bruising, bandage. Blood river mentioned.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    Kissing, flirting. Masturbation, seduction mentioned. Sex proposed and discussed. Sexual banter, slang, innuendo and puns; provocative dancing. Song with lurid lyrics. Cleavage, swimwear. Drawings of naked people (no nudity). Painting of nude woman.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    People/wraiths smoke joints. Pothead, weed, pot, marijuana addiction, PCP mentioned. Spiked drink/food, bag of marijuana, drug paraphernalia. Alcohol (beer, champagne, spirits, cocktails). Smoking (marijuana).

  • LANGUAGE

    Frequent f-words, s-words, a-words, derogatory names for females, slang and actual terms for genitalia. Name-calling, mocking insults, derogatory names for disabled people. Homophobia. Religious references and exclamations. Ethnic, gender, sexual, racial stereotyping. Obscene finger gesture.

  • THEMES

    Religious apocalypse, Revelations, the Anti-Christ, organised religion, condemnation, torment, judgement, salvation, resurrection, evil, relationships, virginity, lust, blasphemy, rejection, atheism, damnation.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Killed father/husband. Marriage proposals. Locust, crows, mouse, bird poo. Crashed plane, lightning, thunder, toilet. Wraiths, the Anti-Christ, defecation mentioned. Based on a true story (okay, maybe not).

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Wickedly funny, zippy, endearing, silly. Great premise.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Falls flat, fails to deliver. Deadpan, perfunctory. Slow paced, hackneyed. Mediocre directing and production values.