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The Boss

Published in T
Wednesday, 23 March 2016 07:10
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Additional Info

  • Rating

    MA15+: Coarse language and sexual references.

  • The pitch

    She puts the motor in motivational.

  • Starring

    Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Bell, Peter Dinklage, Kristen Schaal, Kathy Bates, Tyler Labine, Ella Anderson

  • Directed by

    Ben Falcone

  • Running time

    99 minutes

  • Rated

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

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    People are arrested, wrestled, hit with objects, thrown through the air, ridiculed, grabbed, poked, insulted, pushed, shoved, slapped, punched, headbutted, pulled to the ground, kicked, hair-pulled, roundhouse-kicked, thrown against/into objects, back-flipped, hair-cut (in anger), temporarily paralysed, sliced with a sword, pursued, pushed off a building. People fall down stairs, watch "The Texas Chainsaw Massacre", dispose of a gun, teeter on a high ledge. Objects get crushed, thrown, knocked over. Burning objects, debris. Bribing, break-and-enter. Insider trading, hostile takeovers, bankruptcy, convicted felon, Stalin, communist youth, "I'll kill you", cult leader, torch the van mentioned. Blood/gore: Bloody cut, bloody gash, object protruding from limb. A television medical program shows intestines on a tray; a film scene has people covered in blood/screaming. Shattered pelvis, diverticulosis, rotten colon, ripping kids' teeth out, paralysis and death, blood test, cutting you to ribbons mentioned.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    Kissing, breast-touching, flirting, undressing, cleavage, shirtless man, thigh massaging. Dancewear. References to intercourse, lesbianism, flashing/exposing genitals, oral sex, sexual activity, pregnancy, orgy, homosexuality.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    Drugs (snorting white powder, a shopfront promotes medical marijuana). Alcohol (beer, wine, spirits, champagne, bottle in brown paper bag). A child drinks bourbon (implied). Scotch, smoking mentioned.

  • LANGUAGE

    C-word (spelled out), f-words, s-words, a-words, b*tch. Name-calling. Slang for genitals. Derogatory term for women. Jokes about height. Religious exclamations.

  • THEMES

    Family, business, start-ups, success, empowerment, motivational speaking, orphans, grudges, betrayal, hostile takeovers, gang wars, mentors, mother-daughter relationships, apologies, forgiveness.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Dead wife, dead cat mentioned. Orphanage, prison, plane settings. Pyrotechnics, helicopters. Dogs. Dental work (teeth whitening), foreclosure notice, bad breath, raspberry-blowing. Sushi, fugu eaten.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Melissa McCarthy is brash/over-the-top/charismatic, occasionally riotous/hilarious, real warmth between Melissa McCarthy and Kristen Bell, terrific street fight scene, funny teeth-whitening scene, some sweet moments.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Uneven, familiar, formulaic, convoluted, mean-spirited, sloppy, haphazard. Middling/disastrous third act, underwhelming gags, broad tone, paper-thin characterisations, hackneyed plotting, tired vulgarities, forced/schmaltzy/shameless/contrived lump-in-the-throat moments, choppy/hectic editing, feeble/pointless smutty jokes.

Monsters University

Published in M
Sunday, 16 June 2013 04:29
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Additional Info

  • Rating

    G: General.

  • The pitch

    Enrol today!

  • Starring

    (voices of): Billy Crystal, John Goodman, Steve Buscemi, Helen Mirren, Peter Sohn, Joel Murray, Sean Hayes, Dave Foley, Charlie Day, Alfred Molina, Tyler Labine, Aubrey Plaza, Noah Johnson

  • Directed by

    Dan Scanlon

  • Running time

    110 minutes

  • Rated

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

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    Monsters are knocked over, bitten, hit with paddles, thrown through the air, pursued. Explosion, debris. Objects are smashed, knocked over. A mascot is stolen. A team of monsters are taunted at a party. Monsters break into a factory. Reckless driving. Screaming. Dying, going to jail mentioned. Blood/gore: Swelling.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    None.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    Wagering mentioned.

  • LANGUAGE

    Name-calling. Stereotypes.

  • THEMES

    Friendship, teamwork, university life, fraternities, study, determination, ambition, rivalry, cheating, camouflage, scaring, WH&S, frat parties, nepotism, acceptance, rejection, initiation pledges, family, underdogs.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Engagement, bed-wetting mentioned, power blackout. Birds, flies, butterfly, dragon/centipede creature, pig/dog, stinging urchin, ladybug, full moon. Monsters with large teeth, fangs, horns, forked tongues, extra heads, tentacles, glowing red eyes, fur, hair, extra limbs, extra eyes, fins, scales and/or spikes that roar, growl, scratch, hiss, drool. Phobias mentioned (eg spiders, snakes, thunder, lightning, lions, Santa Claus, chopsticks). Magic tricks (cards). Preceding short film, Blue Umbrella, contains thunder, object hit by truck, romance.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Fun, watchable, colourful, amusing. Gorgeous animation. Cameos from Monsters Inc.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Tame, overlong, lags in the middle, lacks heart. Pedestrian story and comedy, formulaic.

Rapture-Palooza

Published in R
Saturday, 15 June 2013 02:37
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Additional Info

  • 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.