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Chopper

Published in C
Wednesday, 09 October 2013 10:54
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  • Rating

    R18+: Medium level violence.

  • The pitch

    Just a normal bloke who likes a bit of torture.

  • Starring

    Eric Bana, Simon Lyndon, David Field, Dan Wyllie, Bill Young, Vince Colosimo, Kenny Graham, Kate Beahan, Serge Liistro, Pam Western, Gary Waddell, Brian Mannix, Skye Wansey, Annalise Emtsis, Johnnie Targhan, Robert Rabiah, Sam Houli, Caleb Cluff, Hilton Henderson, Fred Barker, Peter Hardy, Marcus Taylor, David Ross Paterson

  • Directed by

    Andrew Dominik

  • Running time

    94 minutes

  • Rated

    R18+ (Australia), 18 (UK), R (USA)

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    People are stabbed repeatedly, shot, beaten, head-butted, mutilated, hair-pulled, kicked, pursued, threatened at gunpoint. Gun fired in crowded club, guns handled in front of a child. Yelling, arguing. Killing, torture, bashing, taking hostages, ice-picking victims, being stabbed by your mother, attempted abduction mentioned. Blood/gore: Ears hacked off. Corpse. Man covered in blood, open stab wounds, blood splatter, spurting blood, dripping blood, smeared blood, bloody face, pooling blood, blood on objects, bloody grazes. Stitches, bruising, bloody bandages. Scarring (bullet wound). Cutting off toes mentioned.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    Male genitals, female bottom. Women in underwear. Shirtless man. Skimpy clothing. Kissing. Working at brothel mentioned.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    A couple inject drugs (needle, drug paraphernalia seen). People snort cocaine. A man drugs his dogs. Stoned pregnant woman, drug-induced behaviour. Speed, killing drug dealers, junkie, heroin addiction mentioned. Alcohol (beer, spirits), club setting. Smoking.

  • LANGUAGE

    Frequent c-words, f-words, s-words, bloody, w*nker. Name-calling, slang for genitals, derogatory terms for women, derogatory ethnic slang. Prisoner, ethnic, cultural stereotypes. Religious exclamations.

  • THEMES

    Mark 'Chopper' Read, violence, prison, victims, police investigation, betrayal, compensation, success, mates, paranoia, legends, writing, publicity, infamy, crime.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Estranged wife/mother mentioned. Prison, court settings. Bull ant, beetle, dogs. Vomiting, spitting, drool, urination, belch. Strobe lighting, camera flashes.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Impressionistic, electric-charged, riveting, disturbing, engrossing, effective, hypnotic, stylish, shocking, tough, provocative, challenging, colourful, vibrant, vivid, non-judgemental. Darkly comic, mesmerising performance from Eric Bana, interesting characters, strikingly shot and edited, avoids moralising.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Violent, graphic, repetitive. Bana's Australian accent may be difficult to understand for foreigners.

The Great Gatsby

Published in T
Sunday, 26 May 2013 03:48
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  • Rating

    M: Mature themes and violence.

  • The pitch

    The better-than-average Gatsby.

  • Starring

    Leonardo DiCaprio, Joel Edgerton, Carey Mulligan, Tobey Maguire, Isla Fisher, Vince Colosimo, Jason Clarke, Max Cullen, Amitabh Bachchan, Steve Bisley, Richard Carter, Adelaide Clemens, Mal Day, Elizabeth Debicki, Lisa Adam, Emmanuel Ekwenski, Eden Falk

  • Directed by

    Baz Luhrmann

  • Running time

    142 minutes

  • Rated

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

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    A man slaps his mistress, people are punched, domestic violence (implied). Hit and run accident. A man is shot, a man commits suicide (gunshot). Flashback vision of war trenches, fighting, troops marching and carrying guns, explosions. Speeding, reckless driving. A vessel near-capsizes, things get knocked over, threats are made. Diagnoses of morbidly alcoholic, insomniac, fits of anger mentioned. German spy, Kaiser's assassin, killing, hunting big game, warfare mentioned. Yelling, screaming. Blood/gore: Pedestrian hit by a car, body seen colliding with windscreen. Blood on face, forehead, clothes, chest, objects; bruising. Corpse beneath blanket, floating corpse, corpse in coffin. Tiepin made from human tooth. Bloody bullet wound.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    Infidelity, flirting, kissing, bum-slap, bum-grab. A married men has sex with his mistress (moans, thumping noises heard). Voyeurism mentioned. A man has a sexual affair with a married woman, couple have implied sex beneath the sheets. Nudity: Skimpy dancewear and performance costumes. Swimwear, cleavage, underwear, undressing.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    Alcohol (wine, spirits, cocktails, champagne), drunken behaviour. Getting drunk, cheap alcohol, ban on liquor mentioned. Smoking (cigars, cigarettes). Gambling (roulette). Match-fixing mentioned.A couple consume nerve pills.

  • LANGUAGE

    Name-calling, antisemitism, racism. Racial, gender, ethnic, cultural, sexual stereotyping. Religious references and exclamations.

  • THEMES

    Infidelity, love triangles, marriage, affairs, wealth, old money, wild parties, cabaret, high society, hedonism, reinvention, gangsters, philanthropy, Wall Street, stock market trading, speakeasies, credit, investment, writing, secrets, eccentricity, romance, mystery, destiny, obsession.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Dead ancestors mentioned, grieving. Sanitarium, funeral settings. Horses, birds, geese, chickens, dogs, snake-shaped decorations. Light aircraft, aerobatics, fireworks, fur stoles and rugs, thunder, shooting stars, taxidermy (peacock). Black-and-white footage interspersed with colour. Sky-high, fast-paced, sweeping aerial cinematography over cityscapes and plummeting toward ground. Based on F Scott Fitzgerald's eponymous novel.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Extravagant, over-the-top, ambient, bold, imaginative. First-rate cast, ballsy soundtrack, staggering costume design. Edgerton steals the show. Frenetic first half. Captures spirit of F Scott Fitzgerald.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Nick (character) becomes tiresome. Lagging second-half. Flimsy female characters, Mulligan struggles as Daisy. Cast performances out of synch with film's rhythm. Soulless, doesn't live up to its lavishness. Will upset fans/purists of the classic novel.