Displaying items by tag: Will Smith Friday, 29 May 2020

Collateral Beauty (2016)

Published in C
Friday, 23 December 2016 06:24
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  • Rating

    M: Coarse language.

  • The pitch

    Love. Time. Death.

  • Starring

    Will Smith, Edward Norton, Kate Winslet, Michael Peña, Helen Mirren, Naomie Harris, Keira Knightley, Jacob Latimore, Kylie Rogers

  • Directed by

    David Frankel

  • Running time

    97 minutes

  • Rated

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

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    A man falls off his skateboard; skateboard thrown. Yelling, arguing. A young girl tells her father she hates him. Blood/gore: Childhood illnesses/death discussed. Stroke, glioblastoma multiforme (GBM), remission, [child] taken off life support mentioned.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    Flirting, cleavage. A woman browses websites about fertility, conception, sperm donation, etc. Affair with work colleague mentioned. A man says "I've had sex without sexualising it".

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    Alcohol (wine). Vials of pills seen on table. Psycho-stimulant drug, buy designer drugs mentioned.

  • LANGUAGE

    F-word, s-words, friggin'. Name-calling (pathetic, stalker, powerless, wood, dead tissue, paper tiger, sick, pushy, weepy, shriveled-up raisin, crazy, thug, mean, arrogant, etc). Religious references (oh my God, hell, oh God, Heaven, etc).

  • THEMES

    Love, time, death, grief, depression, mental illness, friends, dominoes, loss of a child, recovery, advertising, actors, Christmas, hallucinations, improv, betrayal, private investigators.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Parents talk about the deaths of their children. Divorce, job loss mentioned. Dogs. Toilet, vomiting.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Shiny. Impressive/stellar/deluxe cast.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Shameless, unethical, nonsensical, silly, manipulative, goopy, ludicrous, trite, unchallenging, unmoving, predictable, whimsical, awards-baiting, treacly, cloying, mawkish, schmaltzy, unconvincing, calculated, transparent, heavy-handed, hammy, dishonest, fatuous, hokey, lame, misguided. Clumsy/overdetermined script, madly overqualified cast, one-note performance from Will Smith, programmed pathos, engineered suffering, faux-profound/blunt/expository dialogue, piled-on symbolism, relentless score, slovenly editing, painfully corny.

Suicide Squad (2016)

Published in S
Thursday, 08 September 2016 23:11
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  • Rating

    M: Fantasy themes, violence and coarse language.

  • The pitch

    Burn after use.

  • Starring

    Margot Robbie, Will Smith, Viola Davis, Cara Delevingne, Jared Leto, Ike Barinholtz, Common, Jai Courtney, Jay Hernandez, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Joel Kinnaman, David Harbour, Shailyn Pierre-Dixon

  • Directed by

    David Ayer

  • Running time

    123 minutes

  • Rated

    M (Australia), 15 (UK), PG-13 (USA)

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    Characters are shot, stabbed, slashed, kicked, punched, wrestled, thrown the air, slammed against walls, hit with objects, beaten, tortured (implied), restrained, decapitated, caged, electrocuted, tasered, incinerated, near-drowned, force fed, leg-snapped, head-slammed into a mirror, grabbed, dragged, arm-snapped, injected with explosive devices, threatened with a knife/blade, transformed into alien soldiers, sliced in half, maimed, throat-grabbed. A woman cracks her head on steel bars/dives from a high ledge into (implied) acid/near-drowns. A car drives off a pier. Helicopter/plane/vehicle crashes, burning buildings/city/house. Objects thrown/blasted. Explosions. Theft, bank robbery. Wrecked planes/trucks/cars/train/city streets; smashed glass. Weapons/fight training (punching bag/target practice). Screaming, growling, snarling. Aggravated assault, killing, shanked in prison riot, anthrax, nukes, Mafia, terror attacks, serial killer, dirty bombs mentioned. Blood/gore: Live organ grabbed/stabbed/inserted into/removed from body. Corpses (twisted, hanging, headless, falling, burning, melted). Hand chopped off at wrist. Bloody cuts/scratches, blade protruding from chest. Fleshy alien gore spatter. Snapping bones heard. A man collapses (possible seizure). People on hospital beds, IV drips attached, CPR, injections, mouth-to-mouth resuscitation. Skulls, skeletons, sides of meat, skeleton motifs. Coffin. Characters with scaly/fiery skin.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    Couples seen in bed together. Kissing, hugging, bum-slap. Skimpy clothing, cleavage, woman in underwear, nude male (rear view). Fire in loins/crotch mentioned.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    Drugs (tranquiliser darts). Alcohol (wine, shots, spirits, beer, cocktail). Club, bar settings. Gambling (blackjack). Drug-induced coma mentioned.

  • LANGUAGE

    F-words, s-words, a-words, b*tch. Name-calling. Slang for genitals. Religious references and exclamations (devil, oh my God, what the hell, damn).

  • THEMES

    Unlikely heroes, supervillians, saving the world again, hitmen, father-daugher relationships, insanity, meta-humans, siblings, evil, sacrifice, prison breakout.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Dead superheroes seen/mentioned. Dead wife/children, estranged daughter/ex-wife. Dead lover. Dead husband mentioned. Prison setting. Characters with orange/green glowing eyes, scaly skin, extending tendrils/limbs. Blue lightning beams, black and blue swirling smoke. Jets, plane. Lightning, thunder. Licking. Sides of raw meat, rare beef eaten, meat pounded with tenderiser hammer. Some foreign/underworld languages (some subtitles). Mid-credits scene.

Concussion (2015)

Published in C
Saturday, 20 February 2016 02:07
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Additional Info

  • Rating

    M: Mature themes and coarse language.

  • The pitch

    Do you understand the impact?

  • Starring

    Will Smith, Alec Baldwin, Albert Brooks, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, David Morse, Arliss Howard, Mike O'Malley, Eddie Marsan, Hill Harper, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Stephen Moyer, Richard T. Jones, Paul Reiser, Luke Wilson

  • Directed by

    Peter Landesman

  • Running time

    123 minutes

  • Rated

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

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    Suicides (implied/discussed). A woman discusses being attacked (possibly raped). People are head-grabbed, punched, tasered (self), tackled, thrown head-down, threatened, throat-grabbed. Domestic violence (arguing, pushing/shoving). A man slams his fist on the table. Objects thrown, smashed, kicked; broken glass. Footage of police chase, exploding car. Yelling, arguing, screaming. Animation of head trauma/impact, frontal lobe damage. Death row, serial killer, nearly pushed my kid into a wall, killer proteins, your head on a spike, I'll kill you, arrest, fraud, federal threat, suicide, drinking anti-freeze, throwing animals down stairs, self-inflicted gunshot wounds mentioned. Blood/gore: Corpses on tables (morgue), body bags. Undressing/washing corpse. Autopsy (slicing skin, drilling, sawing, weighing organs, slicing/viewing tissue samples). Bloody face mask, bloody objects, bloody water. Scarred, bruised, broken, burned skin wound; contusions. Photos of deceased, broken/dislodged fingernails, bloody hands. Injection (through clothing). X-rays. Bird skull. Tooth pulled, uncontrolled bleeding, blood of the victim, haemophilia, tumour, scans, pulling teeth out and superglueing them back in, cardiac arrest, self-mutilating, CT scans, severe headaches, double vision, dizziness, chronic trauma, neck injury, dead footballers mentioned.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    Kissing. Skimpy costumes. A woman suggests he was attacked and possibly raped.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    Drugs (Haldol injected, sniffing fumes, vials of pills/medicine). Alcohol (spirits). Smoking. Bar, nightclub settings. Narcotics abuse, overdose, Ritalin, Dexadrine, champagne, Zoloft, Lexapro, tobacco companies mentioned.

  • LANGUAGE

    F-words, s-words, a-words, bastard. Name-calling. Slang for genitals. Religious references and exclamations.

  • THEMES

    Chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), NFL, head knocks, brain damage, concussion, forensic pathology, autopsy, vagrancy, fame, domestic violence, aggression, mood swings, depression, medical journals, suicide, cover-ups, pregnancy, miscarriage, self-mutilation, drug addiction.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Court, morgue, church, bar, nightclub, funeral, hospital settings. Marriage proposal. Blackbird (opening credits), plane.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Sobering, infuriating, good, gutsy, urgent, engrossing, enjoyable, competent, articulate, timely, thoughtful, well-meaning. Strong/fine cast, rich/memorable performances, fine/understated performance by Will Smith, harrowing subject matter, taut script, sharp editing, nicely shot, riveting at times.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Unsubtle, imperfect, uninspired, heavy-handed, workmanlike, slow-paced, dreary. Conventional storytelling, some on-the-nose exposition, uneven accent work, some puzzling scenes, bombastic score, overuse of the American theme.

Focus

Published in F
Tuesday, 03 March 2015 05:45
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  • Rating

    MA15+: Strong violence, sex scenes and coarse language.

  • The pitch

    Got a light touch.

  • Starring

    Will Smith, Margot Robbie, Adrian Martinez, Gerald McRaney, Rodrigo Santoro, BD Wong, Brennan Brown, Robert Taylor

  • Directed by

    Glenn Ficarra, John Requa

  • Running time

    105 minutes

  • Rated

    MA15+ (Australia), 15 (UK), R (USA)

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    People are shot, punched, pickpocketed, scammed, bitten (playful), dragged, gagged, near-choked, threatened at gunpoint, headlocked. Dangerous driving, car crash, damaged vehicles, car theft. Stolen property. Serial killer, man killing his grandfather, cut throat mentioned. Yelling. Blood/gore: Bloody bullet wound, punctured lung, bleeding. Bloody foreheads/cut/bandage. Object inserted into skin.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    A man has sex with a prostitute, men cheat on their wives. Couples have (mostly implied) sex. Kissing, undressing. Skimpy clothing, swimwear, cleavage, shirtless men, men in underwear, woman in bra/nightgown. Infidelity. Boob jobs mentioned. Sexual banter/gestures/innuendo. References to sexual acts (oral sex, homosexuality).

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    Alcohol (wine, champagne, beer, cocktails). Intoxication. Bar setting. Gambling (racetrack, sport, cards etc). Roofies, alcoholism mentioned. Smoking (cigar, cigarettes).

  • LANGUAGE

    F-words, s-words, a-words, b*tch. Name-calling. Derogatory terms for women. Slang for genitals. Racial references. Gender stereotypes. Religious exclamations.

  • THEMES

    Con artists, apprentices, stealing, pickpocketing, gambling, addiction, relationships, scams, Mardi Gras, identity theft, card-skimming, selling data, stolen goods, trust, betrayal, corruption, losers, motor racing, lies, fathers, double crosses.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Deceased grandfather, cancer, tumour, foster kid mentioned. Heart attack scene, relationship breakup. Horses. High aerial cinematography.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Fizzy, slick, slippery, fun, unpredictable, light, sturdy, likeable, watchable, twisty, glossy, luxurious, breezy, amusing, escapist. Good performances, good chemistry between leads, great sequence starring BD Wong, scene-stealing supporting cast, lively/tense cons, stunning cinematography.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Frustrating, preposterous, slipshod, unfunny, woeful. Vague/undescriptive title, Will Smith is a little too reserved/bored/uninspired, cons are too effortless/choreographed/implausible, hard to care about characters who steal, erratic tone, convoluted script, aimless talky scenes.

Winter's Tale (A New York Winter's Tale)

Published in W
Tuesday, 11 February 2014 05:44
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  • Rating

    M: Violence and sex scene.

  • The pitch

    A timeless romance.

  • Starring

    Colin Farrell, Jessica Brown Findlay, Jennifer Connelly, Matt Bomer, Lucy Griffiths, Michael Patrick Crane, Brian Hutchison, Kevin Corrigan, Alan Doyle, Russell Crowe, William Hurt, McKayla Twiggs, Eva Marie Saint, Will Smith

  • Directed by

    Akiva Goldsman

  • Running time

    118 minutes

  • Rated

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

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    People are pursued (gang), thrown, punched, kicked, stabbed, throat-slit, grabbed, killed, threatened, shot, knocked down, headbutted, thrown from a bridge, near-choked. People/vehicles fall beneath icy river. Fighting with pikes, swords, bolas. Smashed glass, break-and-enter, stealing, bribery. Killing, arson (church) discussed. Blood/gore: Corpses. Scars, deformities. Bloody cuts.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    A couple has sex beneath the sheets. Kissing, flirting, undressing, hand-holding. Full female nudity (silhouetted) and side nudity. Man in towel, naked (assumed) female in bed, man in underwear, woman in sheer nightwear.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    Alcohol (beer). Drinking wine mentioned. Hallucinating. An elixir is consumed.

  • LANGUAGE

    S-words, sonofab*tch. Taunting. Religious exclamations.

  • THEMES

    Reincarnation, death, magic, angels, consumption, visions, the supernatural, miracles, the afterlife, rules, debts, longevity, mortality, stealing, amnesia, cancer, good and evil, burglary, time travel.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Baby set adrift, child with cancer, medical examination, orphan. Cemetery setting. Murdered grandfather, death, seizures mentioned. Horse, demon, Lucifer, angels. Fur worn. Also known as A New York Winter's Tale. Based on the novel by Mark Helprin.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Heartwarming, magical. Picturesque cinematography, solid production design.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    (tbc)

Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues

Published in A
Monday, 16 December 2013 21:47
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  • Rating

    M: Sexual references, drug use, coarse language and comedic violence.

  • The pitch

    Rated Gee.

  • Starring

    Will Ferrell, Christina Applegate, Paul Rudd, Steve Carell, David Koechner, James Marsden, Meagan Good, Harrison Ford, Greg Kinnear, Kristen Wiig, Jim Carrey, Liam Neeson, Sacha Baron Cohen, John C Reilly, Fred Willard, Tina Fey, Will Smith, Marion Cotillard, Vince Vaugn

  • Directed by

    Adam McKay

  • Running time

    119 minutes

  • Rated

    M (Australia), 15 (UK), PG-13 (USA)

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    People are wrestled, kicked, punched, hit with objects, burned, maimed, shot (arrow), bitten by animals, arrested, poked, gassed. Attempted suicide (hanging), brawling, animal attacks, explosion, air raid. Dangerous driving, vehicle rollover, vehicle collision, car chase. Objects thrown, smashed, knocked over. Sexual assault (animal), rape, murder acquittal mentioned. World War II, Okinawa, Vietnam (War), DMZ, North Korea, nuclear apocalypse, communists, military-grade missile launcher mentioned. War victories against Nazis, Russians mentioned. Yelling, arguing, screaming. Blood/gore: Hypodermic needle injected into skin. Used Band-Aid, dislodged eyeball. Bloody faces, bloody grazes, knife embedded in head, brain scans, blood in water. Broken back, neurological damage, coma, kid splattered in blood, detached corneas, shattered teeth, severed penis mentioned.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    A couple has bedroom sex. Kissing, flirting, aggressive sexual advances, bum-slapping. Woman in bikini, exposed underwear, condoms. Drawing of people having a threesome. Tight-fitting clothing, cleavage. Exposed breasts, pornography, strip clubs mentioned. Sexual-themed banter and innuendo. References to oral sex, masturbation. Venereal disease (crabs) mentioned.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    A group of people smoke crack. Smoking crack frequently mentioned. Alcohol (spirits, champagne, beer, wine). Smoking (cigar, cigarette).

  • LANGUAGE

    F-words, s-words, a-words, b*tch, bastard. Name-calling. Actual and slang terms for genitals and bodily functions. Derogatory terms for women. Racism, misogyny. Religious exclamations. Gender, ethnic, racial, cultural, disability jokes and stereotypes.

  • THEMES

    News broadcasting, television, history, suicide, depression, separation, custody, blindness, mind-reading, ethics, rivalry, political incorrectness, 24/7 news, patriotism, journalism.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Deceased friend, estranged family, job losses. Funeral, cemetery, bar, wedding settings. Previous wives, deceased mother mentioned. Jet, praying mantis, dog, sharks, bat, shark attack, dolphins, kittens, scorpions, seagulls, ocean fish, minotaur, ghostly apparition, werewolf, levitation, mind-reading. Fur worn, roast bat. Chicken, roast meat, roast bat, lobster eaten. Phlegm. Brief subtitles.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Farcical, zany, risky, funny, bawdy, ridiculous, bigger, broader, satire. Sometimes hilarious, star cameos, memorable battle sequence, terrific hair and costumes, generous performance from Will Ferrell. Fans will enjoy.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Forced, disappointing, clunky, formulaic, silly, sagging, stumbling, imbalanced, self-indulgent, patchy, overlong. Reheated gags, many scenes/jokes fall flat, lacks finesse, less quotable.

After Earth

Published in A
Tuesday, 04 June 2013 03:44
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  • Rating

    M: Science fiction themes and violence.

  • The pitch

    Not out of this world.

  • Starring

    Jaden Smith, Will Smith, Sophie Okonedo, Zoë Kravitz, Glenn Morshower, Kristofer Hivju, Sacha Dhawan, Chris Geere, Diego Klattenhoff, Lincoln Lewis

  • Directed by

    M Night Shyamalan

  • Running time

    100 minutes

  • Rated

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

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    Alien creatures are killed, a girl is killed by an alien creature. Mayday call from spacecraft damaged in asteroid storm. Spacecraft breaks up during re-entry. People get sucked out of spaceship; people, animals fall from great heights. An animal is struck with an object, baby birds are killed. A boy is dragged unconscious, chased by animals, attacked by animals and an alien creature, near-freezes, is thrown through the air, is gouged/slashed. A man describes a near-death experience (falls from a cliff, is pinned underwater, near-drowns, watches blood bubbling, removes animal pincer from shoulder). Debris. Footage of burning buildings, floodwaters. Yelling. Blood/gore: Human and animal corpses, animal body parts. Bodies seen impaled on tree branches. Blood on hands, bloody scratch on forehead, blood smear, bloody scalpel, pooling blood. Swelling, bruising, open wounds, blood poisoning, self-healing, blood drained from wound, temporary paralysis, decomposed flesh. Man has two broken legs, man with missing limb. X-Ray.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    None.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    A man injects painkillers. A boy injects medicine into his heart.

  • LANGUAGE

    Name-calling.

  • THEMES

    Science fiction, space travel, family, father-son relationships, nepotism, survival, trust, insubordinance, communication, bravery, hunting.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Other-planet, remote wilderness settings. Deceased sister, injured father. Alien monsters, spider, flocks of birds, buffalo, baboon, leech, eagle, eagle chicks, bird attack, giant cats, warthogs, snake, snake attack, whales. Rock-climbing, thunder, lightning, waterfall, volcano, lava, campfire, hallucinations. A man uses an electronic healing device, self-operates. Cliff-high aerial viewpoints.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Mildly entertaining, beautifully shot. Minimalist performance from Will Smith.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Cheesy melodrama, generic plot, corny dialogue, unlikely plot elements, tedious. Weak performance from Jaden Smith, ordinary special effects.