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Room

Published in R
Tuesday, 19 January 2016 04:11
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Additional Info

  • Rating

    M: Mature themes and coarse language.

  • The pitch

    HiJack.

  • Starring

    Brie Larson, Jacob Tremblay, Sean Bridgers, Joan Allen, Tom McCamus, William H. Macy, Cas Anvar, Amanda Brugel, Joe Pingue

  • Directed by

    Lenny Abrahamson

  • Running time

    118 minutes

  • Rated

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

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    Suicide attempt (pills). People are pushed, forced down, near-choked, held captive, grabbed/dragged, pursued, knocked down. An object is thrown at an animal. A child throws a toy, bangs on a window. A child mimes being electrocuted. Yelling, screaming, arguing, pleading. A television cartoon shows an explosion, a character being hit. An adult tells a story about smashing a man on the head, kicking him, then being grabbed on the wrist. I'll kill you, you killed my baby, taking your own life mentioned. Blood/gore: Injection given in arm (child), IV drips, people in hospital beds, face mask, nasal tube. Tooth pain, pink cheeks, fever. Dislodged tooth - blood on tooth, fingers. Bruising, bandage with blood spots. Sucking my blood, convulsions mentioned.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    Two people have sex off-screen (noises heard). Cleavage. Tight-fitting clothing (outline of nipples seen beneath). Undressing. Child in underwear. People seen in shower/bath (no genitals seen).

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    Alcohol (wine). Vials of prescription pills. A child takes multivitamins. "The kid's on something," mentioned. Scotch mentioned.

  • LANGUAGE

    F-words, b*tch, fart, butt. Religious references and exclamations.

  • THEMES

    Mother-son relationships, child abduction, imagination, normality, escape, reality, trauma, PTSD, consensual rape, suicide, birthdays, psychology, adjusting, television media, freedom, loss, maternal love.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Hospital setting. Divorce mentioned. Mouse, spider, dogs. Brushing teeth, regurgitation, vomit, bed-wetting. Toilet. Zombie, job loss, aliens, cult mentioned. Based on the novel Room by Emma Donoghue.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Powerful, tense, claustrophobic, spare, lean, unsettling, moving, compelling, credible, funny, tragic, engrossing, tough, suspenseful, heartrending, potent, sensitive. Remarkable/astonishing/revelatory/textured/deglamourized/unforgettable/must-witness performances, breathless intermission, heart-stopping escape scene, expert production design, restrained/intelligent direction, memorable/layered score, plot is faithful to the book.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Lacks the detail/tension/claustrophobia/emotion of the book, some touches of treacle/melodrama.

The Wind Rises (Kaze tachinu)

Published in T
Friday, 31 January 2014 09:05
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Additional Info

  • Rating

    PG: Mild themes.

  • The pitch

    Wild is the Wind.

  • Starring

    (voices of): (original): Hideaki Anno, Miori Takimoto, Mirai Shida, Shinobu Ôtake, Mansai Nomura, Masahiko Nishimura, Morio Kazama (English dub): Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Emily Blunt, Mae Whitman, Jennifer Grey, Stanley Tucci, Martin Short, William H. Macy, Werner Herzog

  • Directed by

    Hayao Miyazaki

  • Running time

    126 minutes

  • Rated

    PG (Australia), NR (UK), PG-13 (USA)

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    Planes explode, crash, break up mid-flight, burn, suffer engine failure. Bombs, air raid (gunfire), burning buildings, devastated village, earthquake, collapsed buildings, burning homes. A man freefalls from the sky, a man dangles precariously from a ledge. Bullying, yelling, shouting, arguing. Debris, aircraft wreckage. An object is destroyed in anger. Blood/gore: Grazed face. Broken leg, leg-setting. Blood splatter, blood on object. Lung haemorrhaging mentioned.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    Kissing. Men in g-string swimwear. A couple lay in bed together.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    Alcohol (wine, beer, spirits, cocktails, sake). Smoking (pipe, cigarettes, cigar).

  • LANGUAGE

    Name-calling. Cultural stereotypes.

  • THEMES

    Jiro Horikoshi, aviation, aircraft design, safety testing, engineering, fantasy, dreams, relationships, failure, success, history, World War II, engagement, terminal illness, tuberculosis, natural disasters, death, inspiration, determination, siblings, poverty, romance, Great Kanto earthquake, Mitsubishi A6M Zero.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Deceased wife, tuberculosis. Deceased mother mentioned. World War II, sanatorium settings. Marriage proposal, wedding. Planes, wing-walking, shooting stars, rainbow, full moon. Horses, oxen, buzzing insects, seagulls. Fish eaten. High camera aerials. Japanese language (subtitled) and some German and Italian languages (no subs). Dubbed English version available. Original title is Kaze tachinu.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Haunting, beautiful, historical, sober, astute, mature, vivid, fantastical, restrained, delicate, fascinating, stunning, beguiling, contemplative, honest, ambitious, immersive, apolitica, memorable, thoughtful. Visually glorious, gorgeously animated, daring subject, emotionally generous, expansively detailed, rich soundtrack.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Pace slackens in second half.