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Red 2

Published in R
Thursday, 08 August 2013 02:54
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Additional Info

  • Rating

    M: Violence and coarse language.

  • The pitch

    Russian REDolution.

  • Starring

    Bruce Willis, John Malkovich, Mary-Louise Parker, Helen Mirren, Neal McDonough, Anthony Hopkins, Byung-hun Lee, Catherine Zeta-Jones, David Thewlis, Brian Cox, Philip Arditti

  • Directed by

    Dean Parisot

  • Running time

    116 minutes

  • Rated

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

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    Many people shot (handguns, machine guns, rifles, snipers, submachine guns). People are punched, kicked, stabbed (paper, syringe), tasered, headbutted, hit with objects, stomped, slapped, near-choked, threatened, bound, gagged, dragged, restrained, taken hostage. Guns pointed, grenade, dynamite, military, military vehicles, firing squad. Objects shot, debris, property damage, broken glass. Domestic violence, theft, reckless driving, vehicle collisions, vehicle rollovers. Vehicle explosions, building explosions, nuclear explosion, aircraft explosion, helicopter crash, fireballs. Mass killing, murders, domestic terrorism, torture, Cold War, nuclear weapons, neutron bombs, nerve gas, particle beam weapons, car bomb, WMDs mentioned. Yelling, arguing. Blood/gore: Corpses (fresh, in coffin, burning). Pin inserted into skin, object removed from skin. Skinning people alive mentioned. Acid is poured on a corpse. Blood on head, bloody scratches, bloody grazes. Injections (needles seen in skin).

  • SEX/NUDITY

    Kissing. Flirting, caressing. Sexual banter, innuendo.Shirtless men. Skimpy dancewear, cleavage.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    Alcohol (wine, champagne, spirits, shots). People are sedated, drugged. Drug-induced behaviour. LSD dosing, lethal poisoning mentioned. Suicide pills, nerve gas.

  • LANGUAGE

    S-words, a-word, bastard. Derogatory terms for women, slang for genitalia and bodily functions, name-calling. Religious references and exclamations. Cultural, gender, mental illness stereotyping.

  • THEMES

    Relationships, espionage, retirement, security, contract killing, leaked documents, counter-intelligence, operatives, MI6, London, Paris, genius, assassination, disarmament.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Funeral, asylum, underground tunnel settings. Spiders, planes, helicopters, helicopter crash, plane crash, toilets, sewage. Rats, ants, frog mentioned. Brief Russian and Arabic languages (subtitled).

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Funny, action-packed, light, entertaining, passable. Snappy dialogue, zippy pace, stellar cast. Anthony Hopkins and Helen Mirren are terrific.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Dull, bland, far-fetched. Meandering storyline, flimsy premise, fizzles out, terrible female characterisation, jarring editing, forced comedy.

Broken City

Published in B
Wednesday, 27 February 2013 04:00
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Additional Info

  • Rating

    MA15+: Strong coarse language and sexual references.

  • The pitch

    Seedy New York City political thriller that doesn't always glue.

  • Starring

    Mark Wahlberg, Russell Crowe, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Barry Pepper, Jeffrey Wright, Alona Tal, Natalie Martinez, Kyle Chandler

  • Directed by

    Allen Hughes

  • Running time

    109 minutes

  • Rated

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

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    Many people are shot, threatened at gunpoint, beaten (with objects, fists and kicks), chased or involved in brawling. Murder is committed and discussed. A man's head is held under water during an interrogation interview. Dangerous driving and vehicle collisions. A homicide/rape incident is discussed. Guns are seen (handguns, hunting rifle). A drunk man picks fights, smashes a bottle. Glass (bottle, drinking glass, car window, door) gets broken or smashed. Raised voices, yelling. A masked man is seen. Blood/gore: Several corpses are seen with bullet wounds showing cause of death. A corpse is seen in a body-bag. Blood is on the victims, clothing and the ground. A woman dresses a bloody wound. A man extracts a shard of broken glass from his forehead.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    A couple in a movie have sex on a kitchen bench. Passionate kissing. Extramarital affairs. Homosexuality is mentioned. Nudity: Half-naked women are seen. A woman is seen topless through a window. Oral sex is implied.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    Alcohol (spirits, beer, wine, champagne, cocktails). Excessive drinking and drunken behaviour. Smoking (a cigarette). "Doing lines" is mentioned.

  • LANGUAGE

    F-words, s-words, a-words, b*tch, p*ss, sonofab*tch, sexual references and slang words for genitalia. Derogatory insults and name-calling. Religious exclamations.

  • THEMES

    Politics, insider dealing, voyeurism, private detecting, spying, adultery, larceny, falling off the wagon, execution, corruption, interrogation.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Very brief hospital setting (a child is seen in a hospital bed). Shaving (male face) scene.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Terrific cast. Fantastic soundtrack pumps life and tension into the movie like a pulsing heartbeat. Good fun if you don't take it too seriously.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Convoluted storyline becomes confusing to follow. The meat of the story is good, but it is undercooked. Consistently entertaining but not particularly original. Cliched.

Side Effects

Published in S
Tuesday, 26 February 2013 02:21
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Additional Info

  • Rating

    MA15+: Strong sex scene.

  • The pitch

    A cocktail of prescription drugs with a twist.

  • Starring

    Rooney Mara, Jude Law, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Channing Tatum, Mamie Gummer, James Martinez, Polly Draper

  • Directed by

    Steven Soderbergh

  • Running time

    106 minutes

  • Rated

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

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    A woman deliberately crashes her car into a wall. A woman repeatedly stabs her husband (the knife is seen penetrating his body then protruding from his back). A corpse is seen in a body-bag. Faces are slapped. A man is hit with an object. A woman is restrained forcefully (twice). Self-harm and suicide (actual and potential) are discussed. Murders are discussed. Arguing, raised voices and yelling. Blood/gore: Bloody handprints. Bloody feet and footprints. Blood smeared across clothing, floorboards and furniture.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    Several scenes where a couple have sexual intercourse (both naked bodies are visible to the camera and male and female genitals are visible). Sexual activity and sex noises are apparent. A woman caresses her thigh. Oral sex is discussed. Passionate kissing and undressing between two females. Couples kiss passionately. Nudity: A couple having sex are fully nude. A woman is frequently seen in her underwear. People are seen undressing/dressing.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    Frequent mention, prescription and consumption of real drugs (Beta blockers, Prozac, Thorazine, Celexa, Wellbutrin, Effexor, Zoloft, SSRIs, SNRIs, Sodium Amytal, Adderall, Depakote) and fictional drugs (Ablixa or "alipazone", Delatrix). Occurrence and discussion of side effects (dizziness, tiredness, decreased/increased libido, nausea, muscular weakness, dry mouth, insomnia, sedation, psychosis). IV fluids are administered. Electric shock treatment is seen and discussed. Alcohol (wine, beer, champagne, spirits).

  • LANGUAGE

    F-words, s-words, religious exclamations.

  • THEMES

    Psychiatry, depression, trial drugs, murder, double-dealing, insider trading, abandonment, vulnerability, guilt, desperation, intention to harm, distorted self-image, media scrum, investigation, justice, revenge, consciousness, getting away with murder, victimisation, fragility, blackmail, deceit, estrangement, confession, anxiety.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Prison, hospital, funeral and courtroom settings. A Haitian man claims to see the ghost of his deceased father. A woman sticks her fingers down her throat (vomiting is heard). Injections are administered (needles are not seen entering the skin). Miscarriage is mentioned/discussed. Sleepwalking. A husband abandons his wife at their wedding when he is arrested. Photographic evidence suggests a man is having an affair. Paranoid schizophrenia (discussed). Adoption (mentioned). Several camera angles position the viewer at a significant height above the ground.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Intriguing plot that reveals its twist just as the story begins to labour. Rooney Mara is addictive. Foreboding score. Convincing performances given the unlikely storyline.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    One scene with layered audio (television and people talking) is difficult to understand. Some sub-plots are a little weak and some performances feel strained. Humourless and potentially depressing.