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Entourage

Published in E
Thursday, 04 June 2015 10:04
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  • Rating

    MA15+: Strong sex scenes and coarse language.

  • The pitch

    Run and Hyde.

  • Starring

    Kevin Connolly, Adrian Grenier, Kevin Dillon, Jerry Ferrara, Jeremy Piven, Emmanuelle Chriqui, Perrey Reeves, Rex Lee, Haley Joel Osment, Alan Dale, Billy Bob Thornton, Piers Morgan, Constance Zimmer, Ronda Rousey

  • Directed by

    Doug Ellin

  • Running time

    104 minutes

  • Rated

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

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    A man is wrestled, flipped, shoulder-locked, arm-snapped. Door kicked in, picture punched, smashed glass. Images of riot police, Molotov cocktails being thrown, people being beaten with riot sticks. Poisoning Middle Easterners, killing/shooting people mentioned. Blood/gore: Blood spatter. A face appears to burn up from within (orange skin, purplish veins seen).

  • SEX/NUDITY

    Couples have bedroom sex, oral sex (female-female). Masturbation. Kissing, bum-grabbing, caressing, undressing, bum-slapping. Full female nudity (rear/side views), exposed breasts, shirtless males, skimpy clothing, bikinis, swimwear, cleavage. References to having sex, masturbation, erection, infidelity. Dildos, herpes mentioned.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    People share an (implied) marijuana cigarette, consume unknown pills (implied Viagra), consume (unknown) drugs from vials. Alcohol (beer, wine, cocktails, spirits, hip flask). Drinking games, intoxication. Nightclub setting. Smoking (marijuana, cigarettes, cigars). Betting, Viagra, selling cocaine, anger meds, snorting meth mentioned.

  • LANGUAGE

    C-words, f-words, s-words, a-words, b*tch. Name-calling. Slang and actual terms for genitals. Derogatory terms for women. Religious references and exclamations. Obscene finger gestures.

  • THEMES

    Friends, filmmaking, budgets, pregnancy, Hollywood, relationships, therapy, sex tapes, infamy, jealousy, birth, privilege, ego, opulence, loyalty.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Job loss. Divorce mentioned. Wedding, nightclub settings. Dogs, snake, horses. Taxidermy animals/heads/rug, plane, helicopter. Mid-credits scene.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Funny, enjoyable, average, well-photographed, winking. Loose/comfortable chemistry between leads/lots of celebrity cameos, fleeting moments of comedy, high-concept opening credits, like an extended episode of the TV series.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Clunky, dumb, episodic, lazy, uncreative, icky, tired, predictable, vacuous, masturbatory, tedious, sour, shallow, misogynistic, flippant. Twitchy pacing, giant plot holes, low-stakes conflict, witless subplots, insulting depiction of women.

Woman in Gold

Published in W
Sunday, 17 May 2015 10:33
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  • Rating

    M: Infrequent coarse language.

  • The pitch

    Does the story justice.

  • Starring

    Helen Mirren, Ryan Reynolds, Daniel Brühl, Katie Holmes, Tatiana Maslany, Max Irons, Charles Dance, Antje Traue, Elizabeth McGovern, Frances Fisher, Moritz Bleibtreu

  • Directed by

    Simon Curtis

  • Running time

    109 minutes

  • Rated

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

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    People are manhandled, pursued, belittled, intimidated, kicked, tackled, shot at. Anti-Semitism, Nazism, swastikas, armed soldiers. Homes are ransacked. Persecution, murder, destroyed family, killed friends, Hitler, death camps, Holocaust, looting, great grandparents murdered, Treblinka mentioned. Arguing, shouting. Blood/gore: Bloody cut above eye. Meningitis mentioned.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    Cleavage. People in clingy nightwear, exercise clothing.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    Pharmaceutical drugs on shelves/bedside table, cough drops. Alcohol (spirits, champagne, beer). Smoking.

  • LANGUAGE

    F-word, s-word. Name-calling (including 'pigs'). Religious references and exclamations.

  • THEMES

    The Woman in Gold/Portrait Of Adele Bloch-Bauer I by Gustav Klimt, Maria Altmann, Randol Schoenberg, art restitution, high-profile lawsuits, anti-Semitism, justice, society, people smuggling, escape, family, pregnancy, labour, custody, national treasures, Belvedere Palace, World War II, Nazis.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Dead sister, dead uncle, dead aunty/wife, dead husband, dead father mentioned. Cemetery, funeral, wedding, courtroom, airport settings. Spitting. Pigeons, plane. Fur worn. Some German language (subtitles). Some high aerial cinematography.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Fascinating, important, enjoyable, engaging, classy, intelligent, enthralling, heart-tugging, emotional, well-meaning, feel-good, moving, stirring, absorbing. Brilliant/towering performance by Helen Mirren, beautifully photographed, impressively staged, gently humorous, some sharp dialogue, nice cameos, potent material, extraordinary story.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Conventional, familiar, schmaltzy, workman-like, clunky, superficial, banal, simplistic, ordinary, pedestrian. Shamelessly sentimental, Ryan Reynolds in miscast/uneven, biopic oversights, ungainly structured flashbacks, schematic writing, insipid style, on-the-nose dialogue.

Unfriended

Published in U
Wednesday, 06 May 2015 01:53
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Additional Info

  • Rating

    MA15+: Strong themes, violence, and coarse language.

  • The pitch

    Choose your friends.

  • Starring

    Heather Sossaman, Matthew Bohrer, Courtney Halverson, Shelley Hennig, Moses Storm, Will Peltz, Renee Olstead, Jacob Wysocki, Mickey River, Cal Barnes

  • Directed by

    Levan Gabriadze

  • Running time

    83 minutes

  • Rated

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

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    People commit suicide (gunshot), flirt with a knife. People are raped (implied), shot, threatened, stalked, maimed, knifed. Online bullying/trolling. Killing yourself, crashing car while drunk, forced abortion, incest/molestation (by uncle) mentioned. Screaming, shouting. Blood/gore: Hanging corpse, body on floor, hand in blender, object in eye. Blood spatter, bloody/faeces-soaked clothing. Images of (implied) raped teen, girl with object rammed down throat. Seizures mentioned.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    Rape suggested. Couples have sex, cybersex. Kissing, flirting, caressing, undressing. Penis (webcam), breasts (no nipples), shirtless male, people in underwear/skimpy clothing. Lewd/offensive comments/suggestions. Reference to incest/molestation. Sex at prom discussed, threesome jokes, infidelity mentioned. Advertisement for pornography.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    Smoking marijuana, bong. Underage drinking (beer, spirits), intoxication. Roofies, selling marijuana mentioned.

  • LANGUAGE

    Frequent f-words, c-word, s-words, a-words, b*tch. Sexually aggessive/explicit language. Name-calling, misogyny. Derogatory terms for women, homosexuals, African Americans. Slang for genitalia. Obscene finger gestures. Religious exclamations.

  • THEMES

    Teen suicide, rape, abortion, drugs, cyberbulling, stalking, surveillance, friends, computer hacking, lies/lying, death, social media, viral videos, shame, infidelity, murder, revenge, found footage, technology, video chat.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Abortion, demoic possession, eating disorder mentioned. Urination. Lots of text on screen. Alternative title is Cybernatural.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Relevant, contemporary, provocative, staggering, uncomfortable, effective, committed, satirical, fun, believable, unnerving, funny, diverting, energetic. High-concept premise, solid cast, thoughtful framing device, natural presentation, has some ingenuity/wit.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Gimmicky, familiar, absurd. Clunky dialogue, goofy animation, screechy/overwrought conclusion.

The Age of Adaline

Published in T
Wednesday, 15 April 2015 12:06
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  • Rating

    M: Mature themes and sexual references.

  • The pitch

    Something almost magical.

  • Starring

    Blake Lively, Michiel Huisman, Ellen Burstyn, Harrison Ford, Amanda Crew, Kathy Baker, Anthony Ingruber

  • Directed by

    Lee Toland Krieger

  • Running time

    110 minutes

  • Rated

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

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    A man is playfully punched, slapped. Dangerous driving, hit-and-run, car accidents, rollovers, smashed glass. Fake IDs, passports. Forgery, felony, World War II, Lenin, workers/engineers killed mentioned. Images of devastation from San Francisco earthquake. Blood/gore: Bloody head, hands, object. Wound cleaning, stitching, bandage. Coffin. Patient in hospital bed/stretcher, IV drip. Stopping breathing, anoxia, heart stopped beating, broken hip, kidney failure, hypothermia mentioned.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    A couple has bedroom sex (implied). Kissing, flirting. Shirtless man in towel, low-cut gown, cleavage. Promiscuity mentioned.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    Alcohol (wine, champagne, spirits, cocktail). Smoking.

  • LANGUAGE

    Religious exclamation.

  • THEMES

    Ageing, romance, love, eternal youth, single parenting, anoxia, New Year's Eve, love at first sight, philanthropy, photographs, memories, time, history, jealousy.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Dead husband, dead pet. Deceased mother mentioned. Defibrillation, CPR, mouth-to-mouth resuscitation. Wedding, church, christening, funeral settings. Dogs, horses (archival footage), sheep, ladybug. Lightning, plane, fireworks. High, sweeping/swirling cinematography, some shaky close-up camerawork. Brief Portuguese (no subtitles).

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Entertaining, fantastical, cinematic, vivid, melancholic, enjoyable. Exquisite/sumptuous/arresting cinematography, beautiful costumes and hair/make-up, appealing/graceful performance by Blake Lively, raw/vulnerable performance from Harrison Ford, uncanny performance by Anthony Ingruber as a young Harrison Ford, promising premise, charming score, seamless editing.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Predictable. Some corny dialogue, absurdist plot twist, zero chemistry between leads, silly/holier-than-though/unbelievable/insulting narration.

Samba

Published in S
Monday, 13 April 2015 11:27
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  • Rating

    M: Mature themes and coarse language.

  • The pitch

    Say yes to excess.

  • Starring

    Omar Sy, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Tahar Rahim, Izïa Higelin, Isaka Sawadogo, Hélène Vincent, Youngar Fall, Christiane Millet, Jacqueline Jehanneuf

  • Directed by

    Olivier Nakache, Eric Toledano

  • Running time

    118 minutes

  • Rated

    M (Australia), NR (UK), NR (USA)

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    People are shoved, arrested, headbutted, kicked, thrown to the ground, punched, pursued, drowned (implied), bitten. Fist-fighting. Fake IDs. Yelling, arguing. Civil war, Islamists killed two friends, shattering phone on head, tearing out hair mentioned. Blood/gore: Bloody faces, heads, cuts, tissue. Wound-cleaning. Construction accident, body found in canal mentioned.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    Couples in bed togther (sex implied). Kissing, ogling, flirting, undressing, caressing. Shirtless man, sleepwear, woman in underwear. References to sexual activity/addiction.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    Prescription sleeping pills consumed. Alcohol (champagne, wine, shots). Smoking. Imovane, Lysanxia, Lexomil mentioned.

  • LANGUAGE

    F-words, s-words, a-word, bastard. Name-calling. Slang for bodily functions. Religious references and exclamations. Gender, cultural stereotypes.

  • THEMES

    Residency, visas, illegal immigrants, detention centres, aid workers, unlikely relationships, job centres, massage, burnout, recovery, acrophobia, manual labour, desperation, survival, identity, menial work, refugees, social work.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Wedding, airport, courtroom settings. Plane, horses, very high aerial cinematography. French language (subtitles), several brief foreign languages and translations. Based on the novel, Samba pour la France by Delphine Coulin.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Rich, engaging, vibrant, charming, thoughtful, thought-provoking, fun, solid, warm, humorous, crowd-pleasing, affecting. Subtle humour, lighthearted tone, suprising/satisfying/powerful ending, sincere cast, energetic/lively characters, scene-stealing performance from Tahar Rahim.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Predictable, familiar. A little melodramatic, ending feels rushed, some clunky exposition.

Chappie

Published in C
Tuesday, 17 March 2015 10:30
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Additional Info

  • Rating

    MA15+: Strong violence and coarse language.

  • The pitch

    Happy chappie.

  • Starring

    Sharlto Copley, Dev Patel, Ninja, Yo-Landi Visser, Jose Pablo Cantillo, Hugh Jackman, Sigourney Weaver, Brandon Auret, Johnny Selema, Anderson Cooper

  • Directed by

    Neill Blomkamp

  • Running time

    120 minutes

  • Rated

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

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    Characters are torn apart, shot, held at gunpoint, arrested, pursued, butt-whipped, bound, punched, kicked, hit with objects, beaten, set alight, thrown through the air, carjacked, stabbed, throat-grabbed, crushed, elbowed, bludgeoned, thrown through a window, body-slammed. Dog-fighting. Shootouts, heist, rioting, robbery, vandalism. Gun inserted into mouth, Molotov cocktail thrown, cluster bomb. Objects kicked in, shot, smashed. Speeding vehicle, dangerous driving, collisions, vehicle rollover. Fireball, explosions, smashed glass. Target shooting, weapons training. Begging, pleading, shouting, arguing. Corruption, hacking mentioned. Blood/gore: Man torn in half, snapped arm, arm sawn off. Blood spatter, bloody cuts/arms/hands/ear/bullet wounds, clothing, blood and guts on wall. Corpses (animal, human, robot). Patient on stretcher, CPR, stitching arm, object protruding from shoulder, convulsing. Bandage. 300 murders/attacks, officers killed, "I'm gonna cut you" mentioned.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    Topless woman, shirtless men, skimpy clothing, man in underwear. Couple in bed together (no nudity). Sex mentioned. Playboy magazine seen. Penis tattoo/graffiti.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    Alcohol (beer, spirits). Smoking (cigarettes, joints). People smoke marijuana joints, image of marijuana leaf. Bags of drugs, packets of white powder seen. Narcotics mentioned.

  • LANGUAGE

    F-words, s-words, bastard. Name-calling. Slang for bodily functions and genitals. Religious exclamations and references. Derogatory terms for mentally disabled people, homosexuals, women.

  • THEMES

    Artificial intelligence, weapons design, unlikely friendships, neural transmission, mind reading, order, law enforcement, chaos, drug dealing, sentience, mega-robots, rivalry.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Burial. Helicopter, dogs. Thick Afrikaans accents have accompanying subtitles.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Entertaining, brawny, inventive, energetic, fun, well-intentioned, action-packed, thought-provoking. Wonderful vocal performance from Sharlto Copley, ingenious robot design, stunning urban landscapes, pyrotechnic climax, incredible score, some good ideas.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Contrived, overstuffed, familiar, broad, predictable, clunky, confused. Threadbare plot, bad acting, missed opportunities, laughably simplistic script, awkward black comedy, tedious ruminations, cartoonish performances/characters.

Focus

Published in F
Tuesday, 03 March 2015 05:45
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Additional Info

  • 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.

A Little Chaos

Published in A
Thursday, 26 February 2015 00:31
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Additional Info

  • Rating

    M: Mature themes, sex scenes and nudity.

  • The pitch

    André Le Notre lights Sabine De Barra's candles.

  • Starring

    Kate Winslet, Matthias Schoenaerts, Alan Rickman, Stanley Tucci, Helen McCrory, Steven Waddington

  • Directed by

    Alan Rickman

  • Running time

    116 minutes

  • Rated

    M (Australia), 12 (UK), R (USA)

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    People fall into rushing water, fall over, clean skin with a needle. Explosion (rock blasting). House on fire mentioned. Blood/gore: Chopped off head, laid organs out (autopsy) mentioned. Smallpox mentioned.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    Couple have sex (bedroom, carriage). Undressing, kissing, caressing, breast-fondling. Nude male (rear view), exposed breasts, woman in towel, cleavage. Infidelity. Affairs, mistresses mentioned. Prostitution implied.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    Alcohol (wine). Gambling mentioned.

  • LANGUAGE

    B*tch. Name-calling. Religious references and exclamation. Gender stereotypes.

  • THEMES

    Landscape gardening, royalty, love, romance, grief, post traumatic stress, betrayal, infidelity, vanity, sabotage, humility, modernity, strategic bed-hopping, female bonding, blame.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Deceased wife, deceased husband, deceased children, deceased queen mentioned. Furs worn. Roast pheasant, pate eaten. Horses, dogs. Fart.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Entertaining, watchable, agreeable, engaging, feel-good, diverting, competent, escapist. Excellent performances, impressive ensemble cast, interesting artistic direction, ambitious scale, pretty locations, enjoyable costumes, sound tech package.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Implausible, melodramatic, formulaic, un-French, artificial, lackadaisical. Jarring/uneven tone, little chemistry between leads, one-dimensional support roles, loquacious language, saccharine score, kitsch conclusion.

The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

Published in T
Friday, 20 February 2015 06:27
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Additional Info

  • Rating

    PG: Mild coarse language and sexual references.

  • The pitch

    Definitely not the first best.

  • Starring

    Maggie Smith, Richard Gere, Bill Nighy, Dev Patel, Judi Dench, David Strathairn, Penelope Wilton, Tamsin Greig, Celia Imrie, Tina Desai, Diana Hardcastle, Ronald Pickup

  • Directed by

    John Madden

  • Running time

    122 minutes

  • Rated

    PG (Australia), PG (UK), PG (USA)

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    People are slapped, near-hit by a tuk-tuk. A man accidentally orders a hit on his wife. Slaughtered lamb, dead elephant mentioned.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    A couple rent a room to have (implied) sex. Kissing. Infidelity. Bikinis, exposed midriffs, cleavage, woman in towel. References to sexual activity. Adultery mentioned.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    Alcohol (wine, beer, champagne, cocktail, spirits). Intoxication.

  • LANGUAGE

    Bloody, p*ss, bollocks. Name-calling. Cultural, age stereotypes. Religious references and exclamations.

  • THEMES

    Jaipur, hotel management, inspectors, relationships, divorce, engagement, marriage, retirement, friendship, investment, tourism, guided tours, jealousy, father-daughter relationships, infidelity, self-pity.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Engagement, wedding settings. Divorce mentioned. Marriage proposals. Goats, cows, horse, pigeons, camel. Power outage, plane, airport, fireworks. Brief subtitles.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    (tba)

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    (tba)

Project Almanac

Published in P
Thursday, 19 February 2015 23:55
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Additional Info

  • Rating

    M: Coarse language and sexual references.

  • The pitch

    The most awesome film ever (hey! I'm sure that's not what I wrote!)

  • Starring

    Jonny Weston, Sofia Black-D'Elia, Sam Lerner, Allen Evangelista, Virginia Gardner, Amy Landecker, Gary Weeks, Macsen Lintz, Gary Grubbs, Michelle DeFraites

  • Directed by

    Dean Israelite

  • Running time

    106 minutes

  • Rated

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

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    People are thrown through the air/to the ground, bullied, hit by a car, pursued, hit with objects. Footage/images of plane crash. Explosions, break and enter, smashed glass, objects thrown/hit, burning objects. Yelling, arguing. Fatal car accident, killing Hitler mentioned. Blood/gore: Bloody hand, face, mouth. Bruising. Patients in hospital beds/on crutches, injured friend. Dead people (plane crash victims) mentioned.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    Teen couple in bed together (after implied sex). Kissing, ogling. Shirtless men, cleavage, skimpy clothing, bikinis. References to masturbation, sex. Stripper, having sex mentioned.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    Alcohol (beer). Gambling (lottery).

  • LANGUAGE

    Friggin', s-words, b*tch. Name-calling. Religious exclamations. Teenage, gender, genre, high-school, nerd stereotypes.

  • THEMES

    Time travel, temporal relocation, found footage, father-son relationships, cause and effect, experiments, scholarships, siblings, static electricity, fusion, electromagnetic energy, Lollapalooza 2014, social media, BFFs, school bullying, lottery wins, butterfly/ripple effect, consequences, popularity.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Deceased father mentioned. Hospital setting. Dog, helicopter, planes. Flickering/strobe lights, welding sparks, soldering, power blackout, fireworks.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Smart, enjoyable, self-aware, fun, silly, charming, funny, clever, entertaining, light, good, agreeable, fleet, fast, jaunty. Good actors, likeable/convincing cast, committed performances, solid script, compelling storyline, decent effects, plenty of time-travel film references, easy-going/small-scale jaunts, brazen product placement, cool cameo.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Stupid, sexist, predictable, gimmicky, shallow, unimaginative. Emotionall stunted, weak female characters, quarter-baked storytelling, hand-held camera gets tiresome/distracting/queasy, brazen product placement.