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Baby Driver (2017)

Published in B
Thursday, 06 July 2017 08:34
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  • Rating

    MA15+: Strong violence.

  • The pitch

    Yeah, Baby!

  • Starring

    Ansel Elgort, Kevin Spacey, Lily James, Jon Hamm, Eiza González, Jamie Foxx, Micah Howard, Jon Bernthal, Flea, CJ Jones, Brogan Hall

  • Directed by

    Edgar Wright

  • Running time

    112 minutes

  • Rated

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

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    People are shot, punched, carjacked, tackled, pursued, threatened, pistol-whipped, impaled, head-slammed, shirt-grabbed/slammed up against truck, shoved, hit by car, run over, hit with objects (trolley/crowbar), throat-grabbed. A man falls from a high ledge (fatal). A gun is fired near a man's ears to cause deafness. Armed robberies/heists (bank/armoured truck/post office); men in masks. Reckless driving, car chases, carjacking, hot-wiring cars, car crashes, rollovers, tyres spiked, windows smashed, vehicles rammed/rear-ended/t-boned, supermarket trolleys hit, car lodged under moving truck, car crushed, car falls from high ledge, explosions. Flashback scenes show a fatal car accident, parents arguing, a man pulling a woman's hair then pushing her against a door jamb. A woman asks her partner how many men he has stabbed/killed for her because they offended her. A TV briefly shows bullfighting featuring a heavily speared bull. An elderly man's flat is trashed/his wheelchair stolen. A man says he will "break your legs and kill everyone you love" to a colleague. Objects thrown, slapped off face, crushed underfoot, shot. An arms dealer called The Butcher describes his weapons as cuts of pig. Cache of grenades, shot guns, rifles, handguns, etc seen. Arguing, yelling, screaming. Blood/gore: Corpses on ground. Bloody head, face, forehead, mouth, nose, ear, hand, corpses, bullet wounds, clothing, scratches, grazes; pooled blood on ground, blood spatter. Body disposal (industrial car crusher; implied). Scars, bruising, bandage on arm. A news report shows a man with a bandaged head in hospital.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    Kissing, ogling. Cleavage, skimpy dresses, exposed midriff. Lap dancer mentioned.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    Drugs (smoking marijuana implied). Alcohol (sip of wine, beer bottle in background, glass of [implied] spirits). Smoking (cigarette). Drug habit, do drugs mentioned.

  • LANGUAGE

    A handful of f-words, s-words, a-words, balls, p*ss. Name-calling (retarded, mute, totem pole, cute, hero, idiot, whore, looney, crook, cripple, fool, pigs, child, mental, slow, etc). Religious exclamations (devil behind the wheel, what the hell, for god's sakes, goddamn, Jesus Christ, etc).

  • THEMES

    Driving, heists, music, crime, tinnitus, disability, debt, music mixing, killer tracks, traumatic childhood incidents, loss, romance, coping mechanisms, getaway cars, one more job.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Dead mother, dead parents mentioned. Prison, court settings. Barking dogs, helicopter. Some sign language (subtitled). Inspired by Mint Royale Blue Song video.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Spectacular, stylish, music-heavy, fast-paced, high-concept, infectious, ambitious, exuberant, elegant, thrilling, exhilarating, entertaining, original, contemporary, distinctive, timeless, romantic, riveting, sweet, inventive, clever, genre-bending, frenetic. Excellent/charismatic/top-shelf cast, theatrical dialogue, snappy script, show-stopping/operatic/impressive/satisfying action sequences, unforgiving gore, breakthrough/star-making performance by Ansel Elgort, palpable chemistry between leads, breathless/exhilarating/propulsive/dazzling opening scene, impressive first hour, clever/intuitive editing, quirky reveals, clever transitions, awesome/lively/expert/diegetic soundtrack, clever cameo by Walter Hill.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Frustrating. Contrived complications, underdeveloped female characters, caricatured baddies, low-key visual style, conventional/jagged/unfocused/jarring/formulaic second half, uninspire/drab final shootout, too-tidy/whimpering finish, aware of its own genius.

Horrible Bosses 2

Published in H
Monday, 29 December 2014 07:32
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  • Rating

    MA15+: Strong sex scenes, sexual references and coarse language.

  • The pitch

    Just Horrible.

  • Starring

    Jason Bateman, Jason Sudeikis, Charlie Day, Jennifer Aniston, Kevin Spacey, Jamie Foxx, Chris Pine, Christoph Waltz, Jonathan Banks, Lindsay Sloane, Keegan-Michael Key

  • Directed by

    Sean Anders

  • Running time

    108 minutes

  • Rated

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

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    People are shot, hit with objects, kidnapped, blackmailed, punched, bound, tackled, near-hit by a car, headlocked, held at gunpoint, threatened, slapped. Dangerous driving, vehicle collisions. Break-and-enter, theft. Objects thrown/smashed. Child sex offences, felony, murder, bomb, execution, ransom, suicide pact mentioned. Reference to Ku Klux Klan. Blood/gore: Bloody nose/mouth. Blood on clothing. Bloody bullet wound. Patient in hospital bed, IV drip. Harvesting organs, chopping off toes mentioned.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    A couple has office sex (rear/side-views; no frontal nudity). Tight-fitting/skimpy clothing, cleavage. Sexual-themed gags. Sexual addiction/perversion discussed. Frequent references to sex acts, homosexuality, lesbianism, infidelity. Child sex offences, sexual harrassment, infidelity, rape mentioned.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    People get high on nitrous oxide/laughing gas. Alcohol (beer, spirits, tequila, cocktails). Bar setting. Date rape drug ("Mickey"), sleeping pills mentioned.

  • LANGUAGE

    F-words, s-words, a-words, n-word, sonofab*tch. Name-callilng. Slang and actual terms for genitals. Derogatory name for women. Gender, cultural, ethnic, racial stereotypes. Religious exclamations. Rape jokes. Obscene hand gestures.

  • THEMES

    Kidnaping [sic], invention, business, brainstorming, mates, triplets, golf, addiction meetings, corporate revenge, practical jokes, metaphors, patricide, car chases, live television broadcasting.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Deceased mother, neglectful father mentioned. Prison, bar, hospital settings. Spitting. Urination, defecation mentioned. Tank fish, dog. Taxidermy animal. Skeleton/Grim Reaper costumes. Outtakes in closing credits.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Relaxed, breezy, looser, improvised, likeable, funny, mild-mannered. Easy comic chemistry between leads, larger-scale set-pieces, energetic chase sequences, frequent visual humour, adept lensing.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Ambling, safe, frustrating, unfunny, puerile, ugly, predictable. Bumbling plot, flat improvisations, witless gross-out humour, over-familiar feel, every known car-chase cliché, undeveloped characters, straight-up remake of the first movie.

Annie

Published in A
Sunday, 14 December 2014 09:01
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  • Rating

    PG: Mild themes.

  • The pitch

    A hand-sanitised remake.

  • Starring

    Quvenzhané Wallis, Jamie Foxx, Rose Byrne, Bobby Cannavale, Cameron Diaz, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, David Zayas, Zoe Margaret Colletti, Nicolette Pierini, Eden Duncan-Smith, Amanda Troya

  • Directed by

    Will Gluck

  • Running time

    118 minutes

  • Rated

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

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    People are punched, tackled, kidnapped, near-hit by car, burned, pursued. Arguing, yelling. Objects thrown, smashed. Robbing bank mentioned. Scary sea creature, monster, sfx tears (theatrical).

  • SEX/NUDITY

    Kissing, flirting. Skimpy clothing, cleavage. Sexual innuendo. References to prostitution.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    Alcohol (beer, wine, spirits, shots, cocktails). Bar setting. Gambling (scratch-it/lottery ticket).

  • LANGUAGE

    Name-calling. Religious exclamations.

  • THEMES

    Annie, foster kids, adoption, political campaigning, hand sanitiser, selfies, rich benefactors, social media, movie premieres, bad cooking, unlikely relationships, illiteracy, cell phones, homelessness.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Deceased father mentioned. Helicopter. Dog, mouse, horses. Vomiting, spitting. Lobster, prawn, steak eaten. Fur worn.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Ambitious, colourful, lively, charming. Decent performances, good story, family friendly.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Messy, uninteresting, perfunctory, disjointed, low-stakes, forgettable. Sloppy editing, unappealing characters. Diaz is miscast as Hannigan.

The Amazing Spider-Man 2: Rise of Electro

Published in T
Thursday, 17 April 2014 22:04
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  • Rating

    M: Action violence.

  • The pitch

    Power up to the Max.

  • Starring

    Emma Stone, Andrew Garfield, Dane DeHaan, Jamie Foxx, Paul Giamatti, Sally Field, Felicity Jones, Stan Lee, Embeth Davidtz, Marton Csokas, Campbell Scott

  • Directed by

    Marc Webb

  • Running time

    142 minutes

  • Rated

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

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    People are shot, shot at, punched, slapped, slammed against walls, hit with objects, sucked out of an aircraft, near-choked, hit by a car, bound, dangled in the air, bullied, grabbed, electrocuted, bitten, hit with bolts of electricity, kidnapped, headbutted. Mid-air emergencies, plane crash (mostly implied), near mid-air collision, burning plane. Hijacked truck, multiple vehicle collisions, vehicles thrown. Explosions, broken glass, burning building, collapsed buildings, mass destruction, debris, power blackouts, smoke canisters thrown. Marine animals assumed dead when tank explodes. Blood/gore: Corpse, body bag, bloody cuts, bloody faces, bloody knuckles, bloody clothing, nosebleed, rotting flesh, charred body, charred flesh. Bandages. Screens show human neural activity, skeletal activity. Alzheimer's, cancer mentioned.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    Kissing. Man in underwear, shirtless youth.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    A man is injected with serum, a man buys cold and flu drugs. Animals are gassed. Alcohol (spirits).

  • LANGUAGE

    A-words, p*ssed. Name-calling. Police, gender, relationship, cultural, ethnic, genre, mad scientist stereotypes. Religious exclamations.

  • THEMES

    Spider-Man, superheroes, vigilantes, family, relationships, community, rescue, police, obsession, retrovirus, genetics, animal hybrid programs, workplace accidents, electricity, battery power, research, secrets, lies, betrayal, healing, grief, hope.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Deceased parents/fathers. Deceased partner, relationship breakup, job loss. Asylum, funeral, cemetery settings. Patients in hospital beds. Spiders, eels, large fish (dead), dogs. Plane, helicopters, blue bolts of electricity, sparks, scary blue eyes. Dizzying/sweeping/swinging camera angles.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Bold, bright, charming, goofy, savvy, punchy, dashing, satisfying, cross-generational, swift, enjoyable, affable, watchable. Tangible chemistry between leads, good casting, strong female lead, confident effects, slingshot ending, endearing quality to crime-fighting, emotionally weightier, stunning use of New York City, restrained use of 3D, comic-book story world.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Overlong, crowded, familiar, bloated, corporate, franchise-building, overstuffed. Tangled plot, clumsy script, tonal whiplash, workmanlike framing, perfunctory/infrequent/slightly disappointing action sequences.

Rio 2

Published in R
Sunday, 13 April 2014 09:01
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  • Rating

    G (USA): General.

  • The pitch

    Meet the Parrots.

  • Starring

    (voices of): Anne Hathaway, Leslie Mann, Jemaine Clement, Kristin Chenoweth, Jesse Eisenberg, Miguel Ferrer, Jamie Foxx, Jake T. Austin, Pierce Gagnon, Andy Garcia, Jeffrey Garcia, Rachel Crow, Bernardo de Paula, will.i.am, George Lopez, Bruno Mars

  • Directed by

    Carlos Saldanha

  • Running time

    101 minutes

  • Rated

    CTC (Australia), U (UK), G (USA)

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    Character are tied to a rocket, accidentally set on fire, shot (dart), bound, hit with objects, thrown through the air, near-poisoned, thrown overboard, poked, bitten, eaten by a snake (implied), abducted, throat-grabbed. A poisonous frog drinks her own toxin to imply suicide. Smashed objects, broken glass, explosions. A song lyric discusses killing other birds. Animals attack/eat/swoop each other/people. Axe thrown. Screaming, hissing. Blood/gore: A bird learns he'll never fly again, damaged feathers seen (flashback). Charred wings/feathers. Animal skeletons.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    Kissing, hugging, snuggling, preening. Skimpy clothing, cleavage.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    Alcohol (champagne). Frog poison seen/consumed.

  • LANGUAGE

    Poop, poo, droppings. Name-calling. Religious exclamation.

  • THEMES

    New Year's Eve, the Amazon, the jungle, family, Carnaval, Shakespeare, adventure, exploration, duets, father-daughter relationships, reunions, technology, logging, deforestation, environmentalism, forbidden love, auditions, Brazil nuts, soccer, football.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Fireworks, waterfalls, rapids, full moon, thunder, lightning, fortune telling. Birds (lots), spider (huge), snakes, spiderweb, dog, monkeys, butterfly, tank fish, river fish, frog, sloth, tapir, porcupine, turtles, insects, bats, piranhas, mosquitoes, alligators, panther, porpoises, squirrel. Spitting, drool.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Delightful, thrilling, vibrant, complex, elegant, infectious, lighthearted, charming, hyperactive, bright, noisy, eye-popping, ear-tickling, fun. Splashy score, top-notch voice talent, sharp-witted writing, beautifully choreographed musical numbers, creative aerials, complex action sequences, gorgeous backdrops, colourful cast, two-tiered humour, chirpy energy, family friendly.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Predictable, overstuffed, shapeless, bland, jumbled, forced, repetitive, manufactured. Derivative plotting, slapstick visuals, lazy writing, too many villains, competing agendas, trite eco-sermonising.

White House Down

Published in W
Thursday, 04 July 2013 10:45
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  • Rating

    M: Action violence and coarse language.

  • The pitch

    Explosive.

  • Starring

    Channing Tatum, Jamie Foxx, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Jason Clarke, Richard Jenkins, Joey King, James Woods, Nicolas Wright, Jackie Geary, Jimmi Simpson, Michael Murphy, Lance Reddick, Matt Craven, Jake Weber, Peter Jacobsen, Kevin Rankin, Garcelle Beauvais

  • Directed by

    Roland Emmerich

  • Running time

    131 minutes

  • Rated

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

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    Many people are shot, shot at, slashed, stabbed, tasered, slapped, elbowed, kicked, held hostage, hit with objects, thrown through the air, crashed through glass, beaten, near-drowned, pursued, held at gunpoint, sucked out of an aircraft, hit by a vehicle and/or threatened. Men in balaclavas, military vehicles, armed soldiers, snipers, handguns, submachine guns, rifles, surface-to-air missiles, shotguns, machine guns, RPG, grenades. Explosions, objects shot, smashed glass, burning building, debris, bullet-holes in objects. Dangerous driving, speeding, vehicle collisions, vehicle rollover. Painting of burning White House, footage of burning train. Middle Eastern conflict, troop withdrawal, violence, execution, nuclear bomb, CIA operatives, hate crimes, weapons manufacturing, sacrifice, poverty, robbery, gas/chemical/missile attacks, coup d'état, suicide mentioned. Man pulled from burning Humvee, man tried to blow up post-office mentioned. Screaming, yelling, pleading. Blood/gore: Many corpses, walking wounded, victim on stretcher, wound-dressing. Bloody bullet wounds, blood splatter, smeared blood, bloody object protruding from skin, bloody noses/heads/arms/faces, blood on clothing. Bandages. Man cut by glass mentioned.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    A couple having sex is seen via thermal vision. Man in singlet. Tattoo of woman in underwear.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    Prescription medication (Lorazapam, Nicorette). Alcohol (spirits). Robitussin mentioned.

  • LANGUAGE

    F-word, s-words, a-words, b*tch, pr*ck. Name-calling. Religious references and exclamations. Gender, ethnic, cultural, genre, security, FBI, terrorist stereotypes.

  • THEMES

    POTUS, The White House, United States Secret Service, security, politics, terrorism, betrayal, traitors, evacuation, lockdown, surveillance, unlikely heroes, presidential swearing-in, hacking, media, the 25th Amendment, patriotism, single-parenting, father-daughter relationships, ransom, technology.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Separated parents, job refusal, friend/colleague killed, dead president. Divorces, deceased son (US Marine killed in action), dead vice-president, diabetes, cancer, tumour mentioned. Underground tunnel setting. Squirrel, dog, helicopters, plane, sparklers, sparks. Helicopters crash, plane crash, low-flying aircraft, repetitive emergency alarm tone and flashing lights. A daughter addresses her father by his first name. Aerial cinematography. Brief foreign language (no subtitles).

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Action extravaganza, surprisingly funny, good special effects, sharp CGI, workable characterisation, shameless, clever, preposterous, diverting, blockbuster, satisfying. Classy and convincing cinematography.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Gun-happy, overlong, implausible, formulaic, predictable. Too obviously styled on Die Hard. Absurd ending.

Django Unchained

Published in D
Tuesday, 12 February 2013 06:50
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  • Rating

    MA15+: Strong bloody violence and themes.

  • The pitch

    Brutal depiction of a black period in American civil history by the master of wanton violence.

  • Starring

    Jamie Foxx, Christoph Waltz, Leonardo DiCaprio, Samuel L Jackson, Kerry Washington, Don Johnson, John Jarratt, Jonah Hill, Quentin Tarantino

  • Directed by

    Quentin Tarantino

  • Running time

    165 minutes

  • Rated

    MA15+ (Australia), 18 (UK), R (USA)

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    A high level of violence persists throughout the film. Expect to see people and (less commonly) horses shot at close-range, mid-range and long-range with rifles, double-barrel shotguns or pistols. People are whipped, mutilated, branded, eye-gouged. Fist-fighting is to the death. Hair-pulling, breaking bones, fatal hammer blow. Screaming in pain and pleas for mercy are heard. A man is savaged by dogs. A raiding Ku Klux Klan mob is seen. Scars from whippings, beatings and brandings are seen. Slaves are seen bound in ankle chains. Punishment by solitary confinement (locked in a box in the ground). Violent concepts are mentioned or discussed. These include: shooting, murder, dragon-slaying, hellfire, torture, intention to kill, bounty hunting, mutilation, beatings, prostitution, slave trade/auctions. Theft, execution, explosions, whipcracks, public ridicule, yelling, arguing, arson. A human skull is mutilated. Blood/gore: Lots of blood and flesh splatter (a busload of haemophiliacs crashing into a blood bank would be less bloody). Freshly slaughtered chickens are shown.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    A woman is seen naked; one breast is exposed. A naked man is shot. Kissing. Sexual banter and innuendo.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    Alcohol (beer, wine, champagne, spirits, cocktails, fortified wine). Smoking (pipes, cigarettes, cigars).

  • LANGUAGE

    Heavy use of f-word and n-word, s-words, b*tch, derogatory insults and name-calling.

  • THEMES

    Slavery, violence, brutality, revenge, racial warfare, slaughter, killing for money, servitude, emancipation, freedom, partnership, deception.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Animal pelts are worn. Spitting. A brief exchange in German dialogue is subtitled.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Solid performances, retro credits and graphics, great soundtrack, Tarantino demonstrates his technical prowess as director. Daring and brave.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Long running time. Inexplicable use of Australian accents. Gratuitously violent. Self-indulgent, flamboyant.