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22 Jump Street

Published in 0-9
Thursday, 12 June 2014 06:07
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Additional Info

  • Rating

    MA15+: Strong coarse language and sexual references.

  • The pitch

    Something cool!

  • Starring

    Jonah Hill, Channing Tatum, Ice Cube, Peter Stormare, Wyatt Russell, Amber Stevens, Jillian Bell, The Lucas Brothers, Nick Offerman, Jimmy Tatro

  • Directed by

    Phil Lord, Christopher Miller

  • Running time

    112 minutes

  • Rated

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

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    People are shot, wrestled, hooded, bound, kidnapped, pursued, threatened, tasered, headbutted, hit with objects, punched, kneed, slapped, kicked, glassed, tackled, handcuffed, stabbed. People dangle precariously, jump from high ledges, bump heads. Helicopter crash, vehicle collision, dangerous driving, objects knocked over/smashed. Burning objects, explosions, shootouts. Importing illegal goods, (inappropriately) touching children, war mentioned. Blood/gore: Blood spray, blood on clothing, bleeding wound, scar. Gunshot wounds, bandages, sling. Corpse photo.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    Couple seen in bed together (sex implied). Dry-humping, kissing. Sex-themed discussion, banter and hand/arm gestures. (Inappropriately) touching children, sleeping with students mentioned. Swimwear, skimpy clothing, girl in towel, people in underwear, shirtless men, cleavage. Penis-shaped objects and drawings, blow-up doll seen.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    People ingest/buy/sell drugs. Hallucinations, intoxication, drug-induced behaviour. Alcohol (beer, wine, spirits, shots, hip flask). Adderall, ecstasy, cocaine, heroin, getting wasted, dropping acid mentioned. Drug paraphernalia seen.

  • LANGUAGE

    F-words, s-words, a-words, b*tch. Actual and slang terms for genitalia and bodily functions. Name-calling. Derogatory terms for homosexuals. Religious references and exclamations. Obscene finger gestures.

  • THEMES

    Undercover police work, partners, surveillance, college, drugs, cartels, improv, twins, father-daughter relationships, football, pledges, tattoos, discrimination, spring break, sequels.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Divorce mentioned. Church, hospital settings. Lobsters, cockatoos, iguana, octopus, pigs, mule, pigeons. Roast meats, bacon seen. Lightning, vomiting. Mid-credits vision, post-credits scene.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Ambitious, dizzying, fun, self-aware, loose, funny, engaging, zany, big-budget. Great sequel, terrific chemistry between leads, precise comic performances, glorious closing credits sequence, deft widescreen lensing, brilliant cameos, top-notch slapstick.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Some comedy misses. Feels a bit tired.

The LEGO Movie

Published in T
Tuesday, 18 February 2014 11:06
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Additional Info

  • Rating

    PG: Mild animated violence and crude humour.

  • The pitch

    Don't call him yellow.

  • Starring

    (voices of): Chris Pratt, Elizabeth Banks, Will Arnett, Morgan Freeman, Liam Neeson, Alison Brie, Will Ferrell, Will Forte, Jonah Hill, Shaquille O'Neal, Anthony Daniels, Nick Offerman, Cobie Smulders, Channing Tatum, Billy Dee Williams

  • Directed by

    Phil Lord, Christopher Miller

  • Running time

    100 minutes

  • Rated

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

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    Characters are shot at, thrown off high ledges, eaten, pursued, interrogated, threatened, karate-chopped, near-melted, hit with objects, thrown, decapitated, trampled, crushed, catapulted, imprisoned, bound, frozen, electrocuted. A character falls down a long shaft, a character's face is wiped off. Objects kicked, thrown. Mid-air collisions, train crash, submarine leak, explosions, laser beams, buildings demolished, bridge collapse, mass destruction. Reckless driving, vehicle accidents, burning vehicles. Yelling, shouting, arguing. End of the world mentioned. Blood/gore: Decapitated head. Used BandAid/plaster.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    Pantless character (nude from waist down; no genitals seen). A nude character showers (no genitals seen), a character photocopies his bare bum. Flirting. Cleavage.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    Alcohol (beer). Bar setting.

  • LANGUAGE

    Incomplete a-word. Name-calling. Religious exclamations. Police, gender, family, superhero stereotypes.

  • THEMES

    Prophecy, legends, awesomeness, instructions, father-son relationships, greed, invention, teamwork, faith, imagination, Star Wars, The Lord of The Rings, ideas, sacrifice, good cop/bad cop, capitalism, conformity, consumerism.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Relationship breakup. Helicopters, aircraft, clowns, rainbow, unicorn, dragon, ghost, skeletons, skull motif, pirates, alien space creature. Sharks, crocodiles, dog, cats, horses, cows, chickens, panda, monkey, bat, cobweb, pigs, ducks, snake. Spitting, used chewing gum, roasting meat. Bright light flashes, lightning, thunder.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Whip-smart, surprising, emotional, joyful, spirited, hilarious, rich, knowing, sensational, fun, charming, brilliant, brisk, unexpected, affecting, funny, re-watchable, surreal, cute, energetic. Family friendly, intricately detailed world, zippy pace, subversive streak, imperfect animation, childlike vision, giddily inventive, wildly entertaining, dazzling CGI, pitch-perfect voice cast, cleverly written, sneaky jokes, deft satire, over-the-top action.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Blockheaded, exhausting, demented, audacious. First half moves a little too quickly, intense product placement, unnecessary climactic device.

Cloudy With A Chance of Meatballs

Published in C
Saturday, 02 March 2013 11:23
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Additional Info

  • Rating

    G: General.

  • The pitch

    A feast of meaty humour packed with flavour and extra sauce.

  • Starring

    Bill Hader, Anna Faris, James Caan, Andy Samberg, Bruce Campbell, Mr T, Bobb'e J Thompson, Benjamin Bratt, Neil Patrick Harris, Al Roker, Will Forte

  • Directed by

    Phil Lord, Chris Miller

  • Running time

    90 minutes

  • Rated

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

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    Cartoon violence intended to entertain. Small explosions, zapping power lines, electrical sparks. Several large explosions and rocket-fire. A young man is electrocuted on high-voltage power lines. People are crash-tackled by a policeman. Stuff gets smashed. Extreme damage to public property; buildings, furniture, businesses, homes, streets are destroyed. A female kicks a male in the eyeballs. A monkey attacks some sweets that have come to life. A snowball fight knocks people cold. Giant food missiles. A face is slapped. Violence is threatened. An avalanche demolishes a town. Man-eating chickens.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    A couple share a kiss.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    Alcohol (wine).

  • LANGUAGE

    Teasing, ridicule and name-calling.

  • THEMES

    Invention, perseverance, individualism, gluttony, obesity, success/failure, faith, crazy scientist, father-son relationship, inner beauty, seeking approval, technophobia.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    The main character's mother is deceased. Classroom setting. Remote oceanic setting. Mutated ratbirds behave aggressively. Many varieties of food are seen and/or eaten, including hamburgers, hotdogs, fruit, vegetables, sweets, ice-cream, sushi, roast chicken, pizza, pancakes, eggs, bacon, ham, prawns/shrimp, steak, jelly/jell-o, spaghetti, meatballs, cheese, corn chips. Fish is poached, fried, juiced, minced. An aircraft spins out of control. A portapotty is seen. A girl suffers from peanut allergy. An epiPen injection is administered. Regurgitation and vomiting are heard. Tornado. A grown man wears a nappy. Monkey poo.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Funkalicious retro credits and graphics. Comedy is witty and acerbic. The film is bursting with colour. Cheeky jibe at London weather in closing credits. Relevant message about the danger of gluttony. Vibrant animation.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Cultural stereotypes. Running time may be excessive.