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Bad Santa 2 (2016)

Published in B
Tuesday, 22 November 2016 06:45
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Additional Info

  • Rating

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

  • The pitch

    He's badder.

  • Starring

    Billy Bob Thornton, Kathy Bates, Tony Cox, Christina Hendricks, Brett Kelly, Ryan Hansen, Jeff Skowron, Jenny Zigrino, Cristina Rosato

  • Directed by

    Mark Waters

  • Running time

    92 minutes

  • Rated

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

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    A man tries to commit suicide (head in oven, hanging). People are shot, punched, kicked, beaten, hit with objects, urinated on, burgled, tripped over, slapped, slammed against wall/table, wrestled, run over. A car crashes into a stall. Theft. Killing Filipinos, threatened to cut kid in half, you tried to murder me, hand grenade, arms dealer, Charles Manson mentioned. Blood/gore: Bloodied plush toy, blood smear on ice, bloody fur. People on stretchers/in hospital beds with oxygen masks, breathing tubes, arm in sling; flatlining. Hacking coughs, used Bandaid. Donate my organs, panic attacks mentioned.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    People have sex in an alley, against a tree (children watching), anal sex in a public bathroom. A man is masturbated several times by different women. A man watches another man masturbate. Many photos of a man with another man's testicles placed in various positions on his face/head. A woman plays with a vibrator. Nude male bottom seen. Orgasm, kissing, flirting, undressing, bum-slapping, ogling, voyeurism, infidelity. A man hires a prostitute for a younger man. A man's (clothed) erection prods another man in the back of the head. A man tries to watch porn but his account has been disabled. A woman makes a masturbation gesture. Many references/slang words for sex, masturbation, ejaculation, virginity, bestiality, prostitution, genitals, breasts, anal sex, paedophilia, felching, orgies, necrophilia. Skimpy clothing, skimpy exercise gear, cleavage. Turning a trick, sex with cousins, teabagging, strip joint, motorboat, being a mom at thirteen, crabs mentioned.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    Drugging someone with Rohypnol mentioned. Alcohol (spirits, beer, shots, hip flask, champagne). Intoxication, AA meeting. Smoking. A woman drinks cough medicine. You must be high, am I tripping, hallucinogenic, after effects [of drugs] mentioned.

  • LANGUAGE

    (Many) f-words, s-words, a-words, b*tch, p*ss. Many slang words for genitals/sex. Name-calling (worthless, retard, pr*ck, crazy, racist, moron, big shot, sick, midget, poison, albino, scarecrow, nutsack, jackals, cheap, paedophile, kiddie fiddler, pervert, chief, deaf, miserable, douchebag, filthy, dirty, lush, player, dingleberry, goiter face, stray, ghost, mean, runt, etc). Obscene finger gestures. Religious references and exclamations (goddamn, there is a God, Christ, what the hell, oh Lord, etc). Many jokes/insults about colour, race, height, weight, sex, mental illness, abortion, gender, disability.

  • THEMES

    Robbery, Christmas, bad Santas, betrayal, mother-son relationships, mental illness, Christmas carols, charity, infidelity, addiction, Parkinson's disease, family, choir.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Dead mother, dead grandmother mentioned. Eviction notice, power blackout, fireworks. Woman on toilet. Vomiting, urination, burping. A mother tells how she used to chew her son's food for him then feed it to him. A man removes his false teeth and handles them.

Oz The Great and Powerful

Published in O
Tuesday, 05 March 2013 02:40
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Additional Info

  • Rating

    PG: Mild fantasy violence and some scary scenes.

  • The pitch

    Bewitching.

  • Starring

    James Franco, Mila Kunis, Rachel Weisz, Michelle Williams, Zach Braff, Bruce Campbell, Bill Cobbs, Tony Cox

  • Directed by

    Sam Raimi

  • Running time

    130 minutes

  • Rated

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

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    3D special effects make objects, animals and baddies appear to fly/hurtle/lunge toward the audience. Soundtrack and editing promotes vivid sense of tension. Witches/hags. Theatrical explosions. Items/objects get thrown, smashed. Blades are seen. Soldiers with halberds. Arrows are fired. A destroyed village. Smashed porcelain and crockery. A china girl has smashed limbs. A woman cries tears that sear and scar her skin. A woman convulses. Flying monkeys are seen attacking townsfolk. A woman is forced on her knees and chained by her wrists to two posts. A firebomb explodes from a portal in the sky. A man is kicked. A man is thrown around the air. A man is hit repeatedly with a cane (comic). A man is almost hurt by airborne fence palings. A man thrashes in the water thinking he is drowning. A mouthful of water is spat in a man's face. Yelling, raised voices. Loud shakes, murmurs, rumbles, roars and screeches are heard. Mention of a grandmother killed in battle. Mention of a poisoned father. Two hot-air balloons crash; one burns.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    A man kisses several different women. A woman alludes to an intimate encounter with a man.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    Alcohol (a man drinks from a hip flask). A woman eats a laced apple. Animals are lured to sleep by poppies.

  • LANGUAGE

    Name-calling, derogatory insults. Religious references.

  • THEMES

    Magic, illusion, fantasy, deception, greed, sleight-of-hand, change of heart, good/bad witches, leap of faith, weakness, selfishness, lying, egotism, faith, good versus evil, The Wizard of Oz.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Circus setting with sideshow acts: magicians, strongman, fire-breather, clown, doves, hypnosis, spiritual possession, disappearance. Music-box. A zoetrope produces mild flickering. Bucking horse. Flocks of birds. Attacking lion. Flying monkeys. Butterflies, small spider on cobweb, aggressive fairies with bitey teeth. A bird flies at audience (3D). Tornado. Lightning bolts (weather and magical). Fireballs, campfire, fire sparks and fireworks. Ghosts, evil spirits, the undead are mentioned. Graveyard setting. A hooded figure is seen. Spooky fauna and crazed Venus flytrap-like plants. Fog. Crystal ball. Drugged apple. Scarecrows. Nails scratch through table wood. Evil cackles and shadows. Bubbles. First 30 minutes (approx) is shot in black & white and 4:3 ratio. Point-of-view cinematography from high altitudes. Waterfalls, rapids, towering cliff-faces and rock formations are seen.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Spectacular from start to finish. Worth seeing for the opening credits alone, which uses 3D to astounding effect. Special effects are mesmerising, unforgettable. Soundtrack is incredible. Extraordinary makeup, costumes and set design. The sight of the yellow brick road makes your heart tingle. Munchkins!!

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Cultural stereotypes. Witches aren't particularly wicked. Casting could have been better. Mediocre performances. Flimsy heroines. Lacks heart, truth.