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Coco (2017)

Published in C
Friday, 24 November 2017 21:37
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Additional Info

  • Rating

    PG: Mild themes.

  • The pitch

    The importance of being Ernesto.

  • Starring

    (voices of): Anthony Gonzalez, Gael García Bernal, Benjamin Bratt, Alanna Ubach, Renee Victor, Jaime Camil, Alfonso Arau, Herbert Siguenza, Gabriel Iglesias, Lombardo Boyar, Ana Ofelia Murguía

  • Directed by

    Lee Unkrich, Adrian Molina

  • Running time

    109 minutes

  • Rated

    PG (Australia), NR (UK), PG (UK)

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    Characters are shot, poisoned, crushed beneath a heavy object, tackled to the ground, thrown from a high cliff/tower, hit with objects, rendered invisible, pursued, kicked, stomped on, pushed, thrown through the air. A boy falls into an open grave, a boy falls into a swimming pool. A character throws a shoe at a dog. Objects knocked over/smashed/snatched away/hit with objects. A monkey trashes a room. Break and enter (breaks window for entry). Yelling, screaming, roaring, arguing. Blood/gore: Characters collapse/die/disappear. A character's skin begins to fade as he slowly transforms to a skeleton. People walk through an invisible boy. Skeletons, skull motifs, skeleton animals. Skeletons smash apart then rejoin their bones/skull head comes off/bottom jaw falls to ground. Moving eyeballs (dislodged from head), detached limbs. Fainting.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    (None): Platonic kissing/hugging. A movie scene shows people kissing. Nude skeleton, skeletons in dancewear, skeletons in bikinis.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    Alcohol (wine/spirits) Bottles and glasses of alcohol on tables.

  • LANGUAGE

    A sign reads "Forget you!" Name-calling (bum, self-important jerks, dumb dog, rat, coward, murderer, chorizo, etc). Religious references.

  • THEMES

    Family, ancestors, celebration, the elderly, Land of the Dead, Dia de los Muertos, music, shoemaking, faith, curses, spirit guides, nervousness, performance, heroes, offerings, forgiveness, legacy, grudges, death, alebrijes.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Dead relatives (aunties/uncles/mothers/grandmothers/grandfathers/great grandparents). Cemetery/tomb setting. Dog, horse, monkey, toad/rabbit creature, chameleon, porcupine, butterflies, chihuahua, pigeons, cat. Flying dragon/panther creature with yellow eyes and sharp teeth. Spirit animals. Spitting. Fireworks, sparklers, fire breathing, flame throwing. Dog allergy mentioned. Some Spanish dialogue (no subtitles).

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Fantastico, engaging, revitalising, resplendent, original, emotional, resonant, touching, gorgeous, imaginative, clever, macabre, affecting, magical, rebellious, subversive, transportative, risky, pro-Mexican, thrilling, bold, glorious, celebratory, big, populist, profound, colourful, moving, spirited, breezy, entertaining, funny, respectful, complex, heartwarming, monumental, relatable, fantastic, exploratory, adventurous, rewarding, confident, triumphant, enchanting, charming, warm, amusing. Peerless voice cast, vibrant/vivid/textured/dazzling/sensational visuals, comprehensively researched, fully dimensional characters, universal message, complicated back-story, stirring/haunting/fetching score, powerhouse/remarkable finish.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Has a very similiar look/feel/message to The Book of Life, crammed/complicated/laboured/tedious prologue.

Beauty and the Beast (2017)

Published in B
Tuesday, 21 March 2017 08:59
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Additional Info

  • Rating

    PG: Mild themes and violence.

  • The pitch

    There may be something there that wasn't there before.

  • Starring

    Emma Watson, Dan Stevens, Luke Evans, Josh Gad, Kevin Kline, Ewan McGregor, Ian McKellen, Emma Thompson, Nathan Mack, Audra McDonald, Stanley Tucci

  • Directed by

    Bill Condon

  • Running time

    129 minutes

  • Rated

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

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    Characters are shot, punched, flicked with mud, pursued/attacked/bitten by wolves, imprisoned, dragged, hit with objects, thrown through the air, tied up, crushed beneath a falling object, pushed down stairs, scalded with hot water/steam, throat-grabbed, kicked, shoved. Characters dangle precariously/fall from high ledges. An angry mob break down a door and enter a castle intending to "kill the beast". A woman's laundry is tipped over by bullies. Objects thrown, slashed, smashed, pushed off table, whacked. Burning objects, tree hit by lightning. A man throws a dagger into a picture of a stag. Screaming, roaring, growling, snarling. Arguing. War, explosions, "I will feed you to the wolves", attempted murder mentioned. Blood/gore: Bloody bullet wound on shirt, blood prick on finger, bloody bite wound, face/head covered in plague sores, healed (human) bite mark on stomach, gash scars over a wolf's eye. Plague mentioned.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    Kissing, flirting, hugging, swooning, bum-grabbing. Cleavage. Very mild comic references to infidelity ("how is your wife?") and homosexuality (LeFou's affection for Gaston/men dancing as a pair/men dressed in drag).

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    Villagers in a tavern drink from pitchers (ale assumed). Wine. A female drinks a potion that teleports her across time and space.

  • LANGUAGE

    Name-calling (bookworm, fool, strange, special, peculiar, funny, small-minded, damsel, spinster, simple, boorish, brainless, idiot, cold-hearted, thief, liar, clingy, huge, horrid, monstrous, crazy, old, filthy hag, monster, etc). Religious exclamations (thank Heavens).

  • THEMES

    Beauty and the Beast, enchantment, villagers, books, reading, father-daughter relationships, anger management, angry mobs, magic mirrors, roses.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Dead mother mentioned. Dog, horses, donkeys, geese, goats, chickens, caged birds, wolves, moths, rabbits, cobwebs, owl. Fireworks (opening credits), lightning, thunder. Seafood in market stall, roast meats served. Urination, spitting.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Delightful, show-stopping, fresh, faithful, magical, unabashed, energetic, warm, crafty, lovely, funny, sweet, lush, memorable, enjoyable, entertaining, unbeastly. Dazzling/charming/innocent performance by Emma Watson, soulful performance by Dan Stevens, scene-stealing performances by Josh Gad and Luke Evans, fun/starry voice cast, lavish visuals, triumphant/immaculate production design, big ensemble dance pieces, some impressive CGI, sugar-rush finale, unforgettable/infectious songs.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Manufactured, overstuffed. The CGI isn't always perfect/convincing.

Moana (2016)

Published in M
Saturday, 03 December 2016 21:49
MOANA is preceeded by short film INNER WORKINGS featuring cartoon images of inside the human body (brain, heart, veins, lungs, etc), man in shower, people in swimwear, urination, coffins/funerals, man electrocuted/eaten by shark/growing obese then having a fatal heart attack/laughed at/chopped up by a falling chainsaw (implied)/knocked...

Additional Info

  • Rating

    PG: Some scenes may scare small children.

  • The pitch

    I never knew The Rock had so much heart.

  • Starring

    (voices of): Auli'i Cravalho, Dwayne Johnson, Rachel House, Temuera Morrison, Jemaine Clement, Nicole Scherzinger, Alan Tudyk, Oscar Kightley

  • Directed by

    Ron Clements, Don Hall, John Musker, Chris Williams

  • Running time

    103 minutes

  • Rated

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

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    Characters are shot at (arrows/darts/fireballs), hit with tranquiliser darts, punched/struck from the sky, thrown overboard, near-drowned, trapped underwater, grabbed, urinated on (comic), slapped, ear-pulled, hit/prodded with objects, shut in a cave, flicked, throat-grabbed, pursued, tackled, head-slammed, swooped by winged monsters, near-eaten, thrown through the air/against rocks, caged, hair-grabbed, dragged. A character tells how a baby was rejected by its mother and thrown into the sea. Boats capsize. A chicken accidentally sets its tail feathers on fire. A monster character eats another monster. Explosion. Theft. Inescapable death, suicide mission, killing/cooking a chicken, murdering pirates, I will smite you, he will kill you, human sacrifice, I ate my grandma, tear you apart, time to take apart your heart, I'm not killing myself mentioned. Yelling, shouting, roaring, arguing, screaming. Blood/gore: Tongue, hands chopped off. Bruise/graze on foot. A character's skin turns black/ashen when splashed with water. Characters wear necklaces made of teeth, a girl is imprisoned in a cage made from bones. Tattooing. A baby faints. A girl sees apparitions of her dead ancestors. Rotten/diseased fruit seen. Burning and eating eel, ripped off his leg mentioned.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    Shirtless villagers/children. Hugging.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    None.

  • LANGUAGE

    Oh sh--arkhead. Butt, heinie, pee. Name-calling (crazy lady, mentally challenged, lying/slimy/sonofa--, bottom feeder, princess, buttercup, bait, chicken, funny-looking, dumb, etc). Religious references.

  • THEMES

    Legends, identity, family, Disney princesses, voyagers, shapeshifting, wayfinding, grandmothers, mental illness, bravery, responsibility, elders, ancestors, hero worship, demigods, forgiveness.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Dead mother/grandmother. Dead best friend (drowning). Hawk, lizard, beetle, birds, turtles, stingrays, fish, chickens, pig, dolphins, whale, crab. Giant volcanic demon; monsters with multiple limbs, wings, claws, sharp pincers, thorns. Fireworks (opening credits), lightning, thunder, black/shadowy darkness, rolling black clouds, waterfall. Pork, fish eaten. Regurgitation, spitting/spurting water. Post-credits scene (stay right until the very, very end!)

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Dazzling, delightful, pitch-perfect, charming, modern, special, colourful, vibrant, inventive, charming, crowd-pleasing, entertaining, progressive, crisp, sweet, sunny, poignant, cheerful, fresh. Smart/diverse/convincing/fiery/spirited heroine, terrific voice cast, stunning/state-of-the-art/breathtaking/beautiful/vivid animation, traditional storytelling, witty screenplay, infectious/soul-stirring/mighty/buoyant/catchy/emotional/original/propulsive songs, lush landscapes, zany Mad Max Fury Road-style coconut sequence, brilliant cameo from Jemaine Clement, culturally sensitive, pleasing messages about identity and eco-awareness.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Formulaic, safe, low-stakes. A little episodic/dull in parts.

Queen of Katwe (2016)

Published in Q
Thursday, 24 November 2016 02:43
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Additional Info

  • Rating

    PG: Mild themes.

  • The pitch

    The small one can become the big one.

  • Starring

    Madina Nalwanga, David Oyelowo, Lupita Nyong'o, Martin Kabanza, Taryn Kyaze

  • Directed by

    Mira Nair

  • Running time

    124 minutes

  • Rated

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

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    People are face-grabbed, wrestled, criticised for being female/poor, oinked at, slapped, almost swept away by flood waters, ear-pulled. A child is hit by a motorcycle. A woman kicks a motorbike. Objects knocked over in anger. Arguing. A boy screams. Getting robbed mentioned. A man says he is glad he didn't take his life when he was younger. Blood/gore: Bloody face, head, leg, bandage, hands. Wound-dressing, stitching (off-camera). Cannula removed. Man in neck brace, IV drip. Broken/breaking bones mentioned.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    A married couple hug, kiss, hold hands. Flirting. Jokes about exchanging goods for (implied) sexual favours. An older teenager announces she is pregnant. Woman in singlet top/bare shoulders/cleavage; shirtless boys/men. Women seen bathing (clothed). A background sign reads "virginity is healthy for young girls". Background poster of girl in bikini top.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    (None). Children bet on a chess game.

  • LANGUAGE

    Pee mentioned. Very mild name-calling (hyena, disease, underprivileged, bad smell, silly, madam, etc). Religious references and exclamations (my god, thank god).

  • THEMES

    Phiona Mutesi, chess, Uganda, Katwe, slums, championship, tournament, strategy, family, mother-daughter relationships, unlikely heroes, street selling, soccer, sport, poverty, survival, literacy, losing, victory.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Relationship breakup. Dead father, dead mother, dead sister/daughter, dead/estranged family mentioned. Plane setting. Fireworks (opening credits). Pigs, goats, chickens, cattle, ducks, water birds, fishing, dead fish. Bare feet/soles. Meat on a stick, fried chicken eaten. Spitting. Some Bantu (subtitles). Based on a true story. Based on the book by Tim Crothers.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Inspirational, humanistic, powerful, heartwarming, vivid, evocative, compelling, engaging, fresh, zesty, intelligent, earnest, uplifting, sympathetic, big-hearted, feelgood, positive, pleasant, crowdpleasing, universal. Terrific/inhabited/authentic/nuanced/disarming/natural/radiant/beautiful performances, fascinating story, infectious score, palpable/intimate visuals of Uganda, charming closing credits sequence, irresistible message.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Cliched, predictable. Gets a little melodramatic/manipulative at the end.

Ratatouille

Published in R
Friday, 16 May 2014 08:27
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Additional Info

  • Rating

    PG: Mild animated violence.

  • The pitch

    Deviates from the recipe.

  • Starring

    (voices of): Patton Oswalt, Ian Holm, Lou Romano, Brian Dennehy, Peter Sohn, Peter O'Toole, Brad Garrett, Janeane Garofalo, Will Arnett, Julius Callahan, James Remar, John Ratzenberger

  • Directed by

    Brad Bird, Jan Pinkava

  • Running time

    111 minutes

  • Rated

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

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    Characters are shot at, struck by lightning, thrown from rooftops, near-drowned, near-trodden, near-burned, trapped, near-squashed, near-roasted, bound, gagged, threatened at gunpoint, scratched, bitten, hit with objects, slapped, hit by a moped, caged. Characters wear a gas mask, dangle precariously. Broken glass, property damage, vehicle accident (audio), a cyclist crashes into a car, a character falls from his moped. Stealing, bribery. Killing animals/characters, doing jail time, robbery, fraud mentioned. Arguing, screaming. Blood/gore: Dead rats caught in traps. Scratches, bites, mild burns on skin.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    Kissing. Bare chest (male). Messing around with someone's daughter mentioned.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    Alcohol (wine, champagne). Intoxication. Gambling syndicates mentioned.

  • LANGUAGE

    Name-calling. Religious reference. Cultural, gender stereotypes.

  • THEMES

    Food, cooking, family, father-son relationships, smell, flavour, French cuisine, Paris, Michelin stars, food criticism, trust, communication, mentoring, inheritance, food memories, hygiene.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Deceased mother, deceased chef mentioned. Rats, dogs, fish. Full moon, scary red eyes, bonfire, vomiting, gagging. Veal stomach, sweetbreads mentioned. Ghostly apparition.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Audacious, risky, imaginative, triumphant, gorgeous, slapstick, complicated, satisfying, inventive, ambitious, delightful, enjoyable, adult-proof, captivating, witty, inspiring, fun, big, beautiful, funny, grand. Lovable rodent, irresistible characters, remarkable attention to detail, extraordinary visuals, sumptuous animation, perfect voice cast, sly sense of humour, enchanting story.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Blithe, overcooked. Some pacing lag, could be funnier.

Tangled Ever After

Published in T
Sunday, 16 February 2014 10:51
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  • Rating

    G: General.

  • The pitch

    Tangled to the Maximus.

  • Starring

    (voices of): Mandy Moore, Zachary Levi, Alan Dale, Paul F Tompkins, Kari Wahlgren, Mark Allan Stewart, Nathan Greno, Byron Howard

     

  • Directed by

    Nathan Greno, Byron Howard

  • Running time

    6 minutes

  • Rated

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

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    Characters are pushed, kicked, thrown through the air, hit with objects, bound in chains, tarred. Objects thrown. Yelling. Explosion, property damage, objects smashed.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    Kissing.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    Alcohol (wine).

  • LANGUAGE

    Religious references.

  • THEMES

    Rapunzel, marriage, wedding rings, mishaps, Tangled, royals, sidekicks, short films.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Wedding, church settings. Horses, chameleon, doves. Roast foul, roasting chickens.

Beauty and the Beast

Published in B
Sunday, 16 February 2014 00:44

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Additional Info

  • Rating

    G: General.

  • The pitch

    Will put a spell on you.

  • Starring

    (voices of): Paige O'Hara, Robby Benson, Richard White, Jerry Orbach, David Ogden Stiers, Angela Lansbury, Bradley Pierce

  • Directed by

    Gary Trousdale, Kirk Wise

  • Running time

    84 minutes

  • Rated

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

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    Characters are shot (arrow), hit with objects, punched, knocked over, attacked by animals/angry mob, dropped, burned, dragged, threatened, wrestled, crushed, scalded, stabbed, thrown from a high ledge. A bird is shot (hunting). Explosions, burning pyre. Objects thrown, damaged, rammed. Arguing, shouting. Killing, sacrificing children, stealing, ransacking mentioned. Blood/gore: Bloody gashes, cuts. Blood spray. Wound-dressing, bandage.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    Cleavage. Kissing. Men flash their underwear. Paintings on naked cherubs.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    Alcohol (beer, wine, champagne). Bar setting.

  • LANGUAGE

    Name-calling. Gender, genre, rural stereotypes. Religious references and exclamation.

  • THEMES

    Love, honesty, kindness, generosity, provincial life, stories, books, fairytales, selfishness, vanity, rejection, invention, trespassing, stubbornness, deception, happy endings.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Marriage proposal/rejection, imprisoned father/child. Fireworks, lightning, thunder, gargoyles, creepy woods, mist, mysterious shadows. Deer, flocks of birds, owl, horses, wolves, sheep, bats, dog, chickens, goats. Magic: enchanted objects, witch (drawing), spells, magic mirror. Hanging meats, fish. Fur/skin rugs and furniture, taxidermy heads/antlers. Spitting.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Energetic, creative, robust, irresistible, triumphant, delightful, polished, enchanting, wonderful, bright, frisky, lovely, magic, dynamic, wondrous, inventive, witty. Classic story, wonderful musical numbers, clever lyrics, memorable characters, amazingly detailed animation, flawless vocal characterisation, superb cast, careful construction, one of the finest Disney animations ever made.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Unsubtle.

Frozen (2013)

Published in F
Friday, 22 November 2013 10:00
Note: A short film titled Get a Horse! is presented before the feature film. It contains violence (characters are pursued, grabbed, hit with objects, injured, threatened, hit by a car, thrown through the air, electrocuted), a plane crash, raspberry-blowing, animal creatures (pig, dog, cow, chickens, duck), and fast-moving editing (flicker effect). ...

Additional Info

  • Rating

    PG: Some scenes may scare very young children.

  • The pitch

    Ex-thaw-dinary.

  • Starring

    (voices of) Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel, Jonathan Groff, Josh Gad, Santino Fontana, Alan Tudyk, Ciarán Hinds, Chris Williams

  • Directed by

    Chris Buck, Jennifer Lee

  • Running time

    108 minutes

  • Rated

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

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    People are blasted with frozen air/icicles, punched, accidentally hit, thrown to the ground, play-shoved, pursued, attacked by wolves, attacked by a snow creature, near-shot (arrows), near-crushed, chained, tied up, slapped, impaled, burned, near-melted, frozen, knocked overboard. People dangle precariously, fall over high cliffs, slide down embankments. Animals are hit with objects, fall into icy water. Burning objects, explosion, shipwreck. Arguing, loud roaring. Close-up of saw cutting ice (blade appears to lunge toward audience). An animation shows a girl under threat from evildoers. A painting shows a man brandishing a sword. Treason, sororicide (killing one's own sister), death sentence mentioned. A character says "you're going to kill yourself" (figurative). A child is accidentally injured (fall).

  • SEX/NUDITY

    Kissing, flirting. Female characters wear tight-fitting gowns. Group of people wearing towels in a sauna.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    Alcohol (champagne).

  • LANGUAGE

    Butt. Name-calling. Gender, genre, sibling, regional, cultural, animal stereotypes.

  • THEMES

    Sisters, princesses, winter, magical powers, secrets, royalty, confinement, estrangement, coronation, engagement, romance, desperation, dancing, true love, betrayal, greed, summer, identity, empowerment, forgiveness, love, fear, responsibility, musicals, fairytales, Hans Christian Andersen.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Deceased parents. Deceased sister mentioned. Marriage proposal. Fireworks, waterfalls, lightning, thunder, full moon, fireplace, burning torch, snowstorm, northern lights. Horses, reindeer, trolls, snowman, seagulls, duck, ducklings, pickled fish, wolves with scary yellow eyes, bees. Curses, sorcery mentioned. Picking nose and eating it mentioned. Drool, spitting. Brief foreign language (no subs). Very loosely based on The Snow Queen by Hans Christian Andersen.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Female-positive, gorgeous, fabulous, magical, energetic, humourous, accomplished. Breath-taking visuals, heart-stopping action, unforgettable songs, good character work, playful humour, crafty plot, unexpected twists, emotionally gripping, unforced use of 3D, classic Disney.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Formulaic. Some banal dialogue, hasty conclusion, falters slightly during middle act.

PLANES Activity Sheets

Published in Downloads
Wednesday, 25 September 2013 22:10
'Dusty' off the boredom these school holidays with these fun PLANES activity sheets thanks to Disney and Disney's PLANES - in cinemas now!   Colour in your favourite characters from the PLANES movie, play PLANES bingo, find the matching PLANES pairs, create your very own PLANES pilot's license, fly your way out of the PLANES maze, make a Jolly Wr...

The Lone Ranger

Published in T
Sunday, 30 June 2013 09:52
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Additional Info

  • Rating

    M: Violence.

  • The pitch

    Crow'd pleasing horse-play.

  • Starring

    Johnny Depp, Armie Hammer, Tom Wilkinson, William Fichtner, James Badge Dale, Barry Pepper, Ruth Wilson, Helena Bonham Carter, James Frain, W Earl Brown, Matt O'Leary, Mason Cook

  • Directed by

    Gore Verbinski

  • Running time

    149 minutes

  • Rated

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

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    Many people are shot, shot at, stabbed, kicked, beaten, hit with objects, shot by arrows, strangled, thrown through the air, thrown from great heights, thrown from a moving train, butt-whipped, trampled by horses, crushed, scalped, slapped, threatened, bashed, pelted with rocks, bound, dragged. A human heart is cut out and eaten. People teeter from high structures and moving trains. An intense battle sequence results in mass casualties. Village, stations, properties, structures destroyed. Train crashes, derailed train, explosions, burning buildings, collapsed bridge. Smashed objects and glass. Bank robbery, train robbery. Hanging, execution, Gettysburg, sacrifice mentioned. Items are taken from corpses. Two men are buried in the ground up to their necks. Cavalry soldiers carry guns, an angry mob carries pitchforks and torches, firing squad. Screaming. Blood/gore: Blood on hands, faces, heads, nose, clothing. Bloody scratches, objects, grazes; shaving cut, blood splatter, spitting blood, bandages. Many human corpses. Dead animals. Eating own flesh, 12000 casualties mentioned. Scarred and burned flesh. A hanged man is seen, a dead man is scalped. An arrow is removed from flesh (blood and wound seen). A wound is stitched; needle thrust into flesh. Injuries seen (neck brace, leg brace, bandages).

  • SEX/NUDITY

    Kissing. Brothel setting. Pictures of women in 1930s underwear seen. Cross-dressing. Cleavage. Shirtless men.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    Alcohol (wine, beer, champagne, spirits, shots). An animal drinks beer. Card game. Bottles of medicine seen. A woman drinks an unknown medicine.

  • LANGUAGE

    Name-calling. Gender, ethnic, racial, cultural stereotyping. Heavy religious references and exclamations. Homosexual references. Ghosts, spirits, resurrection, visions, curses mentioned. A dead animal is mocked.

  • THEMES

    The Lone Ranger, the Wild West, outlaws, railroading, progress, brothers, resurrection, ceremony, ritual, Comanche Indians, folklore, myth, legend, revenge, justice, traitors, totems, tracking, treaties, destiny, cannibalism.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Murdered brother/husband/father. Dead ancestors. Fairgound, jail cell settings. Shallow graves, burial, resurrection. A boy loses a balloon, a girl loses her dolly. Dogs, horses, cows, rabbits, buffalo, donkeys, flock of birds, crows, vultures, goat, kitten, scorpions. Fireworks and lightning in opening title graphics; campfires, clowns, circus freaks, fire-breathing, prosthetic leg. Ailurophobia mentioned. Taxidermy animals, animal heads (buffalo, birds, bull, mouse, bear, snake), wild animals with razor-sharp teeth, animals eat other animals. Hanging animal carcasses and pelts; fur, skin and feathers worn. Roasting rabbit, cooked meat, oysters, hotdog. Urination, spitting, vomiting, licking, manure. Vision under end credits. High camera aerials.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Entertaining, atmospheric, funny, galloping, escapist, absurd. Gorgeous scenery, colourful plot, huge stunts, great cast, fabulous makeup.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Overlong, weak screenplay. Can't decide whether it wants to be a tribute, an action film or a parody. Surprisingly violent.