THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY - PART 2 (2015)

THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY - PART 2 (2015)
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  • Release date(s):

  • Run time: 134 minutes

  • Director(s): Francis Lawrence

  • Cast: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Woody Harrelson, Elizabeth Banks, Sam Claflin, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Jena Malone, Julianne Moore, Stanley Tucci, Donald Sutherland, Willow Shields, Jeffrey Wright, Natalie Dormer

  • BBFCinsight: moderate violence, threat

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  • Synopsis: THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY PART 2 is the final film in the four part series and follows Katniss Everdeen and the other rebels as they attempt to overthrow the ruling Government.

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THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY PART 2 follows Katniss Everdeen and the other rebels as they attempt to bring down the ruling Government.

Violence

There are frequent scenes of moderate violence, with shootings, explosions and arrow strikes, but with very little bloodshed shown.

Threat

There is moderate threat in a sequence where Katniss and her friends are attacked by zombie-like creatures in an underground tunnel. A battle follows in which the creatures are shot and stabbed, but without any detail of injury.

VICTOR FRANKENSTEIN (2015)

VICTOR FRANKENSTEIN (2015)
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  • Release date(s):

  • Run time: 110 minutes

  • Director(s): Paul McGuigan

  • Cast: James McAvoy, Daniel Radcliffe, Jessica Brown Findlay, Andrew Scott, Freddie Fox, Mark Gatiss

  • BBFCinsight: moderate violence, threat

  • Synopsis: VICTOR FRANKENSTEIN is a retelling of the Mary Shelley story from the perspective of Igor, assistant to the young medical student Frankenstein.

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VICTOR FRANKENSTEIN is a retelling of the Mary Shelley story from the perspective of Igor, assistant to the young medical student Frankenstein.

Violence

There are scenes of moderate violence, including some heavy blows but little detail of injury. There is some aftermath sight of blood and sight of impalement, but of a non-human creature.

Threat

There are scenes of moderate threat, including people being scared and chased by a monkey-like fantasy creature.

The film also contains mild sex references, mild bad language, brief drug references and sight of medical sketches. There are some gory moments in which organs are experimented on and sight of medical procedures, such as an abscess being drained. Examples of the mild bad language can be found on the free BBFC app or the main BBFC website.

BRIDGE OF SPIES (2015)

BRIDGE OF SPIES (2015)
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  • Release date(s):

  • Run time: 138 minutes

  • Director(s): Steven Spielberg

  • Cast: Tom Hanks, Eve Hewson, Amy Ryan, Alan Alda, Peter McRobbie, Billy Magnussen, Austin Stowell, Domenick Lombardozzi, Mark Rylance, Michael Gaston, Sebastian Koch

  • BBFCinsight: infrequent strong language, moderate threat, violence

  • Synopsis: BRIDGE OF SPIES is a Cold War drama in which a US lawyer is recruited to defend a Soviet spy and help the CIA to rescue a missing pilot.

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BRIDGE OF SPIES is a Cold War drama in which a US lawyer is recruited to defend a Soviet spy and help the CIA to rescue a missing pilot.

Language

There is infrequent strong language and some mild bad language. More information about the language can be found on the free BBFC app and the main BBFC website.

Threat

A scene shows people in distress as gun shots are fired into their family home. A man is confronted by a gang. A plane is hit by bombs and we see the pilot struggle to control it as it falls to the ground before he ejects from it.

Violence

People are shot as they try and climb over a wall. A prisoner faces sleep deprivation by his captors as they throw buckets of water over him. A man is hit in the stomach with a policeman's gun.

This work contains flashing images which may affect viewers who are susceptible to photosensitive epilepsy.

SHAANDAAR (2015)

SHAANDAAR (2015)
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  • Run time: 142 minutes

  • Director(s): Vikas Bahl

  • Cast: Shahid Kapoor, Alia Bhatt, Kumud Pant, Pankaj Kapur, Sanjay Kapoor, Sushma Seth, Vaunisha Kaur Kapoor, Shibani Dandekar

  • BBFCinsight: moderate sex references, comic threat, rude gestures

  • Synopsis: SHAANDAAR is a Hindi language comedy musical about a young woman who dreams of escape with her prince, a man who happens to be the wedding planner of her sister's grand wedding.

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SHAANDAAR is a Hindi language comedy musical about a young woman who dreams of escape with her prince, a man who happens to be the wedding planner of her sister's grand wedding.

Sex

There are moderate sex references in a scene where a man misbehaves on a pole dancing stage.

Threat

There is some moderate comic threat when a character waves a gun around and shoots it in the air and when a boy shoots an arrow at a dead matriarch character who is slumped in her armchair. The woman's corpse is unrealistically set on fire.

Language

There is a scene in which an old woman gives a rude finger gesture towards the traffic behind her on a road. There is also use of mild bad language.

There is a sequence in which members of a wedding party start to act strangely after eating some brownies and mushrooms, but there is no mention of what they may have consumed.

More details about the sex references, violence and language are avilable for grown-ups on the main BBFC website and free apps.

BROOKLYN (2015)

BROOKLYN (2015)
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  • Release date(s):

  • Run time: 109 minutes

  • Director(s): John Crowley

  • Cast: Saoirse Ronan, Domhnall Gleeson, Michael Zegen, Emory Cohen, Mary O'Driscoll, Julie Walters, Jim Broadbent

  • BBFCinsight: infrequent strong language, moderate sex

  • Synopsis: BROOKLYN is a romantic drama set in the 1950s in which a young woman on a visit to her native Ireland from New York must decide in which country and with which man she will spend the rest of her life.

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BROOKLYN is a romantic drama set in the 1950s in which a young woman on a visit to her native Ireland from New York must decide in which country and with which man she will spend the rest of her life.

Language

There are two uses of strong language. There is also moderate and mild bad language. Examples of the language used can be found on the main BBFC website or free Apps

Sex

There is a single moderate love scene involving a young couple. You can read more about this on the main BBFC website or free Apps.

Other issues include scenes of adults smoking cigarettes.

SHAREEK (2015)

SHAREEK (2015)
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  • Run time: 137 minutes

  • Director(s): Navaniat Singh

  • Cast: Jimmy Shergill, Mahie Gill, Mukul Dev, Kuljinder Singh Sidhu, Gugu Gill, Prince K.J. Singh

  • BBFCinsight: moderate violence

  • Synopsis: SHAREEK is a subtitled Punjabi language drama about a simmering feud between two branches of the same family.

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SHAREEK is a subtitled Punjabi language drama about a simmering feud between two branches of the same family.

Violence

Moderate violence includes fight sequences in which punches and kicks are exchanged. In other scenes, a man is shot in the head, a man is beaten and strangled, and a man is stabbed in the stomach with a metal bar.

There is infrequent mild bad language. For examples of this lnaguage please visit the main BBFC website or free Apps.

ICE AND THE SKY (2015)

ICE AND THE SKY (2015)
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  • Run time: 89 minutes

  • Director(s): Luc Jacquet

  • Cast: Claude Lorius, Michel Papineschi

  • BBFCinsight: no material likely to offend or harm

  • Synopsis: ICE AND THE SKY is a documentary about a French scientist whose work focuses on the Antarctic and climate change.

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ICE AND THE SKY is a documentary about a French scientist whose work focuses on the Antarctic and climate change.

There are some brief images of mushroom clouds from atom bomb explosions. There is also a sequence in which a plane struggles to take off and one of the engines catches fire; the narrator explains that no one was hurt in the incident.

THE BIG KNIGHTS (2010)

THE BIG KNIGHTS (2010)
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  • Run time: 70 minutes

  • Director(s): Neville Astley Mark Baker

  • Cast: Brian Blessed (voice), Alexander Armstrong (voice), David Rintoul (voice)

  • BBFCinsight: no material likely to offend or harm

  • Synopsis: THE BIG KNIGHTS is a compilation of episodes featuring the animated adventures of two incompetent knights in medieval times.

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THE BIG KNIGHTS is a compilation of episodes featuring the animated adventures of two incompetent knights in medieval times.

There are brief scenes featuring comic natural bottom nudity, mild innuendo, swashbuckling and general mayhem, some comic burping scenes, and some vampires who are overcome by the smell of garlic and turn into skeletons.

IN THE HEART OF THE SEA (2015)

IN THE HEART OF THE SEA (2015)
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  • Release date(s):

  • Run time: 119 minutes

  • Director(s): Ron Howard

  • Cast: Chris Hemsworth, Benjamin Walker, Cillian Murphy, Tom Holland, Ben Whishaw, Brendan Gleeson, Charlotte Riley, Michelle Fairley

  • BBFCinsight: moderate threat, injury detail

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  • Synopsis: HEART OF THE SEA is a historical seafaring drama in which a whaler and its crew encounter a huge white sperm whale.

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IN THE HEART OF THE SEA is a historical seafaring drama in which a whaler and its crew encounter a huge white sperm whale.

Threat

There are scenes of moderate threat as the whaler is caught in a violent storm and tossed about in heavy seas. In other scenes, the ship and crew are attacked by a large whale.

Injury detail

From time to time crew members are seen with bloody injuries, mostly to the head, following encounters with the whale or after negotiating storms. In one scene, a young crew member is seen to have blood on the palms of his hands, the result of rope burns, and in another sequence a man suddenly and unexpectedly shoots himself in the head. However, there is no blood or any injury detail. Whales are harpooned on occasion, with sight of streaks of blood in the sea, although the whales are computer-generated.

Other issues include verbal references to cannibalism and a crudely drawn image of a topless woman, seen only briefly, carved onto a piece of whalebone. There is also mild bad language.

THE WALK (2015)

THE WALK (2015)
  • Release date(s):

  • Run time: 123 minutes

  • Director(s): Robert Zemeckis

  • Cast: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Ben Kingsley, Ben Schwartz, Charlotte Le Bon, James Badge Dale, Steve Valentine

  • BBFCinsight: mild bad language, mild threat, drug references

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  • Synopsis: THE WALK is a US drama telling the story of the French highwire artiste who walked the gap between the World Trade Centre Twin Towers in New York.

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THE WALK is a US drama about the French high-wire artist who walked between the World Trade Center towers in New York City.

Language

There is mild bad language in the film, examples can be found on the BBFC website or free Apps. A policeman uses the term 'frog' to describe the Frenchmen when they are arrested.

Threat

There are occasional moments of mild threat during high-wire walks. In one scene a man briefly imagines a friend tumbling off a beam and down an elevator shaft.

Drugs

There is reference to getting 'high' in a play on words and speculation that a security guard might be 'on drugs'.

Other issues include blood visible on a bandage after a man stands on a nail, and brief natural nudity as a man runs about naked on a dark roof top, with the low light hiding most of the detail.

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