BATMAN AND HARLEY QUINN (2017)

BATMAN AND HARLEY QUINN (2017)
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  • Release date(s):

  • Run time: 72 minutes

  • Director(s): Sam Liu

  • Cast: Melissa Rauch (voice), Paget Brewster (voice), Kevin Conroy (voice), John DiMaggio (voice)

  • BBFCinsight: moderate sex references, language, fantasy violence

  • Synopsis: BATMAN AND HARLEY QUINN is an animated feature in which the Caped Crusader is forced to team up with the volatile Harley to try and thwart Poison Ivy's plan to destroy humanity.

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BATMAN AND HARLEY QUINN is an animated feature in which Batman is forced to team up with Harley Quinn to try and destroy Poison Ivy's plan to destroy humanity.

Sex

There is a scene in which Harley Quinn seduces another character while he is bound to a bed. She later refers to their 'fun time' and says she might call him if she 'runs out of batteries'. In another scene, male diners ogle female waitresses in skimpy outfits. One gropes Harley Quinn as her skirt rides up, showing her underwear.

Language

There is moderate bad language, as well as mild bad language.

Violence

Scenes of moderate violence include superheroes and villains fighting one another with kicks and punches, as well as whatever weapons come to hand.

There is brief injury detail when a man's torso is pierced by a piece of wood and blood gathers on his clothing.

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THE EMOJI MOVIE (2017)

THE EMOJI MOVIE (2017)
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  • Run time: 86 minutes

  • Director(s): Anthony Leondis

  • Cast: Anna Faris (voice), T.J. Miller (voice), Sofía Vergara (voice), Patrick Stewart (voice), Jennifer Coolidge (voice), James Corden (voice)

  • BBFCinsight: mild rude humour, comic threat, very mild bad language

  • Note to parents: Some versions of this film are displayed in the 3D or IMAX format and some younger children may find them a more intense experience.

  • Synopsis: THE EMOJI MOVIE is an animated adventure in which an 'emoji' inside a young boy's phone accidentally causes chaos when he expresses more than one emotion.

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THE EMOJI MOVIE is an animated adventure in which an 'emoji' inside a young boy's phone accidentally causes chaos when he expresses more than one emotion.

Theme

There is occasional toilet humour, including around the 'poop emoji', and when a 'high-five emoji' reveals his buttocks while dancing.

Threat

Scenes of mild threat include characters being chased and broken by robots or blasted by fire, although nobody is seriously injured and there are funny moments throughout.

Language

There is use of very mild bad language.

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SHIN GODZILLA (2016)

SHIN GODZILLA (2016)
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  • Run time: 120 minutes

  • Director(s): Shinji Higuchi Hideaki Anno

  • Cast: Hiroki Hasegawa (voice), Yutaka Takenouchi (voice), Satomi Ishihara (voice), Ren Ôsugi (voice), Akira Emoto (voice), Kengo Kôra (voice)

  • BBFCinsight: moderate violence, gore, threat

  • Synopsis: SHIN GODZILLA is a Japanese monster movie about an enormous aquatic creature that goes on the rampage after emerging from Tokyo Bay.

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SHIN GODZILLA is a Japanese monster movie about an enormous creature that goes on the rampage after emerging from Tokyo Bay.

Violence

There are frequent scenes of action violence which consist of military attacks on the monster and sequences in which the monster destroys buildings. The violence mostly consists of undetailed gunfire and explosions, but there are infrequent gory moments.

Threat

There are scenes where people are distressed such as civilians are seen running from the giant monster; a woman cries out as the monster breaks through her apartment block. There are also scenes of chaos when people try to force their way onto trains to escape from the attack.

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A GHOST STORY (2017)

A GHOST STORY (2017)
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  • Release date(s):

  • Run time: 92 minutes

  • Director(s): David Lowery

  • Cast: Casey Affleck, Rooney Mara

  • BBFCinsight: infrequent strong language, images of dead bodies

  • Synopsis: A GHOST STORY is a US fantasy drama in which a spirit haunts his former home.

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A GHOST STORY is a US fantasy drama in which a spirit haunts his former home.

Language

There is infrequent strong language, and use of milder bad language.

Disturbing images

There are some disturbing images. These include scenes suggesting the aftermath of a massacre with a small amount of bloody detail. We then see a decayed body.

There are occasional moments of mild threat. In another scene, a distressed woman eats to the point of being sick.

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STEP (2017)

STEP (2017)
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  • Run time: 82 minutes

  • Director(s): Amanda Lipitz

  • Cast: Paula Dofat, Cori Grainger, Tayla Solomon

  • BBFCinsight: mild bad language, sex references, violence

  • Synopsis: STEP is a US documentary that follows several members of a high school girls step dance team.

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STEP is a US documentary that follows several members of a high school girls step dance team.

Language

There is use of mild bad language and very mild bad language.

Sex

There are references to virginity and having babies without being married first.

Violence

There is archive newsreel footage of the 2015 Baltimore riots. There is no blood or injury detail.

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NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE: HAMLET (2015)

NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE: HAMLET (2015)
  • Release date(s):

  • Run time: 205 minutes

  • Director(s): Lyndsey Turner

  • Cast: Benedict Cumberbatch

  • BBFCinsight: moderate sex references

  • Synopsis: HAMLET is a recording of a live stage performance of the Shakespeare tragedy.

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DUNKIRK (2017)

DUNKIRK (2017)
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  • Run time: 107 minutes

  • Director(s): Christopher Nolan

  • Cast: Fionn Whitehead, Tom Glynn-Carney, Jack Lowden, Harry Styles, Aneurin Barnard, James D'Arcy, Barry Keoghan, Kenneth Branagh, Cillian Murphy, Mark Rylance, Tom Hardy

  • BBFCinsight: sustained threat, intense sequences, moderate violence, strong language

  • Note to parents: Some versions of this film are displayed in the 3D or IMAX format and some younger children may find them a more intense experience.

  • Synopsis: DUNKIRK is a wartime drama about the Allied evacuation from Northern France in 1940.

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DUNKIRK is a wartime drama about the Allied evacuation from Northern France in 1940.

Threat

Sustained threat occurs throughout, including intense scenes in which characters are caught in life-threatening situations as they face gunfire, explosions and the threat of drowning. There are also scenes in which they become trapped in confined spaces. Sound and music heighten the sense of tension, with emphasis on the desperation of people fighting for survival. The threat is moderated to some extent by the fact that it is a historical event taking place, and also by a focus on the bravery of those involved.

Violence

Scenes include battles between airborne planes, shootings, and people caught in explosions and a fire at sea. Blood and injury detail is limited and discreet throughout.

Language

There is infrequent strong language and use of milder terms.

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EVERYTHING, EVERYTHING (2017)

EVERYTHING, EVERYTHING (2017)
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  • Run time: 96 minutes

  • Director(s): Stella Meghie

  • Cast:  Amandla Stenberg, Nick Robinson, Anika Noni Rose, Ana de la Reguera, Taylor Hickson, Danube R. Hermosillo

  • BBFCinsight: infrequent moderate sex

  • Synopsis: EVERYTHING EVERYTHING is a US romantic drama in which a housebound teenager suffering from Severe Combined Immunodeficiency falls in love with the boy next door.

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EVERYTHING, EVERYTHING is a US romantic drama in which a housebound teenager suffering from Severe Combined Immunodeficiency, an illness which makes the sufferers immune system very weak, falls in love with the boy next door.

Sex

There is a sequence in which a man unzips a woman's dress and they are then shown in bed together.

There is infrequent mild bad language. A woman also suffers from ill health and is hospitalised in one scene, and there are occasional moments of emotional distress.

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MONSTER ISLAND (2017)

MONSTER ISLAND (2017)
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  • Run time: 80 minutes

  • Director(s): Leopoldo Aguilar

  • Cast: Fiona Hardingham (voice), Roger Jackson (voice), Jenifer Beth Kaplan (voice), Eric Larsen (voice), Katie Leigh (voice), Michael Robles (voice)

  • BBFCinsight: mild fantasy action violence, threat

  • Synopsis: MONSTER ISLAND is an animated film for children in which a young boy travels to 'Monster Island' in search of his roots.

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MONSTER ISLAND is an animated film for children in which a young boy travels to 'Monster Island' in search of his roots.

Violence

The mild violence is of the bashing and zapping variety, more often than not involving monsters. In one scene scratches are seen on a monster's chest; otherwise there is no blood or injury detail. Occasionally characters strapped to a table are zapped with electricity. These scenes, however, are examples of Frankenstein-like scientific experiments and not torture.

Threat

Scenes of mild threat include a boy being chased by monsters, none of which are very threatening.

There is very mild bad language. One scene includes mild innuendo.

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CARS 3 (2017)

CARS 3 (2017)
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  • Release date(s):

  • Run time: 103 minutes

  • Director(s): Brian Fee

  • Cast: Owen Wilson (voice), Bonnie Hunt (voice), Armie Hammer (voice), Nathan Fillion (voice), Kerry Washington (voice), Margo Martindale (voice).

  • BBFCinsight: very mild threat, language

  • Note to parents: Some versions of this film are displayed in the 3D or IMAX format and some younger children may find them a more intense experience.

  • Synopsis: CARS 3 is an animated adventure in which an aging racer fights to make a comeback after he's beaten by a younger, faster car.

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CARS 3 is an animated adventure in which an aging racer fights to make a comeback after he's beaten by a younger, faster car.

Threat

Scenes of threat include cars crashing during races, although none are seriously injured. In a sequence set in a demolition derby cars are rammed and briefly threatened with a circular saw, but again none are harmed and comic moments occur throughout.

Language

There is infrequent very mild bad language.

The main feature also includes an animated short film, LOU, which contains no material likely to offend or harm.

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