Reviews for December 2005

Reviews for December 2005


Brokeback Mountain (R) (2005) (Jake Gyllenhaal, Heath Ledger)
*Passes the trigger test! However, is a sex scene in which a man starts to make out with another man, The other man seems resisitant at first, and pushes him away, but then wants the situation to proceed. Some may be disturbed by this initial resistance.

The Family Stone (PG-13) (2005) (Sarah Jessica Parker, Diane Keaton)
*Passes the trigger test!

Memoirs of a Geisha (PG-13) (2005) (Ziyi Zhang, Michelle Yeoh)
*Fails the trigger test.

King Kong (PG-13) (2005) (Naomi Watts, Jack Black)
*Passes the trigger test!

The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (PG) (2005) (William Moseley, Tilda Swinton)
*Passes the trigger test!

Syriana (R) (2005) (George Clooney, Jeffrey Wright)
*Passes the trigger test! However, for those that are sensitive to such scenes, this movie does include scenes of abduction and torture (non-sexual) of an adult male.

AEON FLUX (2005) (Charlize Theron, Martin Csokas) (PG-13)
*Passes the trigger test! However, during an exam, a woman isartificially impregnated. I’m not sure if this is her wish or if she even knows what’s going on. The scene has potential to disturb viewers, so be careful.

FIRST DESCENT (2005) (Documentary) (PG-13)
*Passes the trigger test!

THE SQUID AND THE WHALE (2005) (Jeff Daniels, Laura Linney) (R)
*Fails the trigger test.

THE ICE HARVEST (2005) (John Cusack, Billy Bob Thornton) (R)
*Passes the trigger test! However, this seems to be a pretty skanky movie with some scenes in a strip club that are borderline (involves a man touching a stripper while she dances- she may or may not be OK with it. If anyone sees this and finds out, let me know please!).

In the Mix (PG-13) (2005) (Usher, Emmanuelle Chriqui)
*Passes the trigger test! However, for those that are senisitive to such scenes, a woman is bound, gagged and held hostage, but nothing sexual happens.

JUST FRIENDS (2005) (Ryan Reynolds, Amy Smart) (PG-13)
*Passes the trigger test! However, there’s ascene in which a woman shoots a taser at a man’s crotch. I’m not sure if this is a violent act though- the scene was described as if it could have been a strange form of sex play.

RENT (2005) (Rosario Dawson, Anthony Rapp) (PG-13)
*Passes the trigger test!

Yours, Mine & Ours (PG) (2005) (Dennis Quaid, Rene Russo)
*Passes the trigger test!

Bee Season (PG-13) (2005) (Flora Cross, Richard Gere)
*Passes the trigger test!

HARRY POTTER AND GOBLET OF FIRE (2005) (Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson) (PG-13)
*Fails the trigger test.

Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang (R) (2005) (Robert Downey Jr. Val Kilmer)
*Fails the trigger test.

Walk the Line (PG-13) (2005) (Joaquin Phoenix, Reese Witherspoon)
*Passes the trigger test!

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