18A(18A) Gory Scenes

Synopsis

Horror. Based on the graphic novel by Jimmy Palmiotti and Justin Gray. While on a road trip, a comic book creator (Jesse Williams) notices similarities between a string of murders in the area and his popular comic book.

Content elements

  • Frequent, sometimes aggressive use of the sexual expletive and variations in a non-sexual context; infrequent use of scatological slang, cursing, profanity, and vulgar expressions
  • Frequent portrayals of gun, weapons, and hand-to-hand violence – blood, gore, and some disturbing detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of tobacco and cannabis use in a recreational context

Thematic elements

  • Coping with trauma
  • Violence in popular media
  • Aberrant psychology

Classification rationale

Rated 18A for gory and disturbing violence

Classification date

March 25, 2020