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Movie night: Transformers

We typically don't allow Christopher to see PG-13 movies, and when we occasionally do, it's after we have prescreened it to make sure we'll even want him to. If I had let him go to the theater to see this with his sister, I would have been so mad, knowing what I know now. This movie, Transformers, was marketed as a kids' movie, basically, and it was awful. The rating claims it's because of brief sexual content, an understatement, not to mention terrible in many other ways. There's no way I would recommend this to any child, let alone my teen-aged daughter, who watched it with us. And even though they were transformer types of "toys," the violence in this movie was never ending, as was the disrespect to parents, and so forth. It is generous to give this movie a 2 out of 5.

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Kellie said…
There was some pretty rotten stuff in this. It's so disappointing when that happens.
LaNan said…
I always check out commonsensemedia.org before I watch a movie. It really gives you all the details so you're not going into a movie "blind". Sorry it was no good.

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