Fyre: The Greatest Party That Never Happened

Movie review by Renee Longstreet, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 15+

Mature doc about outrageous scam is funny, sad, instructive.

NR 2019 97 minutes

Parents say

age 15+

Based on 1 review

Kids say

age 12+

Based on 4 reviews

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age 15+

Mediocre business people playing pretend with real life dire consequences

Ja Rule says near the end of the documentary..."Nobody died...Nobody got hurt." But that is not necessarily true. The documentary shows that plenty of people were hurt, lost jobs, were sued, spent money they did not have (like life savings), have PTSD and all in service of a charismatic person that through the guise of positive thinking and grandiose words thought he could will infrastructure into being without expert help. Excellent film depicting the power of social media, celebrity status and hyperbolic culture that allows mediocre business people to play pretend with real life dire consequences.

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