Trainwreck: Woodstock '99

TV review by Monique Jones, Common Sense Media
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age 17+

Docuseries on failed festival won't answer its own questions

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age 18+

Based on 1 review

Kids say

age 16+

Based on 1 review

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17+. Fascinating. Traumatizing. Infuriating. Revolting. Triggering, and Well Done.

Wildly inappropriate for children and teens in highschool. Hear me out. I like Korn too. A really well done documentary for adults; but if the headlining bands and nostalgia of your youth make you think this would be fun to watch with the kiddos; “I saw Korn in concert too!” Think again. There’s rape. Kids age 15 rape. Rape in moshpits. Sex lineups in raves. Violent Abuse. Alcohol and drug abuse. Massive violence and destruction. Video footage of women getting assaulted and sober, grown men on film justifying it through victim shaming. — I wondered how they were able to show women being assaulted on camera without her permission for this documentary? — concerning. Zero male accountability for anything that occurs. It’s the MeToo Movement’s worst nightmare. Triggers even men. So not for the kids. But for the parents; I really enjoyed this documentary. I felt it was really well done in the way it just laid facts down on the table of what happened, and let’s you form your own opinion on it. And; it will be lost on the type of people who enjoyed being there at its worst. Some of it was glamorized by people who were there; however the hundreds of —yes hundreds of — rape survivors weren’t interviewed. It was a really, really interesting look at how people justify their actions, eye opening entitlement of the predominantly white man, mob mentality, lack of accountability, MeTo views on it now, and how music can affect peoples emotions and behaviour. It questions morality. I hope lots of women who were there share the truths they couldn’t share then, now with the MeToo movement. Worth the watch if you’re up for some hard to watch scenes. I feel like good documentaries leave you thinking about them for weeks, and create an emotional reaction, and makes for great coffee conversations, and this film certainly did that. Safe for women to watch so long as rape and assault is not a trigger. This documentary especially showcases what many call “White College Douchebags,” being extremely physically and sexually violent and aggressive which can be triggering for many, many people.

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TV Details

  • Premiere date: August 3, 2022
  • Network: Netflix
  • Genre: Reality TV
  • TV rating: TV-MA
  • Last updated: August 5, 2022

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