Parents' Guide to

Brazen

By Jennifer Green, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 14+

Thriller fails to thrill, has violence, sex, language.

Movie NR 2022 96 minutes
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age 17+

Based on 1 parent review

age 17+

Please do your research

So towards the end of the movie where they shoot in the high school gymnasium during wrestling practice give the American flag is hung the wrong way. As a school teacher who who’s with a local veteran/ volunteer to teaching our fifth graders about our flag I caught this right away and could believe my eyes.

Is It Any Good?

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This made-for-TV-style movie is neither as sexy nor as scary as it hopes to be, and it takes itself too seriously to provide campy fun. Brazen is set up as a vehicle for star Milano, but she isn't entirely believable as a best-selling author and crime-cracker grieving her sister's death. You just know from the opening scene she's going to end up playing the dominatrix before the end credits roll (the action builds toward this). The film suffers from unnatural dialogues, overly-deliberate reactions, abrupt musical interludes, and a tale that boils down to a suspect with mommy issues. Other elements with potential are left underdeveloped, like the DC political players, the bitter ex-husband, and even the central love story.

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