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By Barbara Shulgasser-Parker, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 18+

Disturbing thriller about webcam porn has graphic violence.

Movie NR 2018 94 minutes
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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this movie.

Community Reviews

age 15+

Based on 4 parent reviews

age 12+

Honest review

I think this shows that everyone is human... and should be treated like one no matter the job. I think the parent should say hey my child knows about sex, nudity, and violence. That should be a big deal/ picture. The nudity in it is restricted to mainly boobs, and the language is pretty ok nothing to bad. And not much drugs! I think this movie is okay for 12 year olds and older.
age 18+

its good as a tool to teach little ones

i stream on mixer ..... but thers danger in streaming for money like this as she was doing in that that kids see this and think its cool but thers nothing cool about selling yourself for sex just to make big crowds but this day and age teens think they have to slash or vibrate them selves to when opproval of others in order to be cool..... i say just do a goo web show and dont be nude you shouldnt lower yourself to a slut to make people happy just make it clean and if they dont like it just still be you

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much sex

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (4):
Kids say (13):

This movie seems to think it's telling the story of a sex worker who has dignity, but it's actually telling the story of a sex worker who handles every problem stupidly. Much of the plot makes no sense. In a world of rampant faked violent deaths, why resort to true self-mutilation in the quest to hurt someone or something else? Cam promotes the idea that the stigma once attached to exhibitionism and self-obsession is dated and obsolete, offering the frightening alternative message that being watched is a desirable social norm. Cam feels like a sci-fi thriller about a future dystopia in which any child with fake ID can broadcast live and nude from a bedroom and cater to sadomasochistic porn consumers. The trouble is the movie proves that future dystopia is already here.

The movie also suggests that compared to the extreme end -- snuff films and child porn -- a little self-display is perfectly respectable. In a post-shame world with easy access to cheap technology, everyone can imagine him or herself a star, admired by throngs, no matter how much self-degradation stardom requires. That Alice's mother actually supports her career choice may be the film's most alarming element. Without any other point of view provided by the director, Cam feels like an approving how-to manual on sexting for the masses. Parents may want to advise teens to steer clear.

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