Chef Flynn

Movie review by Joyce Slaton, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 10+

Some salty talk in easygoing docu about talented young chef.

NR 2018 82 minutes

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age 14+

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age 12+

Best for older kids

Sorry, but I have to disagree with Common Sense Media's age rating on this one. While the film does teach some good lessons, and the relationship between Flynn and his mom is sweet at times, there is quite a lot of cursing for this to be appropriate for a ten year old. The f-bomb is dropped at least ten different times throughout the film (particularly in the restaurant opening night scene), and at one point, Flynn calls his new restaurant a "s---show." If your kid is mature and really loves cooking, then this may be a good choice. However, this documentary isn't like the (mostly) squeaky clean stuff you find on Food Network. Just thought I'd share my opinion, as CSM seems to brush off the swearing as if it is barely present in the film.

This title has:

Great role models
Too much swearing
age 16+

Lots of F bombers

It’s too bad they couldn’t just bleep them out. Instead they went the opposite route and even transcribed it on the screen.

This title has:

Great messages
Too much swearing

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