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Dan and Phil: The Amazing Tour Is Not on Fire

By Brian Costello, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 12+

YouTube stars' frantic concert movie has positive messages.

Movie NR 2016 96 minutes
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age 13+

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This concert film is a frenzied and frantic live presentation of Dan and Phil's enormously popular YouTube videos -- videos so popular that this movie is a YouTube Red exclusive. In case you were unsure of who their fanbase was, this live audience is packed almost entirely with thousands of screaming tween and teen girls. Which isn't to say that tween and teen girls are the only ones who will enjoy this; there are some LOL moments for grown-ups too, including a moment when Phil makes fun of his "2007 MySpace haircut," and enough British dry humor to keep the oft-used messages of "be yourself" engaging.

The Amazing Tour is Not on Fire is not for everyone, but Dan and Phil clearly know their audience and reveal a deep empathy, even in the most absurd sketches; for instance, during the advice section in which they take questions sent in by the audience, they help a gay tween girl find a way to express her crush to a friend of hers. And they keep the action moving, which kids with shorter attention spans will appreciate.

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