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By Renee Longstreet, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 16+

Raunchy female comedy with cursing, drinking, sex.

Movie NR 2020 106 minutes
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age 18+

Based on 1 parent review

age 18+

Normalizing Pedophilia

Some might think this is extreme, but this movie should be pulled from Netflix for normalizing pedophilia. There were 3-4 jokes referencing sex with a 12 year old boy. And a character talks about what her inner child needs and says “Baby me needs to get f**cked”. It’s these subtle, small jokes that are slowly indoctrinating society that pedophilia is ok. Outside of that it’s a total waste of a movie. Stupid and predictable. I wouldn’t recommend to even adults.
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Is It Any Good?

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Although there are some very funny moments, along with a leading lady whose comic sensibility and lack of vanity are quite charming, the movie is more cringe-worthy than clever. It's a matter of degrees. Desperados' dolphin sexual performance is over the top, for sure. But the ongoing thread of Wesley's presumed pedophilia is not only ludicrous, it's also repetitious -- watching a very young actor asked to pound the joke into the ground isn't so much funny as embarrassing. The story is a conventional one: racing time to save a reputation, and in this case, a romantic fantasy, isn't new. Still, Nasim Pedrad delivers a solid first lead role, and the production is colorful and slick.

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