Eating Animals

Movie review by Tara McNamara, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 15+

Farm docu's stomach-churning stories offer food for thought.

NR 2018 94 minutes

Parents say

age 17+

Based on 2 reviews

Kids say

age 15+

Based on 2 reviews

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age 17+

Should have been more vegan

It talks about being vegan, but it isn't vegan AGGHGHGHGHGH

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age 16+

Hard to watch - animal cruelty scenes

Unless you’re a sadist and/or trying to raise one, this is definitely not for young children. It’s a documentary designed to inspire thought about the process of food production involving animals. The viewer must be mature enough to understand, process, and make decisions about what they are seeing. If they are too young, there will be no understanding of the context and all they will see are real animals, really dying- horribly- the equivalence of showing worse than graphic horror to a young child because it is actual violence. One of the other reviewers put the age at 2?? To them, all I can say is that most serial killers get started with animals, I’m not sure what hopes they have for their child’s future accomplishments, but mine are that they have compassion and empathy; being old enough to understand what they are seeing and be horrified by it rather than inately changed by it is a prerequisite for watching this movie.

This title has:

Too much violence

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