Emperor

Movie review by Lynnette Nicholas, Common Sense Media
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age 13+

Fact-based historical drama has courage, violence.

PG-13 2020 99 minutes

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Based on 1 review

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age 17+

Good with some reservations.

I always try to gain as much insight as possible before renting or watching a movie with my family. I will say my standards are different from others and that’s ok. It’s my own conviction in raising a family . I read through the generic review and thought I would go ahead and buy this movie not just rent it. It seemed safe enough for a war movie. I will say I was a bit thrown off guard when I saw the lingering scenes of the women showing Shield kindness and shelter. Her dress is very revealing and unnecessary. The scenes lasted several minutes and even shows her sticking around as he gets cleaned up. Very unexpected and made my teenage boys and husband uncomfortable. We ended up fast forwarding it. I know cleavage is normal in today’s society but I try to teach my children to honor women and what that means. The movie was well made for the most part and emotionally pulled you in to what Shield and other slaves went through .

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