Go for It!

Movie review by Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 14+

Dance drama has rhythm but fails to inspire.

PG-13 2011 105 minutes

Parents say

age 15+

Based on 2 reviews

Kids say

age 14+

Based on 4 reviews

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Go For It the movie and the Critic that never was!

I don't know what movie you went to see? But the movie I saw did not have Cussing, acid drug use, underage drinking and I don't know where there was any reference to "PISS". Sounds to me like the critic here was on acid and was involved in the drinking and in a pissy mood. This film relates to a very real problem in society. If the the truth is too much to bear in a movie then I suppose you are better off seeing fiction or Disney. In viewing this film I would honestly have to say that it does cover quite a bit of societies ills and does so in a very realistic and subtle way. Yes there is a scene with sexual innuendo, but much like the classic movie SCAR FACE when tony Montana's brother gets the arm chain sawed off you never see it happen yet people swear they saw it and experience the terror of it. Not to say Scar Face and Go For It have anything in common regarding the stories and messages. Yet the shooting style which allows the discomfort of watching the scene and no actual nudity is a trick within itself. This was done in a very professional manner. What you have never heard of teenage pregnancy? Oh, my that does not happen in your neighborhood? This critic lives in La La Land! This film addresses any of societies problems and was creatively bundled up into one great film. It's people like the critic for Common sense media who like to bash films with a story line and have the valor to confront society with a mirror. I recommend this film to every one. It is not the recycled story the Critic Ms. Camacho would like for you to believe. It is a movie about social plagues that we are too familiar with, which includes everything you read about, see in the news and talk about behind closed doors. Does this make it a remake? No, it makes it an original film that touches on subjects that effect our every day lives. The credibility of this Critic and the Common Sense Media group is now compromised for me. If you see the film you will see that the overshadowing was done by the words of the critic not the storyline. What world do you live in Ms. Camacho? Go see the whole movie (sober) before writing about it, hopefully then you can remember what you saw in the film!.

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models

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