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Junior High Spy

By Barbara Shulgasser-Parker, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 10+

Poorly made, cringe-inducing spy adventure is awful.

Movie NR 2011 87 minutes
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The amateurishness of this enterprise reminds viewers of how good even the worst studio movies are, at least from a technical point of view. This feels a lot like a 1970s Super 8 home movie, only more awkward and embarrassing in that the filmmakers decided to share it with the world rather than only forcing family and friends to watch. The script (a lot of instances of "aw, Mom"), acting, camera work, and, especially, direction are all laughably dreadful. If you see this one in the dollar bin at a garage sale, save your money.

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