Magic in the Moonlight

Movie review by S. Jhoanna Robledo, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 12+

Mostly mild 1920s-set Woody Allen comedy has charisma.

PG-13 2014 97 minutes

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age 11+

Based on 1 review

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age 10+

Based on 5 reviews

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age 11+

Firth's cynicism and Stone's sparkle make movie magic

While this is certainly not a great follow-up to last year's "Blue Jasmine," "Magic in the Moonlight" is an adorable film in its own rights, and this rests mostly on the chemistry between the two. That said, while I like their chemistry, the thought of them being a couple is pretty strange, even by today's standards; he's over 50 and she's a quarter century. Allen's dialogue still shines through, with some wry British wit thrown in. It's really a cute period piece that does make you think about what one is willing to believe in.

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