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Minor Details

By S. Jhoanna Robledo, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 9+

Ho-hum mystery/comedy for tweens; no edgy content.

Movie PG 2009 85 minutes
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age 11+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 6+

Boring, Blegh, Nothing to See Here

I thought this movie was quite boring. There were several scenes where you could tell the lighting was artificial, which I found annoying. The acting was TERRIBLE. It was so cliche, too. Big yawn-er. The final end conclusion of the movie was extremely anti-climatic, quite dumb, actually. I mean, I get that a 12 or 13 year-old might find Maybe? However, I found it to be boring, and an extremely tired story line. Positive side? Yes, there actually is a positive side; the movie was extremely clean, and it didn't have complete "nobody" actors in it. Heey, everybody's gotta start somewhere, right? Even if it is Joke? Camp Rock Rejects? I dunno. :P
age 15+

Awesome. I love this

I love this movie. Way better than the over the top Disney stuff. Loved the girl who is on iCarly.

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (2 ):
Kids say (18 ):

The acting in MINOR DETAILS is so over the top that it's hard to concentrate on anything else. As if that weren't bad enough, so many of the characters are caricatures, too -- the indifferent nurse, the eye-rolling tweens, the handsome jocks, the mean girls who are so stereotypically mean. You'd think soccer would look thrilling, but the few scenes on the film look dull and lifeless.

Just because a film is aimed at tweens doesn't mean it ought to be trite. Nevertheless, the plot keeps the film somewhat interesting, perhaps interesting enough to let time pass if there's nothing else to do, if only to witness kids band together for the common good.

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