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My Little Pony: A New Generation

By Jennifer Green, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 5+

Sweet tale of acceptance has some mildly scary scenes.

Movie PG 2021 90 minutes
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Community Reviews

age 5+

Based on 20 parent reviews

age 2+

No no no! What happened to my time!

I still remember when the my little pony came out in 1986, I thought it was one of the best things I’ve ever seen! Soon after I had my kids and the new my little pony came out. I didn’t mind so much but I was a little sad that the only one had moved on. I got use to the new my little pony and grew on it but now my little pony next generation is out and my crying. Yes the movie seems to be a very loving show but it saddens me that we all have moved on from the very 1st my little pony! I hope soon that the old one will soon be new trend. This makes me cry on how old I am now knowing that no one will remember the old my little pony but soon forget the new one too. The new generation will start to be the next hit. This is just like Dora the explorer, Thomas the tank Engine and bananas in pyjamas all over again. It’s sad to know that soon our generation will be forgotten.
age 5+
this movie is bad dont bother to watch it... i dont know why lots of people liked this movie and why the rating in rotten tomatoes is 92% while in the movie there is no... character development, no world building, e.t.c. only bad stuff

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (20 ):
Kids say (35 ):

You could easily dig for a political message in this film, but if all young viewers take away is the positivity of the sweet characters, tone, and messages, that's plenty. When My Little Pony: A New Generation's characters sing about welcoming others rather than "building your wall," a marching mob following their leader "brainlessly," or how a sheriff's badge creates an "unhealthy power dynamic," it's hard not to find parallels with the human world. But the film never gets too heavy or tries to make us forget we're in Equestria, with visually-rich and magical settings, candy-colored ponies, cute bunnies and other wild creatures, and language like "everypony," "somepony," and "thank hoofness." The star-studded voice cast brings these ponies to galloping life. Musical numbers vary between sweet, pop, and hilarious, with Ken Jeong's angry mob number standing out as particularly memorable.

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