Read It and Weep

Movie review by Emily Ashby, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 8+

Diary mix-up brings girl overnight stardom.

NR 2006 85 minutes

Parents say

age 12+

Based on 5 reviews

Kids say

age 9+

Based on 29 reviews

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age 17+

Let children be children

Disney really needs to get some new material. It is always about a low self esteem boy or girl who "discovers" something that helps them "get" the person they have had a crush on. The theme is basically putting an emphasis on pursuing a relationship to a crowd that really should still be playing with dolls.
age 10+

Disliked the film, but ok for kids

I found this film very irritating with the character the lead girl has created in her head. In some scenes she argues with the girl she has created in her mind in public and in her bedroom, which could be seen as a mental issue, you may want to discuss. I don't think this film has any good morals. The lead girl lets fame get to her head and she suddenly has interest in her male friend after she finds out he wrote the poems in class, not her crush. Which I personally thought was terrible. She would not like him otherwise. Her mum also seems to not care at all

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