School Life

Movie review by Joyce Slaton, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 10+

Boarding school doc has sweet messages; some smoking.

PG-13 2017 99 minutes

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age 11+

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age 14+

Mention of same sex marriage

I just watched the trailer for this movie and the teacher says, “let’s talk about same sex marriage.”It’s cuts to a scene of a girl saying sometimes it’s better to be gay than single.” I didn’t watch the movie, but be prepared to discuss these topics with your children if you do.

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Too much sex
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