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

age 10+

Docu about devices is relevant, if not revolutionary.

NR 2016 67 minutes

Parents say

age 9+

Based on 33 reviews

Kids say

age 10+

Based on 33 reviews

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age 10+


This movie was scripted and had no positive parts of smartphones. I seem to wonder why the people in the movie were kids that were being payed or 30 and up adults. Also I saw a kid saying that she will show this movie to HER KIDS.
age 2+

This is an awful film teaching unhealthy and unrealistic attitudes

This "documentary" teaches parents to ignore their children's views and to assume the worst of their children and technology. The scene were the parents sent their adult son to "internet rehab" really ticked me off. Technology is an essential part of our children's lives, and you cannot control every aspect of it forever. The parents in this movie are unreasonable, unrealistic and unhealthy. They teach that it is fine to create rules for your children without their opinion, and to abruptly change them without any consideration of the child's opinion. I'm not saying kids should have all of the power, I'm just saying that these children were old enough to have some control over their lives.

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