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Taylor Swift: The 1989 World Tour Live

By Grace Montgomery, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 10+

Behind-the-scenes concert docu with lots of celeb guests.

Movie NR 2015 132 minutes
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age 11+

Based on 3 parent reviews

age 15+

Superb concert production

[Please consider my age and up rating as "no-opinion"] Being an Australian, this is a proud moment with the Sydney large stadium featured. It reminds me of where I was at at the time, being 35, approaching summertime and the football seasons having finished a few weeks earlier. This was when football was a true sport of combatants - now it is becoming like basketball, with stoppages just because a flagrant foul was suspected. Times change, but it's nice to remember how things were sometimes - and the pop culture that existed around it. Heard in the commentary that the Red album finishing behind Daft Punk's one inspired a change. I found that Red on its own was difficult to understand the meaning/context of some songs, but combined with the concerts, made the album way better - as good as 1989 in my opinion.
age 9+

Inspiring film on how amazing the 1989 tour was

Taylor Swift is one of the biggest role models of today. From little boys to girls Taylor's music is truly universal for everyone. She tells the watchers to not be harmed by the opinion of people that don't matter to you and that shaking it off is the best thing you can do. Some language was used and there was scenes of shirtless men and Taylor in skin tight or revealing outfits but overall that isn't a problem.

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
Too much sex
Too much swearing

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (3):
Kids say (3):

Fans of Swift who weren't fortunate enough to catch her 1989 world tour will love seeing the wildly elaborate show. It boasts an impressive light show, great choreography, and a dizzying array of celebrity guests. Taylor Swift: The 1989 World Tour Live features most of Swift's 1989 album, plus some fan favorites from previous albums. Swift's performance is on point, and her celebrity guests are a treat, with every genre of music represented.

The behind-the-scenes glimpses are great, but it would have been nice to see even more of them and perhaps a few fewer celebrity cameos. But parents will appreciate Swift's heartfelt appreciation of her fans and her success and her message of self-acceptance.

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