The A-List

Movie review by Grace Montgomery, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 15+

Terrible teen movie has lots of swearing, mixed messages.

NR 2015 106 minutes

Parents say

age 13+

Based on 5 reviews

Kids say

age 13+

Based on 1 review

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age 15+

The characters have no depth

I actually joined to share my frustration on this movie. While it might say something about popularity issue in high school (albeit very generic and overused), the movie lacks of any character that can be look upon as role models. They are all just walking stereotypes. The heartthrob, the stupid jock, the popular social media queen, the religious sweetheart. This can't get anymore cringey. Even the adults in this movie all have twisted characters. the awkward guidance counselor that blackmails her student takes the award for the worst character in this movie. The worst is that there seems to be no consequence for all the wrongdoings that they did. I just can't grasp the message that this movie is supposed to deliver with all these walking clichés that bear no consequences of their actions. Relatively lots of swearing, but no sex scenes or anything R-rated. So it is not my main concern for this film. 1/10 will recommend.
age 13+

Don’t be too hard on this movie

This movie has light swearing, and dose give a few mixed messages about the theam. But overall and especially twords the end the self empowering theam becomes evident. I would say that this movie is for mature teens, but it definitely has comical value. There’s also a kinda questionable character who I don’t see as necessary to the movie (the principal and plus he’s really creepy/crengy). But that’s really the only questionable thing, it’s definitely no Hollywood blockbuster but it is a good movie. leaves you smiling at the end. :):):):):):)

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