The Goldfinch

Movie review by Tara McNamara, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 16+

Art-centered drama about loss has teen drinking, drug use.

R 2019 149 minutes

Parents say

age 12+

Based on 8 reviews

Kids say

age 13+

Based on 21 reviews

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age 3+

Gay

Personally speaking I really related a lot, I mean my name is Boris and my dad beats me. My mother is also dead and I fell in love with this kid named Theo (who looks like Harry Potter) but then I got this stupid ass horse looking emo bitch with stupid ass fucking orange highlights whose name was Kaylee but I called her Kotku. Anyway she was my girlfriend and I was like totally obsessed with her but I also liked Theo and Theo was super depressed all the time. Always tryna kill himself. It was crazy fr. And then his dad died and he left me but I kissed him before he left and then ran away. I also have this painting he stole.

This title has:

Educational value
Great messages
Great role models
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age 13+

Book-lovers will love it!

If you did not read the book, you will most likely be confused and bored throughout. Watching with my family I had to explain what was happening from my knowledge of the book. It has all the essential parts from the book but is very disjointed in how they put it all together.

This title has:

Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
1 person found this helpful.

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