The Laundromat

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

age 16+

Soderbergh's mature tax-avoidance tutorial is eye-opening.

R 2019 95 minutes

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age 16+

Based on 3 reviews

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age 16+

Untraditional narrative offers a scathing exposure of financial greed

A fantastic black comedy by Soderbergh. Oldman and Banderas are having a great time: part Dirty Rotten Scoundrels part Michael Moore is a ride of a film. Streep is spot on, per usual. The pieces can feel disparate but I think the through line of how greed affects those with less financial power and how elusive financial power is allows the film to come together and makes it entertaining to see how much we are all being screwed over financially.
age 18+

Boring story. Graphic pornography scene with 2 women.

Meryl Streep is always a class act which is why seeing her in this movie may surprise some. There is one pornographic scene involving 2 women - fully nude. This was gratuitous and cheapened the movie.

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