The Paperboy

Movie review by Jeffrey Anderson, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 18+

Lurid, depraved, messy crime story with lots of sex.

R 2012 107 minutes

Parents say

age 18+

Based on 5 reviews

Kids say

age 18+

Based on 3 reviews

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age 18+

A bit of a violent mess except for Kidman's strong portrayal

This film starts off with a lot of promise then it feels that it runs out of time in order to properly edit the film...of course I think it was done like this on purpose. However, the seemingly incongruent cuts lead to a film that feels slap dash and rushed. The change in tempo and in curve balls it throws at you are also not earned and that contributes to this feeling of hurry and unreadiness. Kidman saves it...per the usual. Everyone is trying on a jacket that doesn't fit, but she knocks it out of the park, but that is the character she is portraying.
age 18+

Didnt Know

Waaaaay to raucous, explicit and sexually charged. It's actually disgusting.

This title has:

Too much sex

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