Movie review by Nell Minow, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 17+

Tons of drug use, violence, and depressing stories.

R 2000 147 minutes

Parents say

age 16+

Based on 3 reviews

Kids say

age 14+

Based on 2 reviews

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age 18+

Mis-directed with too many camera filters to bring about unrealism in otherwise very real situations.

The director uses camera filters to muck up the videos, a failed attempt to create distinguishing color palettes. Weird angles as usual for directors trying to out an artistic touch, but too many movements with camera while filming. I don't like the camera filters it degrades the overall video which ends the same either way. The director should stick to Ocean's movies and Magic Mike, lol.
age 14+


Traffic is a great film about the impact of drugs on society. This has an all star cast with Michael Douglas (Ant man, Behind the Candelabra) Benedico del toro The Usual Suspects, Sicario) and Catherine Zeta Jones (The Mask of Zoro,Chicargo). This film is also directed by the critically acclaimed Steven sodeboug (Oceans trilogy, Sex lies and videotape, Erin Brokovich.). This film also won 4 oscars including best supporting actor and best director and was nominated for Best Picture. This films cinematography and lighting is superb and the acting is brilliant.

This title has:

Too much drinking/drugs/smoking

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