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Winx Club: Mystery of the Abyss

By Tracy Moore, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 8+

Fairy fighting, shallowness, and poor body images.

Movie NR 2014 82 minutes
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age 8+

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Great messages
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Is It Any Good?

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Some parents may not mind this dose of silly fun, but there's not much here to recommend. WINX CLUB: MYSTERY OF THE ABYSS is a fairy-filled adventure where girls are powerful, magical, and fashionably dressed; this might be a recipe for perfectly upbeat fun if it weren't for the exaggerated body types, skimpy, formfitting clothes, and shallowness and superficiality running throughout the film. One character pretends to be dumb and relishes mispronouncing words. Another would rather be shopping at any given moment, no matter how serious the situation at hand or incongruous her request is. Another is full of little insight other than remarking on how unfashionable their enemies are. Add to that six-inch heels, flowing manes, and a convoluted plot that hinges on something about pollution, ocean magic, portals, and mutants, and there's a lot to follow for something so unwilling to upend the easiest stereotypes.

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