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By Emily Ashby, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 9+

Independent Pixar shorts have mature themes, great messages.

TV Disney+ Drama 2019
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age 18+

Based on 1 parent review

age 18+

“Out” of line

What’s next from Disney? Sex education? It’s difficult to say when Disney decided to teach our children about dark topics, but I’m quite sure Walt is turning over in his grave at shorts about sexual orientation. Some things are actually sacred and should be left for parents to teach to their own children.

Is It Any Good?

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This is a Disney experiment gone very right, and viewers are the ones who reap the rewards. These stories are insightful, inspiring, and efficiently told in movies that run minutes in length and captivate from the very start. Not surprisingly, the animation is magnificent (thanks, Pixar!), and the films prove that talent runs deep in the Disney workshops. SparkShorts not only reflects the creative spark of the writers, but also can spark some thoughtful conversations within families about the issues that the stories raise in these charming and affecting shorts.

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