Tiny Pretty Things

TV review by Joyce Slaton, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 16+

Book-based dance drama has sex, violence, bullying.

Netflix Drama 2020

Parents say

age 17+

Based on 13 reviews

Kids say

age 16+

Based on 25 reviews

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age 18+

Center Stage + Pretty Little Liars + Softcore porn

This is absolutely not for kids or teens. Adult fans of Center Stage, Gossip Girl, or Pretty Little Liars might like it. The frequent, graphic sex scenes are confusing because almost all of the partnerships consist of a) two minors or b) a minor and an adult. Some of them were actually uncomfortable to watch. I’m assuming because of the graphic nudity that the actors playing the 15-16 year olds are not actually minors. There are multiple sexual relationships between the teenage ballet students and adults, some of whom appear to be well into their 30s or beyond. Almost all of them are portrayed as consensual and unproblematic. Other topics include bulimia (in a male dancer, which was an interesting and unique take since eating disorders in men are underrepresented in the media), rape, murder, attempted murder, a teenager on life support, police brutality, teens being prostituted by an adult authority figure, drugs abuse by teens. The dancing in the show is beautiful and would probably appeal to teenage dancers, but the content is very much adult oriented.

This title has:

Too much sex
age 18+

Underage sex

EVERY episode has UNDERAGE SEX scenes. UNDERAGE SEX scenes with 40 year olds. UNDERAGE, FULLY NAKED SEX SCENES. As a man watching this with my sister I can't help but to feel the intentional confusion these producers are sending out to society since we all know that having sex with a minor is ILLEGAL yet we have easy access to this? And WHO allowed this to be made and distributed? ALSO, it's a shame that actors actually are promoting this. ESPECIALLY THE WOMEN!!! AND I found it disturbing that whoever produced this is making sure to make it challenging to find any info on their age in the show but easy to find the actors age in real life.

This title has:

Too much sex

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