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  Ajfrieds
Jul 20, 2011
 

Hollywood Portrays Teens In Harmful Way

 
Movies about teens almost always depict young girls as skinny, abusing drugs, and promiscuous. They don't show the reality of being an American teen.

 

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  october   I'm constantly disappointed with how teens are stereotyped in films, which really limits the depth and diversity that could be achieved in deeper character portrayals.

Mon, Aug 15, 2011 at 5:03:22 PM  

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Wed, Jul 20, 2011 at 6:23:28 AM  

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  donna   It is much more interesting to watch a movie about a struggling teen than one about a teen studying for the SAT. Movies are in part made to help you escape from your own reality. While some aspects

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Mon, Aug 22, 2011 at 8:00:39 PM
 

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  dadvocate   It seems to me that the movies portray teens in a rather accurate way, albeit they emphasize and dramaticize certain aspects of adolescent life.

Mon, Aug 15, 2011 at 5:02:02 PM
 

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  pundit   I don't think the intention of Hollywood is to portray teens in a realistic way although their have been some movies like Bully that try to do this. We watch movies for fantasy, not for reality. I wont

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Wed, Jul 20, 2011 at 6:37:58 AM
 

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