Common Sense Note
Parents need to know that this straight-to-DVD film is entertaining and heartfelt family fare, reinforcing a healthy skepticism about celebrity and pushing education as a better long-term plan. The main character's dad is out of the picture on a research trip, but she has a solid relationship with her mom, and only gets in trouble when she ignores her instincts. A dog gets sick but recovers.
One kiss between two college-aged characters.
A slimy Hollywood agent is chased by a menagerie of justice-seeking animals, to great comic effect.
The main character learns lessons about the pitfalls of taking the easy way out and the false promises of celebrity. Another character learns to stand up for herself and her friends.
Shopping spree on Rodeo Drive features placement by Hermes, American Express, L'occitane, and Betsey Johnson, among other brands.
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