Social Animals


Social Animals

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Total Count: 17


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A daredevil photographer, an aspiring swimsuit model, and a Midwest girl-next-door are all looking for the same things from their Instagram accounts--a little love, acceptance and, of course, fame--and they'll do just about anything to get it. With an observational eye Social Animals peeks into the digital and real worlds of today's image-focused teenager, where followers, likes and comments mark success and self worth.

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Critic Reviews for Social Animals

All Critics (17) | Top Critics (1)

  • Neither celebrating nor bemoaning its subject, it gazes head-on at the ways some people embrace the chance to live life as a nonstop popularity contest while others are hurt by it.

    Mar 11, 2018 | Full Review…
  • While spotlighting the Instagram journeys of three fascinating young people, this documentary fails to ask the most important questions.

    Mar 15, 2019 | Full Review…
  • Social Animals shows the fallible, would-be wizards who live behind the screen.

    Jan 24, 2019 | Rating: 3.0/5 | Full Review…
  • Social Animals offers us a personal look into the reality of the fantasy if we're bold enough for the task. No matter how you feel, Facebook is betting you play the game...whether you like to or not.

    Jan 22, 2019 | Full Review…
  • Social Animals focuses exclusively on how American teenagers use Instagram, almost serving as a fact-based mirror of Bo Burnham's gentle, wickedly honest Eighth Grade .

    Jan 22, 2019 | Full Review…
  • Social Animals expertly weaves together a compelling narrative, but more importantly, it allows everyone, no matter their age, to better comprehend the social pressures of today's youth in a digital era.

    Jan 16, 2019 | Full Review…

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