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Poms

also known as “Mejor que nunca,” “Dancing Queens”
MPAA Rating: PG-13-Rating (MPAA) for some language/sexual references.
Not Recommended
Moviemaking Quality:

Primary Audience:
Adults
Genre:
Comedy
Length:
1 hr. 31 min.
Year of Release:
2019
USA Release:
May 10, 2019 (wide—2,700+ theaters)
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Relevant Issues
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Difficulties of old age

Staying involved in life

Retirement communities

Where did CANCER come from? Answer

What kind of world would you create? Answer

ORIGIN OF BAD THINGSWhy are they in our world? Answer

Why does God allow people to suffer? Answer

Does God feel our pain? Answer

WHY does human DEATH exist in a universe created by God? Answer in the Bible

Paradise or Pain? Why is the world the way it is?
Why is the world the way it is? If God is all-knowing, all-powerful, and loving, would He really create a world like this? (filled with oppression, suffering, death and cruelty) Answer
Is Jesus Christ the answer to your questions?
Discover the good news that Jesus Christ offers

Are you good enough to get to Heaven? Answer

Featuring: Diane KeatonMartha
Pam GrierOlive
Jacki WeaverSheryl
Charlie Tahan
Rhea PerlmanAlice
Bruce McGill
Alisha Boe
Celia Weston …
Patricia French … Phyllis
Phyllis Somerville …
David Maldonado … Tom
Carol Sutton … Ruby Jenkins
Alexandra Ficken … Paige
Sharon Blackwood … Gayle
Jessica Roth … Susan
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Director: Zara Hayes
Producer: Sierra / Affinity
Mad As Birds [Great Britain]
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Distributor: Distributor: STX Entertainment. Trademark logo.
STX Entertainment

“Inspired by a true story / It’s never too late to chase a dream.”

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Here’s what the distributor says about their film: “POMS is a comedy about a diverse group of women who form a cheerleading squad at their retirement community to fulfill their lifelong dreams, proving that you’re never too old to ‘bring it!’ Diane Keaton plays the woman who starts the club.”

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Negative
Negative—Extremely anti-Christian content; Diane Keaton is her usual officious, self-righteous non-believer. She scorns all things Christian. The script is the usual one for her: misandrist, hateful toward the God-fearing “fools” who actually prepare for death in a prayerful manner. Keaton’s star in this movie seems to believe that a hedonistic end is the way to exit this life. No mention of trying to get right with God. God is irrelevant to POMS.
My Ratings: Moral rating: Extremely Offensive / Moviemaking quality: 1
Jared, age 52 (USA)
Negative—Mum and I saw this film as a treat for Mother’s Day. The big let-down was that the profanities were frequent and jarring, especially at the beginning, and usually using the precious names of God and Jesus Christ. It had far more sex references than were necessary. Though we could relate to many common human struggles, overall it was godless and promoted many bad or apathetic attitudes.

We liked some aspects such as the elderly people’s wonderful faces and bravery, and the friendship themes. It was rather funny in parts. Another good thing was a strong young role-model who had respect for elders even to the point of costly sacrifice.

So, while I don’t think it’s very edifying viewing, if you can tolerate the negatives, you may still enjoy most of it.
My Ratings: Moral rating: Very Offensive / Moviemaking quality: 3
Ruth, age 32 (Australia)

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