Movie | Inappropriate content and progressive messaging overshadow children’s movie Spies in Disguise
by Bob Brown
Posted 12/30/19, 12:53 pm
Among movies targeting younger audiences, Spies in Disguise doesn’t stand out. Sure, it’s action-packed like Despicable Me, but not half as clever or funny. The new animated film does succeed in reinforcing the modern reorientation of gender roles. Viewers won’t need a secret decoder ring to decipher the film’s message: Boy power is all hugs and glitter.