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  • Summary: Proving you're never too old to learn something new, initially reluctant seniors discover the wonders of the world-wide-web with the help of their teenage mentors. Their exploration of cyber-space is catapulted to a whole new level when 89 year-old Shura decides to create a YouTube cookingProving you're never too old to learn something new, initially reluctant seniors discover the wonders of the world-wide-web with the help of their teenage mentors. Their exploration of cyber-space is catapulted to a whole new level when 89 year-old Shura decides to create a YouTube cooking video. This inspires a lively competition where hidden talents and competitive spirits are revealed. A spirited video competition for the most “views” evolves as the cyber-seniors’ hidden talents and competitive spirits are revealed. Expand
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  1. Positive: 4 out of 6
  2. Negative: 0 out of 6
  1. Reviewed by: Robert Abele
    May 8, 2014
    70
    Even for the most techno-wary at the Toronto assisted living centers where the movie was primarily filmed, the lure of virtual visitation seems to go a good way toward bridging what's been a large and digitally contoured generation gap.
  2. Reviewed by: Frank Scheck
    May 20, 2014
    70
    A feel-good movie about bridging the technological divide between youngsters and oldsters, Cyber-Seniors demonstrates that computer literacy is but a few mouse clicks away.
  3. Reviewed by: Katherine Vu
    May 13, 2014
    70
    If there's a film that will make you want to finally accept that friend request from your grandparents, this one is it.
  4. Reviewed by: Neil Genzlinger
    May 15, 2014
    70
    This is a sweet tale that will resonate with anyone who has tried to make a Skype call to a grandparent.
  5. Reviewed by: Dennis Harvey
    May 20, 2014
    60
    Though there might have been some real drama to tap in following some seniors’ efforts to reconnect with their long-lost loves, Cassaday either doesn’t find any such intrigue, or didn’t bother looking for it.
  6. Reviewed by: Steve Macfarlane
    May 15, 2014
    50
    The film is too standard-issue in its making to probe beyond the rough outlines of a success story.