A parents' guide to select new movies:
Rating: R for graphic nudity, some sexual content, drug use and language.
What it's about: Young people throw together a concert that became a cultural touchstone.
The kid attractor factor: See what granny and granddad did in their wild and woolly youth.
Good lessons/bad lessons: Peace, and generosity of spirit, can be contagious.
Violence: A threatened beating.
Language: Plenty of profanity.
Sex: Suggested, and with all that nudity around, well ... .
Drugs: Look up "Woodstock" in the dictionary, man!
Parents' advisory: The movie tends to idealize the drug scene at the concert, which should give any parent pause. Take the R rating seriously.
‘Adam’Rating: PG-13 for thematic material, sexual content and language.
What it’s about: A young woman takes an interest in the odd but magical young man downstairs in her apartment building, a young man living with Asperger’s syndrome.
The kid attractor factor: Young love struggles against long odds.
Good lessons/bad lessons: There are things love can overcome, and things it cannot.
Violence: A couple of ugly outbursts.
Language: One blast of profanity.
Sex: Suggested, nothing graphic though.
Parents’ advisory: The content isn’t rough enough to warrant keeping 14-and-ups away, but are your teenagers mature enough to get this?
Roger Moore, The Orlando Sentinel