A parental guide to select new movies:
Rating: PG-13 for language and some sexual content.
What it's about: Two spies flirt and fight and trick one another as they scheme for their respective corporate bosses.
The Kid Attractor Factor: Spy ware and spy talk.
Good lessons/bad lessons: "Nobody trusts anybody. We just cop to it."
Violence: Nothing on screen.
Language: An honest PG-13, some profanity
Sex: Discussed, implied, nothing graphic.
Drugs and alcohol: Alcohol.
Parents' advisory: Too sophisticated for the very young, but clever 13-and-ups will get it.
Rating: PG-13 for disaster sequences, disturbing images and brief strong language.
What it's about: A scientist gets wrapped up in a page covered with numbers that comes from a time capsule, numbers that seem to predict future disasters.
The Kid Attractor Factor: Spooky horror meets mysterious sci-fi.
Good lessons/bad lessons: Listen to the crazy people.
Violence: Spectacular plane and train accidents.
Language: Some profanity.
Drugs and alcohol: Alcohol is consumed.
Parents' advisory: It's a bit harrowing for 10-and-unders.