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Family reviews: 'Star Trek'

Parents' guide to select new movies:

'Star Trek'

Rating: PG-13 for sci-fi action and violence, and brief sexual content.

What it's about: The young men and women who crew the Starship Enterprise meet and have their first Earth-saving adventure in this prequel to the TV show and movies.

The Kid Attractor Factor: Space battles, funny creatures.

Good lessons/bad lessons: First impressions aren't everything.

Violence: Quite a bit, a couple of memorable deaths.

Language: Some profanity.

Sex: Pursued if not consummated.

Drugs: Alcohol is consumed.

Parents' advisory: The jokes are aimed more at parents who remember the Trek saga, but kids of all ages should enjoy the action, the setting and the banter.

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