A parents' guide to select new movies:
Rating: PG for action and some language
What it's about: A supervillain discovers that life isn't all that after he finally foils his superhero foe.
The Kid Attractor Factor: Animation in the chatty, wacky Dreamworks style
Good lessons/bad lessons: "As long as there's evil, good will rise up against it."
Violence: Cartoonish. Because it's a cartoon.
Language: A famous AC/DC song about a certain highway is played, but otherwise. ...
Drugs and alcohol: None
Parents' advisory: A Dreamworks kids' comedy that's Disney/Pixar clean. Suitable for all ages.'For Colored Girls'
Rating: R for some disturbing violence including a rape, sexual content and language.
What it's about: Black women of varying ages cope with love, betrayal, violence and poverty in this film of Ntozake Shange's famous play.
The Kid Attractor Factor: You're going to read the very poetic play in high school; might as well catch the movie. Also, Janet Jackson stars.
Good lessons/bad lessons: Straight talk about birth control, domestic violence.
Violence: A sexual assault
Language: Some profanity
Sex: Discussed, frankly, but mostly kept off camera
Drugs and alcohol: Alcohol, here and there
Parents' advisory: Suitable for more mature teens, 16 and older.
Roger Moore, The Orlando Sentinel