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Family reviews: 'Youth in Revolt,' 'Leap Year'

A parents' guide to select new movies:

'Leap Year'

Rating: PG for sensuality and language.

What it's about: A go-getter businesswoman travels to Ireland to use a loophole in "the rules" to propose to her boyfriend on Feb. 29.

The Kid Attractor Factor: Amy Adams.

Good lessons/bad lessons: If the guy hasn't proposed (to Amy Adams, no less) in four years, he has issues.

Violence: A fistfight.

Language: Pretty mild, and the wee cursing is mostly done with an Irish accent.

Sex: Not really.

Drugs and alcohol: A number of scenes are set in bars.

Parents' advisory: A bit timid and chaste for a romantic comedy, but certainly family friendly.

'Youth in Revolt'

Rating: R for sexual content, language and drug use.

What it's about: Wimpy teen grows an alter ego to try and make time with a girl.

The Kid Attractor Factor: Michael Cera playing both a pushover and a ladies' man.

Good lessons/bad lessons: If you have to change who you are to win somebody over, she or he isn't worth it.

Violence: Slapstick stuff, vandalism.

Language: Some profanity, more than a little.

Sex: Well, that's the goal.

Drugs and alcohol: Yes.

Parents' advisory: Pretty far out there to qualify as "good clean fun," but decent messages make this sometimes off-color romp suitable for anybody 15 and older.

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