• Posts Tagged ‘Rated PG’

    Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

    by  • July 20, 2009 • Movie Reviews and Features, Writing

    Directed by: David Yates Starring: Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, Rupert Grint, Michael Gambon, Alan Rickman, Jim Broadbent Rated: PG for scary images, some violence, language and mild sensuality. Parental Notes: This is a darker, scarier film than the previous ones, and may be too scary for youngsters. Teens and preteens should be fine.

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    Coraline

    by  • February 9, 2009 • Movie Reviews and Features, Writing

    Written for the screen and directed by: Henry Selick Starring: Dakota Fanning, Teri Hatcher, Keith David, John Hodgman, Jennifer Saunders, Dawn French, Robert Bailey Jr., Ian McShane Rated: PG for thematic elements, scary images, some language and suggestive humor. Parental Notes: This is essentially a horror movie for kids. Know your child’s limitations, there...

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    Inkheart

    by  • January 26, 2009 • Movie Reviews and Features, Writing

    Directed by: Iain Softley Starring: Brendan Fraser, Eliza Hope Bennett, Paul Bettany, Helen Mirren, Andy Serkis, Rafi Gavron Rated: PG for fantasy adventure action, some scary moments, and brief language Parental Notes: Very young children may find the end sequence, which features a giant monster made of ash clouds and fire, too frightening, but...

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    Speed Racer

    by  • May 19, 2008 • Movie Reviews and Features, Writing

    Directed by: Larry and Andy Wachowski Starring: Emile Hirsch, Christina Ricci, John Goodman, Susan Sarandon Rated: PG for sequences of action, some violence and language. Parental Notes: This is a movie aimed squarely at kids. The racing scenes may be a bit intense for very young kids, but kids old enough to watch Saturday...

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    Fred Claus

    by  • November 12, 2007 • Movie Reviews and Features, Writing

    Directed by: David Dobkin Starring: Paul Giamatti, Vince Vaughn, Kevin Spacey, Rachel Weisz Rated: PG for mild language and some rude humor. Parental Notes: This is a fair PG film. If you’re overly concerned about vulgar humor, you might want to keep your youngsters away, but that’s about it.

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    Evan Almighty

    by  • June 26, 2007 • Movie Reviews and Features, Writing

    Directed by: Tom Shadyac Starring: Steve Carell, Lauren Graham, John Goodman, Morgan Freeman Rated: PG for mild rude humor and some peril. Parental Notes: Like the ratings note says, this is PG for a little rude humor (bird poop jokes, for example) and some peril (like frightened folks getting taken for a watery ride...

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    TMNT

    by  • March 26, 2007 • Movie Reviews and Features, Writing

    Directed by: Kevin Munroe Starring: James Arnold Taylor, Mitchell Winfield, Mikey Kelley, Nolan North, Mako, Sarah Michelle Gellar Rated: PG for animated action violence, some scary cartoon images and mild language. Parental Notes: This is a solid kids movie. Some very young children may find the martial arts action a bit too much, but...

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    The Lake House

    by  • June 26, 2006 • Movie Reviews and Features, Writing

    Directed by: Alejandro Agresti Starring: Sandra Bullock, Keanu Reeves, Christopher Plummer Rated: PG for some language and a disturbing image. Parental Notes: This is a fairly innocuous film for preteens and older kids. Young children might be a bit spooked by a sequence early in the film when a man is hit by a...

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    Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe

    by  • December 12, 2005 • Movie Reviews and Features, Writing

    Directed by: Andrew Adamson Starring: William Moseley, Anna Popplewell, Skandar Keynes, Georgie Henley, Liam Neeson (voice), Tilda Swinton. Rated: PG for battle sequences and frightening moments. Parental Notes: Although the violence in the film is not graphic, there are many frightening moments (the bombing of London, battles between armies, the children are chased by...

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