Family guide to new movie releases

Katie Walsh, Tribune News Service on

Published in Entertainment News


Rated PG for some thematic elements and mild peril.

What it’s about: A young girl, Mirabel, questions why she doesn't have the same magical gifts as the rest of her family in this animated musical.

The kid attractor factor: It's Disney, it's animated, it's a musical aimed right at families and kids.

Good lessons/bad lessons: It's OK to be your authentic self, don't get caught in a trap of perfectionism. You don't have to earn your place.

Violence: Some perilous chases and destruction.

Language: None

Sex: None

Drugs: None

Parents’ advisory: A beautiful, entertaining and moving family film. Appropriate for all ages.




Rated R for language, some sexual content, and brief nudity and violence.

What it’s about: Depicts the wild true story of the marriage of Patrizia Reggiani and Maurizio Gucci.

The kid attractor factor: This is an adult drama, not much appeal for kids aside from the Lady Gaga factor.

Good lessons/bad lessons: Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned.

Violence: Discussions of assassinations, a shooting, references to murder.

Language: Swearing and strong language throughout.

Sex: A few sex scenes, some nudity.

Drugs: None

Parents’ advisory: This is an adult drama with depictions of deception, sex, and murder. Appropriate for teens and adults only. Too mature for young children.


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