Parents' guide

June 16, 2006

Garfield: A Tail of Two Kitties

Rating -- PG

What it's about -- The fat feline travels to the United Kingdom, where he is mistaken for a local gentry kitty.

The Kid Attractor Factor -- Very cute talking critters and a smart-mouthed animated cat.

Good lessons/bad lessons -- Apparently, all orange cats look alike.

Violence -- Slapstick.

Language -- Quite clean, with the odd potty joke.

Sex -- None.

Drugs -- None.

Parents advisory -- Too chatty for the youngest movie-goers, but 5- to 10-year-olds should enjoy it.

Nacho Libre

Rating -- PG-13

What it's about -- A cook at a Catholic orphanage in modern Mexico becomes a masked wrestler to raise money for the kids.

The Kid Attractor Factor -- Wacky Jack Black, back in School of Rock mode.

Good lessons/bad lessons -- To do anything well, you need inspiration, be it heavenly, or a nun you have a thing for.

Violence -- Broad slapstick of the pro wrestling variety. Somewhat graphic.

Language -- Pretty clean.

Sex -- No, but the men-in-tights gags are carried pretty far.

Drugs -- None.

Parents advisory -- Upbeat. A Two Stooges for today's kids.

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