Cloudy with a chance of meatballs 2
Rating: PG for mild rude humor
What it’s about: The weather machine starts turning out living, feeding dinner-course critters in this sequel.
The kid attractor factor: It’s a 3-D animated sequel to the surprise hit of a couple of years back.
Good lessons / bad lessons: “A bully turned friend will be friend to the end.”
Violence: Slapstick, cartoonish, involving omnivorous foodstuffs and robot-suited “Sentinels of Safety.”
Language: “Oh, crab-balls,” fart jokes and the like.
Sex: None whatsoever.
Drugs: Nary a hint.
Parents’ advisory: Suitable for all ages.
Rating: PG-13 for sexual content and some language
What it’s about: A young woman revisits her ex-boyfriends to see which one has the most promise as a potential date or mate for her sister’s wedding.
The kid attractor factor: Airline travel jokes, romantic mishaps, Paula Patton and assorted good-looking men as her suitors.
Good lessons / bad lessons: You don’t need a mate to be complete, and you can’t hurry love.
Violence: The threat of a slap-fight, here and there.
Language: Some mild profanity
Sex: Hinted at, with infidelity tossed into the mix.
Drugs: Alcohol is consumed in romantic settings.
Parents’ advisory: More retro than risque in its attitudes towards marriage, romance and finding a suitable mate, suitable for 13-and-older.