The Game Plan
Rating -- PG
What it's about -- An egomaniacal star quarterback learns he has a little girl who upends his life and his me-centered worldview.
The Kid Attractor Factor -- Accidents with the blender and the bubble bath, bulldogs in tutus, The Rock in a giggle-inducing leotard.
Good lessons/bad lessons -- "Stupid is a mean word." And Elvis is still The King.
Violence -- On the football field; in the face of the paparazzi.
Language -- Disney clean.
Sex -- Disney clean, too.
Drugs -- A margarita joke, one scene in a bar.
Parents' advisory -- Inoffensive but also darned cute, it's a family comedy in the best Disney tradition.
Across the Universe
Rating -- PG-13
What it's about -- The liberating joy and generational and racial strife of the 1960s as experienced by teens and twenty- somethings who express themselves through Beatles songs.
The Kid Attractor Factor -- Evan Rachel Wood, Jim Sturgess, assorted other 20-ish hotties.
Good lessons/bad lessons -- All you need is love and a few good tunes.
Violence -- Vietnam War, race riots, nothing too explicit.
Language -- Profanity, but not to excess.
Sex -- A bit, with one topless moment.
Drugs -- Suggested, toyed with.
Parents' advisory -- A benign, impressionistic way to show your kids what the 1960s were like, set to a Beatles beat.