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'THE SUN IS ALSO A STAR'

Rated PG-13 for some suggestive content and language.

What it's about: A pair of teens fall in love under extreme circumstances over the course of a day in New York City.

The kid attractor factor: Stars Yara Shahidi and Charles Melton will attract teen audiences.

Good lessons/bad lessons: Sometimes it's best to let destiny take the wheel.

Violence: A fistfight.

Language: Some swearing.

Sexuality: Some heavy-duty kissing and petting.

Drugs: None.

Parents advisory: This sweet and heady love story will make teens swoon. Appropriate for older kids and teens.

'JOHN WICK: CHAPTER 3 - PARABELLUM'

Rated R for pervasive strong violence, and some language.

What it's about: John Wick, well, he has a particular set of skills: killing people by the dozens.

The kid attractor factor: Teenage boys will want to see this brutal action film.

Good lessons/bad lessons: Bad: Don't cross John Wick. Good: Even the most violent guys might have a good reason.

Violence: Wow, yeah, the whole film is violence? Mostly by guns and knives but also book and German shepherd. It's violent, to a mind-numbing degree.

Language: Some swearing throughout.

Sexuality: None.

Drugs: None.

Parents advisory: Way way way too brutal for any kids. Mature teens only.

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