'Cats & Dogs: The Revenge Of Kitty Galore'
Rating: PG for animal action and humor.
What it's about: Dogs spying on cats, cats trying to rule the world. The usual.
The kid attractor factor: Cats and dogs talking, using spy gadgets.
Good lessons/bad lessons: Dogs heroic, cats evil. Well, not ALL cats.
Language: Doggone clean.
Sex: Butt sniffing.
Parents' advisory: Harmless enough, this talking-critters comedy aims for the very youngest demographic.
'Charlie St. Cloud'
Rating: PG-13 for language including some sexual references, an intense accident scene and some sensuality.
What it's about: A young man loses his kid brother, but stays in touch with the kid's ghost as he tries to meet a girl and move on in life.
The kid attractor factor: Zac Efron, not singing or dancing this time.
Good lessons/bad lessons: "You can't put life on hold. It doesn't wait for you."
Violence: An accident, a fist fight.
Language: About a dozen swear words.
Sex: Implied, with a goofy 'tween sex act joke.
Drugs: Wine, liquor.
Parents' advisory: This young-adult romance hits that PG-13 in the bull's-eye suitable for 13 and up.