The Hunger Games: Hints for Parents

I have been asked several times whether The Hunger Games is “okay” for children to watch. Well, that depends on your kid. I agree with the film’s official PG-13 rating, that it will be fine for teenagers. However, younger kids may be disturbed by some of the themes and images. I recommend seeing the movie with your child, not merely dropping him/her off at the theater.

Here, I will tell parents about the most objectionable stuff, in an effort to give you an idea what’s on the screen. This is spoilerish stuff, but I’m assuming parents would prefer to know what’s coming rather than being surprised right along with the little ones.

(Click here for my review of the movie.)
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