'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire': 3 points for parents

By Shawn O'Neill

For the Deseret News

Published: Thursday, Nov. 21 2013 4:40 p.m. MST

Stanley Tucci as Caesar Flickerman, left, and Jennifer Lawrence as Katniss Everdeen in"The Hunger Games: Catching Fire."

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Information for parents about the film "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire."

Violence/gore: Soldiers take people away and threaten others. Soldiers attack protesters. Some rioting is shown. Soldiers shoot a man. Lethal attacks take place in the arena — poison fog, animal attacks, torture, stabbings, public flogging, threats of death and bodies. Some of the fighting is intense. Wounds are shown, including some blood. An explosion throws someone a great distance. A man vomits.

Sexuality: A woman strips in an elevator. Only her upper chest and shoulders are seen. Two people spend time in bed together often but are always clothed.

Drinking/language: There are many social situations with people drinking. One man is usually drunk. Strong language is bleeped while a girl is interviewed.

Shawn O'Neill is the Family Man Movie Reviewer. You can see his reviews at http://familymanmovieblog.blogspot.com/.

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