Political Content in this week’s new movies: The Last Song, Clash of the Titans, Tyler Perry’s Why Did I Get Married Too?
1. The Last Song [Rated PG for thematic material, some violence, sensuality and mild language.]
summary from imdb.com:
A drama centered on a rebellious girl who is sent to a Southern beach town for the summer to stay with her father. Through their mutual love of music, the estranged duo learn to reconnect.
starring: Miley Cyrus, Greg Kinnear, Kelly Preston
Poli-Bits: a few non-preachy mentions of vegetarianism
2. Clash of the Titans [Rated PG-13 for fantasy action violence, some frightening images and brief sensuality.]
In ‘Clash of the Titans,’ the ultimate struggle for power pits men against kings and kings against gods. But the war between the gods themselves could destroy the world. Born of a god but raised as a man, Perseus (Sam Worthington) is helpless to save his family from Hades (Ralph Fiennes), vengeful god of the underworld. With nothing left to lose, Perseus volunteers to lead a dangerous mission to defeat Hades before he can seize power from Zeus (Liam Neeson) and unleash hell on earth. Leading a daring band of warriors, Perseus sets off on a perilous journey deep into forbidden worlds. Battling unholy demons and fearsome beasts, he will only survive if he can accept his power as a god, defy his fate and create his own destiny.
starring: Sam Worthington, Liam Neeson, Ralph Fiennes, Gemma Arterton, Alexa Davalos, Mads Mikkelsen, Izabella Miko, Polly Walker, Pete Postlethwaite, Elizabeth McGovern, Alexander Siddig, Danny Huston, Jane March
3. Tyler Perry’s Why Did I Get Married Too? [Rated PG-13 for thematic material including sexuality, language, drug references and some domestic violence.]
summary from imdb.com:
Four couples reunite for their annual vacation in order to socialize and to spend time analyzing their marriages. Their intimate week in the Bahamas is disrupted by the arrival of an ex-husband determined to win back his recently remarried wife.
starring: Tyler Perry, Janet Jackson, Jill Scott, Sharon Leal, Malik Yoba, Richard T. Jones, Michael Jai White, Louis Gossett Jr., Cicely Tyson, K Callan
Poli-Bits: no leftist content… just a jokey mention of one of the characters taking two hours to convince the airport security that she isn’t a terrorist…