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Parental Guidance: ‘Alpha’

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    “Alpha” is simple movie, but will melt any dog lover’s heart.

“ALPHA”

>> Rated: PG-13 for some intense peril

>> What it’s about: A boy from an early pagan tribe living in the last Ice Age in Europe must find his way home with the help of a devoted wolf companion.

>> The kid attractor factor: The action-adventure spectacle and inspiring animal story

>> Good lessons/bad lessons: You are stronger than you know, but no one gets through this alone.

>> Violence: A violent bison hunt with spears, a perilous fall from a cliff, several animal attacks, bows and arrows, spears, and knives are used in self-defense.

>> Language: None

>> Sexuality: None

>> Drugs: None

>> Parents advisory: Great for kids and teens, but very small children will likely find it too scary.

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