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Parental Guidance: ‘Mary Queen of Scots’


    Saoirse Ronan stars as Mary Stuart in “Mary Queen of Scots.”

Rated: R for some violence and sexuality

What it’s about: The Scottish queen who angled for power in the 16th century and faced off with her cousin, Queen Elizabeth I

The kid attractor factor: Teens may be drawn to the period piece, as well as stars Saoirse Ronan and Margot Robbie.

Good lessons/bad lessons: Standing up for what you believe in and demanding power can make you a target. Sacrifices must be made for political power.

Violence: Some bloody battle scenes, a brutal murder scene, some domestic and sexual violence

Language: None

Sexuality: Several sex scenes, not graphic, some nudity

Drugs: None

Parents advisory: A fascinating period piece appropriate for all teens

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