What Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that this movie has a lot of mature material, including explicit sexual references and situations, very strong language, and violence. Characters are in peril and some are badly injured or killed. Characters drink and smoke cigarettes and marijuana. While some characters exhibit racism, a strength of the movie is the loyal and respectful relationships between people of different races and its own frank portrayal of issues of race and class.
- Families can talk about how accurately it portrays political issues relating to immigration, development, and the role of lobbyists. They could also talk about the ways that characters try to shape the way that information reaches politicians, the media, and the public.