What Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that kids will see deadly electrocuting ray blasts, explosions, plus some old-fashioned clubbing and machine-gunning.
- Families can talk about Hollywood clichés. Were there moments in the film you've seen before, such as the Schwarzenegger-style catch phrase uttered before blasting an enemy? How many other movies can you name that use the same conventions? What's the appeal of using clichés rather than inventing new ideas for action movies? Is it just laziness? Or do audiences respond positively to the same familiar themes?