“War Horse,” now on DVD
Length: 146 minutes
Synopsis: Young Albert enlists to serve in World War I after his beloved horse Joey is sold to the cavalry. Albert's journey takes him across Europe as the war rages on.
Violence/scary rating: 4.5
Sexual-content rating: 1.5
Profanity rating: 2
Drugs/alcohol rating: 3
Family Time rating: 3. This is a great family movie, but because of the war violence, only for older kids.
(Ratings are judged on a five-point scale, with 5 being “bad for kids” and 1 being “fine for kids.”)