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Overall C+

Combing through piles of data on unusual natural phenomena following the stoppage, a university professor uncovers the grave fact that Earth's total destruction by solar radiation is only months away.

Violence C
Sexual Content A-
Profanity D+
Substance Use C+

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for sci-fi life/death situations and brief strong language

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The Core

Product placement is a sometimes subtle, sometimes not so subtle addition, to movies. How do you feel about this form of advertising? What products did you notice in this film?

Zimsky’s justification for developing his device of mass destruction is that someone else will do it if he doesn’t. Do you see that kind of attitude in our world today? Is having your own arsenal of weapons the only way to avoid conflict?

Carl Sagan is an astronomer who played a major part in space exploration programs. You can read a brief biography of Sagan at www.cnn.com/US/9612/20/sagan.

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