This thread grew out of an experience I had recently taking my 3 year old to see Clifford's Really BIG Movie a few weeks ago. He loves watching Clifford on PBS and was very excited about going to the big theater, eating popcorn, and watching Clifford. At our viewing, one of the trailers screened before the movie was for the most recent Harry Potter movie. Now I have no problem with HP. I've enjoyed each of the books, and thought the first two movies were fine for what they were. I think that this third one looks to be the best yet. HOWEVER, I do not think the movie, or the trailer, is appropriate for three year olds. My son was visibly scared by the trailer, as were many other wee ones at the screening we attended. He recovered and enjoyed Clifford, but the experience got me thinking. For "G" movies, especially those obviously aimed at pre-schoolers, I would argue that only trailers for other "G" movies be screened. The HP trailer was approved for all audiences, but it was a dark and spooky advertisement, for a dark and spooky movie. I suppose I should be glad that there wasn't a Van Helsing trailer attached... Any thoughts...?