Sea Monsters

The New Sea Monsters IMAX opens September 18th at the DMNS

A couple weeks ago, the three of us were invited to a special sneak preview of the newest IMAX adventure at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science. Along with the invitation was the warning: “this film merits a PG rating for some intense wildlife images, including scenes of simulated predation.” So, of course, we decided to take Claire, our three year old, with us. It’s so hard to tell what is going to upset her and what isn’t. She watches all kinds of “nature” programs with us, and they always have the sharp edge of “predation.” I mean, everybody’s gotta eat. Right? Some scenes are a little harsher, and I do try to shield her from those. The dragon scene in “Sleeping Beauty” where Prince Phillip kills Maleficent? She hardly blinks an eye. The entire “Finding Nemo” movie? Traumatic expe...