In edgy times, little room for G-rated films ← Related Article Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Pixar Animation Studios/Walt Disney Pictures “Monsters University” is the only G-rated movie released this year. Universal Pictures “Despicable Me 2” got a PG rating for “rude humor and mild action.” A critic attributed that to the presence of weapons. Blue Sky Studios/20th Century Fox PG-rated ”Epic” features a flirty-talking slug and tiny forest people, but also armed battles with fanged, ogreish foes and a somber tone. Pixar Animation Studios/Walt Disney Pictures BU’s Paul Schneider says the tide shifted with the release of Pixar’s G-rated “Toy Story,” the 1995 animated blockbuster. Pixar Animation Studios/Walt Disney Pictures “Finding Nemo” was rated G in 2003 despite some themes that could be scary to young children — death of a parent, getting lost, mean children. Pixar Animation Studios/Walt Disney Pictures “Brave,” a commercially and critical successful 2012 film about an archer girl in the Scottish highlands, was rated PG. Walt Disney Productions Assuming a film is “little kid-friendly” just because it’s G-rated can be a mistake -- Bambi’s mother is shot and killed.