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curated: why the MPAA is a “trigger warning” for privileged people

Mon Feb 06 2017, 11:49am | 2 comments

from Facebook: the Onion invents a new MPAA rating

Wed Oct 21 2015, 10:21pm | 1 comment

do you want your ISP to block porn and other “objectionable” content automatically?

Mon Dec 16 2013, 08:19am | 11 comments

We’re the Millers greenband and redband trailers: a lesson in the MPAA’s twisted priorities

Wed Jul 31 2013, 11:16am | 7 comments

Mama (trailer)

Tue Jan 15 2013, 11:12am | 7 comments

just go ahead and download Neil Finn’s lovely Hobbit tune now (and other adventures in social networking)

Tue Dec 11 2012, 11:39pm | 0 comments

question of the day: Is the NC-17 rating doomed?

Mon Aug 20 2012, 10:24am | 0 comments

Mad Men-inspired McDonalds uniforms (and other adventures in social networking)

Fri Jul 13 2012, 11:13pm | 2 comments

Ridley Scott and Michael Fassbender talk Prometheus

Sun May 20 2012, 05:13pm | 0 comments

what if the male Avengers posed like the female one? (and other adventures in social networking)

Mon May 07 2012, 11:22pm | 0 comments

gasp at the tale of how Toy Story 2 was almost lost! (and other adventures in social networking)

Wed Apr 25 2012, 11:54pm | 0 comments

Hysteria (trailer)

Thu Apr 12 2012, 11:01am | 0 comments

when ignorance is preferrable to discomfort (and other adventures in social networking)

Wed Apr 11 2012, 11:37pm | 0 comments

Parents Television Council does not want children to see Bully, at all, ever (and other adventures in social networking)

Mon Apr 09 2012, 11:54pm | 0 comments

the bullies at the MPAA (and other adventures in social networking)

Wed Mar 28 2012, 11:29pm | 0 comments

otters who look like Benedict Cumberbatch (and other adventures in social networking)

Tue Mar 20 2012, 01:01am | 0 comments

Bully (trailer)

Tue Mar 13 2012, 09:26am | 0 comments

the MPAA’s preciousness strikes again (and other adventures in social networking)

Thu Feb 23 2012, 01:06am | 0 comments

Hollywood’s pre Hays Code, pre MPAA rules for movies (and other adventures in social networking)

Mon Feb 20 2012, 11:42pm | 0 comments

Act of Valor (trailer, and questions of propaganda)

Fri Feb 10 2012, 12:10pm | 0 comments

the Internet demands authenticity? (and other adventures in social networking)

Mon Feb 06 2012, 12:47am | 0 comments

the MPAA doesn’t like SOPA strikers, wah wah

Wed Jan 18 2012, 02:50pm | 0 comments

Shame (review)

Mon Jan 16 2012, 05:57pm | 0 comments

a remarkably reasonable statement on ‘Shame’s NC-17 rating

Wed Nov 16 2011, 05:57pm | 0 comments

question of the day: What part of Hollywood would you #Occupy?

Thu Oct 27 2011, 08:00am | 0 comments

today in studio asskissing: Harold and Kumar are here to kill the Christmas child inside you

Mon Oct 24 2011, 09:13pm | 0 comments

question of the day: Why has the depiction of suicide in movies tripled over the past half century?

Tue Aug 23 2011, 08:11am | 0 comments

Real Ratings now on Twitter

Mon Jul 18 2011, 10:44pm | 0 comments

deep thought (re our ratings systems)

Thu Jul 07 2011, 10:58pm | 0 comments

trailer break: ‘The Hangover Part II’ (the one you can’t see in theaters)

Fri Apr 08 2011, 01:20pm | 0 comments

say good-bye to grownup horror movies…

Wed Mar 09 2011, 08:06pm | 0 comments

question of the day: What does Hollywood want with former U.S. Senator Christopher Dodd… and vice versa?

Mon Mar 07 2011, 11:05am | 0 comments

Weinstein Company has a fucking comment on the shit piss fuck PG-13 version of ‘The King’s Speech’!

Wed Mar 02 2011, 12:40am | 0 comments

wtf: Harvey Weinstein doesn’t want you to see the version of ‘The King’s Speech’ that just won Best Picture

Tue Mar 01 2011, 03:20pm | 0 comments

Will Smith as Robin Hood?; a Wolverine with depth?; ‘Narnia’ upsets Jesus-y types; more: leftover links

Sun Dec 12 2010, 06:59pm | 0 comments

question of the day: What films are the most inappropriately rated?

Tue Dec 07 2010, 10:26am | 0 comments

trailer break: ‘Blue Valentine’

Mon Nov 08 2010, 10:38am | 0 comments

question of the day: What if we abolished the MPAA?

Fri Oct 22 2010, 03:01am | 3 comments

the MPAA and male nudity; more battles between TV networks and cable providers; the Oscars race is on; more: leftover links

Sat Oct 16 2010, 08:25am | 0 comments

Stephen Fry is Mycroft Holmes; Emma Stone is Gwen Stacy; Armie Hammer is NOT the Winklevi (but he kinda is); more: leftover links

Sun Oct 10 2010, 02:06pm | 0 comments

Hatchet II (review)

Tue Oct 05 2010, 12:59pm | 0 comments

trailer break: ‘Hatchet II’ unrated trailer

Wed Sep 22 2010, 11:55am | 0 comments

the end of torture porn?; the end of the Internet?; what TV viewers want more of (and what they’re going to get instead); more: leftover links

Sun Sep 05 2010, 12:38pm | 0 comments

wtf: ‘Eat Pray Love’ downgraded from R to PG-13 based on nothing at all

Wed Jun 09 2010, 05:32pm | 2 comments

question of the day: Shouldn’t Hollywood condemn Ashton Kutcher’s ‘piracy’ of ‘Killers’?

Thu Jun 03 2010, 11:05am | 5 comments

‘MacGruber’: it’s the bomb

Mon May 24 2010, 03:54pm | 9 comments

don’t even ask what “paternal nudity” might be…

Mon May 10 2010, 02:02pm | 23 comments

Polanski speaks (but doesn’t apologize); sexist iPad ads?; Mr. Rogers is evil, says Fox News; more: leftover links

Sun May 09 2010, 03:41pm | 1 comment

because insects under the influence will only corrupt the kiddies

Mon Mar 08 2010, 01:25pm | 9 comments

question of the day: Is ‘It’s Complicated’’s R rating unfair?

Fri Dec 25 2009, 10:21am | 13 comments

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