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The Secret History of the MPAA

I’ve never put much thought into the movie ratings system, so I found this review by Moriarty pretty damn interesting. It considers the recent documentary This Film Is Not Yet Rated. Choice quote: “The way they let cartoon violence pass with a PG-13 or even a PG in many cases while making sure that any hint of normal sexual dynamics between adults is slapped with a restricted rating is just asinine, and it’s got to have something to do with the way our culture gets hung up over its naughty bits while having no problem at all expressing its rage and aggression through violence.”