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An uncensored screening of Lars von Trier’s controversial serial-killer movie, ‘The House That Jack Built,’ violated MPAA ratings rules

IFC Films is facing sanctions for violating the MPAA’s ratings rules after screening the uncensored version of Lars von Trier’s controversial serial-killer movie, “The House That Jack Built,” on Wednesday without a waiver. “The effectiveness of the MPAA ratings depends on our ability to maintain the trust and confidence of […]
An uncensored screening of Lars von Trier’s controversial serial-killer movie, ‘The House That Jack Built,’ violated MPAA ratings rules
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Evan Rachel Wood Blasts MPAA Over Deleted Sex Scene

Actress Evan Rachel Wood is not happy, to say the least, with the MPAA over a recent decision to remove a sex scene from her upcoming movie “Charlie Countryman.” “The indie film, co-starring Shia LaBeouf, featured a graphic scene that had a female receiving oral sex from a man,” reports […]
Evan Rachel Wood Blasts MPAA Over Deleted Sex Scene
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Why Internet Pirates Are Saving The Entertainment Industry From Itself

Major entertainment organisations in the U.S. have spent more than a decade trying to convince the American public that file-sharing and illegal downloading are killing their industries. The R.I.A.A., the M.P.A.A., and others have waged legal battle after legal battle against major internet companies and their own customers. Instead of […]
Why Internet Pirates Are Saving The Entertainment Industry From Itself
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The Highest-Grossing R-Rated Movies Of All Time

October 7 marks the date the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) adopted the film-rating system they still refer to today. Back then, movies were rated G, M, R, or X. Of course, the M later became the PG we’re used to seeing today. Over the past 45 years, the […]
The Highest-Grossing R-Rated Movies Of All Time
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LEAKED: MPAA Plan To Slam Wikipedia’s Jimmy Wales In Piracy Fight

[credit provider=”Shutterstock”] Two internal memos from the Motion Picture Association of America have been leaked and published on the blog Torrentfreak, outlining just how far the MPAA is willing to go to win the public debate on movie piracy.In the memos, both dated July 19, the MPAA outlines how its […]
LEAKED: MPAA Plan To Slam Wikipedia’s Jimmy Wales In Piracy Fight
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The 6 Biggest NC-17 And R-Rated Controversies in Film History

[credit provider=”MPAA, The Weinstein Company”] Before any film is released, the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) gives it a G, PG, PG-13, R, and in some extreme cases, X or NC-17 rating.Now, in one of the most controversial decisions ever to come out of the MPAA ratings system, a […]
The 6 Biggest NC-17 And R-Rated Controversies in Film History