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Gun Violence In PG-13 Movies Has Tripled Since 1985
2013-11-11 10:18:20

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The amount of gun violence depicted in ‘PG-13’ movies has tripled since 1985, the first full year the rating was in use, according to a new study in the journal Pediatrics. The international team of study authors noted that the amount of gun violence in the most popular PG-13 movies of 2011 and 2012 was much greater than R-rated movies of the same time span. "It's shocking how gun use has skyrocketed in movies that are often...

2013-10-31 23:37:56

The popular G Rated Videos website provides good, clean videos and cartoons for parents that are looking for g-rated content for their family. Now, they have added a new ‘Classic Videos and DVDs’ section in addition to their other family services. Austin TX (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 Families often have a difficult time finding books, videos, and other products for their children that are not violent or that don’t contain adult content. It is often hard to find a good movie that the...

2012-09-13 23:02:19

Trade Digital Cinema, http://www.tradedigitalcinema.com, a digital media management company, was recently issued a certificate of compliance with Motion Pictures Association of America (MPAA) best practices for content security and a Select Vendor rating from KODE Compliance, Inc. The achievement, made possible with the guidance and expertise of KODE, means that Trade Digital Cinema has met the requirements of the MPAA best practices for content security designed to protect media and film...

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2012-07-10 09:42:55

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Flick on the television screen any given moment, a movie will most likely be playing. Log online, there will be a number of other film options. Suffice to say, entertainment is everywhere these days. Interesting enough, researchers recently discovered that young adults who watch many movies with characters who smoke, whether those films are rated R or PG-13, tend to begin smoking. The lead author of the report, Dr. James Sargent,...

2012-04-05 14:20:54

NEW YORK, April 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Weinstein Company (TWC), aided by the guidance and consultation from attorneys David Boies and Ted Olson, announced today that the MPAA has lowered the R rating, given for some language, for BULLY to a PG-13 in time for the film's April 13th expansion to 55 markets. The scene that has been at the forefront of the battle with the MPAA, the intense scene in the film that shows teen Alex Libby being bullied and harassed on a bus, has been left fully...

2012-03-20 18:20:23

NEW YORK, March 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Tonight at The Paley Center for Media legal powerhouses David Boies and Ted Olson spoke out against the MPAA's R rating of the documentary film BULLY, at a special screening. In front of a high-profile audience including cohost Meryl Streep and legendary activist Billie Jean King, Boies stated, "How ridiculous and unfair and damaging it is to have a film of this power and importance that is being censored by a rating system that has...

2012-03-13 14:06:00

NEW YORK, March 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- "BULLY," the highly anticipated anti-bullying documentary (in theaters March 30th), has sparked a protest and now a movement, as a number of major movie stars, theater owners, and Members of Congress have joined forces to protest the film's R rating. In a clear triumph for the film, Gerry Lopez, CEO of AMC Theaters, one of the most prominent theater chains in the world, spoke out against the R-Rating, saying, "To 'automatically default' BULLY...

2011-07-14 15:28:00

WASHINGTON, July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement by Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080918/CFTFKLOGO) The amount of smoking in top-grossing, youth-rated movies has dropped significantly in the past five years, with far larger declines by studios that have published policies to reduce smoking in youth-rated films (those rated G, PG or PG-13), according to a new study published today...

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2010-12-06 08:55:00

Attention parents: letting your kids watch R-rated movies could make them as much as three times more likely to take up smoking, according to a new study published in Pediatrics, the official journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics. The study, which was also the subject of a Monday article by Reuters reporter Lynne Peeples, was completed by a team of Dutch and U.S. researchers, led by Rebecca N. H. de Leeuw of the Radboud University Nijmegen, in the Netherlands. The researchers...

2010-12-02 11:16:00

Motion Technology to Debut with Walt Disney Pictures' Tron: Legacy LONGUEUIL, QC, Dec. 2 /PRNewswire/ - D-BOX Technologies Inc. (DBO.A on the TSX Venture Exchange), a leader in innovative motion technology, announced today its first agreement with Mega((R)) Movies to equip its East Brunswick, New Jersey movie theatre with 26 D-BOX MFX Seats. Mega((R)) Movies is the first location in the state to offer the incredibly immersive motion technology that provides moviegoers a unique...