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PG-13 Rated Movies

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  • 'A Birder's Guide to Everything' wins rating appeal

    'A Birder's Guide to Everything' wins rating appeal
    The Motion Picture Assn. of America says its Classification and Ratings Appeal Board has overturned the R rating given to the film "A Birder's Guide to Everything" for "some language and crude references." The film is now rated PG-13 for "langauge,...
  • Rising movie gun violence gives rise to concerns over movie ratings

    Rising movie gun violence gives rise to concerns over movie ratings
    In a review of the 945 top-grossing films since 1950, researchers for the American Academy of Pediatrics found that movies rated PG-13 have become progressively more violent, with gunplay tripling since 1985. In fact, today’s PG-13 movies are more...
  • Violence, risky behavior a common mix in big films, study says

     Violence, risky behavior a common mix in big films, study says
    A medical journal that recently concluded that violence in PG-13 movies is skyrocketing has a new report showing that almost 90% of the highest-grossing recent movies have violent characters, more than three-quarters of which also engage in drinking,...
  • Big-screen blind spot, Halloween edition: 'Arachnophobia'

    Big-screen blind spot, Halloween edition: 'Arachnophobia'
    Once in a while, a movie slips under your radar. For about, oh, 20 years. In ‘Big-screen blind spot,’ we sit down with those ‘classic’ movies everybody but us has seen and give them the nostalgia critic treatment. Confession: I...
  • Film Review: 'Ender's Game' plays it straight for PG-13

    Film Review: 'Ender's Game' plays it straight for PG-13
    The novel “Ender's Game” was the first of Orson Scott Card's multi-volume “Ender Saga,” and the film “Ender's Game” — the first bigscreen adaptation of Card's work — clearly hopes to be only the first of a...
  • On Demand DVD New Releases Nov. 4-10

     
    On Demand DVD New Releases Nov. 4-10 Grown Ups 2 After having moved his family from Hollywood back to his hometown, Lenny (Adam Sandler) and his buddies indulge in a wild day filled with old bullies, new bullies, schizo bus drivers, drunk cops on skis and...
  • Report: Gun Violence in PG-13 Movies Higher Than R-Rated Films

    A new study has found that the level of gun violence in mainstream U.S. pics has more than doubled since 1950, with the level of gunplay in PG-13 movies now outpacing that of R-rated pics. The study conducted by researchers at Ohio State U. and Annenberg...
  • Violence surging in PG-13 films, new study finds

    Violence surging in PG-13 films, new study finds
    A comprehensive study of violence in movies rated PG-13 has found that gunplay has tripled in such films since 1985, when the rating was introduced, and further concluded that from 2009 to 2012, PG-13 films have contained as much or more violence than...
  • On Demand DVD New Releases Nov. 11-17

     
    On Demand DVD New Releases Nov. 11-17 Superman may be the headliner for this week's releases, but a number of smaller films are making their debuts and are worth checking out. This might be a good opportunity to catch a foreign film or a documentary, too....
  • That PG-13 rating: It's a killer

    That PG-13 rating: It's a killer
    The same day this week that French filmmaker Agnes Varda was being feted by the AFI Fest in her November visit to L.A., there was other movie news in the news. Varda is a cinema ground-breaker, a feminist and artist who was one wave ahead of the New...
  • Yellow Dogs, 'Project X' and the movie-violence equation

    Yellow Dogs, 'Project X' and the movie-violence equation
    The tragedy that befell the Brooklyn punk group Yellow Dogs, in which several bandmates were killed, allegedly by a disgruntled fellow member of the Iranian expat music scene, came with a surprising movie connection. Yellow Dogs was featured in the...
  • Violent PG-13 movies: Which ones are the bloodiest?

    Violent PG-13 movies: Which ones are the bloodiest?
    This week's comprehensive study of how violent PG-13 films have become -- gunplay has tripled in such films in the last 30 years, and PG-13 movies are now more violent than R-rated releases -- did not single out specific films. But in reviewing the...