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PG-13 Rated Movies

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  • 'Philomena' gets its R rating lowered to PG-13

    'Philomena' gets its R rating lowered to PG-13
    For all of those teenage boys dying to see Judi Dench playing an elderly Irish woman: Now you don't have to bring your parents to get into "Philomena." In a victory against the Motion Picture Assn. of America that could be as much publicity win as...
  • Weinstein Co. wins MPAA appeal to overturn R-rating for 'Philomena'

    Weinstein Co. wins MPAA appeal to overturn R-rating for 'Philomena'
    This time, Harvey Weinstein seems to have gotten what he wanted.  It was less than a week ago that his Weinstein Co. declared war -- yet again -- on the Motion Picture Assn. of America, slamming the organization for assigning the studio's upcoming...
  • Review: Judi Dench brings out the best in 'Philomena'

    Review: Judi Dench brings out the best in 'Philomena'
    On the job for 55 years, Judi Dench elevates everything she does, from M in the James Bond epics to the less intimidating but equally determined "little old Irish lady" who's the title character in "Philomena." Dench is not the only reason to see this...
  • On Demand DVD New Releases Nov. 25-Dec. 1

     
    On Demand DVD New Releases Nov. 25-Dec. 1 Maybe you are still recovering from a holiday weekend of leftovers and football. Or maybe you've finished your holiday shopping and have nothing but free time on your hands. Either way, there's a host of new...
  • Q&A: 'Philomena' star/co-writer Steve Coogan

    Q&A: 'Philomena' star/co-writer Steve Coogan
    About six months ago, “Philomena” star Steve Coogan—the hilarious English actor perhaps best known in America for his roles in “Tropic Thunder” and “The Other Guys”—shot a pilot called “Doubt” in...
  • '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,...
  • 'James Bond Effect' Cited in Study on Movie Violence

    Violence and risky behavior are permeating Hollywood's most successful movies and bringing a message to young people that violence is acceptable, this according to a new study by the Annenberg Public Policy Center at the University of Pennsylvania. The...
  • Remembering Paul Walker: On Demand DVD New Releases Dec. 9-15

     
    Remembering Paul Walker: On Demand DVD New Releases Dec. 9-15 This week's releases include two films featuring Paul Walker, who died tragically and suddenly in a car accident over Thanksgiving weekend. Fast & Furious 6 and Hours are the most recently...
  • A Year After Newtown Shootings, Hollywood Resists Scrutiny of Media Violence

    When President Obama spoke on the campus of DreamWorks Animation last month, his only note of admonishment to Hollywood came when he mentioned gun violence, in which he said that "we have got to make sure we are not glorifying it." He mentioned that in...
  • In Theory: Taking a stab at PG-13 violence

    Researchers have discovered that the amount of gun violence in some PG-13 movies is now greater than in R-rated films. PG-13 movies are “the ones that target children, and the violence that is shown contains guns,” according to Brad Bushman,...
  • 'Draft Day' wins MPAA appeal to overturn R rating

    'Draft Day' wins MPAA appeal to overturn R rating
    There's plenty of R-rated language among the locker rooms, sidelines and offices of the testosterone-fueled NFL, but a new film immersed in that world, "Draft Day," has pulled off a PG-13 rating. The upcoming football flick directed by Ivan Reitman and ...
  • Review: 'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug' ★★★

    Review: 'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug' ★★★
    One year and several hundred films later, I confess my mind isn't over-full of vivid memories of director Peter Jackson's first "Hobbit." It did the job, in its leisurely, fill-out-the-trilogy fashion, albeit looking like clinically detailed crud when...