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This Film Is Not Yet Rated (2006)

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Kimberly Peirce Kimberly Peirce
Self - Director of 'Boys Don't Cry'
Jon Lewis Jon Lewis
Self - Author of 'Hollywood v. Hardcore'
David Ansen David Ansen
Self - Film Critic at 'Newsweek'
Martin Garbus Martin Garbus
Self - First Amendment Attorney and Filmmakers Representative at Appeals
Wayne Kramer Wayne Kramer
Self - Director of 'The Cooler'
Paul Dergarabedian Paul Dergarabedian
Self - Box Office Analyst
Kevin Smith Kevin Smith
Self - Director of 'Clerks' and 'Jersey Girl'
John Waters John Waters
Self - Director of 'A Dirty Shame'

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Thoughtful documentary

13 years ago at Apr 13 14:45
10 votes
In the decades since its inception in 1968, the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) has been subjected to severe controversy. Accusations of homophobia, favouritism of studio films over independent productions, and a preference for violence over sex have been made over the years. Not to mention, MPAA President Jack Valenti's flawed brainchild has continued to operate in almost total secre... read more

This film is now rated 7/10

16 years, 3 months ago at Jan 20 15:29
10 votes
You've heard the saying it could only happen in America? I'd heard people bitching about the MPAA before but I had never read up on the organisation and had no idea just how dumb an idea the whole set up is. The KKK are a knitting circle compared to this bunch of numb-nuts. Interesting documentary though.
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Description: In a rare and refreshing reversal of roles, filmmakers put the powerful Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA for short) under the microscope for inspection in Academy Award-nominated director Kirby Dick's incisive look at stateside cinema's most notorious non-censoring censors. Compelled by the staggering amount of power that the MPAA ratings board wields, the filmmaker seeks out the true identities of the anonymous elite who control what films make it to the multiplex. Dick speaks with numerous filmmakers whose careers have been affected by the seemingly random and sexual-content obsessed judgments of the MPAA, including ... (more)
Release date: 1 September 2006
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