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Theater Will Let Teens See Steamy, NC-17 French Film

The Huffington Post | Jane Janeczko | Posted 10.28.2013 | New York

Opening in New York Friday, a controversial and much talked about film from director Abdellatif Kechiche, "Blue is the Warmest Color," will be accessi...

Will 'Fifty Shades Of Grey' Be Rated NC-17?

Posted 01.08.2013 | Entertainment

Big news for "Fifty Shades of Grey" fans. The upcoming film adaptation of the wildly popular novel is reportedly staying in line with its scandalous r...

Movie review: Shame

Marshall Fine | Posted 01.28.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

The fact that the dim-witted and near-sighted MPAA has slapped an NC-17 rating on Steve McQueen's Shame implies that there is something prurient about...

07/16/99 - When Studios Blew the Best Chance to Legitimize the NC-17

Scott Mendelson | Posted 12.28.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

The NC-17 will continue to be a 'scarlet letter' until a major studio is willing to risk releasing a major genre film with that adults-only rating and basically dare chains like AMC, Regal, and Cinemark not to carry it.

WATCH: Horror Film Banned In UK

Posted 08.07.2011 | Arts

"The Human Centipede II (Full Sequence)," sequel to the 2010 high-concept horror film "The Human Centipede (First Sequence)," has been effectively ban...

Review of This Film Is Not Yet Rated -- NC-17

Melani Ward | Posted 09.22.2011 | Entertainment
Melani Ward

This documentary is a sneaky peak (seriously, there's spying and binoculars and trash diving) into the MPAA rating system, with the most attention focused on the dreaded NC-17 rating.

ReThink Review: Blue Valentine -- NC-17? Really?

Jonathan Kim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

Blue Valentine has been receiving a smattering of Oscar buzz for its two stars, Ryan Gosling and Michelle Williams, for their gritty, un-Hollywood por...

"Beauty in Ugliness" - A Q&A With Blue Valentine Director Derek Cianfrance

John Koch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
John Koch

In 1998, Derek Cianfrance stood over a Xerox machine watching copies of his Blue Valentine script spill out into a sorter. He thought that his movie would sell within a few months.

Interview: Edward Zwick's Love and Other Concerns

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

It's a few days before his film, Love and Other Drugs, reaches theaters and Edward Zwick is sipping tea, as calm as can be expected.

'Bruno' Given NC-17 At First Ratings Submission

The Wrap | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Universal's "Bruno," the widely anticipated Sacha Baron Cohen docu-comedy opening in July, has been slapped with an NC-17 rating on its first submissi...

Ang Lee On "Lust, Caution's" NC-17 Scenes: "After Half A Day's Shooting We Had To Stop"

Time | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

TIME: You've said the three sex scenes in the film were harder to shoot than the martial arts scenes in Crouching Tiger. Why? Lee: I'm a shy human be...

New Ang Lee Film Features Explicit Sodomy Scene

FOXNews | Roger Friedman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Maybe you're wondering what director Ang Lee has been up to since "Brokeback Mountain." Thursday I got to see his new one, called "Lust, Caution." Thi...