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What the Rise in On-Screen Violence Means for Our Kids

Wendy Sue Swanson, MD, MBE, FAAP | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Wendy Sue Swanson, MD, MBE, FAAP

PG-13 movies now have more gun violence than R-rated ones. Proof again I suppose that violence sells, especially to teens.

Hey, MPAA: Give Philomena a PG-13

Marshall Fine | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

It's a charming and moving little film, starring Dame Judi Dench and Steve Coogan. It tells the true story of an Irish woman who, as a teen, became pregnant and was forced into the Magdalene Sisters' care.

Would the MPAA Prefer a Female Character Not Be 'Into' Sex Scene?

Scott Mendelson | Posted 05.26.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

There's a choice quote in this Emily Browning interview over at Nylon Magazine that merits a mention. Its implications are shocking.

PG-13 at 25: Will the Movies Ever Grow Up (Again)?

Mr. Skin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mr. Skin

Will Hollywood ever look past the financial attractiveness of the PG-13? Or are we forever at the mercy of adolescent buying power?