This past summer, my family spent three months in NYC, and my most vivid memory from that time came from watching my daughter run over to a group of little blonde girls in Soho’s Vesuvio Playground. We were new to the park, of course, and the girls were surrounding some piñata spoils. “Oh, those look good!” my daughter gushed, crouching down to join their huddle.
“No they’re ours! You can’t have them,” snapped the birthday girl, folding her arms around what appeared to be ring pops.
Harvey Weinstein’s Weinstein Company has apparently capitulated to the Motion Picture Association of America, cutting some profanity (though not any scenes in full) in order to obtain the PG-13 rating that will allow for wider viewership. Per the Los Angeles Times, the new version of the film is to roll out Read More
Harvey Weinstein’s Bully, the subject of hue and cry and petition upon its R rating from the MPAA, is to eschew its rating and come out unrated on March 30. Per a Weinstein Company press release regarding the documentary’s release: “Furthering proof that the R rating for some language is inappropriate for a Read More
Katy Butler, a high school student in Michigan, has circulated a petition to change the MPAA’s rating of the Weinstein Company’s Bully, a documentary about high-school bullying. “I can’t believe the MPAA is blocking millions of teenagers from seeing a movie that could change–and, in some cases, save–their lives,” writes Ms. Butler, after Read More
The Weinstein Company, which has had a complicated history with the Motion Picture Association of America in recent years, is threatening to leave the MPAA, a group that lobbies Washington and issues ratings. Harvey Weinstein’s company lost its appeal to knock the rating of forthcoming documentary Bully, about high-school brutality, from R to Read More