Media Law Prof Blog

Editor: Christine A. Corcos
Louisiana State Univ.

Thursday, December 9, 2010

That "R" Rating: Wanted and Desired

The Weinstein Company is getting that much desired "R" rating for its film "Blue Valentine." The MPAA Appeals Board has overturned the movie's intial NC-17 classification, ruling that its content (particularly one scene) was sexually graphic but not graphic enough to warrant the "NC-17" rating, which would probably steer the film out of many theaters. More here from The Hollywood Reporter.

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