Tag: films

Movies aren’t actually much longer than they used to be

Every year, I hear the same complaint about movies on the big screen: Movies are getting so damn long! We’re almost to the point that moviegoers should start demanding an intermission for some of these behemoths of film. But then

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A look at sex, drugs, violence, and cursing in film over time through MPAA ratings

Reasons for PG or higher MPAA Rating

In 1968, the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) film rating system took effect in an effort to replace the then-aged Hays Code. The goal of the MPAA rating system is to provide a modern, standardized scale on which to

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Top 25 most violence packed films of all time

25 most violence packed films

Over the weekend, I discovered a web site where a group of dedicated film fanatics have been systematically counting on-screen deaths in various films for several years. I immediately set out to scrape all of the data from their web

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Top 25 deadliest films of all time by on-screen death counts

25 deadliest films by on-screen death counts

Over the weekend, I discovered a web site where a group of dedicated film fanatics have been systematically counting on-screen deaths in various films for several years. I immediately set out to scrape all of the data from their web

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