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MPAA Launches WhereToWatch.com, Its Most Daring Stand Against Piracy Yet

MPAA Launches WhereToWatch.com, Its Most Daring Stand Against Piracy Yet

But the truth is, the film and television industry needed a comprehensive…

15 Times the MPAA Got it Wrong

15 Times the MPAA Got it Wrong

Happy Birthday, MPAA! In celebration of 46 years of the modern film ratings…

17 Banned Films and What They Tell Us About the Power of Cinema

17 Banned Films and What They Tell Us About the Power of Cinema

Here are 17 films that have been banned around the world for various reasons…

New York's IFC Center is Ignoring R-Rating for 'Boyhood'

New York's IFC Center is Ignoring R-Rating for 'Boyhood'

Richard Linklater's 12-years-in-the-making opus "Boyhood" is rated R in the…

Here's How to Cut a Green Band Trailer for a Red Band Movie

Here's How to Cut a Green Band Trailer for a Red Band Movie

"Premature" director Dan Beers explains how he got the MPAA's approval of a…

How The MPAA Really Works And How to Get The Rating You Want

How The MPAA Really Works And How to Get The Rating You Want

Howard Fridkin and Barry Freeman left the MPAA after over 25 years and…

Hollywood Movie Studios Sue Shuttered Piracy Site Megaupload

Hollywood Movie Studios Sue Shuttered Piracy Site Megaupload

U.S. law enforcement officials shut down Megaupload, the movie piracy site,…

Movie Theaters Might Cut Prices One Day A Week To Lure Movie Fans Back to Theaters

Movie Theaters Might Cut Prices One Day A Week To Lure Movie Fans Back to Theaters

The country's movie theaters are thinking that a discount ticket price at…

Richard D. Heffner, 'Least-Known Most Powerful Person in Hollywood,' Dies at 88

Richard D. Heffner, 'Least-Known Most Powerful Person in Hollywood,' Dies at 88

Historian, educator and broadcaster Richard D. Heffner, who, for two decades…

Evan Rachel Wood Calls Out the MPAA for Sex Scene Double Standards on Deleted 'Charlie Countryman' Scene

Evan Rachel Wood Calls Out the MPAA for Sex Scene Double Standards on Deleted 'Charlie Countryman' Scene

Actress Evan Rachel Wood took to Twitter after she saw the latest cut of her…

The MPAA Updates Anti-Piracy Guidelines, Ask Theater Employees to Police Audience

The MPAA Updates Anti-Piracy Guidelines, Ask Theater Employees to Police Audience

The MPAA has updated its anti-piracy guidelines and is asking theater…

Judi Dench and Harvey Weinstein Get Their Way: 'Philomena' To be Rated PG-13, Not R

Judi Dench and Harvey Weinstein Get Their Way: 'Philomena' To be Rated PG-13, Not R

Just a day after poking fun at their battle with the MPAA over the surprisin…

From 'Showgirls' to 'Orgazmo,' Here Are The Top Grossing NC-17 Rated Films of All Time

From 'Showgirls' to 'Orgazmo,' Here Are The Top Grossing NC-17 Rated Films of All Time

In honor of NC-17 rated "Blue Is The Warmest Color" -- which is continuing…

Parents Television Council Threatens to Make IFC Center's Decision to Allow Teens Into NC-17 Rated 'Blue' a 'National Issue'

Parents Television Council Threatens to Make IFC Center's Decision to Allow Teens Into NC-17 Rated 'Blue' a 'National Issue'

It was only a matter of time before the Parents Television Council, a…

IFC Center Will Admit High Schoolers to NC-17 Rated 'Blue is the Warmest Color'

IFC Center Will Admit High Schoolers to NC-17 Rated 'Blue is the Warmest Color'

Abdellatif Kechiche's racy Palme d'Or winner "Blue is the Warmest Color" is,…

Everything You Need to Know About The Weinstein Company's 'The Butler' Dispute and The MPAA's Title Registration Bureau

Everything You Need to Know About The Weinstein Company's 'The Butler' Dispute and The MPAA's Title Registration Bureau

As a resolution to this drama is expected soon, here’s a rundown of everythi…

The MPAA's Joan Graves Visits SXSW to Talk Ratings

The MPAA's Joan Graves Visits SXSW to Talk Ratings

Nestled among the listings of the many, many panels that made up the SXSW…

MPAA Denies NC-17 Appeal on Jennifer Lynch's 'Chained'

MPAA Denies NC-17 Appeal on Jennifer Lynch's 'Chained'

On and on goes the saga of the MPAA ratings appeals. Sometimes it's part…

Critical Consensus: Stephen Farber Discusses the MPAA, 'Bully' and What the Future Holds

Critical Consensus: Stephen Farber Discusses the MPAA, 'Bully' and What the Future Holds

Critical Consensus is a biweekly feature in which critics from Indiewire’s…

The MPAA Being a 'Bully': 10 Films That Appealed Their Ratings

The MPAA Being a 'Bully': 10 Films That Appealed Their Ratings

Anti-bullying documentary "Bully" has drummed up the type of controversy…


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