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    Hollywood Movie Studios Sue Shuttered Piracy Site Megaupload

    U.S. law enforcement officials shut down Megaupload, the movie piracy site, back in 2012, but today, six major U.S. movie studios have filed a lawsuit against the cyberlocker site and its key operators, alleging that they profited from massive copyright infringement.

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    MPAA Report on The Growth of The Global Box Office

    Last week MPAA Chairman and CEO Senator Chris Dodd delivered remarks at CinemaCon, the annual National Association of Theater Owners (NATO) convention in Las Vegas. During his state of the industry address, Senator Dodd announced new figures that found global box office receipts for all films releas...

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    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 least one weekday could attract more moviegoers.

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

    Historian, educator and broadcaster Richard D. Heffner, who, for two decades was in charge of the film industry's ratings board and was the creator and host of "The Open Mind" on public television, died at 88, The New York Times reports.

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    Feminist Filmmaking Means NC-17 Rating from MPAA

    Director Jill Soloway gave a wonderfully insightful interview to Flavorwire yesterday about the crude double standards at work at the MPAA.

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    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 new film "Charlie Countryman," which was released two weeks ago. The new cut, which received an R rating from the MPAA, does not include parts of a love scene in which Shia Labeouf's character performs oral sex on Wood's c...

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    'Charlie Countryman' and 'Wolf of Wall Street' Make Sex Scene Trims for R Rating; Evan Rachel Wood Vents Against MPAA

    Martin Scorsese's new movie "The Wolf of Wall Street," which starts screening for press and awards voters the week after Thanksgiving, has already been showed to the MPAA ratings board-- which would not grant an R rating until the director trimmed some sexy material. The movie still came in at two h...

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

    The MPAA has updated its anti-piracy guidelines and is asking theater employees to police the audience and report potential piracy.

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    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 surprising R-rating for "Philomena" via a Funny or Die spot starring the film's two leads, Judi Dench and Steve Coogan, The Weinstein Company have won their formal appeal to revise the film's rating to a PG-13.

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    Study: PG-13 Movies Have More Gun Violence than R-Rated Ones; Sex Still Taboo

    A study shows popular PG-13 movies to contain more instances of gun violence than their R-rated counterparts.

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