NC-17 Rating Overturned on ‘Blue Valentine’

LOS ANGELES – Michelle Williams and Ryan Gosling’s marital drama ‘Blue Valentine‘ on Wednesday won a rare appeal of its adults-only NC-17 rating and will go into theaters with an R rating instead. Motion Picture Association of American spokeswoman Elizabeth Kaltman said the rating was changed after the group’s appeals board viewed the film and […]

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Roman Polanski’s Legal Saga

So, here’s what happened. In 1977, revered film director Roman Polanski was arrested for plying the then-13-year-old Samantha Gailey with champagne and quaaludes under the auspices of modeling for him in order to rape her, in his Chinatown star Jack Nicholson’s home, no less. He struck a plea bargain with prosecutors to dismiss the most […]

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Review: “Fanboys” Finally Flies

There has been much made in nerd circles about Kyle Newman’s film Fanboys, a goofy comedy about a gang of dorks – Linus (Christopher Marquette), Eric (Sam Huntington), Windows (Jay Baruchel) and Hutch (Dan Fogler) and their above-it-all girl-pal Zoe (Kristen Bell) – who make a road trip to Skywalker Ranch to try and break […]

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