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Penn Researchers Find Parents Can Be Desensitized To Violence, Sex In Movies

The research was conducted by Penn’s Annenberg Public Policy Center and published in the journal Pediatrics.


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More Detail Added To Motion Picture Ratings

The Motion Picture Association of America recently decided to make the reasons that a film gets a particular rating clearer to provide more guidance to parents.


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Movie Ratings To Be Expanded In Wake Of Connecticut Shooting, Boston Bombings

The Motion Picture Association of America announced changes to its movie rating system Tuesday, saying it wants to help parents make informed decisions at the multiplex.


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What do movie ratings really mean and who enforces them? Not the police.