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MPAA REJECTS APPEAL OF R RATING FOR TILLMAN DOC

August 13, 2010 by · 1 Comment 

The MPAA’s appeals board has rejected The Weinstein Co.’s efforts to overturn an R rating meted out to its upcoming documentary The Tillman Story for “excessive language.” Producer John Battsek and director Amir Bar Lev personally appeared before the panel to make their case that young viewers not only be allowed to see their movie […]

PAT TILLMAN FILM HIT WITH AN R RATING

August 12, 2010 by · 1 Comment 

It’s hard enough to attract audiences for documentary films; it’s even harder when a documentary is hit with an R rating. Well aware of that fact, Harvey Weinstein, who has battled the MPAA’s ratings board over its ratings in the past, is launching a new effort to overturn the R rating handed out by the […]