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HOW ARE U.K. CENSORS DIFFERENT FROM U.S. CENSORS?

July 12, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

The British Board of Film Classification (BBFC) has delineated its differences with the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) over the ratings of films. In an interview with reporters following the release of the board’s annual report, BBFC director David Cooke said that the main difference between the two censorship boards is that “the U.S. […]

SEX NOT A BIG FACTOR IN U.K. AD COMPLAINTS

May 12, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

“No Sex Please, We’re British,” may have been the title of a classic comedy that had a long run in the 1970s in London’s West End, taking on the British reputation for prudery, but when it comes to television advertising, it’s the Americans who are more likely to raise the “no sex” cry. While sexy […]