Movie ratings

This image released by A24 shows Elsie Fisher in a scene from "Eighth Grade." Actual 8th graders will be able to see the R-rated coming-of-age movie “Eighth Grade” in select movie theaters across the nation Wednesday. The film’s distributor A24 says Monday, Aug. 6, that it’s hosting a night of free screenings in every state on August 8 and waving the R-rating to allow kids of all ages to experience the film. There is at least one participating theater in each state. (Linda Kallerus/A24 via AP)
August 06, 2018 - 3:48 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actual 8th graders will be able to see the R-rated coming-of-age movie "Eighth Grade" in select movie theaters across the nation Wednesday. The film's distributor A24 says Monday that it's hosting a night of free screenings in every state on August 8 and waiving the R-rating to...
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From left to right, actor Steven Bauer, actress Michelle Pfeiffer, director Brian De Palma and actor Al Pacino attend a 35th anniversary screening "Scarface" at the Beacon Theatre during 2018 Tribeca Film Festival on Thursday, April 19, 2018, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
April 20, 2018 - 1:59 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Old "Scarface" friends said hello again at a 35th anniversary screening Thursday that reunited stars Al Pacino, Michelle Pfeiffer and Steven Bauer and filmmaker Brian De Palma for an evening full of reflection on how the ferocious and garish gangster epic — like Tony Montana's rise...
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This image released by The Weinstein Company shows Elle Fanning in a scene from "3 Generations." The transgender drama has been reclassified with a PG-13 rating after the distributor made slight tweaks to the film. The Weinstein Co. said Thursday, April 27, 2017, that it made “some edits to the film as a compromise” after the Motion Picture Association of America gave “3 Generations” an R-rating. (George Nicholis/The Weinstein Company via AP)
April 27, 2017 - 3:09 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Weinstein Co.'s transgender drama "3 Generations" has been reclassified with a PG-13 rating after the distributor made slight tweaks to the movie. The Weinstein Co. said Thursday that it made "some edits to the film as a compromise" after the Motion Picture Association of...
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This photo provided by Netflix shows a demonstration of the service's new thumbs-up and thumbs-down rating system. Netflix’s video-streaming service is scrapping its familiar star-rating system and hoping to get a thumbs-up, the new way that its 94 million subscribers will be asked to signal whether they liked a movie or TV show. The change, unveiled Wednesday, April 5, 2017, is being driven by Netflix’s dissatisfaction with the amount of viewer feedback its computers have been getting to help customize recommendations about what else to watch on the service. (Netflix via AP)
April 05, 2017 - 9:02 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Netflix's video-streaming service is officially scrapping its familiar star-rating system, hoping to make it easier for its 94 million subscribers to signal whether they liked a movie or TV show. The service is compressing its familiar one-to-five star system into a simpler...
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