|So hey, like, bring the kids.|
"I would love to see it be rated R, but I don't think it will. I think in this day and age, it's much more likely to be PG-13. There were no f-bombs. But there'll be a healthy amount of movie violence."
And in doing so perfectly summed up everything wrong with the Motion Picture Association of America, and possibly Jai Courtney. I just don't understand how we're supposed to take the people who hand out movie ratings seriously when they're totally cool with gratuitous violence and cruelty as long as there're no swears or genitals.
|F-bombs: no. Hydrogen bombs: abso-fucking-lutely.|
|I'm not saying it's impossible,|
just somewhat unlikely.
|"Gosh dang, this is probably|
going to smart quite a bit..."
-Carey Elwes in Saw,
before amputating his foot
They just shouldn't be a thing anymore. It's like the emperor has no clothes, but nobody does anything about it. We all just let him continue to wave his flaccid, impotent authority at the American film industry like some creeper in the park.
|Above: the titular unpleasant analogy.|