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‘Bully’ to be Released Using an Alternative Ratings System

Entertainment Weekly is reporting the The Weinstein Company will be using an alternative ratings system in the ads for its new documentary, ‘Bully‘. The movie will be displayed as having a ‘pause 13′ rating that the movie received from Common Sense Media. That rating, according to the Common Sense Media website, means the film is appropriate for 13-year-olds, though some …

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“Bully” Asks Twitter Users To Tweet To Stop Bullying

Yesterday, we received some big news from The Weinstein Company regarding the upcoming documentary Bully. Today, TWC has declared today “Twitter Tuesday” for the film, and they want everyone to show support by making it a trend. On Monday, TWC announced that they would be releasing the documentary as unrated on March 30th. This came after a long struggle with …

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“Bully” Documentary Releasing Unrated on March 30th

Just a couple of weeks after the MPAA reiterated their decision to keep the upcoming documentary Bully rated R, The Weinstein Company has decided to release the film as unrated by the MPAA on March 30th. The film, which chronicles an epidemic of school bullying, was given an “R” rating for language (and missed the PG-13 rating by just one …

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Ex-Rutgers Student Found Guilty Of Hate Crime

In a world where bad things happen, sometimes even as a prank, innocent people can get hurt. Well now we have A former Rutgers University student was found guilty Friday of invasion of privacy and the hate crime of bias intimidation for using a webcam to spy on his roommate’s tryst with another man before the roommate’s suicide. The student, …

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“Bully” Gains Support From Johnny Depp, Meryl Streep, Among Others

The Weinstein’s aren’t going down without a fight, they want a PG-13 rating for their documentary “Bully“. The problem is that the MPAA says the movie deserves the R-Rating it was given and they have no plans to change it. However, this isn’t stopping them from gaining support from some pretty big names from within, and outside the industry. Academy …

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“Bully”: MPAA Receives Letter From U.S. Congressman

The Weinstein Company’s documentary “Bully” has received some very prominent support, as some members of Congress are beginning to speak up about the film needing a PG-13 rating. The MPAA has pretty much already said that they won’t change the rating of the documentary, but with some members of Congress getting involved, could that be changing? Rep. Mike Honda, a …

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MPAA Won’t Change “Bully” Rating

Shortly after Katy Butler hand delivered a petition with more than 200,000 signatures to the MPAA, asking them to give “Bully” a PG-13 rating, chairman of the Classification and Rating Administration said the MPAA “shares Katy’s goals of shining a light on the problem of bullying.” Sure, that sounds good… but does the MPAA plan on changing the rating of …

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“Bully” Trailer Released By The Weinstein Company

The Weinstein Company has released the official trailer for their much talked about documentary Bully. The trailers release comes on the heels of the MPAA slapping an R rating on the movie, which angered many individuals. UPDATE: It now appears as though the MPAA has no plans on changing the rating of the film, which is truly a travesty. In …

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MPAA Responds to “Bully” Petition

A little while ago we brought you a story about a petition asking the MPAA to reconsider its R rating of the documentary Bully. The film, which explores the problem of bullying in American schools, narrowly missed receiving the PG-13 rating that its makers wanted. The Weinstein Company, which produced the film, argued that the R rating would prevent many …

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Online Petition Asks MPAA To Change “Bully” Rating

When the MPAA gave director Lee Hirsch’s documentary Bully an R rating, Harvey Weinstein was angry. Weinstein is co-chairman of The Weinstein Company, which is distributing the film. Bully is a documentary dealing with, as you might guess from the title, the issue of bullying in American schools. The film is meant to give a realistic picture of the problem. …

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Barnes and Noble’s “No Name-Calling Month”

Barnes and Noble joined with GLSEN, the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network, to organize what was formerly referred to as “No Name – Calling Week” (which has been held for one week in January in past years), and upgrading the event to, “No Name – Calling Month”. Mary Amicucci, the vice president of Children’s Books for Barnes and Noble, …

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