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Comic-Con 2012: 'Django Unchained' Panel

by Mike Sampson July 14, 2012 @ 9:30 AM
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Looks like Quentin Tarantino's upcoming 'Django Unchained' is big enough to get its own own panel inside Comic-Con 2012's Hall H, which previously housed large panels by Disney, Sony and 'The Walking Dead,' to name just a few. Well, when you add names like Leonardo DiCaprio, Jamie Foxx, Christoph Waltz and Samuel L. Jackson to Tarantino, it's bound to get some special attention.

'Piranha 3DD' Embraces R Rating, Proudly Promises More Gore, Graphic Sex

by Sean O'Connell April 5, 2012 @ 9:55 AM
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Recently, The Weinstein Company made headlines on behalf of its controversial documentary ‘Bully’ by publicly balking at the R rating applied to the film by the MPAA. Weinstein felt the rating was harsh, unfair and inappropriate, and he fought to have the decision reversed.
Now, the flip side of the equation, where the producers of ‘Piranha 3DD’ adopt a totally different stance by gleefully embracing their rating and celebrating all of the reasons they’ve offended the MPAA.