Caution – Contains misuse of fireworks

Posted on August 31st, 2009 by Purple13

Most have us see this films ratings message flash up when we watch a film:

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Here’s the warning of a film currently showing in the UK:
Running time: 86 mins

Contains misuse of fireworks and mild language and violence

 

Are we so dependent on the censors? Whatever happened to the parental guidance (at home) in the PG genre?

Or is it just me? Even Harry Potter and the half-blood Prince rocked a few boats when the PG rating was given:

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Comments welcomed from all ages and have you ever not watched a film due to it’s ratings or incorrect use of fireworks and as online media is more readily availalbe what next?


9 Responses to “Caution – Contains misuse of fireworks”

  1. Jim says:

    Hi Purple 13 and welcome back!

    I’d love to know what the film was with a trailer like that – ont Monty Python by any chance was it?

    Why don’t they just stick to the old ‘public infomrmation’ adverts. This one is pretty effective:

    httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6PPwIc4074o

    Makes me wonder though how youtube et al will grade and control their clips as most parents arent around to watch everything their kids watch on their PC’s in their rooms!

  2. Purple13 says:

    Hi Jim

    The film in question is ‘Aliens in the Attic’.

    Barmy!
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  3. Lib says:

    Hi Purple,

    I’ve never really watched a film because of its ratings except perhaps when I was younger and wanted to look hard.

    If anything an 18 rating will put me off now as I I’m a wuss when it comes to gratuitous violence and horror films.

    Parental guidance is a thing of the past now isn’t it?

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    There is a famous seaside town called Blackpool thats noted for fresh air and fun.
    This year as well as the lights there is a firework contest. Videos to follow

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