Is censorship possible? It is a valid question and one that kept coming up in interviews conducted regarding the public opinion of censorship. In doing the interviews, some comments made mention of the same type of idea and are the basis of this article. One such comment came from Grant Crossan, who said: "As we … Continue reading Is Censorship Possible Any More?
When a film is facing a ban, the makers may be given the option of cutting certain scenes from the movie so that the film can gain a release. In doing this, they have got their work to an audience but at the expense of some of their artistic vision. So, with that in mind, … Continue reading Banning Vs Cuts
People who actively love the horror genre will defend it to the hilt, which is understandable. It is natural to defend what you love. But, it could be argued that their view will always be skewed and biased. So with that in mind, maybe it would be best to look at what members of the … Continue reading Censorship: The Public View
Across the reviews on this site, we have seen films banned for violence, sexual content and even blasphemy. We have seen films released and then pulled, we have seen films that will never gain a release and we have seen films that got released eventually. The subject of this film is a bit different. It … Continue reading Fight For Your Life – Review
In recent years, there has been a change happening with the censorship of sex in regards to the BBFC. In 1982, the R18 certificate was created, which was used primarily for films containing simulated sex as hardcore pornography was illegal. This changed in 2000 when it became legal to sell hardcore pornography in the UK. Around … Continue reading Porn Or Art?
I know what you are thinking. You are thinking "Reservoir Dogs? That was not banned, was it?". Well, technically yes, it was. Despite having a wide cinema release in 1992, the film never received a certificate for home release until 1995. Due to this, the film was given a second cinema release in 1994. Rumours … Continue reading Reservoir Dogs – Review
Back in 2009, a horror film called Orphan was released. It was the story of a couple adopting a young girl, Esther, who has a dark secret. The film is pretty good and has a really solid twist. It is not a life-changing classic but is definitely worth a watch. Also, it came through the … Continue reading Mikey – Review