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odd, i thought he settled on pg long ago with a promise of the real deal on bd. Why fight the land of the 40 million dollar blow job investigation. It's futile. Hell, we're used to it

LOL...well, that is a good point.

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release it unrated. if it's as good as the hype, people will come no matter what the rating. if it's as scary as it sounds seems clear only children (not adolescents) need to be screened.

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This is an R rated film, being forced into the PG-13 category through massive cuts and the lovely new method of digitally erasing things that are offensive, like blood and erect nipples that poke through shirts.

I kid you not. That is what's happening with the film.

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lovely new method of digitally erasing things that are offensive, like blood and erect nipples that poke through shirts.

Seriously?

Now just the shape a of a nipple drives an R rating?

Just one of the many reasons much of the world laughs at us behind our backs.

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This is an R rated film, being forced into the PG-13 category through massive cuts and the lovely new method of digitally erasing things that are offensive, like blood and erect nipples that poke through shirts.

I kid you not. That is what's happening with the film.

So, no chance for bloody, erect nipples?

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So, no chance for bloody, erect nipples?

Now that there is just a cryin' shame. I think ol' Ridley needs a face hugger to slap some R rated sense into him.

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Now that there is just a cryin' shame. I think ol' Ridley needs a face hugger to slap some R rated sense into him.

Yeah!
We saw what happened to the bunny.

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This is an R rated film, being forced into the PG-13 category through massive cuts and the lovely new method of digitally erasing things that are offensive, like blood and erect nipples that poke through shirts.

I kid you not. That is what's happening with the film.

I have every confidence Ridley will grace us with Charlize's fine Ancestral Dutch Temperature Converters in the first quarter of 2013.

The MPAA's refusal to eliminate the large elephant has been over discussed and it's boring.

No offence intended btw
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Yeah!
We saw what happened to the bunny.

Lol. I have no idea what bunny you're referring to. The Easter bunny? Bugs Bunny?

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Lol. I have no idea what bunny you're referring to. The Easter bunny? Bugs Bunny?

See post #682 in this very thread. Great image!
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See post #682 in this very thread. Great image!

That's awesome!

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see post #682 in this very thread. Great image!

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that's awesome!:d

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Creepy android viral video for Prometheus: Happy Birthday David


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Why don't they just call it like it is, Replicant!
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I wasn't a fan of the Ted talk video (the performance was unconvincing, too mannered compared to actual Ted talks). But this new "David" video was very well done!
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Creepy android viral video for Prometheus: Happy Birthday David


Well, I can't lie to you about your chances, but......

Looking good so far
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Perhaps some of you will enjoy this great interview with Jon Spaihts. Credit falls where politics lie, so keep the original writer in mind and consider why DL was brought in.... to 'PG' the script.

One point of interest was that Shadow 19 Sold. Likely it will never be produced, but it was a good story IMO and easy to acquire.

http://collider.com/jon-spaihts-prom...erview/157982/
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1080 version at Apple - the chair frames are amazing
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Looks like good news on the ratings front!

http://perezhilton.com/2012-04-28-pr...g#.T5ykL47oTpQ

Fox studio chief Tom Rothman has declared Prometheus won't be cut to soften it to get a PG rating. They'll take whatever rating it gets:

Tom Rothman quote:

"The rating board has not opened yet and it will go in to the board soon. This I can tell you and I can tell all the fans, not one frame will be cut. The movie will be what it should be. We will not cut a frame of the film. We will stand behind it 100 percent and if that means it's an R, then so be it, because not an ounce, not a percentage are we going to compromise the film."

There is hope...
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Phoenix's performance aside, the Romans were very creepy people to begin with.
I would be willing to bet anyone today that stoked up a Time Machine would be most unhappy after a quick trip to Rome.

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So far, two of the year's highly anticipated/hyped movies ('The Hunger Games' and 'The Avengers') have delivered the goods for me. I'm hoping Prometheus will do the same.

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Looks like good news on the ratings front!

http://perezhilton.com/2012-04-28-pr...g#.T5ykL47oTpQ

There is hope...

Yes there is! I'm very happy to hear this!

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The thing is, that article is not exactly honest because Rothman is not being honest. The MPAA has rated it R three times so far. It's being kept quiet because the studios understand how nasty things will get if word gets out cuts are being made. From what I can see with this article, they now understand that they will likely get an R no matter what they do and that means if no PG-13 can be had, Ridley Scott can release whatever cut he desires, as bloody as he desires, with no compromises.

If it released with an R and the film is good, and if it does well, then that is much needed ammo for adult filmmaking to continue.

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If it released with an R and the film is good, and if it does well, then that is much needed ammo for adult filmmaking to continue.

I hope thats exactly what happens Matt. I am so sick and tired of movies not being what they should be because they are made milder to get a PG rating dammit.

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if it released with an r and the film is good, and if it does well, then that is much needed ammo for adult filmmaking to continue.

well said!

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If it released with an R and the film is good, and if it does well, then that is much needed ammo for adult filmmaking to continue.

Yes!

Cthulhu, please let it be so...

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The thing is, that article is not exactly honest because Rothman is not being honest. The MPAA has rated it R three times so far. It's being kept quiet because the studios understand how nasty things will get if word gets out cuts are being made. From what I can see with this article, they now understand that they will likely get an R no matter what they do and that means if no PG-13 can be had, Ridley Scott can release whatever cut he desires, as bloody as he desires, with no compromises.

If it released with an R and the film is good, and if it does well, then that is much needed ammo for adult filmmaking to continue.

Good post!
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then that is much needed ammo for adult filmmaking to continue.

Huh?
I looked it up via Google and what came out was... well...
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Huh?
I looked it up via Google and what came out was... well...

Yeah, Yeah.

It's a damn shame that the term "made for adults" assumes a certain connotation.
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