Source: Examiner.com – By Marilyn Sparks
Weinstein has attributed the UK’s big boxoffice receipts to a “12 and over” rating — and has suggested that the relaxed ruling is good for families who want to see the film together.
“Families” is code for “we want to sell tickets to kids.”
UK’s The Guardian, however, reports that The King’s Speech lead actor thinks that censorship to make movies suitable for youngsters doesn’t necessarily make for good film-watching.
Firth said, “I don’t support it.” and “I think the film has its integrity as it stands.”
- The Weinstein Company Wants To Censor The King’s Speech (censorshipinamerica.com)