Midweek Mouth-off: Playing it safe

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Today we want to know what you feel about the general move over the past decade towards more sanitised PG-13 movie fare… chiefly so that the film – usually a big budget blockbuster – can be watched by the highly profitable teenage boy demographic. Recent case in point: the bloodless, “just one boob shot” remake of 1990’s very R-rated Total Recall.

Do you think this move to tween and teen-safe fare is ruining movies? Does it bother you at all? And are there any PG-13 movies you’d love to see remade for adults, with restrictions?

The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of Critical Hit as an organisation.

Last Updated: October 3, 2012

Noelle Adams

Sometime Tomb Raider. Full-time Pop Culture fanatic and Geekaissance Woman. Most often spotted outputting Pop Culture opinion pieces, writing fanfic and original genre fare, cosplaying and bringing the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu smackdown. Editor of the Comics and Toys section.

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