New York Times Movie Ratings

A love song to the underappreciated art of snarking on MPAA ratings in the New York Times. Run by Julia & Emily.

Posts tagged jeannette catsoulis

May 10
““Aftershock” is rated R (Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian). Buried babies, an impaled fireman and roaming rapists.” Jeannette Catsoulis

Dec 1
““Silent Night” is rated R (Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian). Electrocution by Christmas lights, castration by sickle and impalement by stag antler.” Jeannette Catsoulis

Oct 11
““V/H/S” is rated R (Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian). Mangled genitals, a mutilated colon and horribly crusty feet.” Jeannette Catsoulis

Oct 10
““Butter” is rated R (Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian). Comedic reliance on an underused vagina, an overused womb and the usual girl-on-girl interlude.” Jeannette Catsoulis

Sep 28
““Bringing Up Bobby” is rated PG-13 (Parents strongly cautioned). A pedophile joke, a homophobic slur and some toilet humor.” A Grifter Mom Tries to Reform - NYTimes.com

Aug 4
““Assassin’s Bullet” is rated R (Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian). A sniper gone rogue and belly buttons gone wild.” Jeannette Catsoulis

May 22
““Lovely Molly” is rated R (Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian). Full-frontal nudity and the most horrifying kissing scene ever.” Jeannette Catsoulis

May 7
““Mother’s Day” is rated R (Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian). Death by nail gun, lye, filing cabinet and chopping board, as well as humiliation by hairpiece removal.” Jeannette Catsoulis

Mar 12
“"Friends with Kids" is rated R (Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian). Faddish jokes and mainstream messages.” Jeannette Catsoulis

Feb 24
““Act of Valor” is rated R (Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian). Boots to the face and a grenade to the guts.” Jeannette Catsoulis

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