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Jack Valenti to retire from the MPAA

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#1 of 9 OFFLINE   Patrick Sun

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Posted March 23 2004 - 07:51 AM

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#2 of 9 OFFLINE   Jason Adams

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Posted March 23 2004 - 07:54 AM


I dont think things are going to change...the'll put someone just as ignorant, I know it.

#3 of 9 OFFLINE   Robert Anthony

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Posted March 23 2004 - 08:21 AM

Eisner might be free later...

#4 of 9 OFFLINE   Malcolm R

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Posted March 23 2004 - 08:56 AM

Jack Valenti to retire from the MPAA
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#5 of 9 OFFLINE   george kaplan

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Posted March 23 2004 - 09:13 AM

Maybe Valenti is going to take over Disney. Posted Image Posted Image
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#6 of 9 OFFLINE   ZacharyTait



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Posted March 23 2004 - 09:50 AM

FINALLY! Although I doubt it, maybe the MPAA can get it's head out it's ass and start giving out appropiate ratings to movies. I still can't believe they gave School of Rock and Whale Rider PG-13's when they were clearly PG and Almost Famous an R when it was clearly PG-13. Just wanted to get that off my chest.

#7 of 9 OFFLINE   Luc D

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Posted March 23 2004 - 11:30 AM

As much as I'm glad to see Valenti go, it's naive to think that the MPAA is going to change, or actually contribute to film rather than impede it as it has since its conception.

Come to think of it, the MPAA might change, but probably not the way we all wished it would. With current trends in the media and public opinion you can clearly see a shift towards heavier restrictions. I sincerely hope that's not the case.

#8 of 9 OFFLINE   John Kilduff

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Posted March 23 2004 - 11:31 AM

This will undoubtedly give Mr. Valenti more time to take care of his cheeks.


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#9 of 9 OFFLINE   Rob Bartlett

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Posted March 23 2004 - 07:46 PM

I get five points!

I'm with Luc. Valenti is the devil we know, and considering the current cultural climate, we're bound to get someone who is not only serving a prudish agenda,, but someone who probably doesn't even have the convictions Valenti may have had.
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