LOS ANGELES - Chris Dodd, chairman and chief executive of the Motion Picture Assn. of America, announced a new "Check the Box" movie ratings awareness campaign Tuesday morning at CinemaCon, the National Assn. of Theater Owners' annual convention in Las Vegas.
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LAS VEGAS — The Motion Picture Association of America announced changes to its movie rating system Tuesday, saying it wants to help parents make informed decisions at the multiplex. The new system, rolled out as the "Check the Box" campaign, will include prominent descriptions explaining why a movie received its rating. Films that might previously have been stamped PG-13...
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Chief Christopher Dodd and NATO head John Fithian reveal the changes at the annual gathering of theater owners in Las Vegas.
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Chinese box office now worth £1.7bn, shooting it past Japan and into a position of power over Hollywood film-makingChina's influence on Hollywood film-making has been underscored by statistics just released by the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA), which confirm that the country has overtaken Japan to become the world's second-largest box office territory, and the...
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The 110th Annual Toy Fair was recently held in New York City. It was filled with many familiar toys from my childhood as well as a host of innovative items that one could not have imagined 10 or 20 years ago. I wanted to share some old and new items with you that will enhance playtime with your kids. Here my 10 picks from Toy Fair that parents will enjoy even after the kids...
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The parents of the 18-year-old woman who has accused former Police Chief David Seastrand of asking her to pose nude in exchange for dropping charges issued a public statement Thursday praising their daughter for courage in accusing the former chief.
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MOSCOW — Russia has begun to publish its own sovereign debt ratings in a move that is widely seen as a challenge to the grade given to Russia by U.S. rating agencies, which the Kremlin has said is not completely fair.
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Banning High School in Wilmington on Saturday morning will hold a community fair in the teachers parking lot that aims to inform parents about all manner of education-related topics.
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