Contact Us
Make My Homepage

Judi Dench Battles MPAA ‘R’ Rating for New Movie–Philomena [VIDEO]

Photo by, Gareth Cattermole, Getty Images

What can we say about actress, Judi Dench, one of Hollywood’s most recognizable characters. You probably recognize her from the James Bond movies as she played the part of ‘M,’ Bond’s boss lady. Unfortunately she was killed off in the last Bond creation, ‘Skyfall.’ But it hasn’t kept her from movie making. Dench’s ‘Philomena’ is due to be released this month, but before the November 27th release, she’s in a battle with the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) to get them tho change their ‘R’ rating.

The MPAA’s rating system has been around since 1922, and represents the big movie-making studios. Their system of rating movies has always rankled the nerves of producers. An ‘R’ rating opposed to a ‘PG’ rating can literally mean millions of dollars lost. But there reasoning for an ‘R’ rating for ‘Philomena’ may very well be justified, as profanity is reportedly laced throughout the movie. It really is a matter of morals and interpretation. However, Dench and the Weinstein Movie Company decided to resurrect ‘M’ to get their point across. Quite amusing, really.

And by the way, the ‘Philomena’ trailer looks fantastic. I can’t wait for it to come out.

Best of Q 106.5

Recommended For You

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://q1065.fm using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for Q-106.5 Country Club quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive Q-106.5 Country Club contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.