Super Gory, R-Rated ‘Evil Dead’ Slays Box Office

Jessica Lucas Evil Dead
Comedies, dramas and action films rated “R” by the MPAA have a notoriously hard time at the box office. Horror movies, even more so.

The ones that have fared well with the Restricted rating had directors like Martin Scorsese (Shutter Island) and/or were nominated for Academy Awards (The Exorcist, Silence of the Lambs).

Usually there’s a certain lack of credibility that adult audiences tend to skip. That was not the case for Fede Alvarez’s remake of Evil Deadwhich came in #1 and made $26 millionContinue reading “Super Gory, R-Rated ‘Evil Dead’ Slays Box Office”

‘Breaking Dawn’ Was Almost Rated R

Kristen Stewart posed for UK Glamour’s December issue and previously U.S. Glamour November, where she was amputated by people who must’ve failed their Adobe Photoshop-specific graphic design classes.

She told the British mag that Breaking Dawn was almost given an R rating for its steamy Pattinsquatch sex scene:

“It was so weird, it didn’t even feel like we were doing a scene within a Twilight film. I was like, ‘Bella! What are you doing? Wow! What is happening here?!’ It was very surreal. We got rated R, They recut it.”

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