“The MPAA needs the teen market. Tougher than most other national ratings boards on sexual images in movies, it’s far more lenient when it comes to violence. . . . The argument may be that sexuality is real and disturbs kids more than pretend maiming. But these ratings teach that sex is forbidden and killing is cool. They also tell the world that America is a place where violence rules.”
—Richard Corliss, (1944-2015), film critic, “The big picture: Blood on the Streets,” Time, 2007
• Editorial Comment: True story. Movies, a window on the world.
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