Film Ratings

Death to the 12A Rating

Pat Higgins | Posted 06.11.2016 | UK Entertainment
Pat Higgins

Skip to 2002, and the 12 rating became advisory shortly after the release of Sam Raimi's Spider-Man. Now it really was "Still a PG, but we're serious this time". And then the bastard thing took over cinema as we know it.

Maintaining Public Trust in Film Classification

David Cooke | Posted 14.03.2014 | UK Entertainment
David Cooke

We believe that public consultation is crucial to continued public trust in what we do. Our new Classification Guidelines reflect explicitly concerns raised by the public during the 2013 consultation and will, I believe, ensure that we continue to be in step with what the public wants and expects in order to make sensible and informed viewing decisions.

Bully - Fighting the Good Fight

Ambi Sitham | Posted 20.06.2012 | UK Entertainment
Ambi Sitham

We live in an age where bullying appears to be on the increase. In both the UK and the USA stories in the media of horrific bullying of young people resulting in them taking their own lives are sadly more commonplace than not.