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Old March 31st, 2019, 05:51 AM
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Unplanned

This is NOT a pro-con thread over the topic of the movie.

I'm curious what people think of the way the movie itself is being treated.

There are arguments that it should not have an R rating; there are a lot of slasher movies in the PG-13 category.

Twitter suspended the movie's account.

Networks won't show the movie trailers because of the "sensitive nature" of the film.

Is this bias in the media?

Will you go see the movie?
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Old March 31st, 2019, 01:00 PM
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Re: Unplanned

I want to see the movie. I'm currently trying to find someone willing to go with me. LOL. My friends who are pro-life were there on opening day, and my friends who are pro-choice aren't willing to go.

I have no idea about the treatment of the movie in the media, because I honestly stay away from most media these days. I just find there to be a huge irony that the movie got an R-rating for "violence". And there's an immense amount of "SMH" that in many states, girls as young as 13 can get an abortion without parental consent but can't go see a movie about it.

I have seen movie trailers on social media... I missed the "sensitive nature" of them, but that doesn't mean other people don't think it's there. It's a difficult topic. But people are fine with, and networks and Oprah's magazine promote, a "Shout Your Abortion" movement? There's just a disconnect there imo.
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Re: Unplanned

I think I'd have to see it to tell if it really needed the R rating.

However, I'm not planning on seeing it.
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Re: Unplanned

I went to see it tonight. I have to say, I can see why it got the R rating. I can't really express it... it wasn't for violence, like I thought it was. It was for "reality." They didn't shy away from stuff that I thought "Oh, no way they're going to show..." and then *boom* there it was. Medical procedure, bodily function stuff; honest, real stuff but stuff that makes non-medical-professional people squirm.

I still maintain that the movie trailers I saw had nothing of the "sensitive nature" that should prevent a network from airing a commercial, but if networks decided they did.. well *shrug*. I wouldn't say "sensitive nature." I'd say "drama inducing." I think they just felt it was safer to stay on the sidelines.
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Re: Unplanned

[quote=KayKay;86792]"Oh, no way they're going to show..." and then *boom* there it was. [quote]
I had that reaction to a scene in Stepbrothers. I'm sure some thought it was funny; I thought it was gross!

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Medical procedure, bodily function stuff; honest, real stuff but stuff that makes non-medical-professional people squirm.
This is good to know. I don't watch a lot of that stuff. I don't sleep well.
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Re: Unplanned

I went to see it tonight. I thought it was very well done.

I do not agree that it should have an R rating, though. There was a depiction of medical procedures, but I see more on My 600lb Life. And there are plenty of horror films that are PG13.

Maybe it's because the subject is of a more sensitive nature. But... horror films!
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