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When should kids get to watch "R" rated movies
Posted 10 May 2002 - 01:34 PM
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Posted 10 May 2002 - 02:45 PM
really, depends on the maturaty level of the child(and the age)...
and i agree-you need to explain the point to him/her just to make sure they understand...
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Posted 10 May 2002 - 04:38 PM
Even "The Longest Day" may be good as it does not hold back showing off death.
I think SPR excelled at showing the reality of it, but maybe that level of reality might be overkill for many?
Posted 10 May 2002 - 07:22 PM
Posted 10 May 2002 - 08:23 PM
It was quite a profound experience to see the # of people obviously emotionally affected by the beach scenes. It was quite well known that the scenes were going to bring back memories, and some would say that many of the veterans were COMPELLED or DRAWN there knowing that there might be so emotions to be dealt with.
Posted 10 May 2002 - 09:10 PM
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Posted 10 May 2002 - 11:27 PM
Posted 11 May 2002 - 06:15 AM
Not that there is anything wrong with the Violence in SPR, but each parent should decide if the graphic nature of those scenes is tooo much for the 10 year old thru 15 year old. I think once you are in high school there is little out there that would disturb a normal teen.
But then again is there such a thing as a "Normal Teen"
I remember being so fixated with death at around 15-18, not that I was going to die, but I didn't want to just be sitting on the subway and have a metal beam fall on my head and kill me. I was obsessed with "Going out in a blaze of glory" or 'Death with Honor" type stuff. Of course by the time I was 25, the idea of Dying in my sleep at the age of 100 with no lingering illness was became much more attractive a death. I wonder when the change occurs???
I guess that is why they prefer to draft 18 year olds than 25 year olds.
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Posted 16 May 2002 - 11:05 PM
She isn't allowed to watch R movies at all, and no PG-13s without parental supervision. Maybe we are prudes, but we want her to be a child as long as possible. I never saw a R rated movie until I was 18, and I don't think I missed much.
Posted 16 May 2002 - 11:38 PM
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Posted 17 May 2002 - 03:51 PM
Posted 18 May 2002 - 11:46 AM
Originally posted by Mark
I've never seen Saving Private Ryan, but as I understand it, it's very realistic. I'd say that's not as bad as most R-rated movies. That said, Pearl Harbour is probably FAR more appropriate for him to see, while still showing him war and it's realities.
...including premarital sex, and out-of-wedlock pregnancy