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News Monday 16th January...

UK NewsUK edge art of war
The Art of War
Gavin Salkeld's Cutting Edge reveals the MPAA cuts for an R rating
BBFC NewsUK Poster Fist Fight 2017 Richie Keen
Daily UK Ratings from the BBFC
Massacre in Dinosaur Valley
ShoppingUK Devils Toybox DVD Allen Kellogg
Weekly UK DVD and Blu-ray Releases
Intruder, The Beast Within, Don't Breathe, Worm
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Totalitarian censorship and daytime TV
Researchers find that strong language on TV is not a major wind up to viewers (but I couldn't work out what was)

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Cutting Edge Episode 42

Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

Ferman, Spielberg and the PG rating

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16th Jan
edge art of war
The Art of War
Gavin Salkeld's Cutting Edge reveals the MPAA cuts for an R rating
filmCensor Watch

14th Jan
cbfc cuts xxx return of xander cage
FXXXing censorship
xXx: Return of Xander Cage is cut by the Indian film censor
filmCensor Watch

13th Jan
Poster Embrace 2016 Taryn Brumfitt
Update: Low self esteem
Fearing that the feminist movie Embrace will be unattractive to young people, distributors commission a little BBFC cosmetic surgery to improve its appeal
filmCensor Watch

31st Dec
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No worries, displaced majority folks will qualify as a lower socio-economic group, ie the unemployed
Bafta, the BBC and Channel 4 have al adopted diversity requirements for film/TV production. But will the rules have any censorship impact?
filmCensor Watch Poster El Inca 2016 Ignacio Castillo Cottin
El Inca
Venezuelan court bans boxing film biography over a legal challenge by the boxer's family

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World NewsCensor Watch

16th Jan
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Totalitarian censorship and daytime TV
Researchers find that strong language on TV is not a major wind up to viewers (but I couldn't work out what was)
World NewsCensor Watch

15th Jan
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Reality Check
The BBC thinks it is without sin, and so will cast the first stones at 'fake' news
World NewsCensor Watch Ofcom logo
Update: Doesn't the BBC know how much fat cat TV censors cost these days?
Ofcom charges the BBC double the current bill for censorship services, despite the supposed efficiencies of not having two bodies doing nearly the same job
World NewsCensor Watch cellebrite phone snooper
Offsite Article
Offsite Article: It even shouts 'bingo' if it finds any bad taste joke emails featuring animal sex
British police have been buying in mobile phone data analysis devices for a rapid scan at downloading kiosks set up in police stations
World NewsCensor Watch

14th Jan
matt hancock
Government Opportunities
Minister calls meeting of newspaper representatives to discuss censorship and 'fake' news
World NewsCensor Watch joshua silver
Commented: Short sighted
Oxford physicist abuses hate crime legislation in an attempt to censor government politician speaking about rules for foreign labour
World NewsCensor Watch whatsapp 2016 logo
Offsite Article
Offsite Article: WhatsApp vulnerability allows snooping on encrypted messages
Privacy campaigners criticise WhatsApp vulnerability as a huge threat to freedom of speech and warn it could be exploited by government agencies
World NewsCensor Watch

11th Jan
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Following Britain's lead
Kenya's film censors make a power grab for internet censorship
World NewsCensor Watch Dangerous
Commented: I don't believe in censorship BUT
Guardian publishes a long 'BUT' calling for the censorship of Milo Yiannopoulos' Dangerous

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Nutter WatchCensor Watch

15th Jan
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Update: Portsmouth Council Recommends
K Cider and its 500ml can, council whinges are dismissed by the drinks censor
Nutter WatchCensor Watch

14th Jan
urban myths
A pale imitation
Sky pulls Michael Jackson episode from satirical series, Urban Myths
Nutter WatchCensor Watch Eastenders logo
Update: Never ending whingeing
A few viewers are wound up by strong language on EastEnders
Nutter WatchCensor Watch

13th Jan
virginija buneviciute nazi salute
Don't mention Fawlty Towers
Lithuanian TV show taken off air after a nazi salute in a charades based game
Nutter WatchCensor Watch

11th Jan
tell me another
Tell Me Another
Ofcom censors the use of the word 'coon' in a chat show anecdote from the 70's
Nutter WatchCensor Watch

7th Jan
real housewives of isis video
Commented: Real Housewives of ISIS
BBC generates a little 'outrage' for poking fun at terrorists
Nutter WatchCensor Watch

6th Jan
robbie williams censored video
New Year mischief
BBC tried to gag Robbie Williams but he was having none of it
Nutter WatchCensor Watch cu nt censored
BBC censors news story about an advert being censored in Australia
Another example where BBC does its best to avoid spelling out of the complaint
Nutter WatchCensor Watch young pope protest
US catholics recommend
HBO's 'simply outrageous' The Young Pope

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10th Jan
We Are Still Here DVD
Diary: We Are Still Here
January on the Horror Channel

30th Dec
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Diary: Molland vs Sullivan: Freedom of Speech
10th February 2017, a performance from the Leicester Comedy Festival

20th Dec
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Diary: Triple Six Horror Festival
27th-28th May 2017, Manchester

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ShoppingRecent releases

16th Jan
Devils Toybox DVD Allen Kellogg
Weekly UK DVD and Blu-ray Releases
Intruder, The Beast Within, Don't Breathe, Worm
ShoppingRecent releases

10th Jan
Dead Winter Blu ray Mary Steenburgen
Weekly US DVD and Blu-ray Releases
The Harrow, Dead of Winter, Murderlust
ShoppingRecent releases

9th Jan
Morgan DVD Kate Mara
Weekly UK DVD and Blu-ray Releases
ShoppingRecent releases

3rd Jan
Warning Summer Moore
Weekly US DVD and Blu-ray Releases
Stryker, Blair Witch
ShoppingRecent releases

2nd Jan
Home Movie DVD Adrian Pasdar
Weekly UK DVD and Blu-ray Releases
Valley of the Sasquatch
ShoppingRecent releases

27th Dec
Underworld Blu ray Michael Sheen
Weekly US DVD and Blu-ray Releases
The House that Screamed, Underworld, Snowden, Pet
ShoppingRecent releases

26th Dec
Devonsville Terror Blu ray Suzanna Love
Weekly UK DVD and Blu-ray Releases
Sausage Party, Hands of Steel, The Sect, The Purge: Election Year
ShoppingRecent releases

20th Dec
31 DVD Malcom McDowell
Weekly US DVD and Blu-ray Releases
31, Hellraiser: The Scarlet Box
ShoppingRecent releases

19th Dec
Burning Dual Format Blu ray
Weekly UK DVD and Blu-ray Releases
The Burning, The Guyver

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