“With the stated goal of not offending anybody, the MPAA has essentially told the bullied teens — gay and lesbian kids, autistic kids, disabled kids, fat kids and nerds and Goths and plain old weird kids who don’t fit in — ”
Andrew O’Hehir concludes in discussing the Motion Picture Association of America’s refusal to back down from its R-rating of the much-anticipated documentary “Bully.”
In other “Bully” news, AMC theaters will allow minors that bring a note to see the film. Here is a PDF of the permission slip. I’m not advocating that kids forge a signature to see the film, but it doesn’t appear that it would be that hard to do. Just sayin’.