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Sweden Introduces Female-Focused Movie Ratings

  • By Sam Adams
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  • November 6, 2013 9:57 AM
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  • 3 Comments
Instead of violence or profanity, a new system in Sweden rates moves according to whether female characters talk about something other than men.

New and Reviewed on DVD/Blu-Ray: 'Zero Dark Thirty,' 'The Hobbit,' and More

  • By Forrest Cardamenis
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  • March 20, 2013 10:10 AM
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  • 1 Comment
You won't get any major Oscar winners in this week's batch of new DVDs, but that doesn't mean these new releases are light on acclaim. On the contrary, two of the year's best reviewed films arrive this week alongside the latest installment in a beloved franchise, making for a strong and broadly-appealing week in home video releases. First off, the movie many critics circle groups called the best of the 2012 can now be brought directly into your living room:

Early 'Zero Dark Thirty' Reviews Suggest a Bright Future For the Film With Critics

  • By Matt Singer
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  • November 26, 2012 11:31 AM
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  • 1 Comment
"If 'Argo' and 'United 93' had a baby, it would be 'Zero Dark Thirty.'"

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