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Prometheus classification controversy: rating drops from MA to M

Crikey June 6, 2012

In a controversial move, Ridley Scott's blockbuster sci-fi film Prometheus has been downgraded from MA to M by the Australian Classification Review Board, reports Luke Buckmaster.

Film bans — an analog restriction for a digital age

Crikey June 16, 2010 6 Comments

There's a renewed push to ban the DVD of Pasolini's Salo. Who needs the DVD when you can download it? asksBernard Keane and Crikey intern Tiernan Kelly.

Gay double standard, or just confusion in classification?

Gay double standard, or just confusion in classification?

Crikey Intern May 20, 2010 1 Comment

Was the decision to punish the Nine Network over airing racy same-sex love scenes a case of homophobic double-standard or confusion between two different classification systems? asks Crikey intern Matt de Neef.

Sex Party scores big PR over small breasts

Andrew Crook January 29, 2010 15 Comments

The Australian Sex Party enjoyed a rejuvenation at the Higgins by-election, but nothing could beat the PR bonanza flowing their way in recent days over two apparently pressing porn issues.

Has Australia really banned small breasts?

Ruth B January 29, 2010 139 Comments

The internet is buzzing with outrage over claims the Australian Government has banned the depiction of naked A-cup breasts in films in case it encourages pedophilia. Never let the truth get in the way of a good trending Twitter topic.