Consequence-Free Gun Violence Running Rampant In PG-13 Movies
The movies, which are consumed by a younger audience than R-rated ones, whitewash the damaging effects of gun violence, a new study finds.
Los Angeles Times:
PG-13 Movies Showcase The Most – And The Most Unrealistic – Gun Violence, Study Shows
Gun violence, albeit largely bloodless and free of such troubling effects as dismemberment, death or psychological trauma, remains a prominent staple of films bearing the PG-13 rating, media analysts from the University of Pennsylvania’s Annenberg Public Policy Center have concluded. (Healy, 1/10)