Paddington and a Noteworthy Rating Reasoning
The British kid's movie Paddington deals with a talking bear and got its expected PG rating in the UK. Quite unexpected was, though, that the BBFC reasoned that classification by saying: "dangerous behaviour, mild threat, mild sex references, mild bad language."
The author of the books was shocked by that as he told the Daily Mail in an interview. Where does the story feature sex references? The British distributor then contacted the BBFC and they showed understanding because the rating reason then was changed from "mild sex references" to "innuendo". The scene in question features a man dressed as a woman who then gets flirted with by another man.
Since the film is clearly meant for kids, it's understandable that the distributor was interested in that alteration because "sex references" could very well scare off some parents of little kids.
Nov 12, 2019 Star Wars (1977-1983) in 4K - with new changes
Sep 18, 2019 Midsommar - Director's Cut Exclusively on AppleTV?
Sep 18, 2019 Vikings: Season 5.2 - Extended Cut on Blu-ray
Sep 16, 2019 Stephen King's IT: Director Teases Supercut
Sep 16, 2019 Spider-Man: Far From Home - No Extended Cut
Sep 16, 2019 Irreversible - Scandal Film Gets a Straight Cut
Aug 31, 2019 RoboCop: Arrow Video Limited Edition with 3 Cuts
Aug 22, 2019 John Rambo: UHD With Extended & Theatrical Cut
Aug 22, 2019 Super Mario Bros. - Is a Director's Cut Possible?
Aug 19, 2019 Birds of Prey Gets Re-Shoots For New Action Scenes