No uncut release of I Spit On Your Grave 2 in the UK as the BBFC required cuts for it to even be considered for a certificate.
The BBFC are a board for classifying films and their incursions into the realm of censorship of late have mostly seemed to be unnecessary attempts to block content in the UK that is perfectly legal.In 2010 FrightFest had a few issues with the BBFC A Serbian Film was cut so savagely by the BBFC[...]
Back in June, a South Carolina library pulled their copy of Neonomicon from the adultbookshelves, after a 14 year old girl withdrew it using her mother's library card, and her mother complained.Yup. Learning of the library's decision to remove the book this month, Acacia O'Connor, project coordinator for the Kids' Right to Read Project, said that[...]
However, Aardman believe that even if only a small number of individuals will be offended by the joke, it is still too many people.This move can't technically be classed as censorship since it was a voluntary decision by the production company, and if people were legitimately upset by the scene then perhaps that's argument enough[...]
The book was withdrawn and a committee asked to investigate the book, who reported to the RSU last year, recommending it be put back on the shelf.Interestingly, two of those who voted against the decision, did so because they thought even the parental permission aspect was censorship.Superintendent Tom Ward is reported to have said that[...]
If you’ve created your own all-ages comic or webcomic site, you could have such a page on your site live today.Why printed comics are importantLet's return to printed comics.Can we blame Marvel and DC with not marketing their printed comics so strongly to young kids? Many of today's commentators on the industry [...]
How does it feel to be a cartoonist or a caricaturist when the state can ban even the concept? Welcome to an the new Press Freedom Caricature Exhibition in Turkey, opened with the panel, "Press Freedom in the Light of Humour and Comics", with some very intriguing historical notes, and a reminder of the perceived[...]
The Pope is visiting Santiago de Compostela in Spainin November. Something that the Spanish people and media are currently obsessing about. As anyone does really. Enough for humour magazine Retranca to run a cartoon with the Pope surrounded by the three million Euro cost of the official state visit. But also enough for the printers […]