"bully" Finally Gets A Pg-13 Rating From The Mpaa

?Bully??the controversial documentary from the Weinstein Company?finally got a PG-13 rating today from the MPAA. The movie had received an R rating originally, prompting a?? massive backlash and a publicity campaign that spawned a national petition, celebrity protests, and lots of free airtime. The Weinstein Company released ?Bully,? directed by Lee Hirsch, last Friday without ...

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