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Because that's how people naturally talk, and they don't want to use bowdlerized curses (Take that Farscape/BSG!). From the Show Runner Sera Gamble's twitter. I'm sure Syfy, as a non-broadcast network, knows it can use curses with impunity, but choses not to. They probably have some internal rules about context as well (fleeting curses vs sex references ...


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So, this is really three questions, but they're kinda related to "how do talk show appearances work", so I'll try to answer them all. (You probably should split these up into multiple questions and I can split my answer accordingly.) First, the bit with the $1,000 was almost certainly a gimmick, and Ford probably gave the money back before he left. There ...


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Situation in Germany It is not forbidden to show Nazi symbols in movies. They are shown regularly and not edited out. They are also used in local productions. The situation was different a few decades ago. Jurisdiction had a stricter approach to the legal situation and assumed that any depiction of Nazi symbols was illegal. This lead to cuts, blurs, or ...


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As explained on Wikipedia WRT Austria (but similar exceptions are present in other countries for obvious reasons): There are legal exceptions for works of Art (including books, films, Theatre Performances, computer games, and educational/memorial public exhibitions, etc.), these however do not apply if the respective work promotes National ...


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From your description of what's going on, I strongly suspect the censorship is happening downstream of the provider. Premium cable channels have very few regulations as to what they're allowed to air, at least in the US where most of them are based. Since they don't broadcast over the air, they don't fall under FCC jurisdiction. Typically they will stop ...


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A person's life isn't copyrighted (in the US at least). As long as the person you're making the film about is deceased, you can do what you like... for the most part. Here's an article by Mark Fowler, a legal specialist in this sort of case, (it's about writing but the laws are the same) from a legal writing blog and includes quotes from two major decisions ...


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The main theatrical release of Deadpool in the U.S. was targeted to be Rated R by the MPAA. It's been said that it pushes the boundaries of what's allowed to be Rated R. The actor T.J. Miller, who plays Weasel in the film, has already confirmed that there will be an unrated cut for home release: Twitter user by the name of James (From Essex) uploaded a ...



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