Questions tagged [censorship]

Questions concerning the censorship of movies or TV shows, its reasons, and implications for the resulting movie and the audience.

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Why does The Magicians include so much un-airable dialogue?

The Magicians is a SyFy original series based on a fantasy book of the same name. It's essentially a deconstruction of the young-adult fantasy genre, aimed squarely at grown ups (it includes obvious ...
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Did the line about Krishna get altered in X-Men: Apocalypse?

In the X-Men: Apocalypse trailer, we hear the following line being spoken by Apocalypse: I've been called many things in many lifetimes- Ra, Krishna, Yahweh." ...
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Am I only missing nudity and violence?

I watch Game of Thrones on HBO in Singapore. The nudity I have heard so much about has been completely cut and I assume some of the more graphic violence has also been cut. The editing seems to be a ...
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Was the 2012 Finnish film Iron Sky shown in full in Germany despite the multiple uses of Swastikas?

The Nazi comedy-satire movie Iron Sky features numerous swastikas throughout - on uniforms, buildings, artworks etc. As per German law post-war: The German and Austrian postwar criminal code ...
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Is there any censorship board present for films and TV shows for Hollywood?

There is Censor Board for films produced in India. It assigns certifications to films, television shows, television ads, and publications for exhibition, sale or hire in India. Films can be publicly ...
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How is it decided whether or not a TV show will censor its swearing?

I was watching Deadpool the other night on FX. There's a lot of vulgar language in the movie. However, it was uncensored. Some movies or shows on TV censor their profanity, while others don't. How ...