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Feature Simon Brew 3 Dec 2013 - 07:04

Getting a 12A rating might've been about maximising profits for The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, but there are some benefits to it...

To be on the safe side, it's probably best to give this article a miss if you've not seen The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

This weekend, I finally caught up with The Hunger Games: Catching Fire. I went to my local multiplex on a Sunday afternoon, and was surprised at the number of under 10s that had been hauled along too. But then I remembered: Catching Fire is a 12A.

By the end of the movie, I was wondering if it should have been. There seems an ongoing slight relaxation of what's allowed in a 12A/PG-13 movie, as more and more studios target their big movies at exactly that sweet spot. In the Venn diagram of movie making, it's the crossover »

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