Jul 30, 2014
The BBFC has released a video explaining how the 12A system works. But does it make sense, and how effective is it?
Jul 17, 2014
As Jack Reacher attracts the most complaints, the BBFC reveals it classified record numbers of 12A movies in 2013...
Dec 3, 2013
Getting a 12A rating might've been about maximising profits for The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, but there are some benefits to it...
Jul 30, 2013
With The Wolverine and The Lone Ranger rated 12A in spite of their content, has the point been lost as to who movie ratings are for?
Jan 11, 2013
With Texas Chainsaw 3D out now in cinemas, Ryan looks at the history of the power tool death in horror, and changing attitude of the BBFC...
Dec 12, 2012
As the BBFC decides to clamp down on sexual or sadistic violence in movies, how can censorship still work in our interconnected age?
Nov 14, 2012
The upcoming Jack Reacher movie, starring Tom Cruise, has been cut back in the UK, to get a softer rating...
Sep 19, 2012
With Taken 2 edited for a 12A rating in UK cinemas, Simon asks, are unrated DVD releases part of the problem?
Jun 19, 2012
Now 100 years old, the British Board of Film Classification has endured a long and sometimes controversial history. Here, Dave looks back over some of the board’s recent challenges…
Jun 6, 2011
The BBFC clearly isn’t impressed by Tom Six’s Human Centipede II, so don’t expect it to appear at a multiplex near you soon…