A Penitent Blogger

Mindful of my imperfections, seeking to know Truth more deeply and to live Love more fully.

Quid sum miser tunc dicturus? Quem patronum rogaturus? Cum vix iustus sit securus?
Recordare, Iesu pie, Quod sum causa tuae viae: Ne me perdas illa die...

Friday, February 25, 2005

Oscar film reviews

Here are evaluations of this year's contenders for Best Picture

The MPAA designations are listed by the film name.
The USCCB indicates morally appropriate audience.
DecentFilms.com indicates (inter alia) moral and spiritual value

The Aviator (PG-13)
USCCB - A-III (adults)
DecentFilms.com - -0.5 (somewhat problematic)

Finding Neverland (PG)
USCCB - A-II (adults and adolescents)
DecentFilms.com - -0.5 (somewhat problematic)

Million Dollar Baby (PG-13)
USCCB - O (nobody - morally offensive)
DecentFilms.com - -2 (poison)

Ray (PG-13)
USCCB - A-III (adults)
DecentFilms.com - no review (?!)

Sideways (R)
USCCB - L (limited adult audience, problematic content)
DecentFilms.com - no review (?!)

(The USCCB also has an online poll)