certain times on television. For the last five
to seven years everyone has been under pressure to make PG-13
rather than R. World Trade Center was a PG-13, which was a very violent movie about a grim subject. It was however a family-oriented
movie with good perceived values. The violence was modified so
that the viewer does not see overly crushed limbs. There were
heroic true stories, and so the film got a PG-13 despite the violence.
This move to PG-13 is driven by commercial pressures. Studios
will not make the movie if it has certain threatening elements in