On the eve of the wide release of "The Hunger Games," the debate on whether the Motion Picture Association of America appropriately gave the film a PG-13 rating is heating up.
Some argue that rating of the fictional, post-apocalyptic teen-genocide film makes no sense given the 'R' rating the MPAA slapped on the Weinstein Company-distributed "Bully," a documentary about bullying among children -- a very real problem facing kids today.
The word lawsuit has already been thrown around. Attorneys David Boies and Ted Olson of Proposition 8 fame had a stern warning for the MPAA.
"You can kill kids, you can maim them, you can torture them and still get a PG-13 rating, but if they say a couple of bad words, you blame them. I hope, for heaven’s sake, that they find some rational basis before we have to sue them...