[TW: Discussion of rape]
Do you think that your 16 year old daughter hasn’t masturbated already? Like, do you really think there’s anything in that scene that this chick hasn’t already tried when the lights go out at night, or in the bathroom, or in the tub, or with the shower head or something like that? I’m telling you, man, I’m not teaching this broad anything new. If I were to create a rating system, I wouldn’t even put murder right at the top of the chief offenses. I would put rape right at the top, and assault against women. Because it’s so insanely overused and insulting how much it’s overused in movies as a plot device, a woman in peril. That, to me, is offensive, yet that shit skates.
Kevin Smith (director) on the ridiculousness of movies about sex receiving NC-17 ratings while extremely violent movies get by with R ratings. (via barefeetdirtyfeet)
Fuck yeah. (via kittencoaster)
This is from This Film is Not Yet Rated, for the record. Which is an amazing fantastic documentary.
I actually need to watch on of his movies one day. they seem kind of cracky… but this is interesting.
Seconding the recommendation for This Film is not Yet Rated.
And this is why I fucking love Kevin Smith. Dude is a straight-up feminist.