R-Rated Movies Aren’t The Problem. They’re The Solution.
By Eddie Wright
At the recent CinemaCon event in Las Vegas, president and chief executive of the National Association of Theater Owners, John Fithian claimed — while speaking to movie theater owners and pros — that movie attendance is down in 2013 due to “the weight of too many R-rated movies.”
Fithian then told the crowd that studios need to “Make more family-friendly films and fewer R-rated titles,” because “Americans have stated their choice.” But have they?
According to the NY Times, North American ticket sales are down by 12 percent compared to the first quater of 2012. But last…
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