MTRCB removes X-rating, Jerrold Tarog’s ‘Bliss’ now R-18 uncut

Jerrold Tarog’s controversial psychological thriller film Bliss has been re-classified to R-18 by the Movie and Television Review and Classification Board (MTRCB). The initial X rating was due to adult themes, strong language, and scenes of graphic nudity, violence, and sexuality. X-rated movies are banned from public exhibition except at the UP Film Institute’s Cine ...

After ‘X’ rating from MTRCB, Jerrold Tarog’s ‘Bliss’ to screen for free at UP Cine Adarna

It’s bound to happen—a screening of Jerrold Tarog’s newest movie, Bliss, in a venue outside the jurisdiction of the Movie and Television Review and Classification Board (MTRCB) after its ‘X’ rating. The special screening of Bliss is scheduled on Monday, April 3, at Cine Adarna at UP Diliman. Limited seats are open to the public on a first-come, ...

OPINION: Cooling down on the MTRCB

By now, everyone has been talking about how the MTRCB gave an inexplicable R-18 rating for the wide release of 2 Cool 2 Be Forgotten. People thought that its homosexual themes may have prompted the Board to recommend it only for adult audiences. That would be fine…except that when it screened at the Cinema One ...