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'Not Yet Rated' Takes Viewers for a Ride

A new documentary called This Film is Not Yet Rated takes aim at the MPAA rating system, and the mysterious workings of the anonymous ratings board. The film has been a hit at film festivals. But it's final rating should be "B" for boring.

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Kenneth Turan is the film critic for the Los Angeles Times and NPR's Morning Edition, as well as the director of the Los Angeles Times Book Prizes. He has been a staff writer for the Washington Post and TV Guide, and served as the Times' book review editor.