14A(14A) Coarse Language

Synopsis

Comedy/Drama. Based on the book by Steve Erickson. Shortly after arriving in Hollywood, a movie obsessive (James Franco) falls for a beautiful failed actress (Megan Fox).

Content elements

  • Frequent use of the sexual expletive and variations in a non-sexual context; frequent use of scatological slang and profanity; infrequent use of cursing, vulgar expressions, and sexual references
  • Infrequent portrayals of weapons and hand-to-hand violence – little blood and detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of sexually suggestive scenes – no nudity, little detail
  • Infrequent breast nudity in a non-sexual context
  • Infrequent portrayals of tobacco, alcohol, and cannabis use in a recreational context

Thematic elements

  • Obsession
  • The search for meaning
  • Navigating Hollywood

Classification rationale

Rated 14A for coarse language as well as some sexual content and nudity

Classification date

September 24, 2019