Last night rather than watch the last forty-eight hours of election mania my wife and I watched A Million Ways to Die in The West on the FX channel.
Before the show began the rating warning was shown stating the movie was for adults only and contained violence, nudity, sexual situations and language. In other words, let prudes and parents be warned.
I don’t find language in stories offensive. If you don’t like the script you can close the book or change the channel.
The language in this film was colorful – but there was one thing that I found ridiculous: while the censors that determine what we all should be exposed to allowed butt, asshole, pussy, dick, balls, shit, damn, blowjob, suck a dick, dick in the asshole and tits; every time the script called for the word fuck it was muted out or replaced with screw.
What the fuck is wrong with the word fuck? Why is fuck the pinnacle of ‘dirty words?’ And why the fuck do censors need to suppress words from a film preceded by the warning that the film contains adult language?