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Old 11-23-10, 07:42 PM
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USA Network airs "uncut" movies now, but...

I noticed how USA now airs some movies "uncut", or so they say. Are the movies completely uncensored and aired in their original theatrical form, or are they like Comedy Central's secret stash, where they say the movie is uncut, but in reality it's heavily censored? It would be much better if these channels actually aired uncensored movies. Who would waste 2 or 3 hours of their time watching a movie that is censored/sanitized for "my protection", especially with commercial breaks sprinkled in? Not me. So what's USA's policy here?
Old 11-23-10, 09:18 PM
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Re: USA Network airs "uncut" movies now, but...

What time do they air the uncut movies? That may give you an idea. CC airs theirs at 2am or something.
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Re: USA Network airs "uncut" movies now, but...

I just assumed it meant that they don't condense the films or cut anything out to lower the running time. I saw an ad for Elf uncut the other day, and obviously there's nothing objectionable in there...

I could be completely wrong though.
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I saw commercials for Street Kings uncut a few weeks ago, but I didn't tune in to see if any language stood unchanged. They aired.it at the 9 o'clock hour, so they must have removed/obscured some things, right?
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Re: USA Network airs "uncut" movies now, but...

So i can't hear someone called a "melon farmer" anymore?
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Yippee Ki-Yay, Mr. Falcon
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No more monkey fighting snakes on a Monday to Friday plane?
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USA showing Non-Jewish movies?
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Re: USA Network airs "uncut" movies now, but...

Uncut doesn't mean that bewbies won't be obscured and bad language won't be dubbed over.
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Re: USA Network airs "uncut" movies now, but...

I've watched some stuff from CC's secret stash and it is uncut.
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Re: USA Network airs "uncut" movies now, but...

the uncut movies are Elf and Pirates of the Carribean.. they wouldnt dare do uncut runs of horror movies or bad boys 2
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Re: USA Network airs "uncut" movies now, but...

Uh, Comedy Central shows a boatload of uncensored movies, f-bombs galore.
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Re: USA Network airs "uncut" movies now, but...

Originally Posted by RichC2 View Post
Uh, Comedy Central shows a boatload of uncensored movies, f-bombs galore.
Every Comedy Central Secret Stash movie I've ever seen has been censored for everything except language.
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Re: USA Network airs "uncut" movies now, but...

Originally Posted by raven56706 View Post
the uncut movies are Elf and Pirates of the Carribean.. they wouldnt dare do uncut runs of horror movies or bad boys 2
As I mentioned earlier, you can also add Street Kings to that list.
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Re: USA Network airs "uncut" movies now, but...

Comedy Central's Secret Stash content airs with the language uncensored. Some films will still have the nudity blurred out rather than removed completely.

USA's "Uncut" content means the film's running time is unchanged and any violence is retained. Language is censored and nudity is blurred out.
Old 11-24-10, 11:08 PM
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Re: USA Network airs "uncut" movies now, but...

I, like most people, use 'uncut' & 'uncensored' interchangably (as well as 'unedited'). USA needs to change their phrasing.
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Re: USA Network airs "uncut" movies now, but...

Originally Posted by emachine12 View Post

USA's "Uncut" content means the film's running time is unchanged and any violence is retained. Language is censored and nudity is blurred out.
this. well language muted instead of dubbed over.
Old 11-25-10, 02:29 PM
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Re: USA Network airs "uncut" movies now, but...

Originally Posted by Gutch220 View Post
I, like most people, use 'uncut' & 'uncensored' interchangably (as well as 'unedited'). USA needs to change their phrasing.
No, you need to change your usage.

To cut a scene means to remove a scene.

If a scene is bleeped, it's not cut out, not removed -- it's still there. Altered, but there.
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Re: USA Network airs "uncut" movies now, but...

Originally Posted by GuessWho View Post
No, you need to change your usage.

To cut a scene means to remove a scene.

If a scene is bleeped, it's not cut out, not removed -- it's still there. Altered, but there.
So, I guess adding commercials is also "cutting" the movie since it's being interupted?
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Re: USA Network airs "uncut" movies now, but...

I caught some of Weird Science today in edited-for-television form. Man, all I could think of was how much stricter they used to be back in the late '80s when they probably originally prepared that TV cut. They even had to alter the line "chips and dip, chains and whips" (I guess that's an S&M "bomb"?). I also really get a nostalgic charge out of hearing "mickey fricky" tossed around in an old TV edit. That's my all-time favorite TV censorship substitution term.

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