It is said that every home houses secrets. None holds more than a certain residence in Amityville, N.Y., which once claimed the address of 112 Ocean Avenue. The real tragedy and the alleged events that occurred in this home have spawned countless books, movies, radio and television shows, and news reports.
A good Hollywood blockbuster should be able to defray much of its cost in post-production -- think ticket sales, DVD rentals and merchandising contracts. But an expensive movie also needs some money to start out with. Where does it come from?
On every movie package and shown on every screen are the ratings: G, PG, PG-13, R, and so on. What do these ratings mean for the viewer and how are they decided? Learn about the MPAA and the movie ratings system.