The director of a new film featuring gay themes and characters is blasting the movie ratings board for giving the comedy an R rating.
G.B.F., set for a Jan. 14 debut, earned the rating for “sexual references.” Director Darren Stein feels the film should be a PG-13 affair. The film follows a pair of gay teens who are outed in very different ways.
The tone is very sweet and good-natured; there’s no nudity and no violence,” he said. “There’s not even the F-word.