Rated R (also called R or Rated X on vinyl) is the second studio album by American rock band Queens of the Stone Age, released on June 6, 2000 on Interscope Records.
It peaked at number 16 on the Top Heat seekers and reached high positions on charts worldwide.
Rated R was a critical and commercial success and became the band’s breakthrough album.
The album has been certified gold in the United Kingdom.
Rated R is the band’s first album to feature bass guitarist Nick Oliveri and vocalist Mark Lanegan.
Three singles were released from it: “The Lost Art of Keeping a Secret”, “Feel Good Hit of the Summer” and “Monsters in the Parasol”, with the first helping Queens of the Stone Age reach mainstream popularity.
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He even goes so far as to hire a private investigator to stake out MPAA headquarters and expose Hollywood’s best-kept secret.
Compelled by the staggering amount of power that the MPAA ratings board wields, the filmmaker seeks out the true identities of the anonymous elite who control what films make it to the multiplex.
In a rare and refreshing reversal of roles, filmmakers put the powerful Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA for short) under the microscope for inspection in Academy Award-nominated director Kirby Dick’s incisive look at stateside cinema’s most notorious non-censoring censors.
Along the way, Dick speaks with numerous filmmakers whose careers have been affected by the seemingly random and sexual-content obsessed judgments of the MPAA, including John Waters, Mary Harron, Darren Aronofsky, Kevin Smith, Matt Stone, and Atom Egoyan.
Do you miss the action heroes of the ‘80s and ‘90s?Tired of delicate sensibilities and toned-down PG-13 muck?Meet Sid Hansen.
This is a story about crushing your enemies, seeing them driven before you, and hearing the lamentation of the women.
Note: This is the Studio Interference Edition of Rated R with extra, never-before-seen content.
He’s the finest killing machine the secret shadow government has ever produced.
This guy would detonate a bus full of kittens to kill one terrorist.
So why is he running a cash register in a video store? Good question.
Why? Because of a girl…But don’t worry about things getting all sappy.
So go ahead, pick up this thriller and make your day.
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The answer is complicated-and it’s about to get a lot more complicated because an 8-foot-tall super zombie, a mystical ninja, teams of commandos in unmarked black helicopters, and an unstoppable super soldier are all coming to kill Sid.