A Devon cinema has censored the word ‘ass’ from posters advertising newly released superhero film Deadpool . The Reel cinema in Plymouth used black tape to censor the lines: Bad Ass, Smart Ass, Great Ass, Deadpool. One cinema goer commented to the newspaper:
I kind of think they were right to censor it, but also think it’s probably overkill. Surely it’s pretty tame in this day and age, but if your kids are outside queuing for Chipmunks it’s a different matter.
The article writer adds a good riposte:
But Alvin and the Chipmunks, Road Chip itself features one use of the word crap and extensively uses the song Baby Got Back by Sir Mix a lot – a track about women with large backsides.