August 19, 2004 30 Comments
Going to the movies is an American pastime, for that past 110 years or so. For many years, it was our nations favorite past time. Many people still go to the movies, and it is a great source of entertainment. But when you go, you have to choose your films carefully so that your young ones are not exposed to too much violence or other non-family type entertainment. Today’s Family First site is one that can help put your mind at ease when it comes to what your family watches
The site is called Clean Films, an online site where you can rent DVD movies. So what, you are thinking, there are a lot of sites like this. But what sets this site apart is that the films you rent are edited for family viewing. This membership site uses current technology to edit films that are rate R or PG-13, and then removes the objectionable material.
Is this legal? According to their website: “Yes. CleanFilms is a Co-operative rental club. All subscribers to our service become members of the Co-op. The Co-op collectively purchases original, unedited DVD movies then has them edited – always maintaining a 1 to 1 ratio of edited and non-edited originals.
As owners of the original, unedited movies, the Co-op has the right to edit out content that is objectionable to its members – similar to how you might press mute to avoid hearing objectionable language today. Accordingly, you must subscribe as a member of the rental club before you can rent edited movies. ”
There is a wide variety of films available, from Childrens to Romance, Musicals to Foreign, with every type in between. This is a wonderful site, offering a wonderful service for viewers who want to monitor what their children watch, and keep movie viewing a family friendly experience.
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