|Film Poster by EOnline|
Following the giving of an R-18 by the Movie and Television Review and Classification Board (MTRCB), the SM Cinema has issued a statement on Facebook as reply to a query. It stated:
“Because of its R-18 MTRCB rating, we won’t show Fifty Shades of Grey in our cinemas. This is in accordance with the company’s policy not to screen films containing themes, language, violence, nudity and sex that may not be suitable for children below 18 years of age,” went SM Cinemas’ reply to a Facebook follower who wondered why SM won’t be showing the film."
Earlier, SM Cinema also Twitted: "If the film gets an R18 rating, we won't show it in our theatres."
Fifty Shades of Grey will be released in Philippine cinemas on February 11.--BICOLSTANDARD.COM