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'Rory's bum' in film complaint

A FILM-goer has hit out at the high age-rating given to Mrs Brown's Boys D'Movie when the only nudity in it is "Rory's bum".

Its was one of 17 complaints lodged with the Irish Film Classification Office during 2014. The complainant queried why the Mrs Brown's movie was rated 15A.

"While the 'f' word is used a lot, it's no more than in everyday Irish life and I don't remember any sex. The only bit of nudity I remember is Rory's bum and there was nothing sexy about that," the complainant said.

Meanwhile, the harrowing film 12 Years A Slave was the most complained about film during 2014, with four complaints to IFCO about it.

Miranda scoops critics' award

Miranda Richardson has been honoured with the Dilys Powell Award for Excellence in Film at the London Critics' Circle Awards.

The Mapp And Lucia actress was presented with the award by The Hunger Games star Stanley Tucci.

"It feels very nice indeed. It is for body of work it's not for one particular role, and that's always nice to think that people have noticed work over time," she said.

Richardson (56) is perhaps best known for her role as Queenie in hit BBC sitcom Blackadder.

Gunshots fired at US VP's home

Multiple gunshots were fired from a vehicle near the Delaware home of Vice President Joe Biden on Saturday.

The vice president and his wife were not at home at the time and there were no reports of any injuries.

Secret Service spokesman Robert Hoback said the shots were fired at about 8.25pm on a public road outside the secure perimeter.

Secret Service personnel heard the shots, saw the vehicle drive past the home at a high rate of speed and flee the scene.

Fleetwood Mac gig is cut short

Fleetwood Mac have been forced to cut short a concert in Nebraska by about an hour after drummer Mick Fleetwood suddenly became ill.

Stevie Nicks told the crowd of about 14,000 at Lincoln's Pinnacle Bank Arena that Fleetwood (67) was sick backstage before the end of the 90-minute show.


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