15 Great Movies That Caused Unexpected Controversy


Controversy is nothing new to art. Whenever a new art form or movement gains enough traction within the mainstream, scandals are sure to follow. Charles Dickens, Edouard Manet and Leo Tolstoy have all had careers pockmarked by moral outrage. Even legendary masters have not been exempt from the firing line; Michelangelo was once contested over […]

5 Famous Movies That Caused Unexpected Controversy

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There’s no shortage of controversy in the world of cinema, from D. W. Griffith’s landmark 1915 film Birth of a Nation to this year’s Noah. Usually it’s clear ahead of time which films will ruffle the collective feathers. Focus on certain individuals and you can virtually be guaranteed to provoke controversy. Ditto for anything explicitly […]