adBlockCheck

Entertainment

How Movies Receive Their Ratings

Many Americans use the MPAA’s formalized rating system as a guide for which films to see. The Onion provides a step-by-step view into how these ratings are chosen:

‘Winnie-The-Pooh’ Turns 90

Winnie-The-Pooh, the A.A. Milne series featuring a stuffed bear and his toy animal friends, debuted 90 years ago this week. Here are some milestones from the franchise’s nearly century-long run:
End Of Section
  • More News

2011: Entertainment

Though box office receipts, TV ratings, and music sales went down, 2011 was still a banner year for video games and streaming video. What entertainment did you enjoy this year?

  • “Oh, I became a huge asshole about jazz this year.”

    Denise Mustian Systems Analyst
  • "Women's roller derby is a sport, thank you very much, and if I'm not listening to rockabilly music, then I'm out watching the girls tangle it up."

    Luis Winstead Belt Maker
  • "My brother and I rather enjoy this parlor game where we shove a cat off a stool."

    Rick Bradley Rotary Driller

WATCH VIDEO FROM THE ONION

Sign up For The Onion's Newsletter

Give your spam filter something to do.

X Close