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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:
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'A-Team' Opens At No. 2

The big-budget, multi-writer remake of the ’80s TV series The A-Team opened in the No. 2 spot at the box office this weekend. What do you think?

  • "As a screenwriter, I really need to stop coming up with my own ideas."

    Henry Coefield Systems Analyst
  • "Even though that guy from The Hangover is in it, it wasn't as hilarious as The Hangover. Man, I wish The Hangover were coming out again. That was fun last summer with The Hangover."

    Marisa Pipkin Corporate Collections Agent
  • "I pity the fool who didn't go to see…! Jesus. I'm sorry. Please don't print that I said that. What was the question again?"

    Todd Wallace Unemployed

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