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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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'Billy Elliot' Wins 10 Tonys

With 10 awards, the musical of the film Billy Elliot dominated the 63rd Tony Awards. What do you think?
  • "I am now firmly convinced that Elton John can do anything with that piano of his."

    Kevin Galasso Pneumatic Drum Sander
  • "I have been brought to tears just by hearing the name Billy Elliot."

    Peggy Dunning Receptionist
  • "Oh, did it? I ended up missing most of the show because I was too busy watching DVR replays of Bret Michaels getting clotheslined by a piece of scenery."

    Chris Panetta Steel Joist Setter

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