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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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Cameron Says Save 3-D For The Classics

Speaking to a group of industry insiders, James Cameron said that postproduction 3-D should only be applied to classic films like Jaws or Close Encounters Of The Third Kind. What do you think?

  • "No way! Some of the worst movies ever have the most crap flying across the screen."

    Peter Schulter Systems Analyst
  • "And only for movies with performances worthy of Vincent Price."

    Yancy Bakken Quick Mixer Operator
  • "I don't understand. If they made old movies 3D, they'd be forced to rerelease them and charge...oh, I see."

    Clem Havey Needle Setter

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