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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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Crystal Returns To Oscars

After Eddie Murphy backed out of hosting the Academy Awards last week, his fellow Saturday Night Live alum Billy Crystal agreed once again to assume Oscar-emcee duties. What do you think?

  • "I was hoping they were just going to cancel the Oscars this year."

    Mark Krebbs Systems Analyst
  • "Naturally. I saw him in The Princess Bride just the other day, and boy is he looking great!"

    Louise Tenner Electrologist
  • "It looks like Crystal’s plan for branching out into other national motion picture awards ceremonies didn’t pan out."

    Liam Garrett Knock-Up Assembler

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