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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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Gay Cowboy Film Buzz

Brokeback Mountain, Ang Lee's controversial gay cowboy film, is generating Oscar buzz. What do you think?
  • "I'm not sure I understand what all the hubbub is about. Wait, one of them isn't black, is he?"

    Kelly Neese Waitress
  • "It's just sick, really. I'm taking my family to the movie where the lady cock-teases that gorilla."

    Gary Alexander Systems Analyst
  • "I'm sorry, but you couldn't pay me to see a movie about love."

    Sean Byrne Saucier

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