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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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Graphic Lesbian Film Wins Top Prize At Cannes

The highest prize at the Cannes Film Festival was awarded to the romance film Blue Is The Warmest Color: The Life Of Adele, a coming-of-age story about a 15-year-old girl and her older lesbian lover that features long, explicit lesbian sex scenes. What do you think?

  • “Isn’t this the plot of every movie that wins at Cannes?”

    Tracy Hall Armament Installer
  • “Normally I’d have no interest in some foreign coming-of-age chick flick, but something about this one intrigues me.”

    Tom Weatherbe Excavator
  • “That jury won’t be so high on this film once those credit card charges start popping up.”

    Luis De La Torre Systems Analyst

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