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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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History Channel Aborts Kennedys Miniseries

The History Channel has decided not to air The Kennedys, an eight-part miniseries starring Greg Kinnear as John Kennedy and Katie Holmes as Jackie Kennedy, saying it was "not a fit for the History brand." What do you think?

  • "Oh, my God. I'll always remember this street corner as the place I was when I heard the The Kennedys was canceled."

    Keith Davies Stationary Boiler Firer
  • "Did the History Channel just figure out now that the Kennedys are Irish?"

    Margaret Bitney Volleyball Coach
  • "Wait. How is a movie that's super long and boring not a good fit for the History Channel?"

    Colby Pope Unemployed

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