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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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'Indy' Not So Hot

Following a screening of the long-awaited Indiana Jones movie at the Cannes Film Festival, reviews have been lukewarm at best. What do you think?
  • "No worries. George Lucas will fix it 20 years from now."

    Greg Morris Bartender
  • "Uh-oh. Could this spell the end for Steven Spielberg?"

    Kira Pettibon Cabinet-Maker
  • "Let's not jump to conclusions. How are the reviews of the Crystal Skull ancillary merchandising?"

    Chuck Migdol Private Detective

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