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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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Jonas Brothers Film Underperforms

Jonas Brothers: The 3-D Concert Experience opened this weekend with only $12.7 million at the box office, far less than analysts had expected. What do you think?
  • "This isn't exactly the first time the Jonas Brothers have 'underperformed,' if you know what I'm saying. I had sex with the Jonas Brothers. Every last one!"

    Becca Robinson Unemployed
  • “They probably didn’t extend their arms toward the camera enough. That’s pretty much the main reason why people go see 3-D movies.”

    Ian Killeen Systems Analyst
  • “I was going to go. Then I remembered I was a middle-aged man crippled with responsibility.”

    Ron Keefe I.T. Specialist

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