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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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Marcel Marceau Dead

Famed French mime Marcel Marceau is dead at 84. What do you think?
  • "While the world will miss Marcel Marceau the man, his character 'Bip' will always live on in my nightmares."

    Kurt Jurgens Window Washer
  • "The sorrow I feel can best be expressed with a rousing speech spoken through a bullhorn."

    Jennifer Van Houten Manicurist
  • "[tear falls from eye] [wiping away of the tear] [solemn wave goodbye] [exit via imaginary stairs]"

    Ritch Gerald Investment Banker

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