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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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Oprah Selects Franzen Again

Despite the author publicly admitting his discomfort at his novel The Corrections being chosen as an Oprah Book Club selection in 2001, Oprah Winfrey has picked Jonathan Franzen's new book, Freedom, as her latest selection. What do you think?

  • "Aww. I love it when off-putting snobs get a second chance."

    Ken Bennett Systems Analyst
  • "You'd think she’d go for something fresher, like an erotic vampire romance novel available exclusively through Amazon’s print-on-demand service."

    Shelby Best Novelist
  • "I don't know who I feel more embarrassed for: Jonathan Franzen for caving in and being on Oprah's Book Club twice, or me, for not finding time to read a book while Oprah Winfrey manages to read several."

    Dane Sotos Waiter

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