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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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Stagehand Strike Shutters Broadway

Stagehands for Broadway plays are on strike, causing many performances to cancel. What do you think?
  • "Finally, an excuse to force my children to learn all the parts to Les Miserables."

    Stu Bailey Septic Tank Pumper
  • "You're asking me about Broadway shows? What are you getting at? I'll punch you in the face, dude, I swear. Back off."

    Eli Kovacs Stylist
  • "That's a pretty weird tactic. Why not just drop a beam on an actor while he's performing? Someone should have thought a little harder about this."

    Raissa Spees Tennis Pro

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