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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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Superman Sells For $1.5 Million

A copy of the comic containing the first appearance of Superman, Action Comics #1, just sold at auction for $1.5 million. What do you think?

  • "Oh, no! Only a fiend as diabolical as Lex Luthor has that kind of money to spend on a comic book."

    Warren Egeness Clinical Director
  • "Boy, news like that makes me regret not saving my things from when I was younger. When I moved out, my mom threw away the $1.5 million I had under my bed."

    Noah Kubinski Maintenance Manager
  • "What's the point? That whole timeline was wiped out after the Crisis On Infinite Earths."

    Meredith Tunison Unemployed

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