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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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The Puff Daddy Trial

Rapper Sean "Puffy" Combs is on trial for illegal gun possession and bribery stemming from a 1999 shooting at a Manhattan nightclub. What do you think?
  • "How can Puffy possibly get a fair trial? It'll be impossible to find 12 jurors who don't already hate him for his shitty music."

    Bob Ayers Cashier
  • "I don't think it was a good idea for Puffy to take the stand and just chant, 'Unhh, yeah' over a recording of O.J. Simpson's testimony."

    Aimee Kohl Graduate Student
  • "A rapper with a gun? This is the most insane witch hunt in history."

    Jim Druckert Jim Druckert
  • "So they're prosecuting him on gun charges but letting him off the hook for 'I'll Be Missing You'?"

    Natalie Orza Homemaker
  • "I bet Jay-Z is so jealous."

    Gregg Butler Accountant
  • "Man, I'd hate to cross paths with that guy in prison. No, wait–that would be fine."

    John Whalen Cab Driver

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