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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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Tickets Up, Concessions Down

As movie ticket sales reverse the downward trend they've been experiencing in recent years, concession sales have been stagnant or lower. What do you think?
  • "It all went downhill when the government started letting people sell snacks at places besides theaters."

    Marie Brown Systems Analyst
  • "I just don't think I deserve Sno-Caps this year."

    Alex Tomasovich Gunsmity
  • “Oh, no! But our economy is built on candy! Oh, no, wait. That’s Candy Land.”

    Andre Stanley Accounts Receivable Bookkeeper

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