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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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Trump Quits The Apprentice

Donald Trump, host of the low-rated NBC television series The Apprentice, says he quit abruptly before the network could bump him from the schedule. What do you think?
  • "I can't knock a guy as successful as he is. The man single-handedly built an empire on nothing but a huge inheritance from his father."

    Wendy Halpern Systems Analyst
  • "Does this mean 'you're fired' can become public domain again? I haven't able to let go of any of my employees for almost three years."

    Remmick Seavey Horticulturist
  • "What? Quick, cancel my subscription to Trump Magazine and my order of Trump Steaks! Pull my kids out of Trump University! Dump out my bottle of Donald Trump: The Fragrance! Sell, sell, sell! Sell, sell, sell!"

    Todd Palmer Graphic Designer

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