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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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Clairvoyant Vince Vaughn Accepts Movie Role Before It's Offered

HOLLYWOOD, CA—Vince Vaughn telephoned his agent Norman Falbaum Monday, saying only, "Tell Owen yes." According to Falbaum, the phone rang again five minutes later, and Vaughn was offered a part co-starring with Owen Wilson in Wedding Crashers 2: Crashing Manhattan. "I don't know how Vince does it," Falbaum said. "Completely out of the blue, he says, 'I'll take it!' And then the phone rings—Anchorman. Or it's, 'Norm? Vince. I love the script,' and I'm like, 'What script?' Five minutes later, Starsky & Hutch crosses my desk." Falbaum added that Vaughn's supernatural abilities have failed him only once, when he accepted the lead role in The 40-Year-Old Virgin, failing to foresee that it would not be offered.

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