adBlockCheck

Entertainment

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:
End Of Section
  • More News

Iraq Beheading Videos Enter Summer Reruns

FALLUJAH, IRAQ—After a much-watched, record-setting season, Iraqi TV's popular series of beheading videos entered summer reruns this week as the cast and producers focus on stockpiling weapons and identifying targets. "Naturally viewers are impatient for new episodes, but beheading videos don't script and tape themselves," said actor-producer-insurgent Haitham Al-Badhri, who has used his much-needed hiatus to scout new locations in Fallujah, Basrah, and even the suburbs of Baghdad. "I promise we'll have lots of excitement for all of our fans come September, including a few special surprise 'guests' you won't want to miss." Though beheading-video viewers claim the reruns lack suspense, reports indicate that summer ratings remain high.

WATCH VIDEO FROM THE ONION

Sign up For The Onion's Newsletter

Give your spam filter something to do.

Close