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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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Oscars Create New Truman Capote Biopic Category

LOS ANGELES—The Academy Of Motion Picture Arts And Sciences announced today the introduction of a new Oscar category honoring the Truman Capote–themed feature film genre. "We are now able to honor excellence in the emerging field of Capote-inspired filmmaking," said Academy president Sid Ganis, referring to the new film Infamous, as well as such upcoming features as 20th Century Fox's Truman, Paramount's Truman Capote, Universal's Truman Capote, Jr., DreamWorks' animated Truman And The Big Black And White Ball, and Columbia's road picture Harper & Tru. Warner Bros.' Goin' Capote, scheduled for a Thanksgiving release, stars Oscar hopeful Jimmy Fallon in what many are calling his most understated role yet.

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