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What To Watch For In The New Obi-Wan Kenobi Film

Disney has announced they are in the early stages of developing a stand-alone ‘Star Wars’ film focused on the adventures of Jedi master Obi-Wan Kenobi. Here’s what fans can expect to see in the upcoming release.

The Onion’s Fall TV Preview

Networks are just weeks away from debuting their Fall lineups, featuring both new shows and returning favorites. The Onion breaks down what to watch this Fall.

Most Anticipated Panels At Comic-Con

San Diego Comic-Con kicks off tomorrow, and this year’s schedule is packed with must-see events. Here are the most highly-anticipated panels of Comic-Con 2017.
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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:

  • STEP 1

    Esteemed MPAA executives get together for a viewing of Paddington 2, The Lego Batman Movie, and Saw: Legacy

  • STEP 2

    Board member revived with smelling salts after protagonist utters the term “motherfucker”

  • STEP 3

    Cohort of children under 17 are exposed to the film and then studied for a decade to observe potentially adverse effects over time

  • STEP 4

    Dismembered torsos in scene 36 examined for any obscene nipple exposure

  • STEP 5

    White smoke billows from highest window of MPAA headquarters, indicating to the expectant crowd below that a rating has been chosen

  • STEP 6

    Director immediately rails against the selected rating in order to secure a juicy anecdote for DVD’s audio commentary track

  • STEP 7

    Intrepid preteens duck into illicit theater right after tickets checked

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