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Overpaid Jerks
2017 Weekly Sports Trivia Quiz.
A ceremonial pitch for the ages, tampering accusations, Williamsport baseball and overcoming cancer all figure into our sports recap quiz for the 34th week of 2017.
Weekend Wrap-Up
He's laughing at the state of the box office..
Our two new wide releases this weekend included The Hitman's Bodyguard and Logan Lucky, and there was no reason to think either one of them would provide much intrigue at the box office. Instead, thanks to some canny marketing and an interesting pair of actors coming together, at least one of them came in well ahead of what tracking had indicated it would make.

Friday Box Office Analysis
Bodyguard and buddy!
With the power of its leads, The Hitman's Bodyguard opens relatively well, saving a lazy August box office weekend.
This Is So Last Week
2017 Weekly Entertainment, Celebrity and Pop Culture Trivia Quiz
A much-watched trial comes to an end. So too does an incredible music streak: pop culture recap quiz for the 33rd week of 2017.
Weekend Forecast
Nice pants!
It's a real “dog days of summer” weekend, as a couple of genre films with limited prospects hit the theaters.
Movie Review: Dunkirk
Dumb Americans ask What's a Dunkirk?
With Dunkirk, Christopher Nolan proves once again that he’s one of the most ambitious directors working today.
Doctor Strange
Doctor Strange Trivia Quiz
Another Marvel comic sprung from obscurity is Doctor Strange, a superhero who fights against the usurpers of the Dark and Mirror Dimensions.
5 Ways to Comic Con
Look out for Hulk!
Here we are, folks. As of this latest version of the article, I am adding this new introduction to the original introduction while on the first day of my family vacation.
Viking Night: Samurai Cop
What is this I can't even.
Samurai Cop has earned, through no small amount of hard work, a hallowed spot on the Viking Night list of Worst Things Ever.
Game of Thrones
Game of Thrones: Eastwatch Trivia Quiz
Is Winter here yet? Is Winter here yet? Is Winter here yet? You may know the answer to this question, but how well do you know Game of Thrones Season 7, Episode 5: Eastwatch?
Movie Review: Landline
Bathtub hangout!
What's good about Landline, the second major feature from Gillian Robespierre (the first being Obvious Child, unseen by me) is that it doesn't confine itself to any one category.
Review - Annabelle: Creation
Just once I'd like to see a movie where the doll isn't creepy.
Some things should stay dead.

Not ghosts and demons; they can do what they want. I’m talking about overextended film franchises.
Overpaid Jerks
2017 Weekly Sports Trivia Quiz
A city's baseball faithful sees its star goes down, while its basketball arena is renamed: Sports recap quiz for the 33rd week of 2017.
The Big Picture
Recent & upcoming films, awards and, if we're lucky, home phone numbers

August 21, 2017
Who is featured today? Here's a hint:

"Gets more work than a Vegas stripper."
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Upcoming Releases

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Whose Hawaiian driver's license identified him as having birth date of June 3, 1981?

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Top 5 Steven Soderbergh Movies
  1. Out of Sight
  2. Ocean's Eleven
  3. Solaris
  4. The Limey
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This Date in Film History

Actor/director and father to Mario, Melvin van Peebles is born in Chicago.


Trinity in the Matrix movies Carrie-Ann Moss is born.

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