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Labor Day: Working in the Movies
Labor Day: Working in the Movies Trivia Quiz.
In 1894, Congress passed a law designating the first Monday in September each year as a holiday for businesses to promote sales and release lousy movies to theaters across the country. In honor of Labor Day, let's see how well you know Working in the Movies.
Monday Morning Quarterback
Did you read that Jessica Alba's company is worth a billion? Random..
Sin City: A Dame to Kill For was... not successful this past weekend. The BOP staff discusses the reason for the franchise's fall from grace.

Read Part I
Read Part II

When the Game Stands Tall
All glory to Michael Sam!
When the Game Stands Tall is an unbearably boring sports flick.
400 Words: Cavalry
This poster is much darker than you may have noticed on first blush.
Calvary is brutal, unrelenting and starkly depressing.
Comics Weekly
They all look alike to me.
Original Sin ends this week. You win, Puritans!
Doctor Who Recap
Trendsetting new Doctor styles.
With a new Doctor comes a chance for renewal.
Viking Night: The Craft
Witchy kick line!
Something sinister is going on with boobs in this movie.
Over There
ScarJo is having a good year.
With no new Hollywood blockbusters debuting worldwide this week, international box office consists largely of shuffling around a few old favorites.
The Simpsons
The Simpsons: Homer's Barbershop Quartet Trivia Quiz
In the coming weeks, we'll publish new quizzes on some of the classic episodes we haven't featured yet. Here's Homer's Barbershop Quartet.
A-List: Robin Williams
Oh Captain, my Captain.
When I heard of the untimely death of beloved actor Robin Williams, I thought back to one of my favorite Disney movies of all time, Aladdin.
400 Words: If I Stay
Teen movie posters have to match the attention span of their target demographic.
As more films are adapted from young adult novels, the invocation of that term becomes decreasingly useful.
Overpaid Jerks
2014 Weekly Sports Trivia Quiz
Little League, big injuries, San Francisco baseball and an expensive obscenity. See how well you know our sports recap quiz for the 35th week of 2014.
Weekend Wrap-Up
I was in this movie for about three minutes!
Bow to the box office power of Marvel and the Guardians!
The Big Picture
Recent & upcoming films, awards and, if we're lucky, home phone numbers

August 27, 2014
Who is featured today? Here's a hint:

"Received pressure from many camps to turn down his Oscar to atone for his previous crimes against humanity"
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Upcoming Releases

This week's question:

Pearls were recovered from the Lotus, Auntie Em's and the Parthenon in this film:

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Top 5
Stephanie Star Smith's
Top 5 Movies That Aren't as Bad as Their Reputations
  1. Mars Attacks!
  2. eXistenZ
  3. Reign of Fire
  4. Cleopatra
  5. The Mummy Returns
This Date in Film History

Eventually winning the first Best Picture Oscar (Actually, Best Picture, Production), Wings is released.


Universal debuts its version of The Phantom of the Opera, starring Nelson Eddy and Claude Rains.

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