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This Is So Last Week
2014 Weekly Entertainment, Celebrity and Pop Culture Trivia Quiz.
Irony from the music world, a heralded movie trailer and a very rich actor all figure into our pop culture recap of the 30th week of 2014. We hope you were paying attention.
Weekend Forecast
Are we sure this isn't a mug shot?.
The last weekend in July takes a particular bent towards action, with both a conventional and an unconventional lead headlining two very different movies in the genre. In some ways it's a bit of a referendum on action, as ailing as the genre has been this past decade.

This Weekend, Watch This
Did they spend more than $47 on this poster?
New movies are released into theaters every weekend. How do you decide which movie to watch?
Daily Box Office Analysis
She's just a little horny.
Those damn, dirty apes continued to put their paws all over American moviegoers’ money on Tuesday...
Fans of The Number 23 are bound to be sorely disappointed by this column....
Who would have thought that the dolphin loving, face-in-the-plunger, wild-haired cook from Pet Detective would turn out to have a respectable career?
Seinfeld: The Letter
Seinfeld: The Letter Trivia Quiz
You may think that Kramer is a loathsome, offensive brute - but cannot look away - but how well do you know Seinfeld: The Letter?
Daily Box Office Analysis
When are we gonna get to the Estella Warren part???
After this weekend at the box office, looking to Monday and expecting any big surprises can only end in sadness.
Directors by Photo
Directors by Photo Trivia Quiz
You know their names, you know their films. But do you know the faces of the men and women behind the camera?
Monday Morning Quarterback
It needs more Oveur, Unger and Dunn
We discuss a mediocre slate of new movie releases.

Part I
Part II
Classic Movie Review
Stagecoaches to Take to Denver When You're Dead
Stagecoach to Denver is from a different time and place. It should be seen as worthy entertainment nowadays, like many old westerns.
Gravity Trivia Quiz
Alfonso Cuaron's 2013 space thriller Gravity delivers some of the best visuals ever captured on film.
Over There
I'm big in China.
Dawn of the Planets of the Apes expanded to 51 territories from 27 last week. Was it enough to unseat Transformers: Age of Extinction? Not quite.
Review: The Purge: Anarchy
These posters are pretty gross if you think about them too much.
The birdcages of Hollywood are lined with fine ideas.
The Big Picture
Recent & upcoming films, awards and, if we're lucky, home phone numbers

July 25, 2014
Career notes, awards, recent and upcoming movies.

Featured today:

Ian McKellen
Other Updates

Upcoming Releases

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This sequel shows the Chief topping bullets with sodium cyanide, and then sealing them with wax from a red candle, before he is interrupted.

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Top 5 Cameron Crowe Movies
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  3. Singles
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This Date in Film History

Walter Brennan is born in Swampscott, Massachusetts.


Warner's cartoon Duck Dodgers in the 24 1/2th Century, starring Daffy Duck and Porky Pig, and directed by Chuck Jones, is released. The cartoon appears in Steven Spielberg's Close Encounters of the Third Kind.

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