So Last Week
2020 Pop Culture Quiz.
Welcome to the all-Coronavirus edition of So Last Week. Assuming you're hunkering down like we are, this will give you an opportunity to remember the week that was. Were you paying attention to the little details?
Friday Update
As you almost certainly know, studios are no longer reporting box office. With AMC, Regal, and Cinemark closed due to the threat of COVID-19, the largest exhibitors have removed distribution opportunities.

Survivor Recap
Smarmy smirk. We call it smarky.
I hope this recap finds you and yours healthy and as sane as you can be when you can't leave the house!
Top Chef Recap
Throwing shade.
A welcome distraction arrives to ask the all-important question: who will win the title of Top Chef?
The #1 Movie in America
All others are number two or lower.
You've got a bunch of time. The Number One Movie in America has a bunch of podcasts! Take some of that time and give them a listen. Check out the collection here!
Not the Weekend Forecast
At least these little dudes are having a larf.
So, this column has never felt quite so irrelevant.
Survivor Recap
As we head into episode 5, we know the tribe swap is coming.
Weekend Wrap-Up
(A metaphor for the US COVID-19 policy)
Despite Onward’s disappointing opening, there was still hope for March as we had both A Quiet Place Part II and Mulan coming at the end of the month.
Friday Box Office Analysis
How quaint.
Remember last week when we were worried about a Pixar movie making less than $40 million because of COVID-19?
Weekend Forecast
What last week was only just a possible inconvenience has now become major world events.
Survivor Recap
Look out for this one.
Tonight's episode begins at the Sele tribe right after Ethan's boot.
Weekend Wrap-Up
Pins and denim!
And this is where it all starts to go wrong for 2020's box office.
March 2020 Forecast
If Pixar is sold out, take the whole family to The Hunt!
The Big Picture
Recent & upcoming films, awards and, if we're lucky, home phone numbers

March 28, 2020
Career notes, awards, recent and upcoming movies.

Featured today:

Rosario Dawson
Other Updates

Upcoming Releases

This week's question:

Who or what was Random Task patterned after?

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See last week's answer and winners here.

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Top 5
David Mumpower's
Top 5 Actors Who Inexplicably Starred in '70s Disaster Movies
  1. James Stewart (Airport '77)
  2. Jack Lemmon (Airport '77)
  3. Paul Newman (The Towering Inferno)
  4. Charlton Heston (Earthquake)
  5. Fred Astaire (The Towering Inferno)
This Date in Film History

Early Hollywood lights Mary Pickford and Douglas Fairbanks, Sr. are married.


Peter Finch is postumously awarded Best Actor at the Academy Awards. Winner for his portrayal of Howard Beale, Finch had died of a heart attack in January of that year.

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