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Overpaid Jerks
2017 Weekly Sports Trivia Quiz.
Baseball news, a hockey streak, a basketball snub and NFL conference champions. To the delight of possibly dozens of readers, here's our sports recap quiz for the 4th week of 2017.
Weekend Wrap-Up
After a wild MLK weekend, where seven films finished the three-day portion of the weekend with $10 million or more, and we had three net new openers and three more expansions, some might have believed that things were going to settle down this weekend. Not so much.

Friday Box Office Analysis
Sybil ain't got nothing on me.
The surprise winner on Friday is M. Night Shyamalan’s Split, earning solid $14.6 million on Friday. Friday and now does even better with Split.
This Is So Last Week
2017 Weekly Entertainment, Celebrity and Pop Culture Trivia Quiz
The 3rd week of 2017 in pop culture: we're talking a People's Choice record, Inauguration performances and an expensive car.
Weekend Forecast
Wow, he looks totally different than he did in F&F!
Reboot and pointless sequel season is now year-round, apparently.
Oscar Watch
Hey, cowboy.
A week before the Oscar nominations are announced, we take a look at what all the precursor nominations tell us about what is likely to come.
Hidden Gems: Eastern Promises
When hands are intimidating.
David Cronenberg is one of the most peculiar directors in the history of movies.
Viking Night: Barton Fink
Just for one day.
A wise man once said that you should never meet your heroes.
Birdman Trivia Quiz
How did we get here? How did we turn from a movie superhero into an accomplished playwright trying to interpret Raymond Carver.
Review: The Bye Bye Man
I bet you're thinking it. And possibly saying it.
The concept isn't inherently dead in the water.
Top Chef Recap
Blackbeard, yar!
With ten chefs left, this episode sees two chefs go home.
Survivor: Game Changers
He's making fun of someone's immunity idol again.
Several months ago, I brought you a casting spoiler column for the upcoming 34th season of Survivor.
Overpaid Jerks
2017 Weekly Sports Trivia Quiz
NFL playoffs, NFL coaching changes, a short stay at #1 and foreign basketball. Put on your recent sports news thinkin' cap, here's our sports recap quiz for the 2nd week of 2017.
The Big Picture
Recent & upcoming films, awards and, if we're lucky, home phone numbers

January 23, 2017
Career notes, awards, recent and upcoming movies.

Featured today:

Jason Lee
Other Updates

Upcoming Releases

This week's question:

In this film, a father and son break into a quarantine zone where the previously were 15 years earlier on the father's birthday.

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Top 5
Chris Hyde's
Top 5 Green Movies
  1. The Scent of Green Papaya
  2. Green Snake
  3. Behind the Green Door
  4. Save the Green Planet!
  5. Soylent Green
This Date in Film History

Warner's cartoon Tortoise Wins By a Hare, starring Bugs Bunny and directed by Bob Clampett, is released. Sequel to Tex Avery's Tortoise Beats Hare (1941).


Bob Keeshan, better known to children televsion viewers as Captain Kangaroo, dies at the age of 76.

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