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The Simpsons
The Simpsons: Who Shot Mr. Burns Trivia Quiz.
For some reason, several Springfielders want to uncover the mystery of who shot the man who tried to blot out the sun for his personal profit. Springfielders are idiots. But the answer will be revealed, and it will shock and disappoint you.

Also today: Agents of SHIELD
Weekend Forecast
The only way to win is not to play..
We continue to ramp up to November’s heavy hitters with some ambitious and well-reviewed releases, plus an obligatory horror film just in time for Halloween.
     


 
 
This Weekend, Watch This
Keanu is Taken.
For the weekend of October 24th, the new movies in wide release are John Wick and Ouija.
Survivor Recap
This season of Survivor could have been called All in the Family.
Previously on Survivor, Drew threw an Immunity Challenge in order to orchestrate his own elimination from the game. We are not even exaggerating.
Movie Review: Fury
Like a break-up with a soon to be crazy-ex.
Fury is a conventional Hollywood action movie that wants to be a serious World War II drama, but it never quite reaches that level of importance.
The Amazing Race Recap
You know what this means...
Last week, firefighters Michael & Scott failed to live up to the motto Boston Strong (or at least Scott's ankle didn't) and they were eliminated from the Race.
Viking Night
I hope he electrocutes himself.
Before you get too excited about the Dumb and Dumber sequel, let BOP remind you of this...
Comics Weekly
Like Wayne Manor, only with people who are less crazy than Batman.
Deathstroke moves into Arkham Asylum. Or something like that.
Honest 2014 Movie Titles
Honest 2014 Movie Titles Trivia Quiz
You've seen movies this year, right? The title may promise one thing, but what are you really getting?
Monday Morning Quarterback
So happy he's elevating.
Brad Pitt's Fury debuted in first place this weekend. We discuss all the box office results.

Part One
Part Two
Doctor Who Recap: Flatline
IKEA will not take that back when they break it.
"Flatline" marked the most clear example yet of the show making Clara into a character who can stand on her own two feet by separating her from The Doctor...
Survivor Power Rankings
He should have taken the flint back from Drew.
Last week, Hunahpu demonstrated what I’ve been saying for weeks – that they are just as big a bunch of idiots as Coyopa.
Over There
Captain Kirk would *love* her.
Star-Lord and his merry band of miscreants earned $22.3 million in China alone this weekend, falling an excellent 23% from their debut.
The Big Picture
Recent & upcoming films, awards and, if we're lucky, home phone numbers

October 24, 2014
Career notes, awards, recent and upcoming movies.

Featured today:

Darren Aronofsky
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Trivia
This week's question:

What lies at the end of a trail marked by locations containing the words Cross, Famous, Trusty, Head and Hole?

Answer:
Your name*:

See last week's answer and winners here.

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Top 5
Chris Hyde's
Top 5 Bond Movies
  1. Goldfinger
  2. Dr. No
  3. From Russia with Love
  4. Thunderball
  5. Diamonds Are Forever
This Date in Film History
  1933:

Twenty-one prominent actors, including Jeanette MacDonald, Groucho Marx, James Cagney and Gary Cooper, resign from the Motion Picture Academy in protest over treatment of actors by studios and producers. The walkout was an important event in the strengthening of the fledgling Screen Actors Guild.
Source: The Politics of Glamour

1939:

F. Murray Abraham, Academy Award winner for his role in Amadeus, is born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.


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