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Jurassic World
Jurassic World Trivia Quiz.
Twenty-two years after Jurassic Park was evacuated, a popular theme park stands in its place on Isla Nublar. Jurassic World is an immensely popular park, but it soon becomes a deadly place to be...
Monday Morning Quarterback
*Kenny Loggins' I'm All Right plays...
The Martian debuted this weekend and came ever so close to beating the October opening weekend record. The BOP staff discusses the weekend result.

Trader's Retreat
How can you not root for a pelican?
We're going to take the Stars of tomorrow and put them on a card design from 1966!
Review: The Martian
(Poster not gravitationally accurate.)
Whenever a realistic, space-focused work of science fiction premieres, a wave of fact-checking articles follows.
The Amazing Race Recap
Wooo! What a feeling!
The episode begins with #TheGreenTeam taking this opportunity to finally greet the other teams.
Review: Sicario
Profile shots are popular for posters these days.
It’s astounding that Sicario, the new thriller from director Denis Villeneuve, comes from a first-time screenwriter.
Overpaid Jerks
2015 Weekly Sports Trivia Quiz
A last-minute no-hitter, NFL firsts, college basketball scandals and an NBA spat: all figure prominently into our sports recap trivia quiz for the 41st week of 2015.
Movie Review: The Martian
Introspection is good for the soul.
Ridley Scott’s The Martian is about as good a cinematic adaptation of Andy Weir’s The Martian as we could have gotten.
Movie Review: The Intern
(Until your company forces you to retire.)
Nancy Meyers isn’t just a successful film director, she’s a brand. A genre. A way of life.
Weekend Wrap-Up
In space, no one can hear you grow potatoes.
Matt Damon’s The Martian took off this weekend, but spent the frame trying to catch the impossible in space – Gravity.
Friday Box Office Analysis
Matt Damon is always getting lost somewhere.
Welcome to October, the month when Oscar bait-style blockbusters begin to arrive in full force.
Marquee History
They don't make newsmen like this anymore.
This week's highlights are the 30th anniversaries of Jagged Edge and Commando (an October opening weekend record setter), and a bad pair for Stallone.
This Is So Last Week
2015 Weekly Entertainment, Celebrity and Pop Culture Trivia Quiz
Actresses in the news, a little dog lost, an actor's papal blessing and a celebrity Shark: here's our pop culture trivia quiz for the 40th week in 2015.
The Big Picture
Recent & upcoming films, awards and, if we're lucky, home phone numbers

October 6, 2015
Who is featured today? Here's a hint:

"Was the human inspiration for Spuds McKenzie."
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This week's question:

This fictional actress follows up an award-winning performance in a space movie by starring in The Siege of London and a Hunt for Red October knock-off called Black Fin.

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Top 5
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Top 5 Mel Brooks Movies
  1. Young Frankenstein
  2. History of the World: Part I
  3. Spaceballs
  4. Blazing Saddles
  5. High Anxiety
This Date in Film History

Actress Carole Lombard (My Man Godfrey, Nothing Sacred, To Be or Not to Be) is born Jane Alice Peters in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Lombard married actors William Powell and Clark Gable before being killed in a plane crash on a trip to sell war bonds.


Warner Bros. debuts The Jazz Singer, starring Al Jolson. The film ushered in the era of sound in the movies. For more on landmarks in film sound technology, read Jason Dean's article

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