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?
The 400-Word Review
I see a little silhouette of a man....
A significant percentage of horror fiction, from Shirley Jackson’s “The Haunting of Hill House” to the “Child’s Play” series, plays a game of this-or-that with the audience.

Top Chef Recap
That's his I-don't-understand face.
There will be no Quickfire this episode because the chefs are being asked to do some research before the Elimination Challenge.
#1 Movie in America
They're on a boat.
The year-end box office charts for 1995 are a bit odd.
Survivor Recap
The squirrel makes a great point.
Welcome back to BOP's continuing coverage of the 40th (!!!) season of Survivor, Winners at War.
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!
Friday Update
As you almost certainly know, studios are no longer reporting box office.
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?
The Big Picture
Recent & upcoming films, awards and, if we're lucky, home phone numbers

April 2, 2020
Who is featured today? Here's a hint:

"Secretly longs to do a Police Academy film"
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
Marty Doskins's
Top 5 Drunken Performances
  1. Dudley Moore (Arthur)
  2. Foster Brooks (Any TV celebrity roast)
  3. Jackie Chan (Drunken Master)
  4. Dennis Hopper (Hoosiers)
  5. Ben Affleck (Bounce)
This Date in Film History

Sir Alec Guinness, Oscar winner for The Bridge on the River Kwai, is born in Marlyebone, London, England. Younger audiences know him best as Obi-Wan Kenobi in Star Wars Episodes Four, Five and Six.


Stanley Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey debuts.

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