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So Last Week
2016 Weekly Entertainment, Celebrity and Pop Culture Trivia Quiz.
Girls kissing, Olympic fall-out, the century's greatest and highly paid actors. Put on your pop culture thinkin' cap, here's our entertainment review quiz for the 34th week of 2016.
Friday Box Office Analysis
Do we root for the bad guy or the bad guy in this movie? Or is there a bad guy?.
Almost out of nowhere, we’ve got a big horror breakout in the form of Don’t Breathe, which earned $10 million on Friday - which, conveniently, is what it cost to make. In what used to be a much more frequent occurrence, this is the first horror breakout of the year and you have to credit the timing of a weak box office top ten as well as the rave reviews (87% Fresh at Rotten Tomatoes) for this one.
     


 
 
Weekend Forecast
Or blink. There's a lot of things not to do when scary things abound.
Deep into the dumping ground of August, with a host of films orphaned or ignored by their studio, a minor gem may be on hand.
Movie Review: War Dogs
People probably do this around Jonah Hill even when he doesn't have a gun.
The discomforting thing about War Dogs is that even if it wasn't based on a true story, our current regulations system leads us to believe it still could be.
Sunny Season 10
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Season 10 Trivia Quiz
Dee, Dennis, Charlie, Mac and Frank try to break a record mid-air, try their luck at online dating and get involved with a cult.
Viking Night
Robby got himself a girl. I guess.
One of the unexpected pleasures of revisiting old sci-fi classics is getting to see what we thought space travel was going to be like before space travel actually existed.
Storm of the Century
Storm of the Century Trivia Quiz
You may know that pushers get pushed... but do you know the Storm of the Century?
Review: Florence Foster Jenkins
I'm ready for my next Academy Award nomination, thank you.
One looks at Florence Foster Jenkins with persistent curiosity...
Movie Review: War Dogs
What is it good for? Woof.
War Dogs establishes and maintains an aura of pitch-black, mordant cynicism from the opening frame until the end credits roll.
Review: Hell or High Water
No country for any men.
For the most part, the western genre seems content to be the realm of occasional throwbacks and modern re-imaginings.
Overpaid Jerks
2016 Weekly Sports Trivia Quiz
Olympic wrapup, NFL changes, a fired stadium DJ and college football top 5. Ssports recap trivia quiz for the 34th week of 2016.
Movie Review: Anthropoid
Shockingly not a horror movie.
There have been countless movies made about World War II, both from Hollywood and studios abroad...
Movie Review: War Dogs
Better or worse than being war pigs?
Where does moral culpability end in times of war?
The Big Picture
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August 28, 2016
Career notes, awards, recent and upcoming movies.

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Top 5
Matt Kinney's
Top 5 Australian Movies
  1. The Castle
  2. Babe
  3. The Road Warrior
  4. Muriel's Wedding
  5. Dead Calm
This Date in Film History
  1898:

Preston Sturges enters the world in Chicago, Illinois

1930:

"Hooray for Captain Spaulding, the African explorer!" Animal Crackers, considered by many to be the Marx Brothers' best film (they're wrong, by the way), opens.


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