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Saturday, May 28
Friday Box Office Analysis
The sixth X-Men movie (and third in the First Class reboot) starts Memorial Day weekend with $26.4 million on Friday, with $8.2 million of that coming on Thursday. The last entry the franchise, Days of Future Past was also a Memorial Day weekend release and turned a $35.5 million Friday (with a strikingly similar $8.1 million on Thursday) into a $90.8 million weekend.


Friday, May 27
This is So Last Week: 5/20/16-5/26/16
A lady in a mask, a broke TV star, distressing news about a comic book hero and a model not getting respect. Celebrate the beginning of summer with our pop culture trivia quiz for the 21st week of 2016.


Friday, May 27
Weekend Forecast
Memorial Day Weekend is no longer the peak weekend of the summer movie season like it once was, but it's still unthinkable to leave it a weekend without tentpole movies.


Thursday, May 26
How Well Do You Know: Gilmore Girls, S04E13: Nag Hammadi is Where They Found the Gnostic Gospels
Jess's reappearance in Stars Hollow causes some tension for a few people in town, including Rory, who hadn't seen him since their breakup. Liz introduces Luke to her new boyfriend, and Lorelai heads to a charity event to help out Emily. Of course, things don't go according to plan. How well do you know Gilmore Girls, S04E13: Nag Hammadi is Where They Found the Gnostic Gospels?


Thursday, May 26
How Well Do You Know: Game of Thrones, S06E05: The Door
Now that readers and non-readers of Game of Thrones are on an even playing field, we can all expect the unexpected. The Door delivers on that promise, bringing one of the most memorable episodes in the show's history. How well do you know Game of Thrones Season 6, Episode 5: The Door?


Thursday, May 26
Review - Neighbors 2
The ads for Neighbors 2 showcase a bikini strung over a fence...

A-List
This week, Disney returns to the well with Through the Looking Glass, the sequel to the mostly successful live-action version of the classic Lewis Carroll tale.


Wednesday, May 25
Movie Review: Money Monster
As a thriller and parable, the movie merely plods along as the characters and events settle into the grooves the genre has already carved out for them...

Review: Angry Birds
The Angry Birds series of video games concerns a species of off-color pigs driven to commit acts of ritualistic infanticide against several species of mutated birds.


Tuesday, May 24
How Well Do You Know: Lucy
A young American abroad accidentally comes into contact with a synthetic drug that alters her mentally and physically. Luc Besson and Scarlett Johansson team up in this wild, thought-provoking sci-fi thriller. How well do you know Lucy?


Tuesday, May 24
Review: The Nice Guys
The Nice Guys,” Shane Black’s action-comedy starring Russell Crowe and Ryan Gosling, is a good movie that avoided becoming a very good one.

Marquee History
Summer at the movies begins with May, and who better to kick things off than a trio of Tom Cruise films?


Monday, May 23
Overpaid Jerks: 5/16/16-5/22/16
A quarterback ruining football, a Hall of Famer spoiling the NBA lottery, a manager being fired and the Others. Here's your sports recap quiz for the 21st week of 2016.


Sunday, May 22
Weekend Wrap-Up
The birds were angry this weekend, my friends.


Saturday, May 21
Friday Box Office Analysis
In honor of The Angry Birds Movie, all additional content in this box office article will be unlocked for just $1.99!


Friday, May 20
Weekend Forecast
The classic strategy for these weekends is the “mutually counter-programmed medium busters” grouping.


Thursday, May 19
This is So Last Week: 5/13/16-5/19/16
The last week in pop culture news had us consider time travel, an inappropriately (?) dressed meteorologist, 60 Minutes and credit card debt. Here's So Last Week for the 20th week of 2016.


Thursday, May 19
How Well Do You Know: Gilmore Girls, S04E12: A Family Matter
Luke's sister Liz shows up in Stars Hollow for a surprise visit, and Luke isn't so thrilled about it. Jason spends time in Stars Hollow with Lorelai, but she's frustrated with how his visit seems to be more business than pleasure. How well do you know Gilmore Girls, S04E12: A Family Matter?


Thursday, May 19
Viking Night
The 1980s were stuffed with films in which frightened, clueless children prevailed against experienced, organized adults who were actively trying to murder them.


Wednesday, May 18
How Well Do You Know: Game of Thrones Actor Anagrams III
To the delight of possibly dozens, here's another edition of one of the tough-tough-toughest quiz series we've ever run. Can you unscramble the anagram and match the actor with the Game of Thrones character?


Tuesday, May 17
How Well Do You Know: Game of Thrones, S06E04: Book of the Stranger
On this very special episode of Game of Thrones, families are reunited, peace is made, armies are mustered and vengeance is dealt. Let's see how well you know Game of Thrones: Book of the Stranger


Tuesday, May 17
Survivor Power Rankings
With only the finale to come, are we going to see one elimination, or two?

A-List
Today we look at some of the video games that really need to be made into movies.


Monday, May 16
Overpaid Jerks: 5/9/16-5/15/16
Conference championships, a spectacular melee, pitchers in the news and overtime brilliance all highlight our sports recap quiz for the 20th week of 2016.


Monday, May 16
Survivor Recap
The villain of this week's episode assumes an unexpected and delicious form.

Civil War Review
Captain America: Civil War could be the most balanced superhero movie to come along since Spider-Man 2, and that’s saying a lot.


Sunday, May 15
Friday Box Office Analysis
Bring on the question: Does a film like Jodie Foster’s Money Monster stand a chance, opening in the shadow of Captain America: Civil War?

Weekend Wrap-Up
No matter how you slice it though, this weekend is Disney’s.


Friday, May 13
This is So Last Week: 5/6/16-5/12/16
Recent entertainment news gave us lots of superhero happenings, TV news aplenty and a long-time marriage going kablammo. Here's your pop culture recap quiz for the 19th week of 2016.


Thursday, May 12
Weekend Forecast
The apparent answer to “how do you compete with the biggest film of the summer” from Hollywood is that you don't even try.


Wednesday, May 11
How Well Do You Know: Gilmore Girls, S04E11: In the Clamor and the Clangor
The church bells in Stars Hollow are restored after years of disrepair, and while the town is initially happy to hear this, the feeling soon turns sour. Lorelai questions whether she and Luke are really friends, and Lane's band gets an amazing opportunity, but Lane isn't sure how to approach the topic with her mother. How well do you know Gilmore Girls, S04E11: In the Clamor and the Clangor?


Wednesday, May 11
How Well Do You Know: Game of Thrones, S06E03: Oathbreaker
Bran sees something he doesn't understand. Sam takes a trip he doesn't enjoy. Tyrion doesn't get to play a game. A treacherous woman doesn't hold her tongue. How well do you know Game of Thrones: Oathbreaker?


Wednesday, May 11
A-List
This week's A-List looks at the career of Julia Roberts. Perhaps you've heard of her.

Hidden Gems
A review of Joe Versus the Volcano is very difficult to write. It is at once epic and intimate, ambitious and silly, humorous and melancholy, ridiculous and thought provoking.


Tuesday, May 10
How Well Do You Know: Captain America: Civil War Cast
The Marvel Cinematic Universe is THE model for building an interconnected film world. Maybe the secret to its success is that so many of its players have worked together on non-Marvel related films. Let's see how well you know these intersections for the cast of Captain America: Civil War.


Tuesday, May 10
Survivor Power Rankings
Shifting alliances over the past few weeks led to the elimination of Scot, Debbie and Julia.

Viking Night: The Naked Gun
Here’s a little known fact about Viking Night - we take requests. And that’s not all.

Monday Morning Quarterback
War were declared!
Civil war, that is.

What's so civil about war, anyway?


Monday, May 9
Overpaid Jerks: 5/2/16-5/8/16
Bat pitching, great hitting, officiating blunders and a Derby champion. Hey, look! It's our sports trivia recap quiz for the 19th week of 2016.


Monday, May 9
Movie Review: Keanu
I must admit, Keanu is really cute. I can see why his new owner goes to such lengths to get the little guy back after he’s kidnapped.

Survivor Recap
We begin after Tribal, and Kyle's feeling pretty good about how things went.

Captain America: Civil War
I’m not sure which presidential candidate can count on Steve Rogers’ vote in November. But after Captain America: Civil War, I could probably make an educated guess.


Sunday, May 8
Weekend Wrap-Up
It’s a good time to be Disney.


Saturday, May 7
Friday Box Office Analysis
The third Captain America movie (which sorta kinda but not really doubles as the third Avengers movie) took in a strong $75.2 million on Friday...


Friday, May 6
Weekend Forecast
By now, most people have come around to the idea that when it comes to blockbusters, it’s Marvel’s world, and we’re just living in it.


Thursday, May 5
This is So Last Week: 4/29/16-5/5/16
The Correspondents Dinner, the Met Gala, an unwanted visit and a purple tattoo. Up on your recent pop culture news? Test yourself with our entertainment quiz for the 18th week of 2016.


Thursday, May 5
How Well Do You Know: Gilmore Girls, S04E10: The Nanny and the Professor
Lorelai starts a relationship with Jason Stiles, but her desire to keep the relationship a secret from her parents causes problems she didn't anticipate. Michel watches Sookie's infant son and finds himself in a bit of a pickle, and Rory finds herself increasingly in the know about Paris's tryst with a Yale professor. How well do you know Gilmore Girls, S04E10: The Nanny and the Professor?


Thursday, May 5
A-List
Though the rain is pouring and the cold is soaring, the calendar mercilessly if confusingly points to one simple truth: the summer blockbuster season is upon us.

May 2016 Box Office Forecast
May is here, and in recent years it's easily been the least-populated month of the year...

May 2016 Movie Preview
A picture says a thousand words. A GIF says, well, slightly more - especially if it has text. BOP has taken this opportunity to catch up with the internet trends of 2007.


Wednesday, May 4
How Well Do You Know: Who Played the Mom in Movie X
Movie moms. They're the focus of the movie or they blend into the background. They're played by well-known stars or by "oh yeah, her" character actresses. You may know who played the baby mama in Baby Mama, but how well do you know Who Played the Mom in Movie X?


Wednesday, May 4
Survivor Recap
What I really like about this season right now is that we have seven people left and I think there's a scenario where six of the seven can win.

Survivor Power Rankings
The only thing we can be sure of is that we can't be sure of anything. So, here's my final shaky Power Rankings for Kaoh Rong!


Tuesday, May 3
How Well Do You Know: Game of Thrones, S06E02: Home
We're only two episodes in, but Game of Thrones is already finding plenty of ways to shock and intrigue viewers. You may have made it through the entire episode of "Home" without covering your eyes with your hands, but how well do you know it?


Tuesday, May 3
Review: Green Room
Green Room travels decades into the past — beyond the possession-and-haunting boom, past the Asian influence of the 2000s and even the slasher revival of the ’90s.

Viking Night
Do you remember The Princess Bride, where Peter Falk plays the kindly grandfather and tiny, adorable Fred Savage plays the sick grandson?


Monday, May 2
Overpaid Jerks: 4/25/16-5/1/16
NFL draft wackiness, ESPN changes, a Coach of the Year and MLB leaders. To the delights of possibly dozens, here is our sports recap quiz for the 18th week of 2016.


Monday, May 2
Review: Mother's Day
Garry Marshall, the pap merchant who made a handful of decent movies decades ago, has now made three films named after secondary holidays.

The Amazing Race Recap
Previously on The Amazing Race, Zach & Rachel had a tough leg due to choosing the wrong person for a Roadblock.


Sunday, May 1
Game of Thrones Power Rankings
For years now, the staff at BOP has argued behind the scenes over the statuses of the various characters on Game of Thrones.

Weekend Wrap-Up
Over the last nine weekends, a Disney film has finished at number one an amazing six times. They are going to be eight for 11 very soon, as here comes Marvel’s Civil War.




     


 
 

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