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Tuesday, October 21
How Well Do You Know: You're Next
A very dysfunctional family gathers for a reunion, and things go horribly, though slightly comically, wrong. You're Next interweaves some very dark comedy through its insidious plot. You may know which mask worn by the killers is your favorite, but how well do you know You're Next?


Monday, October 20
Overpaid Jerks: 10/13/14-10/19/14
Records are set, controversial penalties are called, series are decided and troublemakers are traded. Improve your feeling of self-worth by testing yourself with our sports trivia quiz for the 43rd week of 2014.


Monday, October 20
400 Words: Fury
Modern warfare has undergone a subtle glamorization as of late.

Men, Women & Children
Men, Women & Children consists of no fewer than eight stories.

Doctor Who Recap
Continuing a (probably) unintentional theme running throughout this series of Doctor Who, "Mummy on the Orient Express" starts out with a number of marks against it.

Top Chef Boston Recap
Ah, another year, another new season of Top Chef. Or as I like to call it, MY FAVORITE FREAKING TIME OF THE YEAR. Yes, after whetting our appetite with Top Chef Duels, the main course - Top Chef Boston - is finally here. We’ll get to watch the latest crop of cheftestants run around and cook their tails off in one of this country’s most historic cities...


Sunday, October 19
Weekend Wrap-Up
It’s time to do the A-list shuffle, as Brad Pitt’s Fury has usurped Ben Affleck’s Gone Girl from the #1 position at the box office after two weekends on top.


Saturday, October 18
Friday Box Office Analysis
After a couple of weekends at the top of the box office charts, Gone Girl will fall to a new contender.

This Weekend, Watch This
For the weekend of October 17th, the new movies in wide release are Fury, The Book of Life, and The Best of Me.


Friday, October 17
This is So Last Week: 10/10/14-10/16/14
The Sexiest Woman Alive, a rock band's week in the sun, a major cable shake-up and an Avenger on the move. Impress your friends and neighbors by acing our pop culture trivia quiz for the 42nd week of 2014.


Friday, October 17
Weekend Forecast
We’re knee deep into fall and it’s another week that is attempting to offer something for everyone.


Thursday, October 16
How Well Do You Know: The Simpsons: Who Shot Mr Burns? (Part One)
Springfield's most prominent 104-year-old citizen comes up with an unconscionably fiendish plan to blot out the sun. Every plant and tree will die, owls will deafen Springfield with incessant hooting, the town's sundial will be useless. He is shot about five minutes later. How Well Do You Know The Simpsons: Who Shot Mr Burns (Part One)?


Thursday, October 16
Doctor Who Recap
One of the refreshing things about this series of Doctor Who has been the way the writers have focused on developing the relationship between Clara and the new Doctor.

Oscar Watch 2015
The New York Film Festival has come and gone, and we are no closer to gaining true insight into this year’s Best Picture race.


Wednesday, October 15
How Well Do You Know: Marvel's Agents of SHIELD, S02E03: Making Friends and Influencing People
Hydra has moved from grabbing land to grabbing people. Gifteds are being targeted and S.H.I.E.L.D. agents are being forcibly recruited. Can Director Coulson and the team prevent Hydra from making another acquisition of a potentially deadly gifted person with ties to FitzSimmons? How well do you know "Making Friends and Influencing People"?


Wednesday, October 15
How Well Do You Know: Singer/Band Countries of Origin
Everybody loves music. Some people love geography. In an exciting merger of the two, we'll test your knowledge of where singers and bands originate from. You may be somewhat sure that the Presidents of the United States of America do in fact come from America (you have 20 questions before you have to be certain!), but how well do you know Singer/Band Countries of Origin?


Wednesday, October 15
Comics Weekly
Deadpool versus Sun Tzu. Who ya got? (We're asking for a reason, we swear!)

Movie Review: The Judge
The Judge is a long, laborious drama that will probably only appeal to those unfamiliar with dramas - which is to say, not many.

Survivor Power Rankings
Coyopa also voted out John Rocker. So while they may not be outplaying, outwitting or outlasting, you can't fault them for their taste.

Survivor Recap
The show gets right into it by throwing us right into Coyopa’s return from Tribal Council.


Tuesday, October 14
How Well Do You Know: Godzilla (2014)
Filmdom's favorite movie monster returns in 2014's Godzilla. Director Gareth Edwards offers a new take on the cinematic mainstay. So let them fight, and let's see how well you know Godzilla.


Tuesday, October 14
Doctor Who Recap
"Kill the Moon" wound up being one of the most compelling and confrontational episodes that Doctor Who has produced.

Viking Night: Billy Jack
The 1960s were a turbulent time, and movie maverick Tom Laughlin saw America as a culture devoid of face-kicking folk heroes.

Monday Morning Quarterback
Dracula returned to theaters while Alexander's day wasn't so bad after all.


Monday, October 13
Overpaid Jerks: 10/6/14-10/12/14
A shocking #1, hockey begins, an odd delay and a crippling suspension. All these factored into a wildly entertaining past seven days in sports. Here's our sports recap quiz for the 42nd week of 2014.


Monday, October 13
Survivor Recap
Previously on Survivor, a person claimed to have two immunity idols. More amusingly, the person to whom she made this claim already had an immunity idol.

The Amazing Race Recap
After last week's waterworks and histrionics, it appears that each leg has the possibility of including a meltdown.

The 400-Word Review
The world of live-action family comedy rarely garners much attention, in part due to the dominance of animation among all-ages fare.

Over There
After opening decently last week, Dracula Untold expanded and brought home $33.9 million.

400 Words: The Judge
The heart of The Judge, a thick yarn from heretofore comedy-focused director David Dobkin, is the slow reparation of an estranged father-son relationship.


Sunday, October 12
Weekend Wrap-Up
You gotta love a good comeback story.


Saturday, October 11
Friday Box Office Analysis
The number one film on Friday is not the movie starring Robert Downey Jr. or the children’s book adaptation.


Friday, October 10
This is So Last Week: 10/3/14-10/9/14
A singer at a college football game, a baby with a Disney name, a model who acts (a little) and an ailing 80s singer all made their mark on the last seven days in pop culture. Here's our entertainment recap for the 41st week of 2014.


Friday, October 10
Weekend Forecast
It's a weekend for people who just have to see something new.

This Weekend, Watch This
New movies are released into theaters every weekend. How do you decide which movie to watch?


Thursday, October 9
How Well Do You Know: Marvel's Agents of SHIELD, S02E02: Heavy Is the Head
S.H.I.E.L.D. deals with the aftermath of Creel's assault on the team. An unfriendly face makes a return, and allegiances are tested. Will Coulson and the team be able to survive long enough to stop Creel and continue to elude Talbot? How well do you know "Heavy Is the Head"?


Thursday, October 9
400-Word Review: Annabelle
Since ... well, since film was invented, horror has a tendency to cannibalize itself.

Amazing Race Power Rankings
The last episode was a soggy one. Whitney took a couple of spills into the river while a-punting.


Wednesday, October 8
How Well Do You Know: Four Weddings and a Funeral
Handsome, bumbling Brit Charles meets charming American Carrie at a wedding and wonders if he's missed his chance at love in the 1994 hit Four Weddings and a Funeral. The movie catapulted Hugh Grant to international stardom, and was the first of four collaborations between Grant and writer/director Richard Curtis. At the time of its release, this Oscar nominee for Best Picture was the highest-grossing British film in cinematic history, earning $245,000,000 worldwide. You may have known and noticed it was still raining, but how well do you know Four Weddings and a Funeral?


Wednesday, October 8
Monday Morning Quarterback
Gone Girl and Annabelle infused life into the box office. Left Behind did not. The BOP staff discusses.

Comics Weekly
The Avengers and the X-Men should just get a room.

Movie Review: Gone Girl
The trailer for Gone Girl, and indeed the first half of the movie itself, makes it seem like a traditional crime thriller.

A-List: Worst Movie Musicals
As I was doing research for this article I noticed that the list of horrible musicals was much longer than I had previously imagined.


Tuesday, October 7
How Well Do You Know: Clue
Clue, the murder-based board game, came to the big screen in 1985. Underappreciated during its release, the movie has gained something of a cult following in the decades since. You may know who killed whom with which weapon in which room, but how well do you know Clue?


Tuesday, October 7
Over There
While the U.S. box office this week was dominated by girls both gone and doll-shaped, the biggest film outside of America was a Chinese film called Breakup Buddies.

Amazing Race Recap
Like ripping off a bandage, last week’s premiere went by really quickly and wasn’t as painful as we expected.

Viking Night: Equilibrium
Have you ever wondered how much better The Matrix would be with Christian Bale instead of Keanu Reeves?

Survivor Power Rankings
In San Juan del Sur, Hunahpu continued to win despite sucking and Coyopa continued to lose horribly while sucking. Here are the power rankings for this week.


Monday, October 6
Overpaid Jerks: 9/29/14-10/5/14
The entire Top 25 loses, baseball posts some big numbers, guys get fired and it's a great day for Mississippi. Gear up for our sports recap quiz for the 41st week of 2014.


Monday, October 6
Review: Gone Girl
Nineteen years ago, David Fincher made one of the most dark, troubling mainstream movies in film history.


Sunday, October 5
Weekend Wrap-Up
What a weekend at the box office it has been.


Saturday, October 4
Friday Box Office Analysis
We start with a slight upset as your number one film on Friday is Annabelle with a strong $15.5 million on Friday.


Friday, October 3
This is So Last Week: 9/26/14-10/2/14
More New TV Season news, jail time, a celebrity baby and a wedding spectacular. Test your pop culture IQ with our entertainment recap quiz for the 40th week of 2014.


Friday, October 3
How Well Do You Know: Marvel's Agents of SHIELD, S02E01: Shadows
Season 2 opens with Director Coulson and the team on the run from the US military and in search of an item that will help them continue their mission. Faced with an opponent that seems unstoppable, this make or break mission could destroy the team. How well do you know “Shadows”?


Friday, October 3
This Weekend, Watch This
For the weekend of October 3rd, the new movies in wide release are Annabelle, Gone Girl, and Left Behind.

Weekend Forecast
While some of this year's Oscar-nominated Best Pictures have been released, this is the weekend when the first real shot across Oscar's bow is made.

Amazing Race Power Rankings
It's time for the first batch of power rankings for this season! Spoiler: the people with the ultra-white teeth are in first.


Thursday, October 2
How Well Do You Know: The Simpsons: Bart Gets Famous
The Simpsons gets meta with an episode about how Bart Simpson is just a passing fad, and will fade into obscutiry before you know it. Those comedy writers sure know a thing or two! How Well Do You Know The Simpsons: Bart Gets Famous?


Thursday, October 2
Survivor Recap
Previously on Survivor, those vile Anderson twins from The Amazing Race appeared and immediately started using the word “Twinnie.”

Movie Review: The Equalizer
The Equalizer probably would have been a better movie had it told us more about who the title character is rather than show us what he does.

A-List
Telluride and Toronto presaged it and the New York Film Festival now leaves no doubt: try to escape as you may, awards season is amongst us.


Wednesday, October 1
How Well Do You Know: Thirteen Ghosts
A widower and his family stand to inherit a spectacularly ornate house. The house, though, holds an array of vengeful ghosts captured by the man's maniacal uncle. Keep your spirit-revealing glasses handy, and let's see how well you know Thirteen Ghosts.


Wednesday, October 1
Monday Morning Quarterback
Denzel Washington opened The Equalizer, and the box office was hopping as a result.

Comics Weekly
We don't know exactly what Gotham Academy is but we already love it.

The Amazing Race Recap
This was a good start to a new season, but we didn’t really have any teams standing out on the great or horrible side just yet

Viking Night: The Getaway
Obviously, Steve McQueen is King of All Men.




     


 
 

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