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Thursday, June 22
This is So Last Week: 6/16/17-2/22/17
Han Solo gets a new director. A big name actor quits. Another one makes major bank. And a superhero tweet gets everyone talking. These topics and more in our pop culture quiz for the 25th week of 2017.


Thursday, June 22
How Well Do You Know: Gilmore Girls, S05E17: Pulp Friction
Lorelai and Luke have reconciled, but things aren't completely back to the way they were before. Lorelai's still angry at Emily for her role in the breakup, which of course Emily doesn't understand. Rory tries getting used to the idea of a casual relationship with Logan, going on a date with one of his friends. How well do you know Gilmore Girls, S05E17: Pulp Friction?


Thursday, June 22
Viking Night
When you think of Mel Brooks movies, a handful of classics immediately spring to mind. High Anxiety is usually not one of them.
Young Frankenstein, Blazing Saddles and Spaceballs tend to immediately spring from the lips of others when this subject comes up, and with good reason.


Wednesday, June 21
Weekend Forecast
The early opening on a non-holiday weekend is a trend that's mostly died out thanks to Thursday evening screenings, though it comes back from time to time.


Tuesday, June 20
How Well Do You Know: Trolls
The Trolls are happy-go-lucky creatures who love to sing, dance and hug. They are also the desired food source of the miserable Bergens. After some of her friends are captured by the Bergen chef, Princess Poppy sets out to save her friends with the help of Branch, the lone unhappy Troll. How well do you know Trolls?


Tuesday, June 20
The 400-Word Review: Cars 3
Six years after Cars 2 became the only complete miss in Pixar’s history, the storied studio has attempted to salvage some quality from the series with Cars 3.

5 Ways to Prep
This week we have Transformers: The Last Knight.


Monday, June 19
Overpaid Jerks: 6/13/17-6/18/17
US Open news, a swimming competition, hitting for the cycle and a big, big basketball trade. Here's our quiz on recent sports news. We hope you were paying attention.


Monday, June 19
Movie Review: Wonder Woman
In hindsight, it shouldn’t be so surprising that Wonder Woman, directed by Patty Jenkins and starring Gal Gadot, turned out as great as it did.

Review: 47 Meters Down
It’s hard to screw up a premise as simple as that of 47 Meters Down.


Sunday, June 18
Weekend Wrap-Up
Two weekends ago and looking forward to this weekend, my money would have been on Rough Night for a second place finish behind Cars 3, and not All Eyez on Me, the Tupac Shakur biopic that takes the name of his last album. The R-rated, 2 hour 20 minute feature felt long, but audiences responded.


Saturday, June 17
Friday Box Office Analysis
Four new wide releases shake up the box office, as Pixar's latest leads the way, along with one surprise breakout and one decently sized flop.


Friday, June 16
Weekend Forecast
There's still a strong favorite for the weekend, but it's a fairly packed one.


Thursday, June 15
This is So Last Week: 6/9/17-6/15/17
Cinematic universes, a lost engine, a rock-and-roll gesture and a week of Bat-mouring. If these sound familiar, then try our pop culture recap quiz for the 24th week of 2017. We wouldn't dream of trying to stopping you.


Thursday, June 15
Review: It Comes at Night
The characters: father, Paul (Joel Edgerton); mother, Sarah (Carmen Ejogo); teenage son, Travis (Kelvin Harrison Jr.); dog, Stanley.

5 Ways to Prep
The Little Mermaid. Beauty and the Beast. Aladdin. The Lion King. These four films alone were released between 1989 and 1994.


Wednesday, June 14
How Well Do You Know: Gilmore Girls, S05E16: So...Good Talk
Luke and Lorelai's breakup is now affecting more than just the two of them - Luke's become unbearable to be around. Sookie tries getting Lorelai out of the house for a girls' night out, and Friday night dinner after Emily and Richard's return from their second honeymoon doesn't go well. How well do you know Gilmore Girls, S05E16: So...Good Talk?


Tuesday, June 13
Overpaid Jerks: 6/5/17-6/11/17
A player ranked too highly, hockey and basketball champions, sudden college sports changes and a long, long Uber drive highlight our sports trivia quiz for the 24th week of 2017.


Tuesday, June 13
Review: The Mummy
The pre-ordained franchise is off to a poor start with The Mummy, a waste of a film starring Tom Cruise...

Review: Wonder Woman
Wonder Woman is not a unique superhero movie just because its protagonist is female, although this aspect alone is worth celebrating.


Monday, June 12
Review: It Comes at Night
A24 is (blessedly) emerging as the most reliable distributor of contemporary horror.

Hidden Gems
When I watch this movie, I miss Heath Ledger more than ever.


Sunday, June 11
Weekend Wrap-Up
Save us, Wonder Woman! All these films suck!


Saturday, June 10
Friday Box Office Analysis
Universal tries to kickstart a franchise, but their future plans might be in doubt after the performance of the "first" film in the Dark Universe series.


Friday, June 9
Weekend Forecast
One of the biggest developments in recent franchise history gets an unconventional copycat this weekend with one of the more unexpected stars to headline it...


Thursday, June 8
This is So Last Week: 6/2/17-6/8/17
A concert of healing and bad feelings, an actress takes on a tabloid, Wonder Woman charges out of the gate and someone doesn't hug Kesha. Here's your pop culture recap quiz for the 23rd week of 2017.


Thursday, June 8
5 Ways to Prep
In 2001, everything changed. No longer was Memorial Day weekend considered the kickoff to the summer movie season.


Wednesday, June 7
How Well Do You Know: Gilmore Girls, S05E15: Jews & Chinese Food
Lorelai continues to deal with her breakup with Luke, but that's made more difficult due to their involvement in the elementary school's production of Fiddler On the Roof. Rory spends time with Marty, but the night doesn't go according to plan once Logan shows up. How well do you know Gilmore Girls, S05E15: Jews & Chinese Food?


Wednesday, June 7
Movie Review: Wonder Woman
What a twist of fate that the best superhero movie of the year stars a woman with an accent.

Viking Night
I can say without hesitation (and with tremendous joy) that Young Frankenstein is one of my all-time favorite films.


Tuesday, June 6
How Well Do You Know: Mulan
Let's get down to business to ace a quiz based on Disney's Mulan. A strong female protagonist, epic scale, fantastic animation style, and talented cast of primarily Asian American actors, what more could you ask for? You may have memorized and sang Reflection hundreds of times, but how well do you know Mulan?


Tuesday, June 6
May 2017 Box Office Recap
The month with the shortest name has typically been synonymous with the biggest movies ever since Star Wars opened on May 25th, 1977.

Marquee History
After a spring lull, we look back at the start of the Hollywood summer season, with some big box office anniversaries for May and early June.


Monday, June 5
Overpaid Jerks: 5/29/17-6/4/17
A no-hitter, a milestone homer, a huge lead and turbulence in tennis. Wake the neighbors and call the kids, here's our sports recap quiz for the 23rd week of 2017.


Monday, June 5
Amazing Race Recap
And so, with our teams in place for this last leg of The Amazing Race, they’ll all be headed off to Chicago.


Sunday, June 4
Weekend Wrap-Up
What a difference a weekend makes.


Saturday, June 3
Friday Box Office Analysis
After the critically reviled Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice and Suicide Squad last year, there was good reason to be concerned about the impending release of Wonder Woman.


Friday, June 2
Weekend Forecast
It's a bonafide summer miracle, as DC/WB has apparently put out a quality superhero film, breaking a lackluster string of box office weekends. Sixth try is the charm!


Thursday, June 1
This is So Last Week: 5/26/17-6/1/17
The passing of a rock legend, a female making waves at Cannes, the Baywatch premiere and a comic scorned. Here's your pop culture recap quiz for the 22nd week of 2017.


Thursday, June 1
5 Ways to Prep
This weekend we have Wonder Woman, a $100+ million budgeted superhero movie about a woman in a skirt, directed by a woman and marketed to everyone.

June 2017 Forecast
In 2017, May was beaten by March, and it wasn't close. And what does June give us?




     


 
 

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