How Well Do You Know: American Horror Story: Coven
There is a house in New Orleans...that is home to vengeful, powerful witches. American Horror Story found an ideal home and subject for its third creepy, far-out season. You may know all about the Magical Delights of Stevie Nicks, but how well do you know American Horror Story: Coven?
The Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), notable for its prescient North American premiere of movies like Slumdog Millionaire, had a down year.
Monday Morning Quarterback
After a terrible weekend at the box office, some new releases injected a little life into theaters. The BOP staff discusses No Good Deed, Dolphin Tale 2 and James Gandolfini's The Drop.
Overpaid Jerks: 9/8/14-9/14/14
Impressive passing yardage, an unusual score, an even more unusual leader and a pitch to the face all highlight our sports recap quiz for the 38th week of 2014.
400 Words: The Drop
There’s more than enough to like about The Drop, a crime drama from Mystic River writer Dennis Lehane.
400 Words: As Above, So Below
Even the curmudgeonly reviewer burned out on the found-footage movement will find little reason to object to the format as employed in As Above, So Below.
The international scene remains pretty static this week.
Last Weekend, Watch This
For the weekend of September 12th, which just happened, the new movies in wide release were No Good Deed and Dolphin Tale 2.
Just as last weekend is the armpit of the box office year, this is the weekend where Sony’s Screen Gems usually bails us out of the mess.
This is So Last Week: 9/5/14-9/11/14
A celebrity feud, an entertaining funeral, a drastic schedule change and female Ghostbusters. Put on your pop culture thinking cap and have a go at our entertainment recap quiz for the 37th week of 2014.
Last weekend, Hollywood's failure to release more than a token slate for about three weeks paid off with a dividend of the worst box office figures in over a decade.
How Well Do You Know: The Simpsons: Rosebud
Mr Burns yearns for his lost childhood innocence, forgetting for a brief few days that true happiness lies in wealth, power and using them to crush other peoples' spirits. How Well Do You Know The Simpsons: Rosebud?
How Well Do You Know: The Other Woman
An unlikely sisterhood is formed when three women realize they are all seeing the same philanderer. All three are scorned, which translates to a special kind of hell for the man. You may know that the lawyer, the wife and the boobs together make the perfect killing machine, but how well do you know The Other Woman?
Edge of Spider-Verse begins this week, whatever that is.
Doctor Who Recap
Doctor Who is the way that it seems more interesting in engaging with Big Themes wrapped up in Silly Ideas than the last few years have been.
How Well Do You Know: Fallen
Detective John Hobbes witnesses the execution of a serial killer, but the string of murders doesn't end with the killer's death. Exactly how does one go about killing a demon who's really got a thing for The Rolling Stones? You may remember what goes around, really goes around, but how well do you know Fallen?
So...we meet again, Buckaroo Banzai. We have tangled many times before but can assure you, this time will be the last.
Monday Morning Quarterback
Some movies opened over the last couple of weeks. Perhaps you didn't notice.
The Rise of Marvel Movies
Here's a handy infographic on Marvel's box office ascension over the last couple of years.
Overpaid Jerks: 9/1/14-9/7/14
Managerial changes, the NFL's return, a huge contract and a Madden mistake. Take time out of your busy schedule of kicking punters in the face to enjoy our sports quiz for the 36th week of 2014.
Can you believe it? It’s that time of year again.
Lucy, like an even sexier Grover Cleveland, managed to take the number one slot for a second non-consecutive weekend.
How low can the box office go? I think we have just found out, as the top 12 films at the box office earned only $51.9 million this weekend. Thank goodness the NFL is back.
This is So Last Week: 8/29/14-9/4/14
The highest paid actress, the passing of a comedy legend, a New Kids wedding and a superhero baby. Impress your friends and neighbors by acing our pop culture quiz for the 36th week of 2014.
How Well Do You Know: Sons of Anarchy, Season 6 Recap
SAMCRO has a new head of the table, but external forces continually push the club toward extinction. Jax Teller's head is very weary in Sons of Anarchy's sixth season. See how well you remember the continuing adventures of television's favorite motorcycle club.
Dr. Who Recap
"Into The Dalek" thinking that it would have serves as a better introduction to Peter Capaldi's Doctor.
What if they had an opening weekend and nobody came?
How Well Do You Know: The Simpsons: Bart's Inner Child
The town of Springfield takes up Bart as a role model for personal happiness, with predictably disastrous results. Also, a lot of small children are grievously hurt, so everything evens out. How Well Do You Know The Simpsons: Bart's Inner Child?
God Hates Astronauts!
The growth of the Chinese box office has been a recurring theme of this summer...
We are essentially days away from restarting (yes, already) awards season.
How Well Do You Know: The 2014 Movie that Starred...
Up on your 2014 movie cast knowledge? We'll give you four names, and ask you to pick the film they starred in.
You may know which film featured Hugh, James, Michael and Halle, but how well do you know The 2014 Movie that Starred....
Sin City: A Dame to Kill For
The original Sin City (2005) was mostly an exercise in style and atmosphere, but oh, what an exercise it was!
Viking Night: Akira
I’ve had very few experiences I could characterize as “mind blowing”. There was the time I attended the Super Bowl as a guest of the winning side.
Overpaid Jerks: 8/25/14-8/31/14
College football. College football? College football!!! Also, a horse head, a strange injury and nine straight hits...all in our latest 2014 weekly sports recap quiz.
Ugly does not begin to describe this Labor Day weekend at the box office.