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Saturday, September 30
Friday Box Office Analysis
We wrap up September with a surprisingly close race for the top spot at the box office.


Friday, September 29
Weekend Forecast
This is, in many ways, a typical and unremarkable September weekend filled with some mid-tier, perfectly acceptable films.


Thursday, September 28
This is So Last Week: 9/22/17-9/28/17
Hef passes, The Voice gets a new judge, Star Trek enters the void and a TV couple weds for real. Put on your pop culture thinking cap, here's This Is So Last Week for the 39th week of 2017.


Thursday, September 28
Survivor
Survivor is back in Fiji for the third straight season and fourth overall.

5 Ways to Fan Fest: Part Two
Previously on 5 Ways to Fan Fest: Our hero, George, started his two day Heroes and Villains convention on Saturday, September 16 with seven autographs from five celebrities.

The Vietnam War
Today's recaps look at part one and part two of Episode Two.


Wednesday, September 27
How Well Do You Know: La La Land
La La Land tells the story of Mia (Emma Stone) and Sebastian (Ryan Gosling), who, despite a rocky first encounter, fall in love while working to make their professional dreams come true. This original musical was a box office hit and a favorite with the critics, snagging Emma Stone a Best Actress Academy Award. You may know whether anyone famous actually say on Sebastian's prized stool, but how well do you know La La Land?


Wednesday, September 27
Viking Night
When it came down to deciding what to cover on this, the last week of Shawtober September, I realized the event called for something special.


Tuesday, September 26
Review: Friend Request
As a journalist, I am barred from hurling projectiles — popcorn, soda cups, shoes — at movie screens. During my screening of Friend Request, I really hated that rule.

Hidden Gems: Sing Street
John Carney’s Sing Street was one of the most unfairly overlooked movies of 2016.


Monday, September 25
Overpaid Jerks: 9/18/17-9/24/17
A wacky week in sports saw game-winning plays, a record fall, a major trade and football in England. Here's our sports trivia quiz for the 39th week of 2017.


Monday, September 25
Kingsman: The Golden Circle
The mission of 2015’s enjoyable Kingsman: The Secret Service was to wobble wildly on the line between action and farce.

The Vietnam War: Ep 1, Pt 2
The second half of episode one begins with a nuclear explosion, quite literally.


Sunday, September 24
Weekend Wrap-Up
Kingsman may be static against its original, and the LEGO house seems to be falling apart.


Saturday, September 23
Friday Box Office Analysis
The sequel to 2015’s Kingsman: The Secret Service starts out with a very strong $15.3 million on Friday.


Friday, September 22
Weekend Forecast
It's been a strange transition between summer and fall, with one of the weakest slates in recent memory giving way to a record breaking film acting like an iceberg in the desert.


Thursday, September 21
This is So Last Week: 9/15/17-9/21/17
A musician/actor divorce, a dangerous singer, a cancelled concert and Emmy takeaways. Prove your pop culture dominance with our entertainment/celebrity quiz for the 38th week of 2017.


Thursday, September 21
5 Ways to Fan Fest
Welcome, everyone, to Heroes and Villains Fan Fest!

The Vietnam War
In this series of articles, each episode of The Vietnam War will be split into two recaps as there is so much material and ground to cover.


Wednesday, September 20
How Well Do You Know: The LEGO Batman Movie
He's history's greatest crime-fighting hero. He can do it all himself. He loves black. And finally, for the first time ever, he gets his own movie. You may know the password to enter the Bat-compound, but how well do you know The Lego Batman Movie?


Wednesday, September 20
Movie Review: It
As a Hollywood horror remake, “It” accomplishes many things, but perhaps the two most surprising are that it: 1) improves upon the original; and 2) it's actually scary.

Viking Night
It occurs to me now that I should have just gone with “Shaolin September” to describe this month’s celebration of some of my favorite kung fu classics.


Tuesday, September 19
Movie Review: Mother!
Darren Aronofsky's Mother!, if it could somehow be viewed in a context-free vacuum, is undeniably remarkable filmmaking.

Oscar Watch
The dark humor analysis of small town woes, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, was announced as the winner of the coveted People’s Choice Award...


Monday, September 18
Overpaid Jerks: 9/11/17-9/17/17
A great fight with a terrible ending, a wrestling legend, a football milestone and a heartbreaking loss. To the delight of possibly dozens, here's our sports recap quiz for the 38th week of 2017.


Sunday, September 17
Weekend Wrap-Up
Anybody else still coming to terms with the $123.4 million pulled in by It last weekend? By an R-rated horror flick in September?


Saturday, September 16
Friday Box Office Analysis
The second Friday for It comes in at $19.2 million, a number that most analysts were expecting to be the opening day take.


Friday, September 15
Weekend Forecast
Last weekend, a horror film blew through all expectations to shatter a huge number of records.


Thursday, September 14
This is So Last Week: 9/8/17-9/14/17
Director news, a Disney loss, Miss America and a big-time trial judgement. Prove your pop culture IQ with our entertainment and celebrity quiz for the 37th week of 2017.


Wednesday, September 13
Viking Night
Part II of Shawtober September concerns one of my all time favorite martial arts films, the 1978 classic Five Deadly Venoms.

5 Ways to Comic Con
The end is here. 5 Ways to Comic Con has finally reached its fifth and final part. That doesn’t mean the good times are over forever… or even for very long.


Tuesday, September 12
How Well Do You Know: The Boys of South Park
As the series nears its 21st season(!) we've learned a lot about the quartet of boys South Park revolves around. I'm going to give you a statement, and you're going to tell me who it pertains to.


Tuesday, September 12
Movie Review: Gook
At first glance, Gook seems like it's striving to be the latest poster child for independent cinema...


Monday, September 11
Overpaid Jerks: 9/4/17-9/10/17
Our sports recap quiz for the 37th week of 2017 brings news of the US Open, NFL's opening weekend, a great college matchup and a 3rd and 93.


Monday, September 11
The 400-Word Review: It
Much of Stephen King’s It, that massive tome of idiosyncratically 1980s terror, cannot hope to be replicated in film.

Oscar Watch
There is no rest for the weary, as the eyes of the movie world turned from the Colorado Mountains to the Great White North...


Sunday, September 10
Weekend Wrap-Up
Thankfully, a clown named Pennywise has come along to bring the box office back to life… and in a massive, unexpected way.


Saturday, September 9
Friday Box Office Analysis
It has arrived. And even though we'll all be having nightmares about evil clowns, this is the movie that brought life back to the box office.


Friday, September 8
Weekend Forecast
Last weekend avoided an ignominious record, thanks to an unusually large holdover over Labor Day Weekend.


Thursday, September 7
This is So Last Week: 9/1/17-9/7/17
TV on your phone, TV in the theaters, TV comings and TV goings. Also: Star Wars news and the return of a sci-fi classic in our weekly pop culture wrap-up quiz.


Thursday, September 7
August Box Office Recap
It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.

Oscar Watch
The Telluride Film Festival drew to a close as quickly as it began, and for the first time in recent memory, no clear picture of the Academy Awards emerged at the end of it.

September Forecast
Stephen King's It will plunge through the first half of September 2017 with an iron-clawed hand and gaping red-tinted jaw...


Wednesday, September 6
Viking Night
When I was a little boy, like most of my peers, I had very fanciful ideas about the kinds of jobs that would be waiting for me when I reached adulthood.

5 Ways to Comic Con
Alright, ya big dummies, no more delays. You’ve read, you’ve waited and now it’s here.


Tuesday, September 5
Oscar Watch
In the middle of the pristine Colorado Mountains, the Telluride Film Festival made its debut in its 44th incarnation.


Monday, September 4
Overpaid Jerks: 8/28/17-9/3/17
Roster cuts, a great start at the Open, a new highest-pain and a super opening weekend for college football. Wake the kids and call the neighbors, here's our sports recap quiz for the 36th week of 2017.


Sunday, September 3
Weekend Wrap-Up
Two weeks ago, I filled in for our regular weekend box office analyst John Hamann.


Saturday, September 2
Friday Box Office Analysis
So, um, this weekend never happened. You got that? NEVER HAPPENED.


Friday, September 1
Weekend Forecast
Joe DiMaggio's 56. The Miami Dolphins' 17-0.Wayne Gretzky's 92. Iconic, and probably unbreakable records that have dominated certain sectors of the public consciousness.




     


 
 

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