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Tuesday, October 31
Goodbye Christopher Robin
Goodbye Christopher Robin is that sneaky sort of sepia-toned Oscar bait: a meretricious pseudo-biopic that appears to rewrite history and delve into the hidden story behind a public figure.

Movie Review: Only the Brave
“Only the Brave” reminds us why we gravitate toward drama.

Survivor Recap
Hello good people and thank you for joining me for Episode 5 of Survivor: HHH!


Monday, October 30
Overpaid Jerks: 10/23/17-10/29/17
World Series awesomeness, a petulant receiver, hockey generosity and college football losses. Well what do you know, here's our sports recap quiz for the 44th week of 2017


Sunday, October 29
Weekend Wrap-Up
This weekend hurts, and it’s got nothing to do with the return of the Saw franchise.


Saturday, October 28
Friday Box Office Analysis
The Saw franchise has returned, seven years after being snuffed out by the Paranormal Activity franchise.


Friday, October 27
Weekend Forecast
Halloween weekend goes back to one of the most successful horror franchises of all time...


Thursday, October 26
This is So Last Week: 10/20/17-10/26/17
Fast food Twitter, the loss of a rock pioneer, a Michael Bay production and a milestone episode. Put on your pop culture thinkin' cap, here's our weekly entertainment and celebrity review.


Thursday, October 26
5 Ways to Prep: Jigsaw
It’s the final weekend before Halloween and things are looking pretty scary at the box office.

Oscar Watch
With the end of the New York Film Festival, the early fall slate is complete and it is as good a time as any to take a look at where things may have shaken down since then.


Wednesday, October 25
Hidden Gems: Out of Sight
Out of Sight is the best screen adaptation of legendary crime author Elmore Leonard’s work.

Viking Night
This week’s column is all about confronting my deepest childhood fears.


Tuesday, October 24
Review: Only the Brave
“Only the Brave,” a drama about an elite team of firefighters, arrives in theaters as a devastating sequence of California fires continue to burn.

Survivor Recap
Hello good people and welcome, once again, to BOP's Survivor: HHH Recap!


Monday, October 23
Overpaid Jerks: 10/12/17-10/22/17
The NBA's weird opening night, an NFL rematch, a broken arm and the World Series. Here's our sports recap quiz for the 43rd week of 2017.


Sunday, October 22
Weekend Wrap-Up
Another October 2017 box office weekend and another step backward (or forward, into the abyss).


Saturday, October 21
Friday Box Office Analysis
Hollywood again cleans out the junk drawer as it’s a pretty mediocre weekend with a holiday themed franchise sequel leading the way and a bunch of other stuff.


Friday, October 20
Weekend Forecast
It's another shotgun approach to the weekend for studios as no fewer than five new releases of varying quality and venue count hit the screens...


Thursday, October 19
This is So Last Week: 10/13/17-10/19/17
A Game of Thrones wedding, an upcoming Marvel, Star Wars movie news and an incomplete LEGO set. Put on your entertainment thinking cap, here's our pop culture quiz for the 42nd week of 2017.


Thursday, October 19
5 Ways to Prep: Boo 2
Because of the season of Comic Con, it has been almost two months since we had a traditional 5 Ways to Prep article and what a perfect time it is to return.

Review: Blade Runner 2049
Perhaps the best way to recognize just how good “Blade Runner 2049” is would be to acknowledge what it's not.

The Vietnam War
As Bob Dylan's "With God On Our Side" plays, episode three opens up with the story of the childhood of Denton "Mogie" Winslow Crocker.


Wednesday, October 18
How Well Do You Know: The Good Place, Season 1
NBC treated viewers to Season 1 of The Good Place, an examination of life and the afterlife, ethics and stomachaches, cheerful mainframe databases and Jacksonville DJs. You may know Real Eleanor from Fake Eleanor, but how well do you know The Good Place, Season 1?


Wednesday, October 18
Review: The Florida Project
That old storytelling adage, “show, don’t tell,” is frequently anathema in Hollywood.

Viking Night
To celebrate the season, it was a no brainer for me to pull a horror classic out of the vault for this week. But that comes with a few caveats.


Tuesday, October 17
Review: Professor Marston
In the drama Professor Marston and the Wonder Women we learn quite a bit about the life of William Moulton Marston.

Survivor Recap
Hello good people and welcome back to Episode 3 of Survivor 35 - HHH!


Monday, October 16
Overpaid Jerks: 10/9/17-10/15/17
Quality postseason baseball, a weekend of college football upsets, a Twitter secret and a shelved NFL quarterback all figure into our sports recap quiz for the 42nd week of 2017.


Sunday, October 15
Weekend Wrap-Up
It was a mixed bag of a weekend with a horror entry, a biopic with awards hopes and an attempted (North American) career resurrection...


Saturday, October 14
Friday Box Office Analysis
The year of movie badness continues, though we have a tiny glimmer of light with yet another successful venture from Blumhouse Productions.


Friday, October 13
Weekend Forecast
As Hollywood attempts to get over last weekend's significant disappointment, it's another very fall-like release slate.


Thursday, October 12
This is So Last Week: 10/6/17-10/12/17
A Twitter controversy, a comic loss, a retooled soap opera and an SNL lip-lock. The past week in pop culture news had its highs and lows. We hope you were paying attention.


Thursday, October 12
5 Ways to NYCC
It doesn’t matter if you prep five ways or a hundred ways; you simply can’t predict Comic Con.


Wednesday, October 11
How Well Do You Know: How to Train Your Dragon 2
Dragons have now become ingrained into the way of life of Berk, but a new threat endangers both Hiccup's village and their winged friends. Hop atop your Night Fury and see How to Train Your Dragon 2.


Wednesday, October 11
Viking Night
The only thing more metal than being burned at the stake might be swearing vengeance against your killers as you roast.


Tuesday, October 10
Survivor Recap
Hello good people and thank you for coming back to check out Episode 2 of Survivor: Heroes vs Healers vs Hustlers.

Review: Victoria and Abdul
On its surface, Victoria and Abdul is a pleasant tale of 19th-century mores and manners


Monday, October 9
Overpaid Jerks: 10/2/17-10/8/17
Female ownership, a botched replay, an unexpected rushing record and momentous moments in college football. Kick back and enjoy our sports recap quiz for the 41st week of 2017.


Sunday, October 8
Weekend Wrap-Up
Blade Runner 2049 is a box office tease. It got us all worked up, and then faded, like air hissing out of a slowly deflating balloon. Kind of sad, if you ask me.


Saturday, October 7
Friday Box Office Analysis
For all the hype and excitement surrounding Blade Runner 2049, it couldn’t quite break through all the noise of the many other pop culture options.


Thursday, October 5
This is So Last Week: 9/29/17-10/5/17
A beloved rock star dead, a movie remake disaster, awkward childhood photos and a rejected literary donation. Put on your entertainment thinkin' caps, here's our pop culture quiz for the 40th week of 2017.


Thursday, October 5
Review: Flatliners
With shock and revulsion, one of the ill-fated quintet of medical students in Flatliners exclaims, “This isn’t science — it’s pseudoscience!”

September Box Office Recap
Up is down, left is forward, and ahead is landing on the moon.

October 2017 Forecast
The grotesques invade the movie screens this Hallowe'en.

Weekend Forecast
We welcome October with a sequel to a movie that was originally in theaters more than 35 years ago. Also: My Little Pony, Bronies!


Wednesday, October 4
How Well Do You Know: Catch Me If You Can
Pilot, doctor, lawyer....all of those things, and yet none of those things. Spielberg, DiCaprio and Hanks team up for Catch Me If You Can, the story of one of history's great con men. You might be able to con the airlines as easily as can a call girl, but how well do you know Catch Me If You Can?


Wednesday, October 4
Review: Battle of the Sexes
No undue pressure is put on the social issues at play in Battle of the Sexes, and with good reason.

5 Ways to NYCC
The moment the East Coast has waited for all summer long is finally here… New York Comic Con (NYCC).


Tuesday, October 3
Review: The Mountain Between Us
As a tale of desperate, improbable survival, it works well...

Movie Review: Stronger
Typical model for “inspirational drama based on a true story”: a humble, likable, and often blue-collar individual suffers tragic loss...


Monday, October 2
Overpaid Jerks: 9/25/17-10/1/17
A major college sports scandal, MLB postseason, an injured quarterback and a suspended defender all figure into our sports recap quiz for the 40th week of 2017.


Sunday, October 1
Weekend Wrap-Up
The last time Doug Liman and Tom Cruise got together, we got Live Die Repeat.




     


 
 

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