Thursday, November 30
Survivor Recap
I said last week that it seems like the show is starting to pick up, but then was a bit let down by the mostly predictable result as Desi just became the next Healer to go down.

The 400-Word Review: Coco
The question with Pixar films — outside of the spotty “Cars” franchise — is not whether or not they’ll be good; they’re always good.

Viking Night: Dr. No
It wasn’t until the late 1980s that the Bond franchise began to take notice of itself.

Weekend Forecast
Ah, the post-Thanksgiving box office weekend.

Wednesday, November 29
How Well Do You Know: Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie
Best friends George Beard and Harold Hutchins enjoy being pranksters at their elementary school, much to the dismay of principal Mr. Krupp. After a prank gone wrong leads the principal to place the friends in separate class, the boys find a way to turn mean Mr. Krupp into Captain Underpants, the dimwitted hero of the comic books the boys created. The boys team up with the tighty whitey-clad hero to defeat a villain with an unforgettable name. How well do you know Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie, based on the popular books by Dav Pilkey?

Tuesday, November 28
Review: I Love You, Daddy
Many scenes in I Love You, Daddy are difficult to watch in light of writer/director/star Louis C.K.’s history of sexual assault.

Movie Review: Justice League
Compared to the reigning Marvel Comics Universe movies , the recent entries from the competing DC canon are dark, murky and unwholesome.

5 Ways to Prep
The blockbuster news story of the week is that Disney/Pixar’s chief creative officer (John Lasseter) is the latest legend to be accused of sexual harassment. The man responsible for Pixar’s birth, the director of Toy Story, the reason for the current Disney renaissance… likes to give extended hugs, compliment people and enjoys strip clubs.

Monday, November 27
Overpaid Jerks: 11/20/17-11/26/17
Alabama loses, a basketball power sinks in Atlantis, NFL teams brawl and JT Barrett. Emerge from the holiday weekend in glory by acing our sports recap quiz for the 48th week of 2017.

Sunday, November 26
Weekend Wrap-Up
Thanksgiving weekend is here and our big battle for the weekend is our now standard Disney/Pixar release in the form of Coco going against the second weekend of Justice League.

Saturday, November 25
Friday Box Office Analysis
Disney returns for another Thanksgiving movie extravaganza, and like so many of their animated projects released during this time frame (Moana, Frozen), it's a roaring success.

Friday, November 24
This is So Last Week: 11/17/17-11/23/17
Generations at the AMAs, the Justice League at the movies and an Oscar winner's turn at crime fighting. Impress friends, family and suitors alike with your performance on our pop culture recap quiz for the 47th week of 2017.

Wednesday, November 22
How Well Do You Know: Project Runway, Season 16 Recap
The perils of using fur, Warrior Fashion, realistic-sized models and allegations of cheating. If these ring a bell, you have most likely taken in Project Runway's 16th season. You may know Shawn from Claire, but how well do you know Project Runway, Season 16?

Wednesday, November 22
Survivor Recap
This season is finally starting to pick up and I'm pretty stoked about it.

Review: Justice League
There is a train, and that train is called the DC Extended Universe.

Weekend Forecast
With the arrival of Thanksgiving weekend comes an exciting, lively film from Pixar.

Tuesday, November 21
Review: Lady Bird
Coming-of-age tales are cinematic inevitabilities.

Monday, November 20
Overpaid Jerks: 11/13/17-11/19/17
An Olympic first, a World Cup shocker, incompetent quarterbacking and a NASCAR champion. Here's your sports recap quiz for the 47th week of 2017.

Sunday, November 19
Weekend Wrap-Up
The release of Justice League is here and being the DC’s version of Marvel’s The Avengers, there were hopes for an Avengers-sized opening.

Saturday, November 18
Friday Box Office Analysis
Yesterday, Justice League debuted with $38.8 million.

Friday, November 17
Weekend Forecast
The box office continues its loading up process for the Thanksgiving Weekend mini-bonanza with the second of our big superhero team-ups for the month.

Thursday, November 16
This is So Last Week: 11/10/17-11/16/17
Huge auction dollars, an artistic Deadpool, a gaming controversy and the Sexiest Man Alive. Here's our entertainment and celebrity quiz for the 46th week of 2017.

Thursday, November 16
The Killing of a Sacred Deer
They should have just called the film The Shining Part II.

5 Ways to Prep
How did we get to a place where Marvel’s own producers are slapping the wrists of their fans for laughing at DC’s loses?

Wednesday, November 15
How Well Do You Know: Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Season 1
Brooklyn Nine-Nine gets laughs a plenty from its great cast and hilarious writing. Life at a fun-loving NYPD precinct receives a jolt with the introduction of a very by-the-book captain. You may know Hitchcock from Scully, but how well do you know Brooklyn Nine Nine?

Wednesday, November 15
Movie Review: Wonder
It is difficult to be harsh on a movie as well-intentioned as Wonder.

Viking Night
I recently cleaned out my basement and discovered what happened to the last two DVDs I received from Netflix back in January.

Tuesday, November 14
Review: Last Flag Flying
Patriotism tends to sail best on calm seas.

Movie Review - Thor: Ragnarok
As a Marvel Comics Universe movie, and as a second sequel, Thor: Ragnarok is surprisingly punchy and vivacious.

Survivor Recap
Hello good people and congratulations to all of you who have made the Survivor: HHH merge with me!

Monday, November 13
Overpaid Jerks: 11/6/17-11/12/17
The Hurricanes run wild, a fired coach, NFL ownership turbulence and the return of college hoops. Well lookee here, it's your sports trivia recap quiz for the 46th week of 2017.

Sunday, November 12
Weekend Wrap-Up
Thor easily takes a second weekend as we prepare for the Marvel vs. DC battle next weekend, but a comedy sequel and ambitious update of a classic keep the box office interesting.

Saturday, November 11
Friday Box Office Analysis
Thor will continue to reign supreme this weekend, but a couple of mid-level movies will perform better than expectations.

Thursday, November 9
This is So Last Week: 11/3/17-11/9/17
A model marries, an Oscar winner delivers, Disney faces backlash and a network turns 45. Put on your entertainment thinking cap, here's our pop culture review quiz for the 45th week of 2017.

Thursday, November 9
5 Ways to Prep
A few weeks ago, Orient Express was shaping up to be a surprise hit and was one of the more anticipated releases of November.

The 400-Word Review
To its credit, “Murder on the Orient Express” changes genres very gradually.

Weekend Forecast
In the middle of a Superhero Team-Up Sandwich, November throws in a couple of films that in days-gone-past would have been the real event films of the holidays.

Wednesday, November 8
How Well Do You Know: Vietnam War Movies
No war left its jagged imprint on late 20th century American psyche more than Vietnam. A number of acclaimed films have examined the war's horrific nature and complicated legacy. You may know Hue from Hamburger Hill, but how well do you know Vietnam War movies?

Wednesday, November 8
The Killing of a Sacred Deer
The Killing of a Sacred Deer, a psychological horror film from director Yorgos Lanthimos, spends an hour building to the moment when the plot of the film is finally revealed.

Viking Night
If you think Saturday Night Live is big now, remember that in 1979 Lorne Michaels was briefly put in charge of the speed of the earth’s rotation.

Tuesday, November 7
Review - Thor: Ragnarok
The three “Thor” films have always been forced to play catch-up with the rest of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

Survivor Recap
Hello good people and welcome back to Survivor: HHH! We're on episode 6 now and I'd expect this to be the last episode before the merge.

October Box Office Recap
2017 has been like a horror film for many reasons.

Monday, November 6
Overpaid Jerks: 10/30/17-11/5/17
World Series celebrations, wacky football scores, a Big 10 smackdown and an advertiser bemoans controversy. To the delight of possibly dozens, here's our sports recap quiz for the 45th week of 2017.

Sunday, November 5
Weekend Wrap-Up
The box office has been fumbling through most of the last few months, waiting impatiently for this moment when we got back to the superhero movies.

Saturday, November 4
November Forecast
Perhaps because of recent news events, the November film schedule is looking a little barer than expected.

Friday Box Office Analysis
It’s been a year of misery at the box office for the most part, with a few explosive exceptions. Happily, this weekend marks one of those exceptions.

Friday, November 3
Weekend Forecast
It's time to stop messing with these pretenders, as the holiday movie season jumps into high gear.

Thursday, November 2
This is So Last Week: 10/27/17-11/2/17
This week: Stranger Things are the greatest things. Also, Letterman returns to late night (sorta) and a talk show host passes out. Here's our pop culture recap for the 44th week of 2017.

Thursday, November 2
5 Ways to Prep
It’s the most wonderful time of the year! That’s what the holiday music already playing at the mall says and that’s what the first weekend of November has promised us for the last few years.

Wednesday, November 1
The 400-Word Review: Jigsaw
While it had its detractors, the “Saw” franchise was a reliable and consistent October presence throughout the 2000s.

Oscar Watch
Every year, more and more countries make a submission to be considered for a nomination for Best Foreign Language Film at the Academy Awards.

Viking Night
I know you can’t see me but if you could, you would probably NOT say “Yeah, whimsical stop-motion animated musicals are probably his jam.”



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