This Is So Last Week
2020 Pop Culture Quiz.
Let's see....what's happened in the last month? A cast reunion, troll trouble, plays coming and going and beloved actors, moving on. Here's our latest periodic pop culture quiz.
This Weekend, Read This
This will be short and sweet. Severus Snape vs. Molly Weasley. Minerva McGonagall vs. Kingsley Shacklebolt. The Final Four of the Unofficial Harry Potter Bracket. Only two will advance...

Top Chef Season Recap
Sad face
Two of our chefs are feeling a little down and out as we rejoin them.
Review: The Painter and the Thief
The Painter and the Thief
Early in the engaging documentary “The Painter and the Thief,” the titular small-time criminal encounters himself rendered on canvas by artist Kysilkova.
This Weekend, Read This
Snape vs. Hermione. McGonagall vs. Ron. Shacklebolt vs. Moody. Tonks vs. Mrs. Weasley. This is the Elite 8 of The Unofficial Harry Potter Bracket.
Review: The Lovebirds
“The Lovebirds” is funny because its stars are funny.
Top Chef Power Rankings
Six left! Who's at the top?
Hidden Gems: Love and Mercy
So much Brian Wilson
2014’s Love & Mercy has the look of a traditional Hollywood biopic, but it’s not.
This Weekend, Read This
I *do* love reading!
Who is going to join Ron Weasley, McGonagall, Snape, and Shacklebolt in the Elite 8 of the Unofficial Harry Potter Bracket?
Top Chef Recap
In the alternate universe of Top Chef, summer camp is on.
The #1 Movie in America
Breaking Dawn
Even more than other fan-driven franchises, the “Twilight” series provided remarkably similar box-office returns.
The 400-Word Review
Let’s be clear about one thing right away: “Kimmy vs. The Reverend” is way better than “Bandersnatch.”
May Forecast
Deep into the crisis, colossal battles between gargantuan gap-toothed deepsea monsters and the military erupt over the skies of both major cities and small-town USA.
The Big Picture
Recent & upcoming films, awards and, if we're lucky, home phone numbers

May 27, 2020
Career notes, awards, recent and upcoming movies.

Featured today:

Brett Ratner
Other Updates

Upcoming Releases

This week's question:

The opening segment in this recent film shows a multimedia recounting of a woman named Pamela's struggle with and eventually succumbing to cancer.

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Top 5
Tim Briody's
Top 5 Actors Who Were Robbed of an Oscar
  1. Jim Carrey (The Truman Show)
  2. Edward Norton (American History X)
  3. Morgan Freeman (The Shawshank Redemption)
  4. Haley Joel Osment (The Sixth Sense)
  5. William H. Macy (Fargo)
This Date in Film History

Future horror fave Vincent Price is born in St Louis, Missouri.


Christopher Lee is born in London. His early career prominently devoted to horror films, Lee goes on to be a member of some of the milestone film franchises (Lord of the Rings, James Bond, Star Wars, Dracula, Sherlock Holmes).

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