So Last Week....
2019 Weekly Celebrity, Pop Culture and Entertainment Quiz.
Old TV as New TV, Joker's opening, a legendary drummer and a gaming firestorm. Welcome to our pop culture recap quiz for the 41st week of 2019.
Weekend Wrap-Up
Brown..
Nobody was really expecting any of this weekend's new releases to dethrone Joker after its opening last weekend, but nobody was really expecting this good of a hold for it, either.
     


 
 
Friday Box Office Analysis
Three new wide release films enter the marketplace, but the Joke's on them. Indeed, Joker will spend a second week in a row at the top of the box office charts.
Survivor: Island of the Idols
Yep.
This week promises someone looking down and seeing the bone in their hand, which makes us wonder what exactly the producers think we want to watch.
Weekend Forecast
Not my Gomez.
High-concept is the word of the week, with two of this weekend's new wide releases going to some heightened reality for their premises.
Survivor: Island of the Idols
After Tribal Council, Vince decides that he wants to be the next person voted off.
Overpaid Jerks
2019 Weekly Sports Recap Quiz
Wild baseball finishes, an owner's passing, shocking Midnight Madness and first wins and losses. Here's our sports recap quiz for the 41st week of 2019.
Weekend Wrap-Up
I wonder what the popular Halloween costume will be.
With the Batman franchise in flux and very few of their other projects finding much success, Warner Bros. decided to go back to the Joker well yet again.
IT: Chapter Two
Psycho clowns everywhere.
“It: Chapter One” was a bit of a rarity in the Hollywood horror field.
Friday Box Office Analysis
After winning the Golden Lion for Best Film at the Venice Film Festival, Joker built some buzz even as it started garnering negative headlines and some disgruntled reviews.
October 2019 Forecast
The alleged early days of the clown prince of crime take this month going away, while other items in the general Halloween territory dominate.
This Is So Last Week
2019 Weekly Celebrity, Pop Culture and Entertainment Quiz
SNL begins anew, a director gripes about woke-ness, a superhero injury and movies not coming to theaters. We cover these and other topics in our pop culture quiz for the 40th week of 2019.
Weekend Forecast
A month ago, this looked like a weekend with one of the more interesting releases of the fall.
The Big Picture
Recent & upcoming films, awards and, if we're lucky, home phone numbers

October 16, 2019
Career notes, awards, recent and upcoming movies.

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Top 5
Walid Habboub's
Top 5 Movies with a Twist
  1. The Usual Suspects
  2. Fight Club
  3. Memento
  4. The Others
  5. Primal Fear
This Date in Film History
  1921:

Actress Linda Darnell, who starred in the film Forever Amber, which received a "condemned" rating from the League of Decency, is born Monetta Eloyse Darnell in Dallas, Texas. Despite its rating, Forever Amber sets an opening day record for New York's Roxy Theater.
Source: American Film Institute Desk Reference

1925:

British actress Angela Lansbury (Gaslight, The Manchurian Candidate) is born in London, England.


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