Ahead of the Curve: Weekly pop culture calendar
August 19th, 2012
06:00 PM ET

Ahead of the Curve: Weekly pop culture calendar

Before you make plans with your DVR for Wednesday night, consider making a date with Bradley Cooper instead.

His action-comedy-romance “Hit and Run” hits theaters on Hump Day, and word on the World Wide Web is that it’s pretty darn funny.

Here’s what else you shouldn’t miss this week:

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Ahead of the Curve: Weekly pop culture calendar
August 12th, 2012
06:34 PM ET

Ahead of the Curve: Weekly pop culture calendar

Whitney Houston's work will live on in theaters this weekend as her final film, "Sparkle," bows August 17.

The remake centers on three sisters who discover the challenges presented by fame when their Motown-era girl group takes off.

Here's what else you shouldn't miss this week:

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Ahead of the curve: Weekly pop culture calendar
August 5th, 2012
06:25 PM ET

Ahead of the curve: Weekly pop culture calendar

Here comes Honey Boo Boo.

The sassy, scene-stealing Alana Thompson, who first coined her catchphrase on “Toddlers and Tiaras” in January, is now the star of her own TLC reality series, “Here Comes Honey Boo Boo.” The show follows the pint-sized pageant star and her family in rural Georgia, and debuts at 10 p.m. ET Wednesday on TLC.

Here’s what else you shouldn’t miss this week:

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Ahead of the curve: Weekly pop culture calendar
July 29th, 2012
06:26 PM ET

Ahead of the curve: Weekly pop culture calendar

This time it’s not Arnold Schwarzenegger who’s back - just the 1990 science-fiction thriller he starred in.

This weekend's remake of “Total Recall” instead stars Colin Farrell as a factory worker who decides to go on a virtual vacation. But when he allows Rekall - a company that implants clients with fake memories of lives they wish they had led - to mess with his mind, something goes wrong and Farrell’s character finds himself on the run, wondering what is truly reality.

“Total Recall,” which also stars Kate Beckinsale and Jessica Biel, opens in theaters Friday. Here's what else you shouldn't miss this week:

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Ahead of the curve: Weekly pop culture calendar
July 22nd, 2012
05:30 PM ET

Ahead of the curve: Weekly pop culture calendar

This Friday, it’s finally time to let the games begin.

Under the artistic direction of “Slumdog Millionaire” director Danny Boyle, London’s Olympic Stadium will be transformed into a quintessential British countryside for the 2012 opening ceremonies. The opening ceremonies are always a spectacle, and this year’s show, “Isles of Wonder,” is expected to feature barnyard animals, a cricket match and a performance by Sir Paul McCartney. The celebration will begin at 7:30 p.m. ET on NBC.

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Ahead of the curve: Weekly pop culture calendar
July 15th, 2012
06:16 PM ET

Ahead of the curve: Weekly pop culture calendar

After 2008’s “The Dark Knight” turned Batman from Gotham’s resident hero into a fugitive, we’re ready for the caped crimefighter to rise up and prove his honor.

Batman is back in Gotham, eight years after taking the blame for the death of District Attorney Harvey Dent and fleeing the city. But the superhero’s arrival in the city will be met with danger — he must confront a feline burglar and masked terrorist who are wreaking havoc on the city.

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