BartCop Entertainment Archives - Monday, 24 July, 2017


24 July, 2017

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Paul Krugman: Some Pundit Meta On Our Twin Crises (NY Times Blog)
Clearly the most important thing happening in and to America right now is the constitutional crisis. Not potential crisis: it's already here. The president's inner circle is under investigation for possible collusion with a hostile foreign power, collusion that may have put him in office; he himself, whether or not he's currently a direct target of that investigation, is clearly suspect. Yet he has already made clear his determination to block any investigation that gets too close.

Josh Marshall: The Crisis is Upon Us (TPM)
I want to clarify and expand on something I noted yesterday. The President stands accused, now with a mounting of evidence, of conspiring with a hostile foreign power to win the Presidency. He has now made clear that he will not permit any investigation of those accusations.

Henry Rollins: Putin Is Playing Trump Like a Cello, and Red-Staters Seem OK With It (LA Weekly)
If you are truly in the "America first" camp, wouldn't you want to know if any country had the temerity to in any way interfere with any election in America? What if it was Germany trying to push the election toward Clinton - would Trump supporters act the same way? Stupid question, I know, but it's amazing to me how selectively some people form their opinions. Actually, it used to be amazing; now it's part and parcel of winning.

Will Coldwell: 'Five friends go out and take ecstasy, one doesn't come home': the rise of super-strength pills (The Guardian)
Why are ecstasy deaths at their highest level in a decade?

ARF: Emily Alana James Internet Interview
I was introduced to Frank [Zappa] only because I sent in the message through my friend that I wanted to do the [panty] quilt. He would have said yes to anyone who asked. He couldn't have cared less how it turned out, only that he followed through on what he said he would do. After all he told fans to bring underwear and he would have it made into a quilt. He told me he had intended to visit a local college in hope of finding someone. I saved him the trouble, that's all.

British Airways safety video - director's cut (YouTube)
We hope you enjoy our new safety video, which we've created in collaboration with Comic Relief and some famous faces you'll probably recognise. You'll be able to see it on-board from 1 September 2017. Celebrities are seen auditioning in humorous sketches in front of comedian Asim Chaudhry, as Chabuddy G, for a coveted part in British Airways' new safety video, while simultaneously demonstrating the safety features and procedures on the aircraft.

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Trivia Question from Yesterday

Hexakosioihexekontahexaphobia is the irrational fear of what?

       The Number 666                                                      Source

Some avoid the number 666 out of superstition. Irrational fear of the number is called hexakosioihexekontahexaphobia, though the word is mainly used humorously because of its length. This word is derived from Ancient Greek roots, literally meaning "fear of six hundred sixty-six".        Source

Mark. was first and correct with:
   Hexakosioihexekontahexaphobia is the irrational fear of the number 666, the Mark of the Beast.

Alan J said:
   Fear of the number 666.

Randall wrote:

Adam answered:
   Fear of the number 666

Harry M. replied:
   the number 666?

Jim from CA, retired to ID, responded:
   Hexakosioihexekontahexaphobia is the fear of the number "666."

zorch wrote:
   Fear of the number 666, or 999 in the Southern Hemisphere.

John I from Hawai`i says,
   fear of the number 666.

Dale of Hot Diamond Springs, Norcali answered:
   666…that word is way too fucking long for just three numbers…

Deborah said:
   Say whaaaa? I have no clue - didn't even think there was a word so long.
  Back to hothothot. And now that the Tour de France is over, probably more riding for me. I can handle that.

Billy in Cypress responded:
   The number 666

Joe S     replied:
   I had no idea, so I had to look it up, it was so intriguing. Hexakosioihexekontahexaphobia is the fear of the number 666, which is totally irrational. There is nothing to be feared by the number 666. Everyone knows the only number to be feared is 13. Duh.

mj took the day off.

Stephen F took the day off.

Dave in Tucson took the day off.

David of Moon Valley took the day off.

Daniel in The City took the day off.

Gene took the day off.

Kevin K. in Washington, DC took the day off.

DJ Useo took the day off.

Michele W took the day off.

Sally has retired.

BttbBob   has returned to semi-retired status.

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Captain Make America Great Again Jr. visits Conan at Comic-Con

Introducing: Captain Make America Great Again Jr.

Earlier today, Captain MAGA Jr. attended a private panel in a hotel room with Captain Russia, Vodka Man, and Anna Kournikova



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Weekend Read: How 'highway robbery' allows police to seize cash, property | Southern Poverty Law Center

Trump's DOJ gears up for crackdown on marijuana | TheHill

Donald Trump & Congressional Republicans' Choice: Party of Lincoln or Sycophants? | National Review

The Ideologues Who Want to Destroy Democracy to Save Capitalism - Bill

Jeb Bush calls out Republicans silent on Trump's Russia probe | TheHill

Ruth Bader Ginsburg optimistic 'over the long haul' for US | TheHill

Schumer: Dems, not Russia, are to blame for loss to Trump | TheHill

Conway: Trump doesn't think he's lying on voter fraud, wiretap claims | TheHill

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ALEC's Scary Plan For Electing Your Senators | Alternet

Anthony Scaramucci Tweeted A Fake Mark Twain Quote, Hilarity Ensues -

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Trump expected to nominate top coal lobbyist as EPA deputy administrator -

Conservative Christians Attack 12-Year-Old Rape Victim For Seeking Abortion -



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Patriot Act NSA Spying Unconstitutional Section 215 National Security Letters Must End

My name is Marc Perkel and I have decided to announce that I will not comply with the so called "Patriot Act" laws requiring me to disclose information about my customers. If I receive a national security letter I will immediately photograph it, post it online everywhere I can, and then make a video of me burning it. I will then await my arrest. If you want to put me in jail then come get me mother fucker.

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Last Night

Bit of a marine layer hung around until lunchtime.

Tonight, Monday:

CBS opens the night with a RERUN 'Kevin Can Wait', followed by a RERUN 'Man With A Plan', then a RERUN 'Mom', followed by a RERUN 'Life In Pieces', then a RERUN 'Scorpion'.
Scheduled on a FRESH Stephen Colbert are Paul Bettany, Laura Benanti, and Tyler the Creator.
Scheduled on a FRESH James Corden, OBE, are Anna Faris, Mark Hamill, Jenny Slate, aand Foster the People.

NBC begins the night with a FRESH 'American Ninja Warrior', followed by a FRESH 'Midnight, Texas'.
Scheduled on a FRESH Jimmy Fallon are Rob Lowe, Chrissy Metz, and Fifth Harmony featuring Gucci Mane.
Scheduled on a FRESH Seth Meyers are Charlize Theron, Jane Lynch, Amine, and Brad Wilk.
On a RERUN Carson 'The Scab' Daly (from 4/6/17) are Werner Herzog, Veronica Ferres, Potty Mouth, and Monica Barbaro.

ABC starts the night with a FRESH 'The Bachelorette', followed by a FRESH 'Somewhere Between'.
On a RERUN Jimmy Kimmel (from 7/11/17) are Peyton Manning, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, and Perfume Genius.

The CW offers a RERUN 'Supergirl', followed by a FRESH 'Whose Line Is It Anyway?', then a RERUN 'Whose Line Is It Anyway?'.

Faux has a FRESH 'So You Think You Can Dance', followed by a FRESH 'Superhuman'.

MY recycles an old 'L&O: SVU', followed by another old 'L&O: SVU'.

A&E has the movie 'The Book Of Eli', followed by the movie 'Armageddon'.

AMC offers the movie 'Happy Gilmore', followed by a FRESH 'Preacher', then a FRESH 'Loaded'.

BBC  -   
 [6:00AM]    DOCTOR WHO - SEASON 3 - EPISODE 6-The Lazarus Experiment
 [7:00AM]    DOCTOR WHO - SEASON 3 - EPISODE 7-42
 [8:00AM]    DOCTOR WHO - SEASON 3 - EPISODE 8-Human Nature-Part 1.
 [9:00AM]    DOCTOR WHO -,SEASON 3 - EPISODE 9-The Family Of Blood-Part 2.
 [11:00AM]    DOCTOR WHO - SEASON 3 - EPISODE 11-Utopia
 [12:00PM]    STAR TREK: VOYAGER -,SEASON 5 - EPISODE 9-Thirty Days
 [1:00PM]    STAR TREK: VOYAGER - SEASON 5 - EPISODE 10-Counterpoint
 [2:00PM]    STAR TREK: VOYAGER - SEASON 5 - EPISODE 11-Latent Image
 [3:00PM]    STAR TREK: VOYAGER - SEASON 5 - EPISODE 12-Bride of Chaotica
 [4:00PM]    STAR TREK: VOYAGER - SEASON 5 - EPISODE 130Gravity
 [6:00PM]    STAR TREK: VOYAGER - SEASON 5 - EPISODE 15-Dark Frontier, Pt. 1
 [7:00PM]    STAR TREK: VOYAGER - SEASON 5 - EPISODE 16-Dark Frontier, Pt. 2
 [8:00PM]    STAR TREK: VOYAGER - SEASON 5 - EPISODE 17-The Disease
 [9:00PM]    STAR TREK: VOYAGER - SEASON 5 - EPISODE 18-Course: Oblivion
 [10:00PM]    STAR TREK: VOYAGER - SEASON 5 - EPISODE 19-The Fight
 [11:00PM]    STAR TREK: VOYAGER - SEASON 5 - EPISODE 9-Thirty Days
 [12:00AM]    STAR TREK: VOYAGER - SEASON 5 - EPISODE 10-Counterpoint
 [1:00AM]    STAR TREK: VOYAGER - SEASON 5 - EPISODE 11-Latent Image
 [2:00AM]    STAR TREK: VOYAGER - SEASON 5 - EPISODE 12-Bride of Chaotica
 [3:00AM]    STAR TREK: VOYAGER - SEASON 5 - EPISODE 13-Gravity
 [5:00AM]    STAR TREK: VOYAGER - SEASON 5 - EPISODE 15-Dark Frontier, Pt. 1    (ALL TIMES EDT)

Bravo has 'Real Housewives Of OC', followed by a FRESH 'OC Social', then a FRESH 'Real Housewives Of OC', followed by a FRESH 'Sweet Home Oklahoma', 'A Night With My Ex', then a FRESH 'Watch What Happens Live'.

Comedy Central has 'Futurama', 'South Park', another 'South Park', still another 'South Park', and 2 hours of old 'Tosh.0'.
Scheduled on a FRESH The Daily Show is French Montana.
Scheduled on a FRESH @Midnight are Justin McElroy, Travis McElroy, and Griffin McElroy.

FX has the movie 'Kingsman: The Secret Service', followed by the movie 'The Wolverine'.

History has 'American Pickers', another 'American Pickers', followed by a FRESH 'American Pickers', then a FRESH 'Pawn Stars', followed by another FRESH 'Pawn Stars'.

IFC  -   
 [6:00AM]    THAT '70S SHOW-Fez Dates Donna
 [6:30AM]    THAT '70S SHOW-Class Picture
 [7:00AM]    THAT '70S SHOW-I Can't Quit You Baby
 [7:30AM]    AIRPLANE!
 [11:30AM]    CONEHEADS
 [4:00PM]    THAT '70S SHOW-The Pilot
 [4:31PM]    THAT '70S SHOW-The Pill
 [5:02PM]    THAT '70S SHOW-A New Hope
 [5:33PM]    THAT '70S SHOW-The First Time
 [6:04PM]    THAT '70S SHOW-Afterglow
 [6:35PM]    THAT '70S SHOW-Radio Daze
 [7:06PM]    THAT '70S SHOW-Donna's Panties
 [7:37PM]    THAT '70S SHOW-Fez Dates Donna
 [8:08PM]    THAT '70S SHOW-Class Picture
 [8:39PM]    THAT '70S SHOW-I Can't Quit You Baby
 [9:10PM]    THAT '70S SHOW-The Pilot
 [9:41PM]    THAT '70S SHOW-The Pill
 [10:12PM]    THAT '70S SHOW-A New Hope
 [10:43PM]    THAT '70S SHOW-The First Time
 [11:14PM]    THAT '70S SHOW-Afterglow
 [11:45PM]    THAT '70S SHOW-Radio Daze
 [12:45AM]    CONEHEADS

Sundance  -   
 [6:00AM]    M*A*S*H-Dear Dad
 [6:30AM]    M*A*S*H-Edwina
 [7:00AM]    M*A*S*H-Love Story
 [7:30AM]    M*A*S*H-Tuttle
 [8:00AM]    M*A*S*H-The Ringbanger
 [8:30AM]    M*A*S*H-Sometimes You Hear the Bullet
 [9:00AM]    M*A*S*H-Dear Dad ... Again
 [9:30AM]    M*A*S*H-The Longjohn Flap
 [10:00AM]    M*A*S*H-The Army-Navy Game
 [10:30AM]    M*A*S*H-Sticky Wicket
 [11:00AM]    M*A*S*H-Major Fred C. Dobbs
 [11:30AM]    M*A*S*H-Ceasefire
 [12:00PM]    Stand by Me
 [2:00PM]    Blood Diamond
 [5:00PM]    Inception
 [8:00PM]    The Silence of the Lambs
 [10:30PM]    Hannibal
 [1:30AM]    Inception
 [4:30AM]    Barney Miller-Contempt
 [5:00AM]    Barney Miller-Contempt
 [5:30AM]    Barney Miller-The Doll    (ALL TIMES EDT)

SyFy has the movie 'Shooter', followed by the movie 'Fast & Furious', then the movie 'Faster'.

On a RERUN Conan (from 5/3/17) are Kurt Russell, Ron Funches, and Chicano Batman.

TCM spends the night with Ava Gardner
 [7:00 AM]      The Cheyenne Social Club (1970)
 [8:45 AM]      Winchester '73 (1950)
 [10:30 AM]      Bend of the River (1952)
 [12:15 PM]      The Far Country (1955)
 [2:00 PM]      The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962)
 [4:15 PM]      Shenandoah (1965)
 [6:15 PM]      Firecreek (1968)
 [8:00 PM]      The Barefoot Contessa (1954)
 [10:30 PM]      The Night of the Iguana (1964)
 [12:45 AM]      Knights of the Round Table (1953)
 [3:00 AM]      Mogambo (1953)
 [5:15 AM]      Bhowani Junction (1956)

Tuesday   -  07/25/17

 [7:15 AM]      Three Godfathers (1936)
 [8:45 AM]      Good-Bye, My Lady (1956)
 [10:45 AM]      Friends and Lovers (1931)
 [12:00 PM]      The Woman Between (1931)
 [1:30 PM]      The Match King (1932)
 [3:00 PM]      Goldie Gets Along (1933)
 [4:15 PM]      Frisco Kid (1935)
 [5:45 PM]      We're in the Money (1935)
 [7:00 PM]      Trial by Trigger (1944)
 [7:30 PM]      Wells Fargo Days (1944)
 [8:00 PM]      Hot Rod (1950)
 [9:30 PM]      Hot Rod Gang (1958)
 [11:00 PM]      The Ghost of Dragstrip Hollow (1959)
 [12:15 AM]      Hot Cars (1956)
 [1:30 AM]      The Fast and the Furious (1954)
 [3:00 AM]      Rebel Without a Cause (1955)
 [5:00 AM]      Jalopy (1953)     (ALL TIMES EDT)

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Young musicians raise their violins during a gathering to pay homage to victims of violence during the protest against Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro's government in Caracas, Venezuela, May 7, 2017.
Photo by Marco Bello


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Pulled From History Channel Lineup

Amelia Earhart Documentary

Roughly two weeks after the History Channel announced it would debut a TV special featuring a newly discovered photo showing pilot Amelia Earhart just after she disappeared on an around-the-world flight in 1937, the network appears to have paused promoting the show.

Variety reported Wednesday that Amelia Earhart: The Lost Evidence is, at least for now, not available on streaming services while the channel looks into recent breaks in the Earhart case. A spokeswoman for the channel confirmed to Newsweek Friday that it was not re-airing the documentary "at this time" and that there have been no further developments.

"HISTORY has a team of investigators exploring the latest developments about Amelia Earhart, and we will be transparent in our findings," the channel said in a statement last week. "Ultimately, historical accuracy is most important to us and our viewers."

The TV special apparently aired in the U.S. as scheduled on July 9, but its premiere in Canada was delayed, according to would-be viewers. As of this week, it wasn't immediately clear which stage the History Channel's investigation was in.

Amelia Earhart Documentary


Young musicians play music during a gathering to pay homage to victims of violence during the protest against Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro's government in Caracas, Venezuela, May 7, 2017.
Photo by Marco Bello


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Russian Spy House Up for Sale

'The Americans'

A New Jersey home that has been vacant since the FBI arrested a family of undercover Russian spies living there is heading for sale. Vladimir and Lydia Guryev lived in the home in Montclair under the names Richard and Cynthia Murphy before they were arrested in 2010 along with eight other spies accused of leading double lives, complete with false passports, secret code words, fake names, invisible ink and encrypted radio.

The parents of two young daughters had pleaded guilty to conspiring to act as an unregistered agent of a foreign country and were deported to Russia in exchange for four people convicted of betraying Moscow to the West being let out of prison there.

Their story partially inspired the FX drama "The Americans," about two undercover Russian spies that live in the U.S. with two young children.

Lydia Guryev worked as an accountant in New York and was accused of using her financial contacts to pass information to Moscow.

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March Against State Internet Crackdown


Around 1,000 people marched through central Moscow on Sunday to protest against the government's harsh legislative controls on the internet.

Demonstrators at the rally, which was authorised by city authorities, shouted slogans including "No to censorship, no to dictatorship!" and "Down with the police state!"

Some adapted a popular slogan from opposition rallies against President Vladimir Putin's rule, shouting "Russia without Putin and censorship!"

Police said that around 800 people attended the protest, which was organised by Parnas opposition party, headed by former prime minister Mikhail Kasyanov. An AFP journalist estimated the turnout at 1,000 to 1,500.

Since January 1, internet companies have been required to store all users' personal data at centres in Russia and provide it to the authorities on demand.



An opposition supporter plays the violin during clashes with riot police, during a rally against President Nicolas Maduro in Caracas, Venezuela, May 8, 2017.
Photo by Carlos Garcia


Most People Throw Away Avocado Pits, But This Artist Carves Them Into Magical Forest Creatures | Bored Panda


Three New Toad Species Found


In the desert-dominated expanse of Nevada's Great Basin, researchers found three species of toads that were previously unknown to science. The three new species are all quite small in size - about two inches long when fully grown - and have slightly different colors from each other.

Called the Dixie Valley toad, Railroad Valley toad and Hot Creek toad, all three were found during a 10-year survey of the Great Basin, conducted by Dick Tracy, a biology professor at the University of Nevada, Reno, and his team. The survey covered 190,000 square miles of the ancient lake bottom that is now the Great Basin.

"We've found the toads in small, wet habitats surrounded by high-desert completely cut off from other populations. These are absolutely new, true species that have been separated from other populations for 650,000 years," Tracy, who was lead scientist on the project, said in a statement Friday.

The team behind the discoveries used multiple tests, including DNA, to analyze the characteristics of the toads and found evidence to support the recognition of three new species, as distinct from the closely related Western toad which is common throughout the western United States.



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Stole A Mini Fridge


After about a month in the White House, Press Secretary Sean Spicer really wanted a mini-fridge. Who could blame him? What a nice office perk. Having cold drinks on hand at all times? Sounds wonderful.

Unfortunately, Spicer went about procuring a fridge in a manner that could best be described as ill-advised. A Wall Street Journal report detailed the long and winding road to Spicer's high-profile resignation Friday and began with an anecdote that showed the press secretary hatching a plan to steal a fridge from junior staffers.

Wrote Michael C. Bender of the Journal: "[Spicer] dispatched a top aide to a nearby executive office building where junior research employees are crammed into a room, surviving on Lean Cuisine frozen lunches. Mr. Spicer wants your icebox, the aide said, according to people familiar with the incident. They refused to give it up."

Now, here is the moment Spicer could have shifted gears. It's already (as the kids say) a bad look to demand the workers underneath you give up their icebox. Kudos to them for turning down a senior staffer. But Spicer wasn't satisfied. There is a Walmart about 1.5 miles from the White House where the press secretary could have bought a mini-fridge (for as little as $60!). Instead he waited. Then he pounced.

Wrote Bender in the Journal: "So Mr. Spicer waited until sundown-after his young staffers had left-to take matters into his own hands. He was spotted by a fellow White House official lugging the icebox down the White House driveway after 8 p.m."



A demonstrator plays the violin as others protect him while clashing with riot security forces during a rally against President Nicolas Maduro in Caracas, Venezuela May 24, 2017.
Photo by Carlos Garcia


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Ruling Leads To Offensive Trademark Requests


A small group of companies and individuals are looking to register racially charged words and symbols for their products, including the N-word and a swastika, based on a U.S. Supreme Court decision on trademarks last month.

At least nine such applications have been filed with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) since the unanimous June 19 ruling throwing out a federal law prohibiting disparaging trademarks. All are pending.

In the past, the agency generally rejected similar filings because they included material that denigrated an identifiable group. But the court said the law violated free speech rights under the U.S. Constitution.

If the applicants follow through, such products as energy drinks, sweatshirts and fragrances could be branded with racial slurs. Federally registered trademarks, though not required to sell goods in the marketplace, can protect businesses against unauthorized uses of their brands.

Attorney David Bell, a trademark expert with the law firm Haynes and Boone, said the filings could be the tip of the iceberg if more people seek trademarks on offensive and vulgar terms.



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Son Of Cecil The Lion


The son of Cecil the Lion, whose death at the hands of an American tourist in Zimbabwe caused international uproar, has also been shot dead by a hunter in Zimbabwe, scientists said.

The lion, known as Xanda, was shot on July 7 just outside the boundary of Hwange National Park, close to where his father died, according to a group of researchers from Oxford University who were tracking him.

As Xanda was shot outside the park, his killing was legal.

"Xanda's death was almost two years to the day after Cecil's, but I hope our sadness at this eerie coincidence can be balanced if this reinforces the global attention on lion conservation," Professor David Macdonald of Oxford's WildCRU conservation team said in a statement.

Cecil was shot and killed by U.S. dentist Walter Palmer in July 2015. Two locals in Zimbabwe are being prosecuted in relation to the death. Palmer faced no charges.



A demonstrator plays a guitar during clashes at a march to the state Ombudsman's office in Caracas, Venezuela May 29, 2017.
Photo by Carlos Garcia Rawlins


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Bear Chase


More than 200 sheep have died after they hurtled over the edge of a cliff in the Pyrenees mountains while being chased by a bear.

Their deaths have reignited the bitter debate over the presence of bears in the mountain range that straddles the French-Spanish border, where they were reintroduced 20 years ago after disappearing in the early 1990s.

The sheep belonged to a farmer in the Couflens area on the French side of the border, but their bodies were found last Sunday at the foot of a cliff just over the border in Spain.

The rest of the large flock was missing after dispersing over the mountains while fleeing the attack.

The sheep's owner will be compensated for each of the 209 animals found dead, which is standard practice in such cases as part of the deal made between the government and farmers when brown bears from Slovenia were introduced in the late 1990s.



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Weekend Box Office


It's victory for "Dunkirk" and "Girls Trip" at the box office this weekend. Both original and well-reviewed films smashed expectations and enticed diverse audiences to the theaters, even though cumulatively summer remains down from last year.

Christopher Nolan's World War II epic brought in an estimated $50.5 million to easily top the charts, according to Warner Bros., while the raucous comedy "Girls Trip" broke the R-rated comedy slump of 2017 with $30.4 million to take second place.

Not so successful was Luc Besson's nearly $180 million sci-fi epic "Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets," which earned $17 million from North American theaters over the weekend for a fifth-place start. It came in behind "Spider-Man: Homecoming," in third in its third weekend with $22 million and "War for the Planet of the Apes" in fourth place in its second weekend with $20.4 million.

Estimated ticket sales for Friday through Sunday at U.S. and Canadian theaters, according to comScore. Where available, the latest international numbers for Friday through Sunday are also included. Final domestic figures will be released Monday.

    1. "Dunkirk," $50.5 million ($55.4 million international).
    2. "Girls Trip," $30.4 million.
    3. "Spider-Man: Homecoming," $22 million ($33.2 million international).
    4. "War for the Planet of the Apes," $20.4 million ($17.3 million international).
    5. "Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets," $17 million ($3.9 million international).
    6. "Despicable Me 3," $12.7 million ($47.5 million international).
    7. "Baby Driver," $6 million ($8.3 million international).
    8. "The Big Sick," $5 million.
    9. "Wonder Woman," $4.6 million ($1.8 million international).
   10. "Wish Upon," $2.5 million ($1.1 million international).



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