BartCop Entertainment Archives - Tuesday, 7 July, 2015


7 July, 2015

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[1379 days in a row]


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Paul Krugman: Ending Greece's bleeding (NY Times Column)
If Greece can't live with the euro, it will be because the currency offers no respite for countries in trouble.

Paul Krugman: Europe Wins (NY Times Blog)
Tsipras and Syriza have won big in the referendum, strengthening their hand for whatever comes next. But they're not the only winners: I would argue that Europe, and the European idea, just won big - at least in the sense of dodging a bullet.

Héctor Tobar: Welcome to Hooverville, California (NY Times)
The third world exists everywhere here - in the spread of inequality.

Deepak A. Kapoor: Bring Back Prostate Screening (NY Times)
FOR years, research on prostate cancer has sought an approach to screening that is more individualized than a one-size-fits-all measurement of the level of prostate-specific antigen in a man's blood. These efforts are now paying off.

Moises Velasquez-Manoff:: The Myth of Big, Bad Gluten (NY Times)
Here's the lesson: Adaptation to a new food stuff can occur quickly - in a few millenniums in this case. So if it happened with milk, why not with wheat?

Alan Feuer: Billionaires to the Barricades (NY Times)
A few months earlier, Jeff Greene, a billionaire real estate entrepreneur, suggested on CNBC that the superrich should pay higher taxes in order to restore what he called "the inclusive economy that I grew up in."

Patrick Barkham: What Greenpeace could learn from Manfred Mann about saving the environment(Guardian)
The organisation planted an orchard in the middle of Heathrow's proposed third runway - but sold it back to landowners too soon. In the 70s however, Manfred Mann's Earth Band tried something similar - and, 40 years later, it's still as green as ever...

Nick Curtis: Hawk the Slayer is back - and he's brought his mindsword (Guardian)
They wanted to make a medieval Fistful of Dollars. They ended up with a cult hit that triggered the sword and sorcery boom. Now, Hawk the Slayer is set to return - with better fights and special effects, but still plenty of cheese.

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Trivia Question of the Day

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Trivia Question from Yesterday

Who was the most famous "steel-driving man"?

      John Henry                                                      Source

John Henry is an African-American folk hero and tall tale. He is said to have worked as a "steel-driving man"-a man tasked with hammering a steel drill into rock to make holes for explosives to blast the rock in constructing a railroad tunnel. According to legend, John Henry's prowess as a steel-driver was measured in a race against a steam powered hammer, which he won, only to die in victory with his hammer in his hand as his heart gave out from stress. The story of John Henry is told in a classic folk song, which exists in many versions, and has been the subject of numerous stories, plays, books and novels.        Source

Lois Of Oregon was first, and correct, with:
   Was that the John Henry whom Jimmy Dean sang about?

mj wrote:
   He race a steam driven pile driver
  And won, only to die of a burst heart. John Henry was that "steel-driving man."

Alan J answered:
   John Henry.

John I from Hawai'i says,
   "John Henry."

Sandra said:
   john henry

Randall replied:
   that's gotta be
  John Henry

Jim from CA, retired to ID, responded:
   John Henry

Deborah wrote:
   Remembering an American folk song that I saw the late Doc Watson sing - I'm going with John Henry.
  John Henry is also the name of a race horse who had a long and storied career, FYI.
  Rats, it's Monday.

Adam answered:
   John Henry.

Marian said:
   John Henry

Doodah Dale Of Summerating Diamond Springs, Norcali replied:
   On Happy Freedom day after in the Sacramento Bee was a Hobby Lobby ad telling me that I need to get on 'the top forty of the lordy' again. Fuck you, Christers, again for putting an ad in the middle of my front section to celebrate your beliefs in unproven fantasy folk tales that constantly a threat to free thinking citizens.

DJ Useo answered:
   It is John Henry. A wow of a tale if'n I ever heard one.

Joe S     responded:
   That would be John Henry. John Henry was a steel drivin' man.

MAM   took the day off.

Charlie took the day off.

Sally is retired, but paying attention.

BttbBob   has returned to semi-retired status.

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Reader Suggestion

Michelle in AZ

White Supremacists Extend Their Reach Through Websites - The New York Times

This Tour Highlights The Erotic Gay Art Hiding In Plain Sight At The Vatican

If You Still Think Humans Come In Distinct 'Races,' This Biologist Will Set You Straight

'Jimmy Kimmel' Tells People The 4th Of July May Be Moved, People Buy It

Why didn't Germany pay back Debts for WWI and WWII?

Cheers and Jeers: Monday

A heritage of hatred, brutality, treason, terrorism & lies

World Bodypainting festival 2015 - in pictures | World news | The Guardian

Dustin Hoffman: film is the worst it has ever been | Film | The Guardian

Cause and effect: how human activity is altering the environment - in pictures | Environment | The Guardian

Sin free Facebook' attracts thousands - BBC News

The Englishman dubbed 'the father of baseball' - BBC News

BBC - Earth - Humans are nowhere near as special as we like to think

Donald Trump gets into Twitter war with Modern Family writer-is obliterated

In just one minute, Mexican laborer destroys Donald Trump

A Study Documents the Paucity of Black Elected Prosecutors: Zero in Most States - The New York Times

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From The Creator of 'Avery Ant'

"The Problem With Young People Today"

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from Marc Perkel

Patriot Act

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.

Come Get Me Mother Fucker | Putting and end to NSA government Spying




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In The Chaos Household

Last Night

Mostly overcast and cooler.

Tonight, Tuesday:

CBS begins the night with a RERUN 'NCIS', followed by a FRESH 'Zoo', then a RERUN 'NCIS: The 3rd One'.
The programming geniuses at CBS are filling Dave's hour with reruns of 'CSI: The Original One'.
On a RERUN James Corden, OBE (from 6/4/15) are Elizabeth Banks, Jane Fonda, and Lily Tomlin.

NBC starts the night with a FRESH 'America's Got Talent', followed by a FRESH 'Hollywood Game Night'.
On a RERUN Jimmy Fallon (from 6/11/15) are David Spade, Jennette McCurdy, and A$AP Rocky.
On a RERUN Seth Meyers (from 6/22/15) are Maya Rudolph, Joe Manganiello, Belle and Sebastian.
On a RERUN Carson 'The Scab' Daly (from 6/4/15) are Paul Feig, White Fence, and Rodney Ascher.

ABC opens the night with a RERUN 'Fresh Off The Boat', followed by a RERUN 'black-ish', then a FRESH 'Extreme Fat Shaming'.
On a RERUN Jimmy Kimmel (from 6/23/15) are Jon Hamm, Lizzy Caplan, Jesse Elias, and Sheila E.

The CW offers a RERUN 'The Flash', followed by a RERUN 'iZombie'.

Faux has a FRESH 'Are You Smarter Than A 5th Grader?', followed by a RERUN 'Bullseye'.

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

A&E has all old 'Storage Wars' all night.

AMC offers the movie 'Jaws 3', followed by the movie 'Jaws', then the movie 'Jaws 2'.

BBC  -   
 [6:00AM]    Cash in the Attic - Season 18 - Ep 9 - Cox
 [7:00AM]    Cash in the Attic - Season 18 - Ep 10 - Day
 [8:00AM]    Ramsay's Kitchen Nightmares UK - Season 4 - Ep 3 - The Priory
 [9:00AM]    Ramsay's Kitchen Nightmares US - Season 1 - Ep 4 - Finn McCool's
 [10:00AM]    Doctor Who - Season 8 - Ep 10 - In the Forest of the Night
 [11:00AM]    Doctor Who - Season 8 - Ep 11 - Dark Water
 [12:00PM]    Star Trek: The Next Generation - Season 1 - Ep 20 - Heart of Glory
 [1:00PM]    Star Trek: The Next Generation - Season 1 - Ep 21 - The Arsenal of Freedom
 [2:00PM]    Planet Earth: Human Planet-Ep 1 - Oceans - Into the Blue
 [3:00PM]    Planet Earth: Human Planet-Ep 2 - Deserts - Life in the Furnace
 [4:00PM]    Planet Earth: Human Planet-Ep 3 - Arctic - Life in the Deep Freeze
 [5:00PM]    Planet Earth: Human Planet-Ep 4 - Jungles - People of the Trees
 [6:00PM]    Planet Earth: Human Planet-Ep 5 - Mountains - Life in Thin Air
 [7:00PM]    Planet Earth: Human Planet-Ep 6 - Grasslands - Roots of Power
 [8:00PM]    Planet Earth: Human Planet-Ep 7 - Rivers - Friend and Foe
 [9:00PM]    Planet Earth: Human Planet-Ep 8 - Cities - Surviving the Urban Jungle
 [10:00PM]    Planet Earth: Human Planet-Ep 1 - Oceans - Into the Blue
 [11:00PM]    Planet Earth: Human Planet-Ep 2 - Deserts - Life in the Furnace
 [12:00AM]    Planet Earth: Human Planet-Ep 3 - Arctic - Life in the Deep Freeze
 [1:00AM]    Planet Earth: Human Planet-Ep 4 - Jungles - People of the Trees
 [2:00AM]    Planet Earth: Human Planet-Ep 5 - Mountains - Life in Thin Air
 [3:00AM]    Planet Earth: Human Planet-Ep 6 - Grasslands - Roots of Power
 [4:00AM]    Planet Earth: Human Planet-Ep 7 - Rivers - Friend and Foe
 [5:00AM]    Planet Earth: Human Planet-Ep 8 - Cities - Surviving the Urban Jungle    (ALL TIMES EST)

Bravo has 'Real Housewives Of NYC', another 'Real Housewives Of NYC', followed by a FRESH 'Real Housewives Of NYC', then a FRESH 'Secrets & Wives'.

Comedy Central has 'Another Period', 'Inside Amy Schumer', 2 hours of old 'Tosh.0', followed by a FRESH 'Inside Amy Schumer', then a FRESH 'Another Period'.
On a RERUN Jon Stewart (from 6/15/15) is Judd Apatow.
On a RERUN @Midnight (from 6/30/15) are Jonah Ray, Kumail Nanjiani, and Emily V. Gordon.

FX has the movie 'Real Steel', followed by the movie 'Taken 2', then a FRESH 'Tyrant'.

History has 2 hours of old 'Counting Cars', followed by a FRESH 'Counting Cars', then another FRESH 'Counting Cars', followed by a FRESH 'Leepu & Pitbull'.

IFC  -   
 [6:45AM]    SUPER
 [3:45PM]    SUPER
 [11:00PM]    TRAINING DAY

Sundance  -   
 [6:00AM]    The New World
 [9:00AM]    Chocolat
 [11:45AM]    Girl With a Pearl Earring
 [1:45PM]    Billy Elliot
 [4:00PM]    (500) Days of Summer
 [6:00PM]    Little Shop of Horrors
 [8:00PM]    Sixteen Candles
 [10:00PM]    Sixteen Candles
 [12:00AM]    Closer
 [2:15AM]    The Ice Storm
 [4:45AM]    Love Lust-Love Lust & Chocolate
 [5:00AM]    Love Lust-Love Lust & the Little Black Dress    (ALL TIMES EST)

SyFy has the movie 'Watchmen', followed by the movie 'Unbreakable', then the movie 'The Village'.

On a RERUN Conan (from 3/4/15) it's Conan in Cuba.

 [6:00 AM]      The Toll of the Sea (1922)     SILENT 
 [7:00 AM]      The Viking (1929)     SILENT 
 [8:30 AM]      Doctor X (1932)
 [10:00 AM]      The Mystery Of The Wax Museum (1933)
 [11:30 AM]      Nothing Sacred (1937)
 [1:00 PM]      A Star Is Born (1937)
 [3:00 PM]      Wings of the Morning (1937)
 [4:30 PM]      The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938)
 [6:15 PM]      The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1938)
 [8:00 PM]      The Garden Of Allah(1936)
 [9:30 PM]      The Thief of Bagdad (1940)
 [11:30 PM]      The Red Shoes (1948)
 [2:00 AM]      This Happy Breed (1944)
 [4:00 AM]      Meet Me in St. Louis (1944)     (ALL TIMES EST)

Wednesday   -  07/08/15

 [6:00 AM]      The Yearling (1946)
 [8:15 AM]      Duel in the Sun (1947)
 [10:45 AM]      Heaven Can Wait (1943)
 [12:45 PM]      The River (1951)
 [2:30 PM]      Singin' In The Rain (1952)
 [4:15 PM]      The Band Wagon (1953 )
 [6:15 PM]      Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)
 [8:00 PM]      She Wore a Yellow Ribbon (1949)
 [10:00 PM]      North By Northwest (1959)
 [12:30 AM]      The Aviator (2004)
 [3:30 AM]      The Leopard (1963)     (ALL TIMES EST)

TNT has a FRESH 'Rizzoli & Isles', followed by a FRESH 'Proof'.

USA has a FRESH 'Crishley Knows Best' and a FRESH 'Royal Pains'.

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Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga perform together at the 49th Montreux Jazz Festival in Montreux, Switzerland, July 6, 2015, in this handout courtesy of the Montreux Jazz Festival.
Photo by Marc Ducrest


The Sideshow - by Avedon Carol


Illinois State Police

Aretha Franklin

Aretha Franklin's spokesman said the Queen of Soul was grateful and exclaimed "Hallelujah!" after the state of Illinois helped out when her tour bus broke down on the way to Chicago and left her stranded along a highway.

Transmission problems stopped the bus around 1:20 a.m. Monday a few miles from downtown on eastbound Interstate 290. Franklin's assistants started calling car services to transport her from the side of the road, but they had no luck.

"All were closed or had no vehicles because of the late hour and the holiday weekend," Franklin spokesman Clarence Waldron said.

That's when the Illinois State Police stepped in.

Three units from ISP, along with three from the Illinois Department of Transportation, drove Franklin and her entourage to their hotel. A towing company assigned to the stretch of highway moved the stalled tour bus.

Aretha Franklin


Former actress Bianca Jagger poses during a photocall before French fashion house Christian Dior Haute Couture Fall Winter 2015/2016 show in Paris, France, July 6, 2015.
Photo by Charles Platiau


Infighting Grows


Worried about "Republican on Republican violence," top party donors are taking action, with one firing off a letter calling for more civility and another seeking to block businessman Donald Trump from the debate stage altogether.

Foster Friess, a Wyoming-based investor and one of the party's top 20 donors in the last presidential contest, issued a letter to 16 White House prospects and the Republican National Committee late last week calling for candidates to stay on the "civility reservation."

In the dispatch, Friess cites the backing of casino magnate Sheldon Adelson and Chicago Cubs co-owner Todd Ricketts. "Would you join the effort to inspire a more civil way of making their points?" Friess wrote. "If they drift off the 'civility reservation,' let's all immediately communicate that to them."

The call for calm comes as the sprawling Republican field shows signs it could tip into a bare-knuckles struggle for the nomination - a scenario that the party's elite donors see as a distressing echo of four years ago.

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie on Monday charged that Republicans don't need Texas Sen. Ted Cruz's "lectures." Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker repeatedly dismisses Republicans in Congress as doing little. And Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul regularly jabs his Republican opponents by name.



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Proposed Copper Mine


Members of a Native American tribe in Arizona took to the roadways on Monday to protest against a proposal for a massive copper mine at a small town east of Phoenix, vowing to protect sacred lands.

A small group from the San Carlos Apache tribe began a scheduled cross-country caravan to Washington, D.C., to try to persuade the U.S. Congress to save an area known as the Oak Flat campground near Superior, Arizona.

The several dozen protesters hope to garner wide public support and get lawmakers to repeal a land exchange signed last year that paves the way for a $6 billion project by Resolution Copper Mining, a company jointly owned by Britain's Rio Tinto and Australia's BHP Billiton Ltd.

The battle lines were set in December when President Barack Obama approved the exchange of 2,400 acres (970 hectares) deemed sacred to Native Americans and precious to environmentalists.

The exchange was tucked into a defense spending bill and supported by members of Arizona's delegation including former Republican presidential contender John McCain, who called the bi-partisan bill a "game-changer" for the area.



A girl with a ritual garland on her head poses for a photograph during a traditional Midsummer Night celebration, near the capital Kiev, Ukraine, Monday, July 6, 2015. The age-old pagan Slav festival is still celebrated in Ukraine and many people believe that jumping over the fire cleanses them of evil spirits.
Photo by Efrem Lukatsky


Hoax Letter


A forger sent a hoax letter to Russian media in an apparent bid to convince journalists that a senior U.S. lawmaker, Senator Richard Durbin, was trying to tell Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatsenyuk how to run his government, Durbin's office said on Monday.

The hoaxer wrote to Yatsenyuk on what appeared to be U.S. Senate letterhead, claiming to be Durbin, the number two Democrat in the Senate, a leading American voice on Ukraine-related issues who traveled to Kiev in May to discuss Russian aggression.

Ben Marter, a spokesman for Durbin, said his office had told the CIA and the FBI about the letter. Marter said he first learned about it when he was contacted by Russian state-owned media asking for comment.

The forged letter was on paper that resembled U.S. Senate stationery, but with Durbin's title wrong. The Illinois lawmaker is assistant Democratic leader, but the forged letter called him "Assistant Minority Leader."

"Senator Durbin has been outspoken in his criticism of Russia's invasion of Ukraine and supportive of Ukrainian efforts to reform their economy and defend their nation. This letter is a forgery and was obviously written by somebody with a tenuous grasp of the English language," Marter said.



Wake-up Call




Bill Cosby admitted in 2005 that he secured quaaludes with the intent of giving them to young women he wanted to have sex with and that he gave the sedative to at least one woman and other people, according to documents obtained Monday by The Associated Press.

Cosby's lawyers insisted that two of the accusers knew they were taking quaaludes from the comedian, according to the unsealed documents.

Nevertheless, attorneys for some of the numerous women suing Cosby seized on the testimony as powerful corroboration of what they have been saying all along: that he drugged and raped women.

The AP had gone to court to compel the release of a deposition in a sexual-abuse case filed by former Temple University employee Andrea Constand, the first of a cascade of lawsuits against him that have severely damaged his good-guy image.

Cosby, who starred as Dr. Cliff Huxtable on "The Cosby Show" from 1984 to 1992, settled Constand's lawsuit under confidential terms in 2006. His lawyers in the Philadelphia case did not immediately return telephone calls seeking comment on Monday. Constand consented to be identified but did not want to comment, her lawyer said.



Architect Peter Marino poses during a photocall before French fashion house Christian Dior Haute Couture Fall Winter 2015/2016 show in Paris, France, July 6, 2015.
Photo by Charles Platiau


Greenhouse Emissions


One of the largest ever studies of how climate change is remaking the face of the Arctic has found that shrubs are gradually taking over the tundra.

And David Hik, co-author of the paper in Nature Climate Change, said the increasing dominance of shrubs over grasses is likely to be the cause of its own climate feedback.

Shrub roots, which penetrate deeper into the soil than grass roots, are also likely to break up permafrost and allow water to trickle down into it.

Hik and his colleagues completed a study that looked across nine Arctic countries and used data collected over 60 years. Although scientists have known for some time that shrubs were gradually moving north, the rate at which the "shrubline" is moving in different parts of the Arctic has been a mystery.

Hik's paper suggests the changes are happening faster in northern Europe and Russia than they are in North America. They also found that soil moisture and depth are crucial factors in how fast shrubs expand their range.



Artist Franz Spohn arranges tubes of gum balls at the Experience Children's Museum in Erie, Pa., Monday, July 6, 2015. Spohn, a professor of printmaking at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, created the mural. On Monday he directed children enrolled in the Downtown YMCA summer camp program to help fill tubes with a certain order of colored gum balls to create the mural, that will be on display in the snack area of the Children's Museum and celebrates the museum's 20th anniversary.
Photo by Christopher Millette


Because Freedom


A western Michigan woman heads to court Tuesday after being arrested for failing to renew her dog's license.

Becky Rehr says she drove to the Kalamazoo County sheriff's office June 23 to prove that she's recently renewed the license for the family's 11-year-old dog, Dexter. Rehr's 14-year-old daughter waited in the car as her mother was arrested, fingerprinted and held for three hours, The Kalamazoo Gazette said.

"They frisked me and put me in this intake cell with all these inmates in orange jumpsuits," Rehr said. "I was pretty nervous."

County animal control Director Steve Lawrence said his office gave the 47-year-old Cooper Township woman numerous phone, mail and in-person notices of the need to renew the license. The last was a phone warning that a warrant would be requested unless she got a license by May 28.



Tibetans dressed in traditional attire gather for pictures in front of a portrait of Dalai Lama during his 80th birthday celebrations in Kathmandu July 6, 2015. Nepal ceased issuing refugee papers to Tibetans in 1989 and recognizes Tibet to be a part of China.
Photo by Navesh Chitrakar


Continued Tax Exemption


The "happiest place on Earth" will keep a special tax exemption in Anaheim, California, for 30 more years if the City Council approves the Walt Disney Co's plan for a $1 billion-plus expansion of its theme park complex in the city.

The five-member council is expected to vote on Tuesday on the company's proposal to go ahead with its Disneyland Resort makeover in exchange for a continued waiver of any future admission tax the city might impose on entertainment venues.

The resort's current exemption was granted by the city in 1996 and is due to expire on June 30, 2016.

No entertainment gate tax has ever been levied by the city of Anaheim, but an extension of Disney's special waiver would reimburse the company for any such taxes imposed during the next three decades, municipal spokeswoman Ruth Ruiz said.



A model presents a creation from the line Blind by JW by designer Walter Kong as part of his Spring/Summer fashion show during Hong Kong Fashion Week in Hong Kong, China July 6, 2015.
Photo by Tyrone Siu


Weekend Box Office Revised

'Inside Out'

Three weeks after opening, Pixar's "Inside Out" has finally slayed the dinosaurs of "Jurassic World."

In final box office figures released Monday, "Inside Out" came out slightly ahead of "Jurassic World" after estimates Sunday had "Jurassic World" narrowly edging "Inside Out" for the top spot.

The acclaimed Pixar original took in $29.8 million over the July 4 weekend for Disney, enough to barely surpass the hit Universal reboot "Jurassic World," which pulled in $29.2 million on its fourth weekend.

Paramount's "Terminator Genisys," which cost $155 million to produce, fared worse than the previous four installments of the franchise. It made $27 million over the weekend and $42.5 million since it opened Wednesday.

The top 20 movies at U.S. and Canadian theaters Friday through Monday, followed by distribution studio, gross, number of theater locations, average receipts per location, total gross and number of weeks in release, as compiled Monday by Rentrak:

    1. "Inside Out," Disney, $29,771,224, 4,158 locations, $7,160 average, $245,891,395, 3 weeks.
    2. "Jurassic World," Universal, $29,242,025, 3,737 locations, $7,825 average, $556,542,980, 4 weeks.
    3. "Terminator Genisys," Paramount, $27,018,486, 3,758 locations, $7,190 average, $42,474,183, 1 week.
    4. "Magic Mike XXL," Warner Bros., $12,857,184, 3,355 locations, $3,832 average, $27,890,003, 1 week.
    5. "Ted 2," Universal, $11,171,520, 3,448 locations, $3,240 average, $58,500,630, 2 weeks.
    6. "Max," Warner Bros., $6,617,389, 2,870 locations, $2,306 average, $25,378,166, 2 weeks.
    7. "Spy," 20th Century Fox, $5,137,677, 2,387 locations, $2,152 average, $97,536,300, 5 weeks.
    8. "San Andreas," Warner Bros., $2,824,063, 1,672 locations, $1,689 average, $147,190,443, 6 weeks.
    9. "Me And Earl And The Dying Girl," Fox Searchlight, $1,246,803, 870 locations, $1,433 average, $3,931,842, 4 weeks.
   10. "Dope," Open Road, $1,118,117, 863 locations, $1,296 average, $14,124,389, 3 weeks.
   11. "Mad Max: Fury Road," Warner Bros., $1,016,016, 561 locations, $1,811 average, $149,006,895, 8 weeks.
   12. "Avengers: Age Of Ultron," Disney, $886,151, 589 locations, $1,505 average, $454,231,429, 10 weeks.
   13. "Love & Mercy," Roadside Attractions, $742,048, 440 locations, $1,686 average, $10,529,863, 5 weeks.
   14. "Pitch Perfect 2," Universal, $567,500, 454 locations, $1,250 average, $182,346,060, 8 weeks.
   15. "Insidious Chapter 3," Focus Features, $558,121, 651 locations, $857 average, $51,232,716, 5 weeks.
   16. "I'll See You In My Dreams," Bleecker Street, $468,250, 240 locations, $1,951 average, $5,836,504, 8 weeks.
   17. "Faith Of Our Fathers," Pure Flix, $438,186, 344 locations, $1,274 average, $626,977, 1 week.
   18. "Tomorrowland," Disney, $383,037, 297 locations, $1,290 average, $91,040,567, 7 weeks.
   19. "The Overnight," The Orchard, $325,575, 307 locations, $1,061 average, $628,913, 3 weeks.
   20. "Home," 20th Century Fox, $290,760, 257 locations, $1,131 average, $175,366,853, 15 weeks.

'Inside Out'



In Memory

Amanda Peterson

Amanda Peterson, best known for her role in the 1987 romantic comedy "Can't Buy Me Love," has died. She was 43.

Sgt. Mike Moran with the Greeley, Colorado, police department says Peterson was found dead at an apartment complex Sunday. She was alone, and an investigation into her death is ongoing. No other information was released.

Peterson began her film career when she was 9 in the 1982 adaptation of the play "Annie," directed by John Huston.

The Greeley native appeared in numerous movies and TV shows over the next decade. Her biggest role was playing opposite Patrick Dempsey in "Can't Buy Me Love."

She played cheerleader Cindy Mancini, whom Dempsey's character paid to pose as his girlfriend.

Peterson appeared in her last film, "Windrunner," in 1994.

Amanda Peterson


In Memory

Jerry Weintraub

One of the last of the classic Hollywood showmen, Jerry Weintraub built his show business empire on a Rolodex and chutzpah.

The Brooklyn-born son of a Bronx jeweler, Weintraub rose from the mailroom of a talent agency to become a top concert promoter before shifting into a decades-long career as a top Hollywood producer.

Along the way, Weintraub worked with the most famous of stars - Elvis Presley, Frank Sinatra, George Clooney, Brad Pitt - and was a close friend of former President George H.W. Bush. He relished his insider status, just as they savored the stories that eagerly poured out of him.

Weintraub, the dynamic producer and manager who pushed the career of John Denver and produced such hits movies as "Nashville," ''Karate Kid" and "Ocean's Eleven," died Monday in Santa Barbara, California. He was 77. A publicist for Weintraub said he died of cardiac arrest.

One of Weintraub's most recent successes was the 2013 Liberace drama "Behind the Candelabra." After the studios passed, he took it to HBO, where it won 11 Emmys.

Starting in the 1980s, Weintraub became known as one of the Republican Party's most loyal supporters in Hollywood. He had been close to Bush years before he became president, and in 1991, he hosted a star-studded party for the president at his Malibu home and played golf with Bush and former President Ronald Reagan.

Jerry Weintraub



A flaming fake bull known as a "Toro de fuego" runs after revelers during the 2015 San Fermin fiestas in Pamplona, Spain, Monday, July 6, 2015. Revelers from around the world turned out to kick off the festival with a messy party in the Pamplona town square, one day before the first of eight days of the running of the bulls.
Photo by Andres Kudacki



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