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  • ‘The Adventures of Pluto Nash’ (2002)

    A movie about a former smuggler who starts a night club (in space!), “Pluto Nash” is not only one of August’s worst flops ever, but one of the biggest box-office busts of all time: It had production costs of about $ 120 million and only $ 7 million in worldwide profits. You do the math.

  • ‘The Astronaut’s Wife’ (1999)

    Johnny Depp! Charlize Theron! “The Astronaut’s

  • 2012-london-olympics-track-and-field-gi.jpgNBC’s primetime coverage of the 2012 London Summer Olympics on Friday, Aug. 10 will feature plenty of track and field events, plus a little platform diving and BMX biking. But there are plenty of other events happening throughout the day. Here’s a look at the TV schedule (all times ET):

    5 a.m.-7:30 p.m. on NBCOL3DTrack and Field, Diving (women’s platform final), Synchronized Swimming (team qualifying)… Continue reading 2012 Summer Olympics TV schedule for Friday, August 10

    Like most movie addicts, we like to keep close tabs on which “old” movies are popping up on Netflix’s Watch Instantly platform — and while their additions have been relatively unimpressive over the last several weeks, that all changed yesterday. Below you’ll find a big batch of films that just (re-)arrived on Netflix’s streaming service, complete with a few quick points on why you might want to queue them up… Continue reading Your Guide to the August Netflix Watch Instantly Catalog Explosion

    misty-may-us-beach-volleyball-london-olympics-gi.jpgThe 2012 Summer Olympic events on deck in primetime for Saturday, August 4 include more swimming, track and field, beach volleyball and diving. But there are plenty more competitions on tap from London. Take a look at NBC’s full TV broadcast schedule (all times ET):

    4 a.m.-8 p.m. on NBC Sports
    Basketball (men’s: USA vs. Lithuania), Triathlon, Tennis, Beach Volleyball, Field Hockey (women’s: USA vs. New Zealand)… Continue reading 2012 Summer Olympics TV schedule for Saturday, August 4

    olympics-tv-schedule-springboard-diving.jpgOn the docket for NBC’s primetime coverage of the 2012 summer Olympics on Wednesday, August 1 is plenty of swimming, a little bit of synchronized springboard diving, the men’s all-around gymnastics competition and USA women’s beach volleyball. But there are plenty of other events happening in London. Here’s what else the NBC family of networks will air (all times ET):

    4:00-9:00 a.m. on NBC Sports
    Basketball (women’s… Continue reading 2012 Summer Olympics schedule for Wednesday, August 1