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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 2012 Summer Olympics TV schedule for Saturday, August 4The 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 2012 Summer Olympics schedule for Wednesday, August 1On 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











03 The Help Mops Up Competition: Box Office Report August 19 21
The downtrodden housemaids of ‘The Help’ cleaned up at the box office. In its second weekend, the film swept away all competition, including last week’s winner, ‘Rise of the Planet of the Apes,’ and four new wide releases – ‘Spy Kids: All the Time in the World,’ ‘Conan the Barbarian,’ ‘Fright Night’ and ‘One Day.’

After last weekend’s unexpectedly strong opening, ‘The Help’ added… Continue reading 'The Help' Mops Up Competition: Box Office Report August 19-21











caesar james franco rise apes Apes Still Top Banana: Box Office Report August 12 14
It’s still the Apes’ planet; we just live on it.

In its second weekend, ‘Rise of the Planet of the Apes’ remained on top at the box office, relegating four new movies to second-banana status. But the film did receive a stronger-than-expected challenge from ‘The Help,’ while the other three new releases opened well below expectations.

The second-weekend take for… Continue reading 'Apes' Still Top Banana: Box Office Report August 12-14