I grew up during Disney Channel’s golden era — you know exactly what I’m talking about. It was the when Disney Channel Original Movies (DCOMs) were at their prime and peak Disney TV starring the Jonas Brothers, Miley Cyrus, Demi Lovato, the Sprouse twins, and more. In hindsight, it was wild. There has never been such a hotbed for stardom since Ryan Gosling, Justin Timberlake, Britney Spears, and Christina Aguilera were all on the Mickey Mouse Club.

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BOX OFFICE BREAKDOWN | It is about to get filthy rich

AUGUST 17TH-19TH | What's Coming to Theaters This Weekend?


I love you...and your insanely wealthy family.

In Popdust's column, Box Office Breakdown, we aim to inform you of the top flicks to check out every weekend depending on what you're in the mood to enjoy. Looking to laugh? What about having your pants scared off? Maybe you just need a little love? Whatever the case may be, we have you covered. Take a peek at our top picks for this week…

Mile 22

A new summertime thriller, we follow the story of an operative in one of the least understood units of the CIA (though it is highly regarded). With the help of his top-notch team, this agent must retrieve and transport an asset that holds life-threatening information to Mile 22 for extraction before the enemy closes in.

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NR | Running Time 1hr 30m | STX Entertainment | Director: Peter Berg

Starring:Mark Wahlberg, Lauren Cohan, Ronda Rousey, and more!

The Little Mermaid

This is not the Disney version of the film that most of you know. It is instead based on the Hans Christian Andersen original tale, which is just a tad darker. A reporter and his niece discover a magnificent creature in the water and come to believe it is a mermaid. Get ready to dive into something magical.

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PG | Running Time 1hr 34m | Conglomerate Media | Directors: Blake Harris, Chris Bouchard

Starring:Gina Gershon, William Moseley, Jared Sandler, and more!

Billionaire Boys Club

Yes, on the surface this looks like a film about a bunch of jerky white men in nice suits. When you dig deeper you will find something based on the true story of a group of young men who are as charming and intelligent as they look, but after a get-rich-quick scheme goes horribly wrong, they have a bit of blood tarnishing their reputations.

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R | Running Time 1hr 48m | Armory Films | Director: James Cox

Starring:Ansel Elgort, Kevin Spacey, Taron Egerton,and more!

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MUSIC MONDAY | The Oscars: Best of the Best Original Song goes to...

FEB 26 | Listing All 90 years of Academy Award Winners

Celebrating 90 years of Academy Award-winning music.

Every January, the entertainment community and film fans around the world watch the Academy Awards in eager anticipation. Hundreds of millions of movie lovers watch the glamorous celebrities and extravagant ceremony that reveals who will receive the most prestigious honors in filmmaking.

We thought it would be fun to make a mix of songs that won an Oscar, and also deserved it. There can be politics involved. When you look at some of the other nominees, how could they be passed over? But sometimes the Academy can really get it right. The music that does win can leave a lasting impact as there is a confirmation from the highest authority, that these songs are noteworthy. It becomes a mental note that every time we hear that song, it brings us back to the year we would hear it every day, until it faded from every minute to once in a while. The Oscars guarantee the life of the song lives on for generations.

It will take place at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California at 5:00 p.m. PST on March 4, 2018. Jimmy Kimmel will host for a second consecutive year, making him the first person to host back-to-back ceremonies since Billy Crystal in 1997 and 1998.

Below you will find a complete list of every Oscar winner for Best Original Song since 1934. For a complete list of nominees for the 90th Oscars, click here. What music made the final cut?

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