The Weekly Podioplex: December 2, 2015


The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 2 continues to dominate the box office. Can the Krampus bring it down or will this weekend make it three in a row for the teen favorite? Michael Falkner has this and new TV on DVD releases for possible holiday gifts on a new Weekly Podioplex.

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Weekly Podioplex Notes for December 1, 2015

Introduction

Opening Clip: Krampus

Box Office Report

Top Ten

#1 – The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2 [Second Week] #2 – The Good Dinosaur #3 – Creed #4 – Spectre [-2] #5 – The Peanuts Movie [-2] #6 – The Night Before [-2]

#7 – The Secret in Their Eyes [-2] #8 – Spotlight [Even] #9 – Brooklyn [+3] #10 – The Martian [-3]

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Tops From the Past

2010 – Tangled 2005 – Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire 1995 – Toy Story 1985 – Rocky IV 1975 – One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest

Box Office Premieres for the week of December 4th, 2015

Wide

Krampus – [PG-13]

Limited

Chi-Raq – [R]

The Letters – [PG]

Macbeth – [NR]

Youth – [R]

A Royal Night Out – [PG-13]

The World of Kanako – [NR]

Life – [R]

Hitchcick/Truffaut – [PG-13]

Christmas Eve – [PG]

MI-5 – [R]

Home Entertainment for the week of December 1st, 2015

New Releases on DVD and Blu-Ray

Cooties – [R]

Amy – [R]

TV on DVD and Blu-Ray

Mystery Science Theater 3000: Volume XXXIV (1988-1999)

Fear the Walking Dead: Season One (2015)

The Walking Dead: Season Five (Limited Edition) (2014)

Zoo: Season One (2015)

Blu-Rays From the Past

National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation (1989) – [PG-13]

Podcast Promos

Remake This Movie RIGHT

“Remake This Movie RIGHT!” is a bi-weekly podcast where we take a classic film that is actively being remade by Hollywood studio execs, and craft our own version of how a modern retelling should go. Does the story need updating? Should characters or motives be tweaked? Do we need more muppets? We take all factors into account, concoct our film, and then offer a Final Pitch to you in movie trailer form. By the end of each episode, we will Remake This Movie RIGHT!

Quick Flicks

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