The Weekly Podioplex: December 22, 2015


Was it any surprise that Star Wars: The Force Awakens did as well as it did at the box office this past weekend? And it certainly looks to hold that spot this weekend despite there being four new movie releases to challenge it. Just how far can this movie got when it appears to be so universally accepted as a proper sequel to the original Star Wars trilogy? Michael Falkner has all this, some DVD releases, and a look at January movies that could challenge The Force Awakens on a new Weekly Podioplex.

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Weekly Podioplex Notes for December 22, 2015

Introduction

Opening Clip: Joy

Box Office Report

Top Ten

#1 – Star Wars: The Force Awakens [New Record] #2 – Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip #3 – Sisters #4 – The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2 [-3] #5 – Creed [-1] #6 – The Good Dinosaur [-3]

#7 – Krampus [-2] #8 – In the Heart of the Sea [-6] #9 – Dilwale #10 – Bajirao Mastani

(New Release) [Change]

Tops From the Past

2010 – Little Fockers 2005 – King Kong 1995 – Toy Story 1985 – Rocky IV 1975 – The Adventure of Sherlock Holmes' Smarter Brother

Box Office Premieres for the week of December 25th, 2015

Wide

Joy – [PG-13]

Point Break – [PG-13]

Daddy’s Home – [PG-13]

Concussion – [PG-13]

Limited

The Hateful Eight – [R]

The Revenant – [R]

45 Years – [R]

Home Entertainment for the week of December 22nd, 2015

New Releases on DVD and Blu-Ray

War Room – [PG]

Pan – [PG]

Pawn Sacrifice – [PG-13]

Project Almanac – [PG-13]

TV on DVD and Blu-Ray

Defiance: Season Three (2015)

Dominion: Season Two (2015)

Blu-Rays From the Past

The Brain That Wouldn’t Die (1962) – [Approved]

Podcast Promos

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Quick Flicks

Coming Attractions for January 2016

Links

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