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The Weekly Podioplex: May 24, 2016

On an all-new edition of The Weekly Podioplex, the box office went to the birds as Rovio's avian avatars struck down #TeamCap and #TeamIronMan. Unfortunately, the X-Men are bringing Apocalypse to theaters. Will the Angry Birds and their slingshot be able to withstand the mutant uprising?

Meanwhile, Disney strikes back with the heroes of the Coast Guard on your home theater, and a long lost adventure in time and space comes home with Doctor Who and The Underwater Menace. Add in Zoolander, the risen Messiah, Kevin Arnold, and the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and you have a new edition of The Weekly Podioplex, only on The Chronic Rift Network.

Weekly Podioplex Notes for May 24, 2016


Opening Clip: X-Men: Apocalypse

Box Office Report

Top Ten

#1 – The Angry Birds Movie – [New Release] #2 – Captain America: Civil War – [-1] #3 – Neighbors: Sorority Rising – [New Release] #4 – The Nice Guys – [New Release] #5 – The Jungle Book – [-3] #6 – Money Monster – [-3]

#7 – The Darkness – [-3] #8 – Zootopia – [-2] #9 – The Huntsman: Winter’s War – [-2] #10 – Mother’s Day – [-5]

Tops From the Past

2011 – The Hangover: Part II 2006 – X-Men: The Last Stand 1996 – Mission: Impossible 1986 – Cobra 1976 – All the President’s Men

Box Office Premieres for the week of May 27th, 2016


X-Men: Apocalypse – [PG-13]

Alice Through the Looking Glass – [PG]


The Ones Below – [R] Holy Hell – [NR]

Chevalier – [NR] As I AM: The Life and Times of DJ AM – [NR]

Home Entertainment for the week of May 24th, 2016

New Releases on DVD and Blu-Ray

The Finest Hours – [PG-13]

Zoolander No. 2 – [PG-13]

Risen – [PG-13]

How to Be Single – [R]

New Releases on Digital Video

Hail, Caesar! – [PG-13]

13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi – [R]

The Brothers Grimsby – [R]

TV on DVD and Blu-Ray

Doctor Who: The Underwater Menace (1967)

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Season Four, Volume 1, “Beyond the Known Universe” (2015)

The Wonder Years: Season Five (1991)

Blu-Rays From the Past

Manhunter (1986) – [R]

Podcast Promos

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