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The Weekly Podioplex: June 7, 2016

On an all-new edition of The Weekly Podioplex, the Apocalypse was almost averted by the heroes on the half-shell, but it's mixed news for the studio. Both sets of comic book heroes could see a challenge with the Now You See Me sequel, the premiere of Warcraft, and another visit to the horrors of The Conjuring. Will they be enough to jump start the flagging summer season?

On the home theater front, it's a list of big hitters, including Disney's Zootopia, Michael Bay, and George Clooney. TV takes a Quantum Leap this week, and a Star Trek blockbuster goes Blu with a director's cut. What more could you want? It's a new edition of The Weekly Podioplex, only on The Chronic Rift Network.

Weekly Podioplex Notes for June 7, 2016


Opening Clip: Now You See Me 2

Box Office Report

Top Ten

#1 – Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows – [New Release] #2 – X-Men: Apocalypse – [-1] #3 – Me Before You – [New Release] #4 – Alice Through the Looking Glass – [-2] #5 – The Angry Birds Movie – [-2] #6 – Captain America: Civil War – [-2]

#7 – Neighbors: Sorority Rising – [-2] #8 – Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping – [New Release] #9 – The Jungle Book – [-3] #10 – The Nice Guys – [-3]

Tops From the Past

2011 – Super 8 2006 – Cars 1996 – The Rock 1986 – Top Gun 1976 – The Man Who Fell to Earth

Box Office Premieres for the week of June 10th, 2016


Now You See Me 2 – [PG-13]

Warcraft – [PG-13]

The Conjuring 2 – [R]


Genius – [PG-13] De Palma – [R]

Diary of a Chambermaid – [NR] From Afar – [NR]

King Jack – [NR]

Home Entertainment for the week of June 7th, 2016

New Releases on DVD and Blu-Ray

Zootopia – [PG]

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

Hail, Caesar! – [PG-13]

New Releases on Digital Video

My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 – [PG-13]

Midnight Special – [PG-13]

Electra Woman & Dyna Girl – [NR]

TV on DVD and Blu-Ray

Quantum Leap: Season One (1989) Quantum Leap: Season Two (1990)

Rizzoli & Isles: Season Six (2015) The Shannara Chronicles: Season One (2016)

Blu-Rays From the Past

Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan – The Director’s Cut (1982) – [PG]

Podcast Promos

The Melting Potcast

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Quick Flicks



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