On an all-new edition of The Weekly Podioplex, we're haunting the station as The Girl on the Train arrives on time despite a poor reception, solidly beating the rest of the newcomers. She faces some steep competition from The Accountant, Max Steel, and Kevin Hart and we enter the middle of the month.
In home entertainment, the Ghostbusters and Krampus take advantage of the season in a bid for your shelves, along with the Ice Age crew and Tarzan. If digital is more your speed, Batman and Robin dust off the cowl and tights for another amazing adventure. Meanwhile, TV on DVD goes retro with a handful of blasts from the past to accompany Hannibal, Mike & Molly, and The Good Witch. To wrap things up, a Stephen King classic brings the scares from the past on Blu-Ray.
Finally, Denise wraps things up with the Quick Flicks, putting the stake in this installment of The Weekly Podioplex, brought to you on The Chronic Rift Network.
Weekly Podioplex Notes for October 11, 2016
Opening Clip: The Accountant
Box Office Report
#1 – The Girl on the Train – [New Release] #2 – Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children – [-1] #3 – Deepwater Horizon – [-1] #4 – The Magnificent Seven – [-1] #5 – Storks – [-1] #6 – The Birth of a Nation – [New Release]
#7 – Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life – [New Release] #8 – Sully – [-3] #9 – Masterminds – [-3] #10 – Queen of Katwe – [-3]
Tops From the Past
2011 – Real Steel 2006 – The Grudge 2 1996 – The Ghost and the Darkness 1986 – Crocodile Dundee 1976 – Marathon Man
Box Office Premieres for the week of October 14th, 2016
The Accountant – [R]
Kevin Hart: What Now? – [R]
Max Steel – [PG-13]
Desierto – [R] Certain Women – [R] Priceless – [PG-13] Miss Hokusai – [PG-13]
Home Entertainment for the week of October 11th, 2016
New Releases on DVD and Blu-Ray
Ghostbusters – [PG-13]
Krampus – [PG-13]
Ice Age: Collision Course – [PG]
The Legend of Tarzan – [PG-13]
New Releases on Digital Video
Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders – [PG]
TV on DVD and Blu-Ray
Mike & Molly: Season Six (2015) Mike & Molly: The Complete Series (2010-2016) The Good Witch: Season Two (2016) Hannibal: The Complete Series (2013-2015) Knight Rider: The Complete Series (1982-1986) Kolchak: The Night Stalker: The Complete Series (1974-1975) Sliders: The Complete Series (1995-2000) Miami Vice: The Complete Series (1984-1990)
Blu-Rays From the Past
Carrie (1976) – [R]
The Batcave Podcast
The Batcave Podcast is an Internet show that takes a look at each and every episode of the 60s Batman television series. Host John S. Drew celebrates the great and looks to see where the show went wrong as it slid into oblivion in its third and final season with a different guest host each week. In the end, John is attempting to justify his love for this series, not to the listener, but to himself. Join him on this long, strange trip.
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