The Weekly Podioplex: November 29, 2016


On an brand new edition of The Weekly Podioplex, the box office shrugged off a turkey coma as Moana unseats Fantastic Beasts as the box office champ. Unfortunately, that luck didn't spread far among the new releases. The good news is that they have a chance to remain in the running since this week brings only one contender to the table.

In home entertainment, the slate belongs to the movies as six titles from 2016 make their premiere. Add them to a baby for Bridget Jones, a House of Lies, and a game of Finders Keepers to put the finishing touches on the plate. Add in dessert with Denise and the Quick Flicks, and you have an end-of-the-month edition of The Weekly Podioplex, brought to you on The Chronic Rift Network.

Weekly Podioplex Notes for November 29th, 2016

Introduction

Opening Clip: Incarnate

Box Office Report

Top Ten

#1 – Moana – [New Release] #2 – Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them – [-1] #3 – Doctor Strange – [-1] #4 – Allied – [New Release] #5 – Arrival – [-1] #6 – Trolls – [-3]

#7 – Bad Santa 2 – [New Release] #8 – Almost Christmas – [-3] #9 – Hacksaw Ridge – [-3] #10 – The Edge of Seventeen – [-3]

Tops From the Past

2011 – The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1 2006 – Happy Feet 1996 – 101 Dalmatians 1986 – Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home 1976 – Carrie

Box Office Premieres for the week of December 2nd, 2016

Wide

Incarnate – [PG-13]

Limited

Jackie – [R] The Eyes of My Mother – [R] Things to Come – [PG-13] Old Stone – [UR]

Home Entertainment for the week of November 29th, 2016

New Releases on DVD and Blu-Ray

Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie – [R]

The Wild Life – [PG]

The BFG – [PG]

Don’t Breathe – [R]

Pete’s Dragon – [PG]

Family Drama

Rifftrax Live!: MST3K Reunion Show – [NR]

New Releases on Digital Video

Bridget Jones’s Baby – [R]

TV on DVD and Blu-Ray

House of Lies: Season Five (2016)

Blu-Rays From the Past

Finders Keepers (1984) – [R]

Podcast Promos

The ScapeCast: The Scaper Chronicles

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Quick Flicks

Assassin’s Creed clip Kubo and Zootopia nominated for Annie Awards BD Wong returns for Jurassic World 2 Buckaroo Banzai lawsuit Review: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

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