The Weekly Podioplex: December 6, 2016


On an brand new edition of The Weekly Podioplex, it was a terrible week to be a new release. Moana and Fantastic Beasts ruled the roost once again, and they have one more week to keep audiences entertained before the Death Star comes back to town. In the meantime, Miss Sloane and the Office Christmas Party will try their hardest to win hearts, minds, and cold hard cash. Do they have a chance against wizards, teenage heroes, and demigods?

Home entertainment gets busy as pets, super secret agents, cowboys, airline heroes, and storks make waves. Among these big name titles, however, is a touching documentary from a son to his late father, an idol from a science fiction legend. Television titles include irreverent animation, romance, a spinoff from a galaxy far away, and a high fantasy MTV project. It all rounds out with octane as Mad Max hits shelves in Black and Chrome fashion.

Finally, Denise brings it all to a close with a fitting and thematic review of a deeply inspirational film in the Quick Flicks. What better way to stay warm as December debuts than with your friends at The Weekly Podioplex, brought to you on The Chronic Rift Network.

Weekly Podioplex Notes for December 6th, 2016

Introduction

Opening Clip: Miss Sloane

Box Office Report

Top Ten

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

#7 – Hacksaw Ridge – [+2] #8 – Bad Santa 2 – [-1] #9 – Incarnate – [New Release] #10 – Almost Christmas – [-2]

Tops From the Past

2011 – New Year’s Eve 2006 – Apocalypto 1996 – 101 Dalmatians 1986 – Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home 1976 – Rocky

Box Office Premieres for the week of December 9th, 2016

Wide

Miss Sloane – [R]

Office Christmas Party – [R]

Limited

La La Land – [PG-13] Befikre – [UR] Harry Benson: Shoot First – [UR]

Home Entertainment for the weeks of December 6th, 2016

New Releases on DVD and Blu-Ray

The Secret Life of Pets – [PG]

Jason Bourne – [PG-13]

For the Love of Spock – [NR]

New Releases on Digital Video

The Magnificent Seven – [PG-13]

Sully – [PG-13]

Storks – [PG]

TV on DVD and Blu-Ray

Family Guy: Season Fourteen (2015) Beauty and the Beast: Season Four (2016) LEGO Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures: Season One (2016) The Shannara Chronicles: Season One (2016)

Blu-Rays From the Past

Mad Max: High Octane Collection (1979-2015) – [PG-13, R]

Podcast Promos

Skywalking Through Neverland

Skywalking Through Neverland is a Star Wars/Disney, fan-focused Podcast. We cover Star Wars, Disney, Superheroes and pop culture fandom. You know, that stuff that binds us all together as instantaneous friends! We showcase either what people have done with their fandom or talked to those who are involved first-hand in the universes that we LOVE.

Quick Flicks

Review: Moana

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