January 10, 2017


On an all-new edition of The Weekly Podioplex, it was a tight race for first place as the East Coast got frozen out with winter storms. That's bad news for the Rebellion, but good news for Hidden Figures. This week, the box office celebrates Friday the 13th with monsters of various sizes, including growling trucks, haunting figures, terrorists, and criminals.

In home entertainment, 2016 continues to clean house with a variety of titles, from teenage superheroes and mafia accountants to historical dramas and comedy acts. TV on DVD keeps things rolling with political intrigue, hackers, and bold adventures in the final frontier. Denise brings this week's finale with a tribute to Debbie Reynolds and a spoiler-free review of Sing, closing the curtain on this new edition of The Weekly Podioplex, brought to you on The Chronic Rift Network.

Weekly Podioplex Notes for January 10th, 2017

Introduction

Opening Clip: Monster Trucks

Box Office Report

Top Ten

#1 – Hidden Figures – [Nationwide Expansion: +16] #2 – Rogue One: A Star Wars Story – [-1] #3 – Sing – [-1] #4 – Underworld: Blood Wars – [New Release] #5 – La La Land – [+2] #6 – Passengers – [-3]

#7 – Why Him? – [-2] #8 – Moana – [-4] #9 – Fences – [-3] #10 – Assassin’s Creed – [-2]

Tops From the Past

2012 – Contraband 2007 – Stomp the Yard 1997 – The Relic 1987 – The Golden Child 1977 – The Enforcer

Box Office Premieres for the week of January 13th, 2017

Wide

Monster Trucks – [PG]

The Bye Bye Man – [PG-13]

Patriots Day – [R]

Sleepless – [R]

Live By Night – [R]

Limited

OK Jaanu – [NR] The Comedian – [R] The Book of Love – [PG-13]

Home Entertainment for the week of January 10th, 2017

New Releases on DVD and Blu-Ray

Max Steel – [PG-13]

Deepwater Horizon – [PG-13]

The Birth of a Nation – [R]

The Accountant – [R]

Kevin Hart: What Now? – [R]

New Releases on Digital Video

Ouija: Origin of Evil – [PG-13]

Keeping Up With the Joneses – [PG-13]

TV on DVD and Blu-Ray

Homeland: Season Five (2015) Mr. Robot: Season Two (2016) Star Trek: Enterprise: The Complete Series (2001-2005)

Blu-Rays From the Past

Battleground (1949) – [NR]

Podcast Promos

MASH 4077 Podcast

MASH 4077 Podcast is a fan cast covering one of the most well known and highly successful series in television history. Hosted by Kenny, Meds, and Al, each episode will cover a single episode of MASH starting at the beginning with the pilot. We hope to share with our listeners some cool and informative behind the scene information, cool trivia and little know facts about this wonderful TV series.

Quick Flicks

Debbie Reynolds Sing

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