Welcome to February with all-new edition of The Weekly Podioplex. With Split earning a box office turkey and all of the new releases acting more like Falcons than Patriots, we have to wonder if the Caped Crusader can break through the brick wall and score a win. Joining him (and Robin, if we continue the avian theme) are John Wick and fifty more shades of Fifty Shades. Nothing says Valentines like LEGOs, violence, and hyperbolic BDSM.
In home entertainment, we start with a completely different kind of Loving, followed by Trolls, political fallout, and the dark side of the Justice League. The digital and TV slates are pretty sparse, but classics on Blu-Ray make up for it as we say goodbye to Carrie Fisher with a loose semi-autobiographical salute. Wrap it up with Denise and news of Star Wars vinyls, Game of Thrones beverages, and a wee spot of, shall we say, alternative facts in the Quick Flicks, and we bring this edition of The Weekly Podioplex to close. It's all yours for free, courtesy of The Chronic Rift Network.
Weekly Podioplex Notes for February 7th, 2017
Opening Clip: The LEGO Batman Movie
Box Office Report
#1 – Split – [Third Week] #2 – Rings – [New Release] #3 – A Dog’s Purpose – [-1] #4 – Hidden Figures – [-1] #5 – La La Land – [Even] #6 – Resident Evil: The Final Chapter – [-2]
#7 – Sing – [Even] #8 – xXx: The Return of Xander Cage – [-2] #9 – The Space Between Us – [New Release] #10 – Lion – [+4]
Tops From the Past
2012 – The Vow 2007 – Norbit 1997 – Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope Special Edition 1987 – Platoon 1977 – Rocky
Box Office Premieres for the week of February 10th, 2017
The LEGO Batman Movie – [PG]
John Wick: Chapter 2 – [R]
Fifty Shades Darker – [R]
Jolly LLB 2 – [NR] A United Kingdom – [PG-13] Kedi – [UR]
Home Entertainment for the week of February 7th, 2017
New Releases on DVD and Blu-Ray
Loving – [PG-13]
Trolls – [PG]
American Pastoral – [R]
Justice League Dark – [R]
New Releases on Digital Video
Manchester By the Sea – [R]
Hacksaw Ridge – [R]
TV on DVD and Blu-Ray
From Dusk Till Dawn: Season Three (2016)
Blu-Rays From the Past
Postcards from the Edge (1990) – [R]
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