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March 7, 2017

On an all-new edition of The Weekly Podioplex, Logan sliced into the box office and eliminated the competition, using his cinematic swan song to make his mark on the record books. This week, the Wolverine goes toe to toe with a giant ape as Kong: Skull Island takes audiences on a forbidden journey. Which mutant will win?

In home entertainment, Disney takes us to the islands as Moana makes her debut alongside Jackie, Scamander, and the Passengers. The Americans sneak into the TV list, and two classics make their way onto high-definition. After that, Denise wraps things up with a new slate of news in the Quick Flicks, putting the finishing touches on this first March edition of the Weekly Podioplex, brought to you on The Chronic Rift Network.

Weekly Podioplex Notes for March 7th, 2017


Opening Clip: Kong: Skull Island

Box Office Report

Top Ten

#1 – Logan – [New Release] #2 – Get Out – [-1] #3 – The Shack – [New Release] #4 – The LEGO Batman Movie – [-2] #5 – John Wick: Chapter Two – [-2] #6 – Before I Fall – [New Release]

#7 – Hidden Figures – [Even] #8 – The Great Wall – [-4] #9 – Fifty Shades Darker – [-4] #10 – La La Land – [-2]

Tops From the Past

2012 – The Lorax 2007 – 300 1997 – Private Parts 1987 – Lethal Weapon 1977 – Rocky

Box Office Premieres for the week of March 10th, 2017


Kong: Skull Island – [PG-13]


Raw – [R] Badrinath Ki Dulhania – [NR] The Ottoman Lieutenant – [R]

Personal Shopper – [R]

The Sense of an Ending – [PG-13]

My Scientology Movie – [NR]

The Other Half – [NR] The Dark Below – [UR] Uncertain – [NR] Suntan – [UR]

Home Entertainment for the week of March 7th, 2017

New Releases on DVD and Blu-Ray

Moana – [PG]

Jackie – [R]

Incarnate – [PG-13]

New Releases on Digital Video

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them – [PG-13]

Passengers – [PG-13]

TV on DVD and Blu-Ray

The Americans: Season Four (2016) Saving Hope: Season Four (2016)

Blu-Rays From the Past

Compulsion (1959) – [NR]

Fahrenheit 451 (1966) – [NR]

Podcast Promos

The Melting Potcast

The Melting Potcast: A Little of Everything, from Everyone, Everywhere. It's also your source for really bad food and writing puns. Our crew gives you never-before heard fiction in a variety show setting, featuring different types of segments. This is a melting pot, after all!

Quick Flicks

Van Helsing re-write Hellboy 3 will never happen Castle Rock gets a ten-episode order on Hulu Jurassic World 2 plot revealed? LEGO Batman Movie director helming Nightwing film Robin Hood: Origins


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