April 25, 2017


On an all-new edition of The Weekly Podioplex, it was a bad week to be a new release. In fact, none of the newbies broke into the top five, and the best among them was a documentary with cute critters. The Fate of the Furious kept driving, and unless The Circle, a street magician, or a latin lover can muster the numbers, Toretto's family will keep riding into the sunset.

The home entertainment slate is a small affair, musicals both modern and classic, a battle of werewolves and vampires, and... well... an affair. Denise caps off the week with The Mummy's daddy issues, another crack at the Dark Phoenix, and some uncertainty about Predator and Trek on this new edition of the Weekly Podioplex, brought to you on The Chronic Rift Network.

Weekly Podioplex Notes for April 25th, 2017

Introduction

Opening Clip: The Circle

Box Office Report

Top Ten

#1 – The Fate of the Furious – [Second Week] #2 – The Boss Baby – [Even] #3 – Beauty and the Beast – [Even] #4 – Going in Style – [+1] #5 – Smurfs: The Lost Village – [-1] #6 – Born in China – [New Release]

#7 – Unforgettable – [New Release] #8 – Gifted – [-2] #9 – The Promise – [New Release] #10 – The Lost City of Z – [+18]

Tops From the Past

2012 – Think Like a Man 2007 – Disturbia 1997 – Volcano 1987 – The Secret of My Succe$s 1977 – Annie Hall

Box Office Premieres for the week of April 28th, 2017

Wide

The Circle – [PG-13]

How to Be a Latin Lover – [PG-13]

Sleight – [R]

Limited

Buster’s Mal Heart – [NR] One Week and a Day – [NR]

Home Entertainment for the week of April 25th, 2017

New Releases on DVD and Blu-Ray

La La Land – [PG-13]

Underworld: Blood Wars – [R]

New Releases on Digital Video

Fifty Shades Darker – [R]

TV on DVD and Blu-Ray

The Affair: Season Three (2016)

Blu-Rays From the Past

Man of La Mancha (1972) – [PG]

Podcast Promos

The SciFi Diner Podcast

In this Science Fiction Podcast, we share interviews, reviews, and opinions on popular and perhaps not so popular Science Fiction TV shows and movies.

Quick Flicks

Universal’s monsters, The Mummy, and daddy issues Dark Phoenix (again and again and again and...) Predator reboot gets knocked back Zachary Quinto unsure about Star Trek #4

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