May 9, 2017


On an all-new edition of The Weekly Podioplex, there was only one clear winner, and they are the Guardians of the Galaxy. The odds remain in their favor as the box office newcomers are a retelling of the King Arthur legend and a mother/daughter comedy.

The home entertainment slate is equally light, offering Fifty Shades, a rocking dog, a prison tale in orange and black, and an accidental tourist. Denise adds in a plethora of news items from across the universe, drawing this new edition of the Weekly Podioplex to a close on The Chronic Rift Network.

Weekly Podioplex Notes for May 9th, 2017

Introduction

Opening Clip: King Arthur: Legend of the Sword

Box Office Report

Top Ten

#1 – Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 – [New Release] #2 – The Fate of the Furious – [-1] #3 – The Boss Baby – [+1] #4 – How to Be a Latin Lover – [-2] #5 – Beauty and the Beast – [+1] #6 – The Circle – [-1]

#7 – Baahubali 2: The Conclusion – [-4] #8 – Gifted – [+1] #9 – Smurfs: The Lost Village – [-1] #10 – Going in Style – [-3]

Tops From the Past

2012 – Marvel’s The Avengers 2007 – Spider-Man 3 1997 – The Fifth Element 1987 – The Secret of My Succe$s 1977 – Annie Hall

Box Office Premieres for the week of May 12th, 2017

Wide

King Arthur: Legend of the Sword – [PG-13]

Snatched – [R]

Limited

Lowriders – [PG-13] The Wall – [R] Paris Can Wait – [PG] Meri Pyaari Bindu – [NR] The Wedding Plan – [PG] Generation Iron 2 – [NR]

Home Entertainment for the week of May 9th, 2017

New Releases on DVD and Blu-Ray

Fifty Shades Darker – [R]

New Releases on Digital Video

Rock Dog – [PG]

TV on DVD and Blu-Ray

Orange is the New Black: Season Four (2016)

Blu-Rays From the Past

The Accidental Tourist (1988) – [PG]

Podcast Promos

Terminus: A Doctor Who Podcast A podcast about a queer woman's perspective on Doctor Who, both the classic and new series, as well as its various spin-offs and ephemera.

Quick Flicks

Godzilla vs Kong moves up one week Marvel’s Runaways coming to Hulu this winter BBC takes on The War of the Worlds Disney, The Rock, and a Jungle Cruise movie Hope remains for fans of Powerless Glass: The Unbreakable sequel Roseanne limited revival in the works The Vampire Chronicles is coming to television Boondock Saints Origins

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