On an all-new edition of The Weekly Podioplex, Volume Two takes Round Two as the Guardians of the Galaxy win the weekend once again. Not even raunchy comedy or King Arthur himself could stop them. This week, it's aliens versus aliens as the xenomorphs return with Alien: Covenant. If chestbusters aren't quite your style, there's some comedy and romance as well.
The home entertainment slate is meatier than last week, offering Xander Cage's return, the final chapter of Resident Evil, Logan, chidren from Mars, and gods in shacks. The Fresh Prince rings rhythm (and the Carlton) to television, and Bruce Lee returns to our retro blu-ray slate with the Dragon beating on gangsters. Denise takes a few minutes to talk Hellboy, The Strain, Sleepy Hollow, and iZombie, and brings us to the end of another edition of The Weekly Podioplex, brought to you on The Chronic Rift Network.
Weekly Podioplex Notes for May 16th, 2017
Opening Clip: Alien: Covenant
Box Office Report
#1 – Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 – [Second Week] #2 – Snatched – [New Release] #3 – King Arthur: Legend of the Sword – [New Release] #4 – The Fate of the Furious – [-2] #5 – Beauty and the Beast – [Even] #6 – The Boss Baby – [-3]
#7 – How to Be a Latin Lover – [-3] #8 – Lowriders – [New Release] #9 – The Circle – [-3] #10 – Baahubali 2: The Conclusion – [-3]
Tops From the Past
2012 – Marvel’s The Avengers 2007 – Shrek the Third 1997 – The Fifth Element 1987 – Ishtar 1977 – The Car
Box Office Premieres for the week of May 19th, 2017
Alien: Covenant – [R]
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul – [PG]
Everything, Everything – [PG-13]
The Commune – [NR] Wakefield – [R]
Home Entertainment for the week of May 16th, 2017
New Releases on DVD and Blu-Ray
xXx: Return of Xander Cage – [PG-13]
Resident Evil: The Final Chapter – [R]
The Space Between Us – [PG-13]
New Releases on Digital Video
Logan – [R]
The Shack – [PG-13]
TV on DVD and Blu-Ray
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air: The Complete Series (1990-1996)
Blu-Rays From the Past
Return of the Dragon (1972) – [NR]
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Hellboy reboot The Strain, Sleepy Hollow, and iZombie
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