May 23, 2017


On an all-new edition of The Weekly Podioplex, it was a battle between then aliens and the xenomorphs won. Barely. Now it's the battle of the aliens (both sets) and the pirates. Bring rum and that guy's leg, and watchout for facehuggers.

On the home entertainment slate, old man Logan, haunted houses, the Great Wall, and John Wick come home. So does an animated superhero who is friends with the Flash, Green Arrow, and the Legends. Disney also gets in on things with some ducks. Mighty ones. Denise takes us out with a few geeky articles and a whole lotta "yaaaaaaayyy" as we put the wraps on another edition of The Weekly Podioplex, brought to you on The Chronic Rift Network.

Weekly Podioplex Notes for May 23rd, 2017

Introduction

Opening Clip: Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales

Box Office Report

Top Ten

#1 – Alien: Covenant – [New Release] #2 – Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 – [-1] #3 – Everything, Everything – [New Release] #4 – Snatched – [-2] #5 – King Arthur: Legend of the Sword – [-2] #6 – Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul – [New Release]

#7 – The Fate of the Furious – [-3] #8 – The Boss Baby – [-2] #9 – Beauty and the Beast – [-4] #10 – How to Be a Latin Lover – [-3]

Tops From the Past

2012 – Men in Black 3 2007 – Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End 1997 – The Lost World: Jurassic Park 1987 – Beverly Hills Cop II 1977 – The Car

Box Office Premieres for the week of May 26th, 2017

Wide

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales – [PG-13]

Baywatch – [R]

Limited

Long Strange Trip – [R] Buena Vista Social Club: Adios – [PG] Drone – [NR]

Home Entertainment for the week of May 23rd, 2017

New Releases on DVD and Blu-Ray

Logan – [R]

Get Out – [R]

The Great Wall – [PG-13]

Rock Dog – [PG]

New Releases on Digital Video

John Wick: Chapter 2 – [R]

TV on DVD and Blu-Ray

Vixen: The Movie (2016)

Blu-Rays From the Past

The Mighty Ducks (1992) – [PG]

Podcast Promos

Doctor Geek’s Laboratory It’s the 21st Century. Ever wondered what happened to all those inventions, conveniences, and other concepts the future was suppose to bring? Well, so have we. Here, at Doctor Geek’s Laboratory, we will explore all the realms of applied geekdom. We will examine the future that was, the future that is, and the future that has not yet come to pass.

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Through enthusiasm, passion, and humor, we hope to bring our audience closer to the scientists, inventors, entrepreneurs, tinkerers, and others who are attempting to bring about the world of tomorrow. Together we will help the future along … give it a push where it’s needed.

Quick Flicks

Michael Fassbender to return to the X-Men films? James Gunn on texting in theaters Slaughterhouse Rules The New Pope Dirk Gently welcomes Alan Tudyk

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