January 30, 2017
On this week's edition of The Weekly Podioplex, the Death Cure outlasted the jungle, but it's not all sunshine and roses on this side of the maze. The final Maze Runner film is a bit of a disappointment, and that stumble leaves the field wide open for mystery thriller Winchester. Young adult adaptation vs spooky haunted house? Who's the winner here?
On the home entertainment front, we get the history of Wonder Woman and her creator, Professor Marston. We also get Boo! 2 from Madea and a Wonder on digital. TV on DVD kicks in a queen with Victoria and a classic with the Pink Panther (and Henry Mancini's iconic brass). Denise wraps it all up with the Quick Flicks, telling us tale of Space Mom Carrie Fisher's final award, Indy 5, Doctor Sleep, and Elon Musk's supposed zombie apocalypse.
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Weekly Podioplex Notes for January 30, 2018
Opening Clip: Winchester
Box Office Report
#1 – Maze Runner: The Death Cure – [New Release] #2 – Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle – [-1] #3 – Hostiles – [+20, Wide Release] #4 – The Greatest Showman – [+1] #5 – The Post – [-1] #6 – 12 Strong – [-4]
#7 – Den of Thieves – [-4] #8 – The Shape of Water – [+8] #9 – Paddington 2 – [-3] #10 – Padmaavat – [New Release]
Box Office Premieres
February 3, 2018: Wide
Winchester – [PG-13]
February 3, 2017: Limited
A Fantastic Woman – [R] The Cage Fighter – [NR] Bilal: A New Breed of Hero – [PG-13] A Ciambra – [NR]
Scorched Earth – [R]
January 30, 2018: New Releases on DVD and Blu-Ray
Professor Marston and the Wonder Women – [R]
Boo 2! A Madea Halloween – [PG-13]
January 30, 2018: New Releases on Digital Video
Wonder – [PG]
January 30, 2018: TV on DVD and Blu-Ray
The Pink Panther Cartoon Collection: Volume One – 1964-1966 (1964-1966)
Victoria: Season Two (2017)
Ray Donovan: Season Five (2017)
January 30, 2018: Blu-Rays From the Past
Class of 1999 (1990) – [NR]
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