On this week's edition of The Weekly Podioplex, it's Wakanda forever as Black Panther breaks all sorts of records and secures the throne. Next week, games and aliens try to unseat the king as we visit Game Night and Annihilation, but the power of vibranium and T'Challa is hard to beat.
On the home entertainment front, it's a holiday clearinghouse as Daddy's Home 2, The Star, and the Twelfth Doctor's Christmas special make their debuts. In digital we get Thor: Ragnarok and a little dose of murder on the Orient Express. Also, television goes to Texas... Midnight, Texas, before returning us to the feet of The Master. Finally, Denise gives the week a send off with gifts of Scorsese in Rome and her thoughts on Black Panther.
Spoiler: We both loved it.
Enjoy the journey, because it's showtime on the Weekly Podioplex, brought to you on The Chronic Rift Network.
Weekly Podioplex Notes for February 20, 2018
Opening Clip: Game Night
Box Office Report
#1 – Black Panther – [New Release] #2 – Peter Rabbit – [Even] #3 – Fifty Shades Freed – [-2] #4 – Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle – [Even] #5 – The 15:17 to Paris – [-2] #6 – The Greatest Showman – [-1]
#7 – Early Man – [New Release] #8 – Maze Runner: The Death Cure – [-2] #9 – Winchester – [-2] #10 – The Post – [-2]
Box Office Premieres
February 23, 2018: Wide
Game Night – [R] Annihilation – [R]
February 23, 2017: Limited
Hannah – [NR] The Lodgers – [R] Beasts of Burden – [R] The Chamber – [NR] Survivors Guide to Prison – [TV-MA]
February 20, 2018: New Releases on DVD and Blu-Ray
Daddy’s Home 2 – [PG-13]
The Star – [PG]
February 20, 2018: New Releases on Digital Video
Thor: Ragnarok – [PG-13]
Murder on the Orient Express – [PG-13]
February 20, 2018: TV on DVD and Blu-Ray
Doctor Who: Twice Upon a Time (2017)
Midnight, Texas: Season One (2017)
The Master: The Complete Series (1984)
February 13, 2018: Blu-Rays From the Past
The Night Walker (1964) – [NR]
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