April 24, 2018


On this week's edition of The Weekly Podioplex, audiences escaped the Rampage and sought solace in A Quiet Place. The victory for the silent horror will be short-lived because this week marks the arrival of Thanos and Avengers: Infinity War. There's nothing else going on at the box office. Everyone else gave Marvel the floor.

On the home entertainment front, it's still April and it's still slow. Paddington and Maze Runner make sequel premieres, and Bluetooth pioneer Hedy Lamarr makes a digital debut. I also share a story of culture shock with Grease in HD. After that, Denise brings news of more Solo films, another Jumanji, animated Fast and Furious (what!?), and more.

Enjoy the journey, because it's showtime on the Weekly Podioplex, brought to you on The Chronic Rift Network. See you on the other side of Infinity.

Weekly Podioplex Notes for April 24, 2018

Introduction

Opening Clip: Avengers: Infinity War

Box Office Report

Top Ten

#1 – A Quiet Place – [+1] #2 – Rampage – [-1] #3 – I Feel Pretty – [New Release] #4 – Super Troopers 2 – [New Release] #5 – Truth or Dare – [-2] #6 – Ready Player One – [-2]

#7 – Blockers – [-2] #8 – Black Panther – [-2] #9 – Traffik – [New Release] #10 – Isle of Dogs – [-3]

Box Office Premieres

April 27, 2018: Wide

Avengers: Infinity War – [PG-13]

April 27, 2018: Limited

Kings – [R] Let the Sunshine In – [NR] Disobedience – [R] Backstabbing for Beginners – [R] Selfie Dad – [NR] Armed – [R] Love & Bananas – [NR] The Escape of Prisoner 614 – [PG-13]

Home Entertainment

April 24, 2018: New Releases on DVD and Blu-Ray

Paddington 2 – [PG]

Maze Runner: The Death Cure – [PG-13]

April 24, 2018: New Releases on Digital Video

Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story – [NR]

April 24, 2018: TV on DVD and Blu-Ray

Shameless: Season Eight (2017)

Unforgotten: Season One (2015)

April 24, 2018: Blu-Rays From the Past

Grease (1978) – [PG]

Podcast Promos

The Watch-A-Thon of Rassilon

We are Joe and Toni B. Heath. And we are going to watch every episode of Classic Who and then tell you about it. Neat, right?

Quick Flicks

Alden Ehrenreich has signed as Han Solo for three films Jumanji 3 coming Christmas 2019 Fast and Furious going animated on Netflix? Joss Whedon defends his Wonder Woman script Disney wants Brie Larson for Rose Red

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