On this week's edition of The Weekly Podioplex, we survived the Infinity War... again. Are you still here, or are you dust? The box office saw a couple more records fall and is eagerly awaiting a few more to shake loose, but the Avengers have to contend with high education comedy as Melissa McCarthy goes back to school as the Life of the Party.
On the home entertainment front, things keep rolling as Phantom Thread, Batman Ninja, and Black Panther come home. TV eats its veggies as Bunnicula visits with a friend: Police Woman. Finally, we wrap things up with an ocean voyage and a new Marvel podcast from some good friends, as Denise takes a little break.
Enjoy the journey, because it's showtime on the Weekly Podioplex, brought to you on The Chronic Rift Network.
Weekly Podioplex Notes for May 11, 2018
Opening Clip: Life of the Party
Box Office Report
#1 – Avengers: Infinity War – [Second Weekend] #2 – Overboard – [New Release] #3 – A Quiet Place – [-1] #4 – I Feel Pretty – [-1] #5 – Rampage – [-1] #6 – Tully – [New Release]
#7 – Black Panther – [-2] #8 – Truth or Dare – [-1] #9 – Super Troopers 2 – [-3] #10 – Blockers – [-2]
Box Office Premieres
May 11, 2018: Wide
Life of the Party – [PG-13] Breaking In – [PG-13]
May 11, 2018: Limited
Revenge – [R] Beast – [R] Class Rank – [NR] Dark Crimes – [R] Anything – [R] Lu Over the Wall – [PG] Boom for Real: The Late Teenage Years of Jean-Michel Basquiat – [NR] Always at The Carlyle – [PG-13]
May 8, 2018: New Releases on DVD and Blu-Ray
Phantom Thread – [R]
Fifty Shades Freed – [R]
Batman Ninja – [PG-13]
May 8, 2018: New Releases on Digital Video
Black Panther – [PG-13]
May 8, 2018: TV on DVD and Blu-Ray
Bunnicula: Season One (2016)
Police Woman: Season Four (1977)
May 8, 2018: Blu-Rays From the Past
Windjammer: The Voyage of the Christian Radich (1958) – [NR]
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