On this week's edition of The Weekly Podioplex, Solo takes the lead but his victory is troubled. Can a hurricane, a jackass, or a kick butt AI unseat the pilot who made the Kessel Run in less than twelve parsecs?
On the home entertainment front, it's a short slate as we face Annihilation, love with Simon, Diff'rent Strokes, and a classic Midnight Cowboy. After that, it's a look at the future as the show gets ready for a refit in drydock. We're not going away, but we are changing... maybe into a beautiful butterfly.
Enjoy the journey, because it's showtime on the Weekly Podioplex, brought to you on The Chronic Rift Network.
Weekly Podioplex Notes for May 29, 2018
Opening Clip: Adrift
Box Office Report
#1 – Solo: A Star Wars Story – [New Release] #2 – Deadpool 2 – [-1] #3 – Avengers: Infinity War – [-1] #4 – Book Club – [-1] #5 – Life of the Party – [-1] #6 – Breaking In – [-1] #7 – Show Dogs – [-1]
#8 – Overboard – [-1] #9 – A Quiet Place – [-1] #10 – RBG – [+2]
Box Office Premieres
June 1, 2018: Wide
Adrift – [PG-13] Action Point – [R] Upgrade – [R]
June 1, 2018: Limited
American Animals – [R] A Kid Like Jake – [NR] The Doctor from India – [UR]
May 29, 2018: New Releases on DVD and Blu-Ray
Annihilation – [R]
May 29, 2018: New Releases on Digital Video
Love, Simon – [PG-13]
May 29, 2018: TV on DVD and Blu-Ray
Diff’rent Strokes: Season Eight (1985)
May 29, 2018: Blu-Rays From the Past
Midnight Cowboy (1969) – [R]
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