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On The Weekly Podioplex, Blade Runner took charge, but it was a disappointing performance. This week brings historical biopics, action, and a slasher Groundhog Day to fight the replicants. Home entertainment brings driving action and caped crusaders, followed by historical television and an early start to Christmas. In the holiday's defense, this week's 70th anniversary film is a classic. 

 

After that, Denise brings it all to a close with a James Cameron festival. Buckle up, because she's taking him to task on a brand new edition of The Weekly Podioplex, brought to you on The Chronic Rift Network.

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On The Weekly Podioplex, the clown and the Kingsmen waged a close war for first, leaving all of the newbies in the dust. This week, both of the meet their match in the return of Blade Runner. There are also ponies and plane crashes, but come on. It's Blade Runner.

 

Home entertainment brings pirates, killer dolls, and the Book of Henry before diving into House of Cards, American Horror Story, 2 Broke Girls, and iZombie. But the big news this week is Superman and the much anticipated three-hour extended cut on blu-ray. 

 

After that, Denise brings it all to a close with news of Cleopatra, Hocus Pocus, a Game of Thrones (hopefully not red) wedding, and a revision of Hocus Pocus. All of that on a brand new edition of The Weekly Podioplex, brought to you on The Chronic Rift Network.

 

 

Weekly Podioplex Notes for October 3, 2017

 

Introduction

Opening Clip: Blade Runner 2049

 


Box Office Report

Top Ten

#1 – Kingsman: The Golden Circle – [Second Week]
#2 – It – [Even]
#3 – American Made – [New Release]
#4 – The LEGO Ninjago Movie – [-1]
#5 – Flatliners – [New Release]
#6 – Battle of the Sexes – [+10]

#7 – American Assassin – [-3]
#8 – Home Again – [-2]
#9 – Til Death Do Us Part – [New Release]
#10 – mother! – [-5]

 

Tops From the Past

2012 – Taken 2
2007 – The Game Plan
1997 – Kiss the Girls
1987 – Fatal Attraction
1977 – Star Wars

 

Box Office Premieres

October 6, 2017: Wide

Blade Runner 2049 – [R]

My Little Pony: The Movie – [PG]

The Mountain Between Us – [PG-13]

 

October 6, 2017: Limited

The Florida Project – [R]
Una – [R]
Dina – [NR]
Walking Out – [PG-13]

 

Home Entertainment

October 3, 2017: New Releases on DVD and Blu-Ray 

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales – [PG-13]

Cult of Chucky – [R]

The Book of Henry – [PG-13]

 

October 3, 2017: New Releases on Digital Video

Sharknado 5: Global Swarming – [NR]

 

October 3, 2017: TV on DVD and Blu-Ray

House of Cards: Season Five (2017)

American Horror Story: Season Six - Roanoke (2016)
2 Broke Girls: Season Six (2016)
2 Broke Girls: The Complete Series (2011-2017)

iZombie: Season Three (2015)

 

October 3, 2017: Blu-Rays From the Past 

Superman: The Movie (1978) – [PG]

 

 

Podcast Promos

 

The Quantum Leap Podcast

The Quantum Leap Podcast is a Barren Space Production with the purpose of exploring the Quantum Leap Universe episode by episode.  This podcast will cover all five seasons of one of the best television shows of all time by delving into all 96 episodes one by one and not spoiling upcoming plot points so first timers can follow along. We will be doing approximately two shows per month taking about three years. We will dissect each and every show looking for the meanings morals and lessons we can learn while keeping track of the overall arc of the show.

 

 

Quick Flicks

 

Sony taking on a Cleopatra biopic
Liam Neeson un-retired (!)
Jon Snow and Ygritte get hitched in real life
Hugh Hefner died at age 91
Tim Miller talks exit from Deadpool 2
Hocus Pocus remake

 

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On The Weekly Podioplex, a sewer-dwelling clown was kicked to the curb by the Kingsmen. Both titles were clear winners this week, though time will tell if the Golden Circle will hold up to the legacy of the Secret Service. This week, both clown and Kingsman get a challenge from Tom Cruise: Drug Runner, a remake of Flatliners (mmmm, Bacon), a tale of domestic abuse, and a question of faith.  

 

Home entertainment opens with another Transformers spectacle, a tale of sharks vs. oxygen, and the return of Spider-Man doing everything a spider can. Television ups the ante with some Shameless action, a little Longmire, a whole lot of Sleepy Hollow, a certain set of skills in Taken, and one of the most catchy, upbeat theme songs ever heard on The Greatest American Hero. Finish off the home entertainment slate with Flatliners and Space Camp, then cap off your podcasting journey with Denise and news of Han Solo, Overwatch tackling toxicity, Jordan Peele hunting Nazis, and more. 

 

There you go. One brand new edition of The Weekly Podioplex. And it's all yours courtesy of The Chronic Rift Network.

 

 

Weekly Podioplex Notes for September 26, 2017

 

Introduction

Opening Clip: American Made

 


Box Office Report

Top Ten

#1 – Kingsman: The Golden Circle – [New Release]
#2 – It – [-1]
#3 – The LEGO Ninjago Movie – [New Release]
#4 – American Assassin – [-2]
#5 – mother! – [-2]
#6 – Home Again – [-2]

#7 – Friend Request – [New Release]
#8 – Stronger – [New Release]
#9 – The Hitman’s Bodyguard – [-4]
#10 – Wind River – [-4]

 

Tops From the Past

2012 – Hotel Transylvania
2007 – The Game Plan
1997 – The Peacemaker
1987 – Fatal Attraction
1977 – Star Wars

 

Box Office Premieres

September 29, 2017: Wide

American Made – [R]

Flatliners – [PG-13]

Til Death Do Us Part – [PG-13]

A Question of Faith – [PG]

 

September 29, 2017: Limited

Judwaa 2 – [NR]
Battle of the Sexes – [PG-13]
Mark Felt: The Man Who Brought Down the White House – [PG-13]
Lucky – [NR]
Super Dark Times – [NR]
Take Every Wave: The Life of Laird Hamilton – [NR]
Literally, Right Before Aaron – [NR]
Abundant Acreage Available – [NR]

 

Home Entertainment

September 26, 2017: New Releases on DVD and Blu-Ray 

Transformers: The Last Knight – [PG-13]

47 Meters Down – [PG-13]

 

September 26, 2017: New Releases on Digital Video

Spider-Man: Homecoming – [PG-13]

 

September 26, 2017: TV on DVD and Blu-Ray

Shameless: Season Seven (2017)

Longmire: Season Five (2016)
Sleepy Hollow: Season Four (2016)
Sleepy Hollow: The Complete Series (2013-2017)

Taken: Season One (2016)

The Greatest American Hero: The Complete Series (1981-1983)

 

September 26, 2017: Blu-Rays From the Past 

Flatliners (1990) – [R]

SpaceCamp (1986) – [PG]

 

 

Podcast Promos

 

Techno Retro Dads

TechnoRetro Dads share the fandom and fun of their youth with their families as they build a bridge from the past to the future through the time spent with their kids in the present. Join JediShua and shazbazzar as they reminisce about the past while exploring the future of some of their favorite science fiction and fantasy properties of their youth. Listen in to discussions about the movies, music, games, and comics of the 70s and 80s as they share the days of their youth with their own kids in a positive, family-friendly atmosphere. If you’re a TechnoRetro Dad, the child of one, or just fondly remember the sci-fi/fantasy properties of the 70s and 80s, then this podcast is for you!

 

Quick Flicks

 

Ron Howard is a Han Solo tease
Overwatch to tackle toxicity
Jordan Peele going Nazi-bashing in The Hunt
Watchmen going to television on HBO
Edge of Tomorrow to be Live Die Repeat for the sequel?

 

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On The Weekly Podioplex, demonic clowns kept mother! and assassins at bay. In fact, mother! joined an exclusive club where only the worst-received get to visit. This week, Pennywise faces off against the Kingsmen and LEGO ninjas. Itís a battle for the middle of September and seats are yours for the asking. 

Home entertainment brings us an Amazon princess in Wonder Woman, The Big Sick, and another Pirates movie, and television is swimming in great titles like Arrow, Timeless, and classic anniversary editions of Buffy, Firefly, and Friends. After a Marvel-ous Close Encounter or two in the Blu-Rays from the Past, Denise shows us out with news of Nightfliers, Star Wars, and the promise of NES Classics for everyone. Or some of us. Or maybe just that one guy. Who knows with Nintendo at the helm?

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On The Weekly Podioplex, demonic clowns are a pleasant surprise. Well, okay, not just any demonic clowns, but record-breaking demonic clowns make our day. IT shocked audiences and the box office by shaking Spetember right out of the gate. The only competition this week is a Jennifer Lawrence thriller and an American Assassin, so that clown may haunt autumn for a little while. 

 

Home entertainment brings The Mummy ñ ask Denise how good that one is ñ alongside Captain Underpants and the haunting Get Out. Transformers arrive on digital as Anthony Hopkins tries to pay the bills, and television is awash in great titles, ranging from Doctor Who and The Big Bang Theory to Orphan Black and Broadchurch. We get some 35th anniversary love in 4K as E.T. rolls into HD, and then Denise chats about the new lack of Trevorrow in Star Wars, Wonder Womanís wonderful success, the pros and cons of Indiana Jones 5, and more. Thatís what you get on a new edition of The Weekly Podioplex, brought to you on The Chronic Rift Network.

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On The Weekly Podioplex, we arrive in a post-Dragon Con world to find disappointment. The summer is over, the box office is the slowest it has been in seventeen years, and none of the newcomers could break the top ten. As autumn rolls in, it brings comedies about aging women and horror tales about demonic clowns. Can either jumpstart flagging sales, or have we already drifted into the storm drain to float away?

 

Home entertainment brings real life tales, from Morgan Leavey to Tupac Shakur, as well as television adventures from the Scarlet Speedster to demon-hunters in Impalas. After closing that chapter with Blade Runner, Denise offers up news of from the DC universe (good or bad, you choose) as well as heartwarming news about Marvel helping autistic artists. With that, we turn out the lights on summer and welcome cooler temperatures, falling leaves, and this new edition of The Weekly Podioplex, brought to you on The Chronic Rift Network.

 

Weekly Podioplex Notes for September 5, 2017

 

Introduction

Opening Clip: It

 


Box Office Report

Top Ten

#1 – The Hitman’s Bodyguard – [Third Week]
#2 – Annabelle: Creation – [Even]
#3 – Wind River – [+1]
#4 – Leap! – [-1]
#5 – Logan Lucky – [Even]
#6 – Dunkirk – [Even]

#7 – Spider-Man: Homecoming – [Even]
#8 – Despicable Me 3 – [+5]
#9 – The Emoji Movie – [+1]
#10 – Girls Trip – [+1]

 

Tops From the Past

2012 – The Possession
2007 – 3:10 to Yuma
1997 – Fire Down Below
1987 – Stakeout
1977 – Star Wars

 

Box Office Premieres

September 8, 2017: Wide

It – [R]

Home Again – [PG-13]

 

September 8, 2017: Limited

The Good Catholic – [PG-13]
Poster Boys – [PG-13]
9/11 – [R]
School Life – [PG-13]
Trophy – [NR]
The Unknown Girl – [NR]

Hirune-hime: Shiranai watashi no monogatari – [NR]

 

 

Home Entertainment

September 5, 2017: New Releases on DVD and Blu-Ray 

Megan Leavey – [PG-13]

Rough Night – [R]

All Eyez on Me – [R]

 

September 5, 2017: New Releases on Digital Video

The Big Sick – [R]

 

September 5, 2017: TV on DVD and Blu-Ray

The Flash: Season Three (2016)

Criminal Minds: Season Twelve (2016)
Hawaii Five-O: Season Seven (2016)

Narcos: Season Two (2016)

Supernatural: Season Twelve (2016)

 

September 5, 2017: Blu-Rays From the Past 

 

Blade Runner (1982) – [R]

 

 

Podcast Promos

 

Skywalking Through Neverland

Skywalking Through Neverland is a Star Wars/Disney, fan-focused Podcast. We cover Star Wars, Disney, Superheroes and pop culture fandom. You know, that stuff that binds us all together as instantaneous friends! We showcase either what people have done with their fandom or talked to those who are involved first-hand in the universes that we LOVE.

 

 

Quick Flicks

Suicide Squad 2 on its way (along with solo Joker and Joker/Harley films)
Teen Titans finds Starfire
Netflix develops 1822
Marvel-backed VFX company teaches autistic students how to animate

 

Links

 

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The home entertainment slate sparkles in comparison with Guardians of the Galaxy (Zardu Hasselfrau!) Wonder Woman leading the charge. We also get Supergirl, The Walking Dead, both Jessica Jones and Daredevil, Gotham, Star Wars Rebels, and (literally) more titles than we could cover. With new television on the horizon, itís a clearinghouse of titles ready for you. After that bumper crop, Denise offers up news of Good Omens, The Jetsons, and two beasts ñ one is an animal, and the other is Daniel Craig. With that, we put a wrap on summer and this Dragon Con double digest edition of The Weekly Podioplex, brought to you on The Chronic Rift Network.

 

 

Weekly Podioplex Notes for August 22, 2017

 

Introduction

Opening Clip: Leap!

 


Box Office Report

Top Ten

#1 – The Hitman’s Bodyguard – [New Release]
#2 – Annabelle: Creation – [-1]
#3 – Logan Lucky – [New Release]
#4 – Dunkirk – [-2]
#5 – The Nut Job: Nutty by Nature – [-2]
#6 – The Emoji Movie – [Even]

#7 – Spider-Man: Homecoming – [Even]
#8 – Girls Trip – [-3]
#9 – The Dark Tower – [-5]
#10 – Wind River – [+10]

 

Tops From the Past

2012 – The Expendables 2
2007 – Superbad
1997 – G.I. Jane
1987 – Stakeout
1977 – The Kentucky Fried Movie

 

Box Office Premieres for the weeks of August 25, 2017 and September 1, 2017

August 25, 2017: Wide

Leap! – [PG]

All Saints – [PG]

Birth of the Dragon – [PG-13]

 

August 25, 2017: Limited

Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991) – [R]
Beach Rats – [R]
Polina – [NR]
A Gentleman – [NR]
Ghost House – [R]
Red Christmas – [NR]

Served Like a Girl – [NR]

The Villainess – [NR]

September 1, 2017: Wide

Tulip Fever – [R]

 

September 1, 2017: Limited

Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977) – [PG]
Unlocked – [R]
Delores – [NR]
Viceroy’s House – [NR]
Do It Like an Hombre – [NR]
The Teacher – [UR]
Temple – [NR]
Jackal – [NR]

 

 

Home Entertainment for the weeks of August 22, 2017 and August 29, 2017

August 22, 2017: New Releases on DVD and Blu-Ray 

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 – [PG-13]

 

August 29, 2017: New Releases on DVD and Blu-Ray 

Baywatch – [R]

Batman and Harley Quinn – [PG-13]

 

August 22, 2017: New Releases on Digital Video

The Mummy – [PG-13]

 

August 29, 2017: New Releases on Digital Video

Wonder Woman – [PG-13]

 

August 22, 2017: TV on DVD and Blu-Ray

Supergirl: Season Two (2016)

The Walking Dead: Season Seven (2016)
Ash vs Evil Dead: Season Two (2016)

Lucifer: Season Two (2016)

Jessica Jones: Season One (2015)

Daredevil: Season Two (2016)

 

August 29, 2017: TV on DVD and Blu-Ray

Star Wars Rebels: Season Three (2016)

Gotham: Season Three (2016)
Elementary: Season Five (2016)

Designated Survivor: Season One (2016)

 

August 22, 2017: Blu-Rays From the Past 

Life Is Beautiful (1997) – [PG-13]

 

August 29, 2017: Blu-Rays From the Past 

Sabrina (1954) – [NR]

 

 

Podcast Promos

Generations Geek

Generations Geek is a family-friendly celebration of geekdom by a father/daughter crime-fighting duo. Okay, perhaps they don’t fight crime, but they are two generations of geek. In every monthly episode they talk about stuff like books, movies, comics, games, and any other geeky thing they think of.

 

 

Quick Flicks

Puppies PSA: Revisited (we’re serious this time)
Good Omens
The Jetsons TV pilot (er, what?)
The Beast is an Animal and Ridley Scott
Daniel Craig returns as James Bond

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We're really not sure which is scarier: The number one film or the descent of the summer box office. Annabelle may have won the weekend, but this year's summer season is not performing well at all. Between The Hitman's Bodyguard and Logan Lucky, maybe there's hope in two adult comedies as the season winds down.

 

The home entertainment slate looks a little better with Alien: Covenant leading the pack, backed by heavy hitters like Once Upon a Time, The Blacklist, Legends of Tommorrow, and Riverdale. Oh, and a little creepshow known as Pet Semetary. So many chills down the spine. After that, Denise brings news of Hannibal, Hellboy, Neuromancer, Dawn, and whatever The Ballad of Buster Scruggs is. It's the dog days of summer right here on a new edition of The Weekly Podioplex, brought to you on The Chronic Rift Network.

 

 

Weekly Podioplex Notes for August 15th, 2017

 

Introduction

Opening Clip: The Hitman’s Bodyguard

 


Box Office Report

 

Top Ten

#1 – Annabelle: Creation – [New Release]
#2 – Dunkirk – [Even]
#3 – The Nut Job: Nutty by Nature – [New Release]
#4 – The Dark Tower – [-3]
#5 – Girls Trip – [-1]
#6 – The Emoji Movie – [-3]

#7 – Spider-Man: Homecoming – [-1]
#8 – Kidnap – [-3]
#9 – The Glass Castle – [New Release]
#10 – Atomic Blonde – [-3]

 

Tops From the Past

2012 – The Expendables 2
2007 – Superbad
1997 – Cop Land
1987 – Stakeout
1977 – The Kentucky Fried Movie

 

Box Office Premieres for the week of August 18th, 2017

Wide

The Hitman’s Bodyguard – [R]

Logan Lucky – [PG-13]

 

Limited

Patti Cake$ – [R]
Gook – [UR]
Lemon – [NR]
Marjorie Prime – [NR]
Sidemen: Long Road to Glory – [NR]
6 Days – [R]
The Adventurers – [NR]

 

 

Home Entertainment for the week of August 15th, 2017

New Releases on DVD and Blu-Ray

Alien: Covenant – [R]

Chuck – [R]

 

New Releases on Digital Video

 

Baywatch – [R]

 

TV on DVD and Blu-Ray

 

Once Upon a Time: Season Six (2016)

The Blacklist: Season Four (2016)
The Blacklist: Redemption: Season One (2016)

DC’s Legends of Tomorrow: Season Two (2016)

Riverdale: Season One (2016)

 

Blu-Rays From the Past 

 

Pet Sematary (1989) – [R]

 

 

Podcast Promos

 

Full of Sith

The Full of Sith Podcast is a show dedicated to bringing the most interesting Star Wars conversations in the galaxy with hosts Bryan Young, Tha Mike Pilot, and Holly Frey.

 

 

Quick Flicks

 

Hannibal revival in discussions
The BPRD and the Hellboy reboot
Deadpool’s Tim Miller gets Neuromancer
Octavia Butler’s Dawn goes to television
The Ballad of Buster Scruggs meets Netflix

 

 

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The battle between good and evil seems to be a winner, but the victory is tainted by really low attendance numbers. That's unfortunate, but audiences may find some respite from The Dark Tower with another crack at The Nut Job. There's also some real life drama in The Glass Castle, a creepy creepy doll in Annabelle: Creation, and the hope that Detroit finds legs in the interim.

 

The home entertainment slate is heavy on film and light on TV, showcasing King Arthur, Snatched, and Diary of a Wimpy Kid. Blindspot and the mysteries of amenesiacs and terrorists amp up the action before moving into retro titles with two Teen Wolf tales. Wrap it all up with Denise and news of an Ant-Man sequel, a Pacific Rim sequel, and a Nintendo Classic sequel. We seriously hope that they work out the bugs in that last one. Also, a PSA on fantasy, dogs, and milkshakes. Seriously, be kind to living creatures and #MakeMineMilkshake on a new edition of The Weekly Podioplex, brought to you on The Chronic Rift Network.

 

 

Weekly Podioplex Notes for August 8th, 2017

 

Introduction

Opening Clip: The Nut Job 2: Nutty by Nature

 


Box Office Report

 

Top Ten

#1 – The Dark Tower – [New Release]
#2 – Dunkirk – [-1]
#3 – The Emoji Movie – [-1]
#4 – Girls Trip – [-1]
#5 – Kidnap – [New Release]
#6 – Spider-Man: Homecoming – [-1]

#7 – Atomic Blonde – [-3]
#8 – Detroit – [+8]
#9 – War for the Planet of the Apes – [-3]
#10 – Despicable Me 3 – [-3]

 

Tops From the Past

2012 – The Bourne Legacy
2007 – Rush Hour 3
1997 – Conspiracy Theory
1987 – The Living Daylights
1977 – The Spy Who Loved Me

 

Box Office Premieres for the week of August 11th, 2017

Wide

The Nut Job 2: Nutty by Nature – [PG]

The Glass Castle – [PG-13]

Annabelle: Creation – [R]

 

Limited

Ingrid Goes West – [R]
The Only Living Boy in New York – [R]
The Trip to Spain – [NR]

 

 

Home Entertainment for the week of August 8th, 2017

New Releases on DVD and Blu-Ray

King Arthur: Legend of the Sword – [PG-13]

Snatched – [R]

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul – [PG]

 

New Releases on Digital Video

 

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 – [PG-13]

 

TV on DVD and Blu-Ray

 

Blindspot: Season Two (2016)

 

Blu-Rays From the Past 

 

Teen Wolf (1985) – [PG]

Teen Wolf Too (1987) – [PG]

 

 

Podcast Promos

 

Talking Apes TV

Every episode of TALKING APES TV will delve into one episode of the PLANET OF THE APES TV Series, with plenty of quotes, audio and social commentary pulled from each show.

 

 

Quick Flicks

 

PSA: Game of Thrones, dogs, and #MakeMineMilkshake
Ant-Man and the Wasp is underway
Nintendo SNES Classic
Pacific Rim: Uprising moves to March 2018

 

Links

 

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Sometimes, not even secret agents and poop are enough to win the weekend. On this edition of The Weekly Podioplex, we face the triumph of Dunkirk and the rise of The Dark Tower, and we question if Stephen King is enough to defeat Christopher Nolan and dramatic war dramas. [CONFORM] This week also sees the wide releases of Kidnap and Detroit, dramas starring Halle Berry and John Boyega.

 

The home entertainment slate tries to steal hearts with a bank heist in Going in Style, a thrilling mystery in The Circle, an extraterrestrial horror in Alien: Covenant, and a blast from the past with They Live. [OBEY] To wrap it all up, Denise brings us a few confrontations, including the singularity (and Melissa McCarthy), Confederate (and HBO), and Castlevania (and the video game curse). Did we mention Darkwing Duck? Yes, there's Darkwing Duck. This and more on a new edition of The Weekly Podioplex, brought to you on The Chronic Rift Network. [CONSUME]

 

 

Weekly Podioplex Notes for August 1st, 2017

 

Introduction

Opening Clip: The Dark Tower

 

 

Box Office Report

 

Top Ten

#1 – Dunkirk – [Second Week]
#2 – The Emoji Movie – [New Release]
#3 – Girls Trip – [-1]
#4 – Atomic Blonde – [New Release]
#5 – Spider-Man: Homecoming – [-2]
#6 – War for the Planet of the Apes – [-2]

#7 – Despicable Me 3 – [-1]
#8 – Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets – [-3]
#9 – Baby Driver – [-2]
#10 – Wonder Woman – [-1]

 

Tops From the Past

2012 – The Dark Knight Rises
2007 – The Bourne Ultimatum
1997 – Air Force One
1987 – The Living Daylights
1977 – Star Wars

 

Box Office Premieres for the week of August 4th, 2017

Wide

The Dark Tower – [PG-13]

Detroit – [R]

Kidnap – [R]

 

Limited

Midnight Sun – [PG-13]
Step – [PG]
Wind River – [R]

 

 

Home Entertainment for the week of August 1st, 2017

New Releases on DVD and Blu-Ray

Going in Style – [PG-13]

The Circle – [PG-13]

All About the Money – [NR]

 

New Releases on Digital Video

 

Alien: Covenant – [R]

 

TV on DVD and Blu-Ray

 

Big Little Lies: Season One (2017)

The Secret World of Alex Mack: Complete Series (1994-1998)

 

Blu-Rays From the Past 

 

They Live (1988) – [R]

 

 

Podcast Promos

 

MASH 4077 Podcast

MASH 4077 Podcast is a fan cast covering one of the most well known and highly successful series in television history. Hosted by Kenny, Meds, and Al, each episode will cover a single episode of MASH starting at the beginning with the pilot. We hope to share with our listeners some cool and informative behind the scene information, cool trivia and little know facts about this wonderful TV series.

 

 

 

Quick Flicks

 

Melissa McCarthy vs. the singularity
Confederate vs. HBO
Netflix’s Castlevania vs. the video game curse
Darkwing Duck vs. DuckTales revival
John Wick vs. the expanded universe

 

Links

 

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