Sat, 25 February 2017
On an all-new edition of The Weekly Podioplex, Batman defeats his foes as Presidents' Day Weekend becomes a rough one for new releases. This week, the Caped Crusader will face a rocking dog, a race along the Autobahn, and an interracial romantic comedy as he fights to maintain the cape and cowl of number one movie in the nation. Can it be done?
In home entertainment, it's a short slate across the board, highlighted by the debut of Doctor Mysterio on shelves. Denise brings news about Guardians of the Galaxy, Rufio's Hook prequel, Bryan Cranston on Better Call Saul, and more before bringing things to a close on this edition of the Weekly Podioplex, brought to you on The Chronic Rift Network.
Weekly Podioplex Notes for February 21st, 2017
Opening Clip: Rock Dog
#1 – The LEGO Batman Movie – [Second Week]
#7 – Split – [-3]
Tops From the Past
2012 – Act of Valor
Box Office Premieres for the week of February 24th, 2017
Rock Dog – [PG]
Collide – [PG-13]
Get Out – [R]
Bitter Harvest – [R]
Home Entertainment for the week of February 21st, 2017
New Releases on DVD and Blu-Ray
Hacksaw Ridge – [R]
Manchester by the Sea – [R]
Bad Santa 2 – [R]
New Releases on Digital Video
Moana – [PG]
Jackie – [R]
TV on DVD and Blu-Ray
Doctor Who: The Return of Doctor Mysterio (2016)
Blu-Rays From the Past
King Solomon’s Mines (1985) – [PG-13]
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Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2
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