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Tomorrowland is yesterday's news as The Rock takes the top spot with his disaster flick, San Andreas.  There's news of a new 24 and more in the Quick Flicks.  Michael Falkner is back with this and your DVD releases on a new episode of The Weekly Podioplex.

Comment on the episode or write weeklypodioplex@gmail.com.



Weekly Podioplex Notes for June 2, 2015

 

Introduction

Opening Clip: Spy

 

This is Michael Falkner and it is showtime at the June 2, 2015 edition of The Weekly Podioplex, brought to you on The Chronic Rift Network.

This week’s birthdays include

Clint Eastwood, Morgan Freeman,Zachary Quinto, Imogen Poots,Angelina Jolie, Marky Mark Wahlberg, and Robert Englund.


Box Office Report

Top Ten

#1 – San Andreas
#2 – Pitch Perfect 2 [Even]
#3 – Tomorrowland [-2]
#4 – Mad Max: Fury Road [-1]
#5 – Avengers: Age of Ultron [Even]
#6 – Aloha

 

#7 – Poltergeist [-3]
#8 – Far from the Madding Crowd [-1]
#9 – Hot Pursuit [-3]
#10 –Home [Even]

 

(New Release) [Change]

 

Tops From the Past

 

 

2010 – The Karate Kid
2005 – Mr. & Mrs. Smith
1995 – Congo
1985 – Rambo: First Blood, Part II
1975 – The French Connection II


Box Office Premieres for the week of June 5th, 2015

Wide

Spy – [R] Action Comedy

Rose ByrneJason StathamMelissa McCarthy,

A desk-bound CIA analyst volunteers to go undercover to infiltrate the world of a deadly arms dealer, and prevent diabolical global disaster.

 

Entourage – [R] Comedy

Adrian GrenierJeremy PivenKevin Connolly,

Movie star Vincent Chase, together with his boys Eric, Turtle, and Johnny, are back - and back in business with super agent-turned-studio head Ari Gold.

 

Insidious: Chapter 3 – [PG-13] Horror

Dermot MulroneyStefanie ScottAngus Sampson,

This prequel set before the haunting of the Lambert family reveals how gifted psychic Elise Rainier reluctantly agrees to use her ability to contact the dead in order to help a teenage girl who has been targeted by a dangerous supernatural entity.

 

 

 

Limited

Love & Mercy – [PG-13]

Testament of Youth – [PG-13]

A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence – [NR]

Hungry Hearts – [NR]

 

Police Story: Lockdown – [NR]

 

Home Entertainment for the week of June 2nd, 2015

New Releases on DVD and Blu-Ray

Jupiter Ascending – [PG-13] Adventure Fantasy

A young woman discovers her destiny as an heiress of intergalactic nobility and must fight to protect the inhabitants of Earth from an ancient and destructive industry.

 

The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water – [PG] Animated Comedy

When a diabolical pirate above the sea steals the secret Krabby Patty formula, SpongeBob and his nemesis Plankton must team up in order to get it back.

 

Focus – [R] Comedic Crime Drama

In the midst of veteran con man Nicky's latest scheme, a woman from his past - now an accomplished femme fatale - shows up and throws his plans for a loop.

 

McFarland USA – [PG] Sports Drama

A cross country coach in a small California town transforms a team of athletes into championship contenders.

 

TV on DVD and Blu-Ray

Justified: Season Six (2015)

The Wire: The Complete Series (2002-2008)

Falling Skies: Season Four (2014)

Parks and Recreation: Season Seven (2015)

Parks and Recreation: The Complete Series (2009-2015)

Pretty Little Liars: Season Five (2014)

Rizzoli & Isles: Season Five (2014)


Blu-Rays From the Past

1776 (1972)– [PG] Musical Drama

Apollo 13 (1995)– [PG] Historical Drama

 

 

Podcast Promo

 

The Quantum Leap Podcast

The Quantum Leap Podcast is a podcast with the soul purpose of exploring the Quantum Leap Universe one episode at a time. This podcast will cover all five seasons of one of the best television shows of all time ranked #15 and #19 on TV Guide’s “Top Cult Shows Ever” in In 2004 and 2007, by delving into all 96 episodes and not spoiling upcoming plot points so first timers can follow along. 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

  • Big Trouble in Little China and The Rock

  • 24 and a new agent

  • Tron 3 gets de-rezzed at Disney; fans petition

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