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Stuart’s Worst 10 films of 2012

Your always told that you have to take the rough with the smooth or the bad with the good, so it will come as no surprise to read that this list will concentrate on the worst films of the year.  2012 has been a bit of a stinker when it comes to films producing one of the worst movies i have seen in the last 20 years and finally showing everybody that Adam Sandler is one of the worst actors in the world starring in 2 horrible films.

So below are the bottom 10 films of the year and 5 other films that you should avoid like the plague Read the rest of this entry

Monday Movie Show Catch Up (16/07/12)

Catch up with this week’s show where in the cinema section we review Channing Tatum in stripper comedy/drama Magic Mike, Adrian Brody and a all star cast in drama Detachment and Steve Carrell stars in another quirky comedy/drama with Keira Knightley, Seeking a Friend for the end of the World.  On Blu-Ray and DVD we review Matt Damon and Scarlett Johanson in drama We Bought a Zoo, Mark Wahlberg in action/drama Contraband, can real Navy Seal’s act in Act of Valor, found footage horror film The Devil Inisde, Eddit Murphy in Comedy A Thousand Words, a video tape infects people in horror film Playback and if you want to find out about the person behind Elmo then you are in luck with Being Elmo, plus the latest movie news, UK Box office and DVD/Blu-Ray top 10’s.

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Coming up this week (16/07/12)

Coming up on this weeks show in the cinema section we review Channing Tatum in stripper comedy/drama Magic Mike, Adrian Brody and a all star cast in drama Detachment and Steve Carrell stars in another quirky comedy/drama Seeking a Friends for the end of the World.  On Blu-Ray and DVD we review Matt Damon and Scarlett Johanson in drama We Bought a Zoo, Mark Wahlberg in action/drama Contraband, can real Navy Seal’s act in Act of Valor, found footage horror film The Devil Inisde, Eddit Murphy in Comedy A Thousand Words, a video tape infects people in horror film Playback and if you want to find out about the person behind Elmo then you are in luck with Being Elmo, plus as usual our look at the latest movie news and the UK Box Office and Blu-Ray/DVD top 10′s.

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US Box Office Top 10 – Mar 30-Apr1

Nothing could move the Hunger Games off the top spot despite one of this weeks 2 new entries giving it a try but ultimately failing.

As said above there were only 2 new entries in this weeks top 10, first off going in at number 3 was Tarsem Singh’s version of Snow White in Mirror Mirror however it was those titans that was back for a second helping this time in the form of Wrath of the Titans.

10 – Journey 2: The Mysterious Island – $835.000 – $98.480.000

9 – A Thousand Words – $915.000 – $16.520.000

8 – Act of Valor – $1.006.000 – $67.750.000

7 – Salmon Fishing in the Yemen – $1.274.000 – $3.171.000

6 – John Carter – $2.005.000 – $66.210.000

5 – Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax – $8.000.000 – $189.600.000

4 – 21 Jump Street – $15.000.000 – $93.100.000

3 – Mirror Mirror – (NE) – $19.000.000

2 – Wrath of the Titans – (NE) – $34.200.000

1 – The Hunger Games – $61.100.000 – $251.033.000

New Releases – 2 new films will be trying to get into next weeks top 10 however one of them is a re-release in 3D, first off is the re-release in the form of Titanic 3D and if this does well i’m going to scream however it’s the 4th cinema release in the series of American Pie films in the form of American Reunion that’s the biggest release of the week.

UK Box Office Top 10

Despite it getting really bad reviews The Devil Inside went straight into the number 1 spot last week however it couldn’t hold on to that position for more than a week with the years first big film knocking it off the top spot.

2 new films graced the top 10 this week, first off going in at number 8 and splitting a lot of people was Act of Valor however it was the biggets film of the year so far that went straight into the top spot and it deserved it, The Hunger Games.

10 – The Muppets – £168.381 – £16.061.283

9 – The Woman in Black – £214.401 – £20.932.300

8 – Act of Valor – (NE) – £262.935

7 – John Carter – £297.762 – £4.504.680

6 – Contraband – £315.666 – £1.485.985

5 – We Bought a Zoo – £408.821 – £1.625.015

4 – The Devil Inside – £643.036 – £3.523.729

3 – The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel – £747.122 – £15.674.349

2 – 21 Jump Street – £1.184.044 – £3.947.933

1 – The Hunger Games – (NE) – £4.900.177

New Releases – 2 big new films are gracing your multiplex this week, first off Aardman going back to claymation with Pirates in an Adventure with Scientists and the 2nd and biggest release of the week is the follow up to the awful Clash of the Titans in Wrath of the Titans.

Monday Movie Show Catch Up (26/3/12)

Catch up with this week’s show with cinema reviews of The Hunger Games starring Jennifer (X-Men: First Class) Lawrence, french movie The Kid With A Bike and Act Of Valor (yes, we know it should be Valour, but feared if we correct it the Marines in the movie will show up in the MMS studio and make us change it back!), plus in the DVD & Blu Ray section we’ll be covering new releases including dancing penguins in Happy Feet Two, return to Never, Never Land with Antonio Banderas in Puss In Boots, Mary Elizabeth Winstead battles The Thing, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Seth Rogen star in cancer drama 50/50, Nicholas Cage struggles to seek Justice, Rebecca Hall searches for the truth in The Awakening, we look at another adaptation of Emily Brontë’s Wuthering Heights and Jack Black, Steve Martin & Owen Wilson take up bird watching in The Big Year, plus the latest movie news, UK Box office and DVD/Blu-Ray top 10’s.

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US Box Office Top 10 – 23-25/03/12

Last weeks number 1 21 Jump Street could only keep hold of the top spot for only 1 week as the biggest film of the year so far has gone and knocked it off the top spot.

There was 2 new entries into this weeks top 10, first off going in at number 8 was drama October Baby however going in at the number 1 spot and taking one of the biggest amount of money in a very long time was The Hunger Games.

10 – Journey 2: The Mysterious Island – $1.373.000 – $97.155.000

9 – Safe House – $1.400.000 – $122.600.000

8 – October Baby – (NE) – $1.718.000

7 – A Thousand Words – $1.925.000 – $14.926.000

6 – Project X – $1.950.000 – $51.752.000

5 – Act of Valor – $2.062.000 – $65.942.000

4 – John Carter – $5.014.000 – $62.347.000

3 – Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax – $13.100.000 – $177.300.000

2 – 21 Jump Street – $21.300.000 – $71.051.000

1 – The Hunger Games – (NE) – $155.000.000

New Releases – there are 4 new films out this week, 2 small films and 2 very big ones, first off the small 2 films in the shape of comedy with Seann Williams Scott in Goon and horror film Intruders.  On to the 2 big releases, first off is the first film out this year that’s about Snow White in the form of Mirror Mirror and the second film should do well but i don’t think will go in at number 1 is Wrath of the Titans.

Coming Up this week – 26/03/12

This week we have reviews in the cinema section of the eagerly anticipated adaptation of The Hunger Games starring Jennifer (X-Men: First Class) Lawrence, french movie The Kid With A Bike and Act Of Valor (yes, we know it should be Valour, but feared if we correct it the Marines in the movie will show up in the MMS studio and make us change it back!), plus in the DVD & Blu Ray section we’ll be covering new releases including dancing penguins in Happy Feet Two, return to Never, Never Land with Antonio Banderas in Puss In Boots, Mary Elizabeth Winstead battles The Thing, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Seth Rogen star in cancer drama 50/50, Nicholas Cage struggles to seek Justice, Rebecca Hall searches for the truth in The Awakening, we look at another adaptation of Emily Brontë’s Wuthering Heights and Jack Black, Steve Martin & Owen Wilson take up bird watching in The Big Year, plus as usual we’ll also go over the latest movies news, the UK Box Office and Blu-Ray/DVD top 10 plus our DVD alternative.

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UK Box Office Top 10 – 20/03/12

Poor John Carter he couldn’t shake off the new entries this week to hold on to the top spot for more than a week.

4 new films found a nice comfy place in this weeks top 10, first off going in at number 6 was thriller film Contraband, doing a bit better by surprising us by hitting the number 5 spot was drama We Bought a Zoo, going in at number 2 is the really funny comedy film 21 Jump Street and finally hitting the top spot despite being panned by nearly everybody is found footage horror film The Devil Inside.

10 – Safe House – £268.288 – £6.779.478

9 – The Muppets – £395.549 – £15.799.885

8 – This Means War – £431.648 – £4.502.928

7 – The Woman in Black – £546.636 – £20.473.795

6 – Contraband – (NE) – £683.654

5 – We Bought a Zoo – (NE) – £850.651

4 – John Carter – £965.946 – £3.814.377

3 – The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel – £1.530.112 – £13.855.438

2 – 21 Jump Street – (NE) – £1.556.039

1 – The Devil Inside – (NE) – £1.988.461

New Release – There are only 2 films of note out this week however both of them are really big films and they should at least get into the top 5, first off is drama/thriller/action film starring real navy seals in Act of Valor however the biggest release of the week is The Hunger Games.

US Box Office Top 10 – 16-18/03

The Lorax managed two huge weeks at number 1 however it couldn’t hold on to the top spot for another week as the only new release of note out this week has taken it’s throne.

There were 2 new films in the top 10 this week, firstly going in at number 9 and only opening on 325 screens is comedy with Will Farrell Casa De Mi Padre however it was comedy film starring Channing Tatum and Jonah Hill, 21 Jump Street that jumped it’s way straight into the number 1 spot.

10 – This Means War – $2.125.000 – $50.525.000

9 – Casa De Mi Padre – (NE) – $2.200.000

8 – Journey 2: The Mysterious Island – $2.460.000 – $95.066.000

7 – Safe House – $2.800.000 – $120.200.000

6 – Act of Valor – $3.678.000 – $62.398.000

5 – A Thousand Words – $3.750.000 – $12.103.000

4 – Project X – $4.005.000 – $48.131.000

3 – John Carter – $13.515.000 – $53.172.000

2 – Dr Seuss’ The Lorax – $22.800.000 – $158.400.000

1 – 21 Jump Street – (NE) – $35.000.000

New Release: Like last week there is only 1 big new release however it is supported by a small release that people should take note, firstly the small film is insane action film The Raid and the big release of the week is Battle Royale for kids in the form of The Hunger Games.