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UK box office top 10



Wreck-It Ralph could only hold on to the top spot for one week as the chart was flooded with new entries and it was inevitable that it couldn’t hold it’s weight against the flood of new films.

5 new films graced this weeks chart and one film found it’s way back into the top 10 despite it now being available on DVD.  First up the new entries and going in at number 10 was Park Chan Wook’s strange film Stoker, on place above that was thriller Arbitrage, hitting the number 7 spot was drama thriller Broken City.  Into the top 5 now and at number was was romantic drama Safe Haven.  This weeks new number 1 though went to Hansel and Gretel Witch Hunters.

One quick thing to mention is that the film that has found it’s way back into the top 10 thanks to the Oscars was the brilliant Argo.

10. Stoker – (NE) – £367,509

9. Arbitrage – (NE) – £402,873

8. Argo – £408,903 – £7,065,703

7. Broken City – (NE) – £499,283

6. Les Miserable – £503,161 – £38,884,766

5. Safe Haven – (NE) – £812,460

4. A Good Day to Die Hard – £823,723 – £9,711,292

3. Mama – £1,066,008 – £3,484,674

2. Wreck-It Ralph – £1,402,000 – £20,432,173

1. Hansel and Gretel Witch Hunters – (NE) – £1,502,782

New Releases – A lot of new films will be trying to take your money this week so i will quickly go over them.  First off the biggest movie of the week is adventure film Oz: The Great and Powerful, also on offer is action thriller Parker, Drama Robot and Frank, thriller from Steven Soderbergh Side Effects and on limited release is action film Fire with Fire.

Coming up this week (04/03/13)


On this weeks show, we review five, yes FIVE new cinema releases! – Mark Wahlberg, Russell Crowe and Catherine Zeta-Jones star in Broken City, Richard Gere in Arbitrage, we have another fairy tale given the Hollywood treatment in supernatural action movie Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters, horror in found footage movie The Bay and Mia Wasikowska in small psychological movie called Stoker. On DVD/Blu Ray we review Ben Affleck’s Oscar winning drama/thriller Argo, Colin Firth and Cameron Diaz star in the Coen Brothers latest remake of the original Gambit, Chris O’Dowd stars in musical drama Sapphires, Chris Pine and Elizabeth Banks meet People Like Us and creepy thriller Sleep Tight, plus as usual our TV movie of the week, a look at the latest movie news and the UK Box Office and Blu-Ray/DVD top 10′s.

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2013 Oscar Winners


The 85th Academy Awards (also known as the 2013 Oscars) were handed out on February 24th

This year there was no run away winner as there was a nice even spilt between the 6 biggest films of the year. In terms of winners Life of Pi walked away with most awards taking 4 home, the film was closely followed by Argo and Les Miserables which each took away 3 awards, just behind those two were Django Unchained and Lincoln which took two gongs away.

Head Inside for the list of winners.

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BAFTA 2013 Winners



This years British Academy Film and Television Awards (AKA the BAFTA’s) have finally been announced and this year it has thrown up a nice mixed bag of winners including one big surprise when it comes to one of the biggest awards.

Inside is the full list of winners which should set them up nicely for this years Oscars

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US box office top 10



Well it looks like Warm Bodies wasn’t warming enough to the US film audience as it has only managed to stay at number 1 for one week giving way to one of this weeks new entries.

Two new films entered this weeks chart, first off hitting the number 3 spot was crime drama from Steven Soderbergh Side Effects.  This weeks highest new entry though went to comedy film from the creator’s of Horrible Bosses, Identity Theft.

10. Bullet to the Head – $1.980.000 – $8.171.000

9. Django Unchained – $2.288.000 – $154.501.000

8. Argo – $2.500.000 – $123.734.000

7. Zero Dark Thirty – $4.000.000 – $83.600.000

6. Mama – $4.323.000 – $64.046.000

5. Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters – $5.750.000 – $43.833.000

4. Silver Lining Playbook – $6.908.000 – $30.002.000

3. Side Effects – (NE) – $10.015.000

2. Warm Bodies – $11.500.000 – $36.652.000

1. Identity Theft – (NE) – $36.593.000

New Releases – This week see’s the release of a lot of new films however i have picked out the 3 biggest ones, first off is animated film Escape from Planet Earth.  If you want a lot more fantasy in your films and prefer witches to vampires then Beautiful Creatures will be your cup of tea. Your final film choice of the week see Bruce Willis playing John McClane for the fifth time in A Good Day to Die Hard.

2013 Oscar Nominations

It’s that time of the year when award ceremony season kicks off and there are none bigger than the Oscars which are set to take place at the Dolby Theatre on February 24th, this is when we will find out who will win what.

So below is the full list of nominations and tell us what you think about the list and who you expect to take away the golden statue on the night.

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Andrew’s 10 Best Films of 2012

So 2012 is at an end, and there’s been some fantastic movies. Not quite as many sequels this year thankfully, meaning a lot more original ideas, and some genuinely surprising movies. Here’s my top 10 of the year, along with some that didn’t quite make it into that list but are deserving of mention. Read the rest of this entry

Stuart’s 10 Best Films of 2012

What a interesting year it has been when it comes to the world of films, not only have i been a little bit more impressed with the world of the super heroes but French cinema has shown what it can produce.  Yes we have had some really stinkers released this year however this list will only concentrate on the cream of the crop, the best films that cinema has to offer and unlike last year my top 10 films wrote themselves this year.

So here is my top 10 films of the year and there might be one or two surprises in the list so please don’t shout at me.

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Monday Movie Show 2012 Awards


It’s that time of the year when people complain that it’s too cold, when you end off spending more money in 1 month than the entire year combined, when you have too much too eat and drink and say that you will never do it again, oh and when you look over the year and think too yourself what you have done.

Well for us this time of the year gives us a chance to look over the films of the year and give out awards for the best and sometimes worst of what the film industry has to offer us.  So ladies and gentlemen i bring you the Monday Movie Show 2012 awards. Read the rest of this entry

UK Box Office Top 10



Rise of the Guardians was in a really happy mood last week after knocking Skyfall off the top spot however this week it’s happy mood has come to a end as it has been knocked off the top spot.

Two new films entered this weeks chart, first off going in at the number 5 spot was children’s animated film Tinker Bell and the Secret of the Wings.  This weeks highest new entry went to the Hobbit which went straight into the number 1 spot taking just over £11.5 million, it’s not all good news for the film as it is the 2nd lowest takings for a film directed by Peter Jackson and based on the Tolkin stories.

10. Great Expectations – £100.137 – £1.730.925

9. Argo – £108.384 – £5.153.262

8. Silver Linings Playbook – £231.714 – £4.104.632

7. Seven Psychopaths – £452.293 – £2.133.948

6. Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2 – £509.872 – £34.420.072

5. Tinker Bell and the Secret of the Wings – (NE) – £528.820

4. Skyfall – £809.406 – £97.897.404

3. Nativity 2: Danger in the Manger – £938.309 – £5.582.224

2. Rise of the Guardians – £1.250.469 – £5.713.662

1. The Hobbit – (NE) – £11.601.538

New Releases – This is the last top 10 chart that i will be posting up this year however that doesn’t mean that there is no films for you too choose from over the next few weeks.  First off you have 2 big films released on the 20th and 21st, on the 20th there is Life of Pi and on the 21st you have comedy film Pitch Perfect.  Fast forward to the 26th and you have action thriller Jack Reacher staring Tom Cruise and comedy horror film Grabbers.  Finally released on New Years Day (Jan 1st) is disaster drama The Impossible.