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.
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
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.
Catch up with this week’s show where in the cinema section we take a look at End of Watch starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Michael Pena as L.A. patrol cops, and comedy film starring Colin Firth, Cameron Diaz and Alan Rickman, Gambit. On Blu-Ray/DVD we review Andrew Garfeild in Amazing Spider-Man, Channing Tatum alongside Matthew McConaughey get there kit off in Magic Mike, Seth McFarlane’s big screen directorial debut with comedy Ted, the 3rd in the Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days, animated film from Disney Pixar, Brave and drama thriller Sound of My Voice, as well as the latest movie news and our weekly look at the UK Box office and DVD/Blu-Ray top 10’s.
Coming up on this weeks show in the cinema section we take a look at End of Watch starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Michael Pena as cop buddies and comedy film starring Colin Firth, Gambit. On Blu-Ray/DVD we review Andrew Garfeild in Amazing Spider-Man, Channing Tatum alongside Matthew McConaughey get there kit off in Magic Mike, Seth McFarlane’s big screen directorial debut with comedy Ted, the 3rd in the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series this time suffering Dog Days, animated film from Disney Pixar, Brave and drama thriller Sound of My Voice, 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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4 new films entered this weeks chart, first off going in at number 9 was the critically acclaimed drama Beasts of the Southern Wild, going in at a very low number 6 was Tim Burton’s return to animation with Frankenweenie, hitting the number 2 spot and taking less that the third in the series was the boring Paranormal Activity 4. This weeks biggest new release was Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted however the film had a much more of a bigger advantage than the rest of the chart as it was released in Scotland 1 week earlier.
10. Brave – £176.827
9. Beasts of the Southern Wild – (NE) – £181.801
8. The Perks of Being a Wallflower – £213.091
7. Sinister – £711.918
6. Frankenweenie – (NE) – £741.683
5. Looper – £781.211
4. Hotel Transylvania – £1.023.722
3. Taken 2 – £2.264.856
2. Paranormal Activity 4 – (NE) – £2.544.701
1. Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted – (NE) – £6.030.904
New Releases – Only 2 new films are out this week that will be trying to take your money off you. First off is small British comedy horror starring Ross Noble in Stitches, however the biggest new release of the week and the movie that WILL be at the top of the chart this time next week is Daniel Craig’s return as James Bond in Skyfall.
Well last weeks number 1 Looper could only hold on to the top spot for 1 week as one of this weeks new entries (you can probably guess which one) has not only knocked it off the top spot but has beaten it too a bloody pulp.
Three new films graced this weeks top 10, in fact the graced this weeks top 5. First off going in at number 4 was The Perks of Being a Wallflower starring Emma Watson, doing better and scaring people silly (not me) was Sinister which went straight into the number 3 spot. This weeks number number 1 however went to Taken 2 which smashed all preconceptions of it, not only has Taken 2 took a lot of money but it has out done the first film in the first weekend only as Taken only managed to reach the the £6 million mark in it’s entire run.
10. Hope Springs – £190.860 – £3.563.199
9. Untouchable – £245.343 – £964.308
8. Resident Evil: Retribution – £286.350 – £1.519.851
7. Brave – £304.735 – £21.570.349
6. The Campaign – £389.287 – £1.675.159
5. Paranorman – £797.754 – £5.263.993
4. The Perks of Being a Wallflower – (NE) – £827.983
3. Sinister – (NE) – £1.435.722
2. Looper – £1.519.503 – £5.412.102
1. Taken 2 – (NE) – £7.378.048
New Releases – When it comes to new films out this week none of them in my opinion should prove that much of a challenge to Taken 2 however if you want to see a new movie then you have a pick out of these, first off is the second horror themed animated film to come out this year in the form of Hotel Transylvania, your next choice is comedy film Hit and Run, you also have quirky indie comedy Ruby Sparks and your last choice is violent British film Pusher. There is one other option though Madagascar 3 opens up in Scottish cinema’s on Friday with it having a preview weekend across the country during the weekend however it’s not officially out in the other territories until a week later.
Despite Paranorman rising to the top of the chart last week it could only hold on to the top spot for only 1 week with a surprising film knocking it off the top spot.
3 new films graced this weeks top 10, first off going in at number 4 was comedy film starring Will Ferrell in The Campaign, going in one place higher at number 3 was Resident Evil: Retribution however it’s not good news for the film as this is the lowest taking Resident Evil film since the franchise started. The highest new entry this week went to Looper which went straight in at number 1 and finally showing that Joseph Gordon-Levitt can bring in the money as a leading actor in a film.
10. Untouchable – £317.979 – £493.309
9. Brave – £400.511 – £21.219.445
8. The Sweeney – £410.578 – £3.876.142
7. Hope Springs – £423.051 – £3.041.790
6. Killing Them Softly – £470.712 – £2.069.984
5. House at the end of the Street – £545.961 – £1.864.304
4. The Campaign – (NE) – £772.102
3. Resident Evil: Retribution – (NE) – £792.265
2. Paranorman – £1.080.197 – £4.304.900
1. Looper – (NE) – £2.427.994
New Release – you have a few films to choose from this week, first off is drama film The Perks of Being a Wallflower starring Emma Watson, your next choice of film treat is horror movie Sinister starring Ethan Hawke. Your final choice is a movie that i can probably predict will go in at number 1 and that’s Taken 2 which see’s Liam Neeson hunting down the people who kidnapped his wife.
It was inevitable that the Sweeney would only spend one week at the top of the chart and that fact has come true however no new entry could knock it off the top spot it was in fact Paranorman which rose like a zombie to munch on the chart’s brains and take the top spot.
3 new films graced this weeks top 10, first off going in at a very low 10th spot was Oliver Stones latest violent thriller Savages, into the top 3 and we see a new entry at number 3 for horror film House at the End of the Street. The highest new entry this week went to violent thriller with a hint of comedy, Kill them Softly starring Brad Pitt.
10. Savages – (NE) – £379.898
9. Dredd 3D – £382.359 – £3.696.772
8. Lawless – £413.652 – £3.539.610
7. Brave – £468.182 – £20.714.530
6. Anna Karenina – £509.196 – £3.942.747
5. Hope Springs – £625.201 – £2.048.177
4. The Sweeney – £727.742 – £2.984.390
3. House at the End of the Street – (NE) – £796.041
2. Killing Them Softly – (NE) – £955.506
1. Paranorman – £1.219.194 – £2.949.595
New Releases – 3 new films of note are out this week trying to part you from your cash, first off is comedy film starring Will Ferell and Zach Galifianakis in the Campaign, your next choice is mind bending thriller starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Bruce Willis in Looper and the 5th in the Resident Evil series with Resident Evil: Retribution.
Poor Dredd he couldn’t hold on to the top spot for more than a week with one of this weeks new entries taking it’s place.
A total of 3 new films graced the top 10, first off going in at number 6 was comedy drama Hope Springs starring Meryl Streep and Tommy Lee Jones, going in to the number 2 spot was animated kids horror film Paranorman. This weeks highest new entry and new number 1 went to The Sweeney this time starring Ray Winstone and Ben Drew aka Plan B.
10. Ted – £317.035 – £29.847.210
9. The Possession – £346.642 – £2.856.003
8. Total Recall – £472.232 – £4.918.739
7. Brave – £584.321 – £20.138.592
6. Hope Springs – (NE) – £728.689
5. Dredd 3D – £769.381 – £2.725.180
4. Lawless – £790.378 – £2.575.336
3. Anna Karenina – £813.395 – £2.731.426
2. Paranorman – (NE) – £1.393.123
1. The Sweeney – (NE) – £1.545.294
New Releases – A lot of new films out this week, first off is Oliver Stone’s Savages starring Taylor Kitsch and Aaron Johnson amongst a few, your next choice is drama/thriller Killing Them Softly starring Brad Pitt, also on offer is horror film House at the End of the Street, small British thriller Tower Block and comedy/drama Hysteria.