Another year is about to come to a close and it’s probably the best time to look over what this year has brought us.
Yes we still suck at sport no matter what it is, we are still in a rescission where the government says we are fine however we know that we are still screwed, the videogame industry saw two new consoles released and people still complain oh and most music still sucks.
However we are not here to look over that annoying stuff we are here to celebrate the best and worst of 2013 in the wonderful world of films. So me and Andrew got our heads together and came up with what we think deserve a couple of awards, yes there were some arguments (i still have the bruisers) but we finally came to an agreement and the awards can be viewed below.
Coming up on this week. in the cinema section it’s another very packed show with no less than four new releases, Logan Lerman returns in Olympian sequel Percy Jackson: Sea Of Monsters, Johnny Depp teams with director Gore Verbinski, this time also with Arnie Hammer as The Lone Ranger, Adam Sandler, Chris Rock, Kevin James and David Slade are all back in comedy Grown Ups 2, and Steve Coogan brings to the big screen his most famous character in Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa. On DVD & Blu Ray we review Fede Alvarez’ remake of grizzly horror movie Evil Dead, an all star cast including Ryan Gosling and Bradley Cooper star in drama The Place Beyond The Pines, Noomi Rapace and Rachel McAdams star in director Brian De Palma’s remake of French movie Love Crime in Passion, and James Franco, Vanessa Hudgens and Selena Gomez star in controversial drama Spring Breakers, plus as usual our TV movie of the week, the latest movie news, UK box office top 10 & DVD/Blu-Ray top 10.
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I guess it will come as no shock to anybody to find out that Iron Man 3 has spent it’s second week atop the chart despite a drop of nearly 50% as none of this weeks new entries were strong enough.
A total of 4 new films entered this weeks chart, first off going in at number 8 was revenge thriller starring Colin Farrell in Dead Man Down, hitting the chart one spot above at number 7 was comedy film I’m So Excited. Into the top 5 and at number 4 was children’s dance movie All Stars, this weeks highest new entry though went to comedy film 21 and Over which went straight into the number 2 spot.
When it comes to new films trying to knock Iron Man off the top spot, this weeks big new release Star Trek Into Darkness might just have the power to do that. There is a couple of other new films out this weeks as well including thriller Deadfall, drama Mud and action film Vehicle 19.
10. Evil Dead – £243,113 – £3,141,364
9. The Place Beyond the Pines – £283,348 – £2,930,607
8. Dead Man Down – (NE) – £294,125
7. I’m So Excited – (NE) – £310,908
6. The Croods – £394,784 – £24,971,608
5. Oblivion – £398,201 – £10,157,018
4. All Stars – (NE) – £563,563
3. Olympus Has Fallen – £672,755 – £5,163,790
2. 21 and Over – (NE) – £772,235
1. Iron Man 3 – £6,307,191 – £24,568,956
As predicted last weeks number 1 Olympus Has Fallen only managed to make it one week at the top of the chart as the only new film out this week smashed it off it’s perch.
You can probably guess what film went straight into the number 1 spot but just encase you don’t know it was Iron Man 3 by taking just under £14 million in it’s opening weekend but how well did it do against the other films in the series and ultimately against The Avengers.
Well first off this is the highest taking Iron Man film out of the 3 out doing the second in the series by £5 million pounds, the good news continues for the film as it has out done The Avengers with it’s global takings by more than $10 million however it’s not all good news, the film didn’t manage to take more than the Avengers in the UK as that managed just under £16 million in it’s opening weekend beating Iron Man 3 by nearly £2 million.
Oh and there was one more other film out this week just encase you forgot in the form of The Look of Love which went into the number 7 spot
10. OZ the Great and Powerful – £70,191 – £14,987,064
9. Love is All you Need – £129,465 – £506,875
8. Scary Movie 5 – £162,231 – £2,344,473
7. The Look of Love – (NE) – £208,557
6. The Place Beyond the Pines – £422,035 – £2,403,464
5. Evil Dead – £538,466 – £2,560,331
4. The Croods – £605,589 – £24,485,693
3. Oblivion – £682,543 – £9,453,544
2. Olympus Has Fallen – £913,370 – £4,003,912
1. Iron Man 3 – (NE) – £13,711,048
New Releases – if you are after a new film to see this week then you have a couple of small films to choose from. First off is comedy film from the creators of The Hangover, 21 and Over, your next movie choice is revenge thriller Dead Man Down and your final choice is comedy drama The Eye of the Storm.
Last week Tom Cruise new film Oblivion shot to the top of the chart with a very impressive opening weekend, this week however the film has been knocked off the top spot by one of this weeks new films.
3 new films entered this weeks chart, first off going in at number 7 was romantic comedy Love is All you Need starring Pierce Brosnan. Into the top 3 we have two new entries, first off going in at number 3 was horror remake Evil Dead which took a respectable £1.3 million, the highest new entry of the week went to action film Olympus Has Fallen which went straight into the top spot.
10. OZ the Great and Powerful – £137,363 – £14,886,744
9. Jack the Giant Slayer – £153,295 – £7,347,344
8. GI Joe Retaliation – £191,201 – £7,288,281
7. Love is all you need – (NE) – £202,176
6. Scary Movie 5 – £453,099 – £1,983,601
5. The Place Beyond the Pines – £580,790 – £1,648,455
4. The Croods – £678,951 – £23,748,531
3. Evil Dead – (NE) – £1,375,842
2. Oblivion – £1,656,895 – £8,058,971
1. Olympus Has Fallen – (NE) – £2,247,900
New Releases – Well there is only one movie of any note out this week and that’s the return of Tony Stark in Iron Man 3. If you do want to see something else then you have horror anthology ABC of Death and comedy film Bernie.
Baseball drama 42 did a fantastic job of going straight into the number 1 spot however with the release of a big film starring Tom Cruise it just couldn’t hold it’s weight, so now it has found itself in the runner up position.
Only 1 new film managed to get into this weeks top 10 and that was the Tom Cruise Sci-Fi action drama Oblivion which managed to hit the top spot in it’s debut weekend. The film managed a descent $38 million and it might find itself on the top of the tree next week as only two new films will be trying to take it’s place, romantic comedy The Big Wedding and action film Pain and Gain starring Mark Wahlberg and directed by Michael Bay.
10. OZ the Great and Powerful – $3,048,000 – $223,770,000
9. Jurassic Park 3D – $4,008,000 – $38,479,000
8. Evil Dead – $4,100,000 – $48,445,000
7. Olympus Has Fallen – $4,500,000 – $88,801,000
6. The Place Beyond the Pines – $4,746,000 – $11,448,000
5. GI Joe Retaliation – $5,775,000 – $111,211,000
4. Scary Movie 5 – $6,296,000 – $22,944,000
3. The Croods – $9,500,000 – $154,898,000
2. 42 – $18,025,000 – $54,057,000
1. Oblivion – (NE) – $38,152,000
Director: Fede Alvarez
Starring: Jane Levy, Shiloh Fernandez, Lou Taylor Pucci, Jessica Lucas, Elizabeth Blackmore
Back in 1981 a very small director by the name of Sam Raimi made his name from a small movie called The Evil Dead that shocked the world, not because it was done on such a small budget and not because it had a cast that nobody had heard of but because it was a horror movie that cause so much uproar it wasn’t just banned in a lot of countries but it was nearly outlawed. You see when the film hit the UK shores back in 1981 and it was instantly labelled under the notorious video nasty, movies that the BBFC deemed so bad that they tried to keep away from the public, so much so that a lot of cinema’s trying to show the movie and video shops that were trying to sell the movie were told to stop or they would be prosecuted. This didn’t stop people from wanting to see the movie, in fact it gave it a cult status, so much so that it spawned two sequels and now this remake. So can this film hit the heights of the original or will it just be another one of those films that people will look back on and call torture porn.
Coming up on this weeks show, in the cinema section we take a looks at horror remake/re-boot, re-imagining Evil Dead, Gerrard Butler has to tackle the threat of terrorists and save the president in Olympus Has Fallen, an Australian shopping mall gets flooded and over run by a mutant shark in Bait and Matt Damon stars with Frances McDormand in drama Promised Land. On Blu-Ray/DVD Tom Cruise stars as Lee Child’s drifter anti-hero Jack Reacher, South Africa brings us their first horror movie with Rabies, Kristin Scott Thomas stars in French thriller Love Crime (Crime D’amour) and horror hits a motel in No Tell Motel, 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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Well The Croods has finally had it’s day in the sun as it wasn’t able to hold on to the top spot for another week, instead one of this weeks new entries has taken it’s place,
3 new films entered this weeks chart, first off going in a much higher than expected number 4 was drama The Place Beyond the Pines, this will come as a big surprise to the distributors as the film was only released in a limited number of screens. Into the top 3 and we find comedy parody film Scary Movie 5 sitting at number 3, it’s not all good news though for the film as it has taken less than the fourth entry in the series in it’s opening weekend. This weeks highest new entry and the new number one went to sci-fi film Oblivion, the film managed this feat by being released 2 day’s earlier than it’s rivals netting itself a nice extra £1.7 million during it’s 2 extra days.
10. The Host – £239,291 – £3,227,965
9. Dark Skies – £308,456 – £1,872,838
8. Trance – £339,480 – £4,103,341
7. OZ the Great and Powerful – £391,733 – £14,668,721
6. Jack the Giant Slayer – £451,509 – £7,081,962
5. GI Joe Retaliation – £525,234 – £6,909,942
4. The Place Beyond the Pines – (NE) – £671,119
3. Scary Movie 5 – (NE) – £1,085,932
2. The Croods – £1,999,475 – £22,736,517
1. Oblivion – (NE) – £4,959,386
New Releases – This week see’s the release of a couple of big films that should do well at the box office and a couple of smaller films. First off the big 2, if action is what you are after then the film of choice for you is Olympus Has Fallen, your other big choice of the week is horror remake/re-imagining/reboot Evil Dead. If you want a smaller film then you have another 2 to pick from in the form of drama Promised Land starring Matt Damon and Australian horror film Bait 3D.
Well last weeks number 1 Evil Dead could only on to the top spot for just one week as it has found itself knocked all the way down to this weeks number 5.
Only 2 new films found there way into this weeks top 10 and they take over the top 2 spots. First off hitting the number 2 spot (why the hell did you let it get that high) is the horrible
comedy film Scary Movie 5. This weeks highest new entry and the new number 1 was baseball drama 42.
10. The Place Beyond the Pines – $4,080,000 – $5,485,000
9. Tyler Perry’s Temptations – $4,500,000 – $45,422,000
8. OZ the Great and Powerful – $4,923,000 – $219,444,000
7. Olympus has Fallen – $7,283,000 – $81,890,000
6. Jurassic Park 3D – $8,820,000 – $31,929,000
5. Evil Dead – $9,500,000 – $41,500,000
4. GI Joe Retaliation – $10,800,000 – $102,426,000
3. The Croods – $13,200,000 – $142,524,000
2. Scary Movie 5 – (NE) – $15,153,000
1. 42 – (NE) – $27,250,000
New Releases – only one film of any note is out this week and that’s sci-fi action drama Oblivion.