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Coming up this week (25/02/13)

On this weeks show, there’s so much we’re packed to the brim in both parts! In the cinema section we review epic movie Cloud Atlas directed by the Wachowskis and Tom Tykwer and starring Tom Hanks and Halle Berry. Guillermo del Toro presents supernatural horror Mama starring Jessica Chastain, Terence Stamp and Gemma Arterton in drama Song For Marion, and round up the week’s new releases with German thriller Lore. In the DVD/Blu-Ray part of the show Tim Burton brings us a twist on the Frankenstein tale with kids animation Frankenweenie, Meryl Streep and Tommy Lee Jones star in comedy drama Hope Springs, Joseph Gordon-Levitt is a bike messsenger in New York on a Premium Rush, Brad Pitt is Killing Them Softly, horror sequel Paranormal Activity 4, French drama Rust & Bone, Kristen Stewart in drama On The Road, and a further tale of horror in small budget movie Crawl, 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.

Join us live from 7:30pm (GMT) on Monday February 25th on our Spreaker page or the Spreaker app (which you can download free from the Apple app store/Android marketplace and find us on by just searching for The Monday Movie Show). Don’t forget you can also catch up with any episode of the show on iTunes, Spreaker or you can now find us on Youtube, just search for the Monday Movie Show.

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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UK Box Office Top 10

As was predicted Skyfall has managed to not only hold on to the top spot for a second week but has also broke another record with it taking more money over a 10 day period than any other film.

3 new films graced this weeks chart, first off going in at number 8 was French drama Rust and Bone starring Marion Cotillard, doing better however it has a extra 2 days over everything else was Fun Size which went into the number 6th spot.  This weeks highest new entry went to Silent Hill: Revelations 3D which went straight into the number 3 spot.

10. Sinister – £180.783 – £6.346.639

9. Frankenweenie – £234.465 – £2.115.073

8. Rust and Bone – (NE) – £252.099

7. Paranormal Activity 4 – £401.478 – £5.487.985

6. Fun Size – (NE) – £410.028

5. Taken 2 – £688.148 – £22.275.928

4. Hotel Transylvania – £810.821 – £6.833.768

3. Silent Hill: Revelations 3D – (NE) – £1.043.068

2. Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted – £2.863.112 – £17.619.560

1. Skyfall – £16.107.687 – £53.440.685

New Releases – This weeks new entries are a bunch of small releases, first off is drama film starring Ben Affleck, Argo, your next choice is small indie comedy film Grassroots, also on offer is drama film from director Alex Kurtzman People Like Us and your final choice is comedy film Here Comes the Boom.

UK Box Office Top 10

 

As predicted last week Madagascar 3 could only hold on to the top spot for 1 week as this weeks only new entry has not just knocked it off the top spot but it has blown it away.

Only 1 new film entered this weeks chart and it went straight into the number one spot (no surprise there) and that film is Skyfall.

Not only though has Skyfall taken the number one spot it has managed to break a few records, first off it’s the highest grossing debut movie of this year beating Avengers Assemble, secondly it was the highest attended film on a Saturday and finally it’s the second highest grossing debut film of all time just behind the last Harry Potter film.

10. Ice Age: Continental Drift – £102.952

9. Beast of the Southern Wild – £117.972

8. Looper – £221.768

7. Frankenweenie – £274.780

6. Sinister – £310.408

5. Hotel Transylvania – £782.340

4. Paranormal Activity 4 – £792.342

3. Taken 2 – £1.004.463

2. Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted – £2.803.874

1. Skyfall – (NE) – £20.180.369

New Releases – This week you have a couple of re-releases, a few horror films and one unusual comedy.  First off the 2 re-releases, if you haven’t seen The Rocky Horror Picture Show or The Shining on the big screen now is your chance however you have a limited time to do so.  The 2 horror films of choice are insane horror film Excision and Silent Hill: Revelation 3D.  Your final choice of the week is sex comedy For a Good Time Call. 

UK Box Office Top 10

Finally Liam Neeson in Taken 2 has been knocked off the top spot by one of this weeks new entries however in a small way the new number 1 cheated a little which will not make the big man very happy.

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.

Monday Movie Show Catch Up (22/10/12)

Catch up with this week’s show where in the cinema section we review the return of Ben Stiller and Chris Rock in animated form in Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted, we also have a spooky show lined up with horror sequel Paranormal Activity 4 and Tim Burton’s take on horror for kids in another animated movie, Frankenweenie. On our very packed Blu-ray/DVD show we see if Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter is up to the challenge, Cillian Murphy and Sigourney Weaver investigate psychics in Red Lights, a few expecting parents get lessons in What To Expect When You’re Expecting, handheld camera horror in Chernobyl Diaries, yet more horror in Lovely Molly, Simon Pegg suffers from A Fantastic Fear Of Everything, and we round things up with a look at Brit horror flick Cockneys Vs Zombies, plus the latest movie news, UK Box office and DVD/Blu-Ray top 10’s.

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US Box Office Top 10

 

Taken 2 has finally given up it’s crown as the US box office number 1 and handed it too a film that i had a feeling would take the top spot.

Only 2 new films managed to get into this weeks cart, first off going in at number 5 was Alex Cross which is Tyler Perry’s lowest ever new entry.  This weeks number 1 went to Paranormal Activity 4 however it’s not all good news for the film as it’s the lowest taking debut Paranormal Activity film, showing that fans are now getting a bit sick of the series.

10 – Looper – $4.200.000 – $57.800.000

9. Frankenweenie – $4.434.000 – $28.343.000

8. Pitch Perfect – $7.009.000 – $45.769.000

7. Here Comes the Boom – $8.500.000 – $23.200.000

6. Sinister – $9.030.000 – $31.950.000

5. Alex Cross – (NE) – $11.750.000

4. Taken 2 – $13.400.000 – $105.971.000

3. Hotel Transylvania – $13.500.000 – $119.000.000

2. Argo – $16.625.000 – $43.191.000

1. Paranormal Activity 4 – (NE) – $30.200.000

New Releases – 3 new films will be trying to fight there way into next weeks top 10, first off is Sci-Fi Action Drama Cloud Atlas starring Tom Hanks and many many more.  Your next film choice is comedy film Fun Size the perfect family film for Halloween (i might be making that up), your finally choice of the week and another film that’s perfect for Halloween is Silent Hill: Revelation 3D.

Coming up this week (22/10/12)

Coming up on this weeks show, in the cinema section we review the return of Ben Stiller and Chris Rock in animated form in Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted, we also have a spooky show lined up with horror sequel Paranormal Activity 4 and Tim Burton’s take on horror for kids in another animated movie, Frankenweenie. On our very packed Blu-ray/DVD show we see if Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter is up to the challenge, Cillian Murphy and Sigourney Weaver investigate psychics in Red Lights, a few expecting parents get lessons in What To Expect When You’re Expecting, handheld camera horror in Chernobyl Diaries, yet more horror in Lovely Molly, Simon Pegg suffers from A Fantastic Fear Of Everything, and we round things up with a look at Brit horror flick Cockneys Vs Zombies, plus as usual our look at the latest movie news and the UK Box Office and Blu-Ray/DVD top 10′s.

Join us live from 7:30 pm (GMT) on Monday October 22nd on our Spreaker page or the Spreaker app (which you can download free from the Apple app store/Android marketplace and find us on by just searching for The Monday Movie Show). Don’t forget you can also catch up with any episode of the show on iTunes, Spreaker or you can now find us on Youtube, just search for the Monday Movie Show

US Box Office Top 10

 

Well it seems that Liam Neeson has scared off any on comers as Taken 2 has managed to spend a second week at number one despite 4 films trying there best to knock it off the top spot.

4 new films graced this weeks top 10, first off going in at a very low number 9 is action comedy film Seven Psychopaths, hitting the number 5 spot and taking a nice £12 million was Here Comes the Boom, Sinister managed to scare it’s way into the number 3 spot however this weeks highest new entry went do Argo which managed to hit the number 2 spot and taking less than $1 million than Taken 2.

10. The Perks of being a Wallflower – $2.166.000.000

9. Seven Psychopaths – (NE) – $4.275.000

8. Looper – $6.300.000 – $51.442.000

7. Frankenweenie – $7.014.000

6. Pitch Perfect – $9.336.000 – $36.085.000

5. Here Comes the Boom – (NE) – $12.000.000

4. Hotel Transylvania – $17.300.000 – $102.193.000

3. Sinister – (NE) – $18.250.000

2. Argo – (NE) – $20.120.000

1. Taken 2 – $22.500.000 – £86.759.000

New Releases – You only have 2 films to choose from this week, your first choice is crime thriller starring Matthew Fox, Alex Cross.  Your only other choice this week and the film i think will knock taken 2 off the top spot is Paranormal Activity 4.

US Box Office Top 10

 

Poor Hotel Transylvania it thought that it might have the top spot all to itself for more than a week however it has managed to be knocked off and beaten to a pulp by one of this weeks new entries.

Only two new films graced this weeks top 10, first off going in at number 5 is Tim Burton’s return to stop motion animation with Frankenweenie, however it was the return of Liam Neeson in Taken 2 that stormed to the top of the chart .

10. Finding Nemo 3D – $1.555.000 – $38.969.000

9. The Master – $1.840.000 – $12.315.000

8. House at the end of the Street – $3.698.000 – $27.531.000

7. Trouble with the Curve – $3.870.000 – $29.710.000

6. End of Watch – $4.000.000 – $32.846.000

5. Frankenweenie – (NE) – $11.500.000

4. Looper – $12.200.000 – $40.300.000

3. Pitch Perfect – $14.700.000 – $21.600.000

2. Hotel Transylvania – $26.300.000 – $76.000.000

1. Taken 2 – (NE) – $50.000.000

New Releases – Their is a bunch of new films out next week trying to get in the chart but i have gone a picked 3 of them that i think have the best chance, first off is drama/thriller Argo starring and directed by Ben Affleck, your next movie choice is Seven Psychopaths starring amongst others Colin Farrell and Woody Harrelson.  The final choice of the week is supernatural horror film Sinister.