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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

Coming up this week (13/08/12)

Coming up on this weeks show in the cinema section we review Pixar animation’s latest movie Brave starring the voices of Emma Thompson and Billy Connolly, and return to the world of Jason Bourne with spin off The Bourne Legacy starring Jeremy Renner, Rachel Weisz and Edward Norton. In the packed DVD & Blu Ray section, Amanda Seyfried is franticly looking for her kidnapped sister in Gone, we have supernatural horror in Livid, Mark Strong & Antonio Banderas star in drama Black Gold, Sean Penn goes on a journey of self discovery in This Must Be The Place, yet more horror in Creature, the critically acclaimed Norwegian thriller Headhunters (Hodejegerne) and horror mockumentary Cyrus: Mind of a Serial Killer , 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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UK Box Office Top 10

Nothing can seem to sink Battleship as it has spent a second week on the top of the tree however it’s takings were well down from last week and it had a challenge from a surprise new entry.

3 new films graced this weeks top 10, first off going in at the bottom end of the chart is the god awful Gone, doing a little bit better but still not that well was Lockout which managed to hit the number 7 spot however it was Salmon Fishing in the Yemen that was the biggest new entry this week hitting the number 2 spot.

10 – Gone – (NE) – £275.087

9 – 21 Jump Street – £376.781 – £9.465.305

8 – Mirror Mirror – £535.093 – £6.070.901

7 – Lockout – (NE) – £596.000

6 – Pirates: In Adventure with Scientists – £772.887 – £14.085.333

5 – Titanic 3D – £925.740 – £9.919.113

4 – Cabin in the Wood – £1.033.533 – £3.543.472

3 – The Hunger Games – £1.070.787 – £21.259.368

2 – Salmon Fishing in the Yemen – (NE) – £1.169.235

1 – Battleship – £1.282.091 – £6.068.174

New Releases – I don’t think i need to say anything else apart from AVENGERS ASSEMBLE.

Monday Movie Show Catch Up (23/4/12)

Catch up with this week’s show with reviews of cinema releases including kidnapping thriller Gone starring Amanda Seyfreid, Luc Besson produced sci-fi action thriller Lockout, starring Guy Pierce and Maggie Grace and nuclear terror in thriller The Divide, plus a special look ahead to an upcoming cinema release! On DVD & Blu-ray we take a look at David Fincher’s remake of The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo starring Daniel Craig, Rooney Mara, police thriler The Son Of No One starring Channing Tatum and Al Pacino, there’s yet another found footage horror movie in Grave Encounters, and Luc Besson directs the biopic of Burma democracy campaigner Aung San Suu Kyi in The Lady starring Michelle Yeoh and David Thewlis, plus the latest movie news, UK Box office and DVD/Blu-Ray top 10’s.

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Coming Up This Week (23/04/12)

Coming up on this weeks show we review new cinema releases including kidnapping thriller Gone starring Amanda Seyfreid, Luc Besson produced sci-fi action thriller Lockout, starring Guy Pierce and Maggie Grace and nuclear terror in thriller The Divide, plus a special look ahead to an upcoming cinema release! On DVD & Blu-ray we take a look at David Fincher’s remake of The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo starring Daniel Craig, Rooney Mara, police thriler The Son Of No One starring Channing Tatum and Al Pacino, there’s yet another found footage horror movie in Grave Encounters, and Luc Besson directs the biopic of Burma democracy campaigner Aung San Suu Kyi in The Lady starring Michelle Yeoh and David Thewlis, plus on top of all this we’ll also have the latest movie news and go over the UK box office and Blu-Ray/DVD top 10′s.

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UK Box Office Top 10

Ships are taking over this weeks top 10 however Titanic which had the top[ spot last week has given way to another film that not only features huge ships but probably the most special effects ever featured in a movie.

Only 2 new films were in this weeks top 10, going in at number 3 is the brilliant horror/comedy film from the pen of Joss Whedon and making his directorial debut Drew Goddard, The Cabin in the Woods, however it was Battleship Peter Berg’s big screen version of the classic board game that was not only the highest new entry but wnet straight into the number 1 spot taking nearly £4 million.

10 – Streetdance 2 – £220.087 – £2.872.153

9 – Best Exotic Marigold Hotel – £273.338 – £18.518.872

8 – Wrath of the Titans – £495.768 – £7.197.617

7 – 21 Jump Street – £528.122 – £8.751.816

6 – Mirror Mirror – £913.134 – £5.194.454

5 – Pirates in an Adventure with Scientists – £1.477.517 – £12.840.803

4 – The Hunger Games – £1.494.174 – £19.419.136

3 – The Cabin in the Woods – (NE) – £1.601.161

2 – Titanic 3D – £1.809.737 – £8005.203

1 – Battleship – (NE) – £3.763.348

New Releases – There are a lot of new films out this week however none of them are very big films, first off is comedy film Salmon Fishing in the Yemen, then we have thriller film Gone starring Amanda Seyfried, action/thriller Lockout with a beefed up Guy Pearce and a duo of horror films in the form of Grave Encounters and Xavier Gen’s The Divide.

US Box Office Top 10 – 24-26/02

Last week Safe House managed to claw the top spot for itself however it couldn’t hold on to the top spot for more than 1 week as one of this weeks new entries has taken the position for itself.

4 new films graced the top 10 this week, first off going in at number 9 was thriller Gone, hitting one spot higher at number 8 was comedy Wanderlust from the director of Role Model’s, hitting the number 2 spot is Tyler Perry’s Good Deed’s however it was drama Act of Valor that went straight into the number 1 spot and also taking the highest new entry award.

10 – Arrietty – $4.503.000 – $14.660.000

9 – Gone – (NE) – $5.000.000

8 – Wanderlust – (NE) – $6.600.000

7 – This Means War – $8.500.000 – $33.571.000

6 – Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance – $8.800.000 – $37.832.000

5 – The Vow – $10.000.000 – $103.007.000

4 – Safe House – $11.400.000 – $98.100.000

3 – Journey 2: The Mysterious Island – $13.475.000 – $76.731.000

2 – Tyler Perry’s Good Deeds – (NE) – $16.000.000

1 – Act of Valor – (NE) – $24.700.000

New Releases – Like a few weeks ago this weeks new releases are very small, in fact there are only 2 new films out this week of any note, first off is animated film Dr Seuss’ The Lorax and secondly comedy from the director of the Hangover, Project X.

US Box Office Top 10 – 17-19/02

Last weeks number 1 The Vow couldn’t hold on to the top spot for more than a week despite putting ina good fight with the film that has managed to knocked it off the top spot and thats last weeks number 2 Safe House.

3 new films graced this weeks top 10, first off going in at a impressive number 9 spot is the brilliant animated film Arrietty, doing better but not as nearly as good as hoped was This Means War that went in to the number 5 spot however it was Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance that was the highest new entry this week however it could only go in at number 3.

10 – The Grey – $3.032.000 – $47.925.000

9 – Arrietty – (NE) – $6.400.000

8 – The Woman In Black – $6.645.000 – $45.256.000

7 – Chronicle – $7.500.000 – $50.979.000

6 – Star Wars :Episode 1 the Phantom Menace 3D – $7.865.000 – $33.738.000

5 – This Means War – (NE) – $17.550.000

4 – Journey 2: The Mysterious Island – $20.085.000 – $58.201.000

3 – Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance – (NE) – $22.000.000

2 – The Vow – $23.600.000 – $85.527.000

1 – Safe House – $24.000.000 – $78.300.000

New Releases – Even though there are 3 new films out this week none of them shine, first off is thriller Act of Valor, next up is another thriller however this stars Amanda Seyfried Gone and finally another Tyler Perry film in the form of Tyler Perry’s Good Deeds.