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
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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A very interesting top 10 this week however none of the new entries could knock the hunger games off the top spot despite the 2 new entries in the top 3 taking more than £2 million each.
4 new films graced this weeks top 10 including a very surprising new entry going straight into the number 10 spot and that’s werner herzog’s very good documentary Into The Abyss, going in at a very lower than expected number 5 was dance film Streetdance 2, again lower than expected hitting the number 3 spot was Aardman’s latest claymation film Pirates in an Adventure with Scientists however it was Wrath of the Titans that was the highest new entry this week going in at the number 2 spot.
10 – Into the Abyss – (NE) – £71.549
9 – Contraband – £137.497 – £1.766.508
8 – We Bought a Zoo – £164.308 – £1.925.902
7 – The Devil Inside – £239.741 – £4.041.289
6 – Best Exotic Marigold Hotel – £489.707 – £16.731.127
5 – Streetdance – (NE) – £608.024
4 – 21 Jump Street – £962.537 – £5.557.936
3 – Pirates in an Adventure with Scientists – (NE) – £2.176.195
2 – Wrath of the Titans – (NE) – £2.192.740
1 – The Hunger Games – £2.986.317 – £9.854.228
New Releases – 4 new films are out this week, first off is the 3D re-release of Titanic, then released earlier than normal is Tarsem Singh’s version of Snow White in the form of Mirror Mirror, next up is thriller Headhunters and finally straight forward action/thriller the Cold Light of Day.