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Andrew’s Worst 10 films of 2012

So it’s that time of year again where I look back at the last 12 months of movies that I’ve been watching and pick out the best and the worst. Here is a collection of the lowest of the low, so called comedies, so called entertainment, so called films. Something that people thought would be such a great idea that ultimately ended up being a complete wastes of valuable minutes that could be better spent having your teeth pulled, which would have also resulted in better memories.

So here are my 10 worst of 2012 that you should avoid… or inflict on the in-laws. Read the rest of this entry

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

Coming up on this insanely packed show we have cinema reviews including Noel Clarke being housed up with a group of survivors in alien film Storage 24, Matthew McConaughey plays a hitman in Killer Joe, musical comedy featuring Queen Laifah and Dolly Parton in Joyful Noise and comedy film Friends with Kids.  In a even more packed Blu-Ray/DVD review show we take a look at party comedy Project X, Taylor Kitsch plays John Carter (not of Mars), Adam Sandler plays both Jack and Jill in comedy film Jack and Jill, Chris Pine and Tom Hardy battle each other in This Means War, Anna Paquin ditches vampires to star in drama Margaret, the Germans attempt a post apocalypse movie with Hell and can 1 man survive during a undead outbreak in Exit Humanity, 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 (GMT) on Monday 2nd July on our Spreaker page or you can listen to the show live via either the Spreaker app which you can download free from the Apple app store or the Android marketplace, to find us just search for The Monday Movie Show.

UK Box Office Top 10 – 14/02/12

If you thought that the US top 10 was a interesting one this week then the UK one will surprise you, Chronicle last weeks number 1 could not hold one to the top spot for more than a week as four films gave it a very good beating.

4 new movies graced this weeks top 10 infact they took over the top 4 spots, first off going in at number 4 was the romantic drama The Vow, going in at number 3 was the first Star Wars film to be released in 3D in the form of the Phantom Menace, hitting the number 2 spot was the return of The Muppets this time under the wing of Disney and finally a surprised number 1 in the form of The Woman in Black.

10 – Man on a Ledge – £419.979 – £1.117.373

9 – Jack and Jill – £521.925 – £1.370.739

8 – War Horse – £580.984 – £14.889.298

7 – The Descendants – £743.017 – £3.653.920

6 – Journey 2: The Mysterious Island – £902.857 – £2.103.444

5 – Chronicle – £1.024.583 – £3.217.655

4 – The Vow – (NE) – £1.091.469

3 – Star Wars: Episode 1 the Phantom Menace – (NE) – £1.528.156

2 – The Muppets – (NE) – £2.650.664

1 – The Woman in Black – (NE) – £3.153.020

New Releases – When it comes to new release this week has to be the worst as there is only 2 new films coming out, first up is drama about 9/11 Extremely Loud and Incredible Close and the second new release is Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance the sequel to Ghost Rider but this time done by the crazy duo behind Crank and Gamer

UK Box Office Top 10 – 07/02/12

Poor War Horse couldn’t hold on to the top spot for another week as it had a huge challenge against a lot of this weeks new entries and it was one of those that managed to knock it off the top spot.

5 new films graced the top 10 this week ,first off going in at number 10 was Roman Polanski’s new film Carnage, hitting a low number 6 spot was Man on a Ledge starring Sam Worthington, doing a little bit better is one of the worst films I have ever seen Jack and Jill, The Rock shows that he can handle a kids movie by going in at number 2 with Journey 2: The Mysterious Island, however it was the fantastic thriller Chronicle which managed to hit the top spot on it’s first week.

10 – Carnage – (NE) – £298.733

9 – The Artist – £377.889 – £4.847.970

8 – A Monster in Paris – £474.941 – £1.518.472

7 – The Grey – £521.188 – £1.615.526

6 – Man on a Ledge(NE) – £697.394

5 – Jack and Jill – (NE) – £848.814

4 – War Horse – £889.687 – £14.308.314

3 – The Descendants – £1.112.964 – £2.910.903

2 – Journey 2: The Mysterious Island – (NE) – £1.200.587

1 – Chronicle – (NE) – £2.193.072

New Releases – Even though there are only 4 new films out this week of note 3 of them are really big ones, first off David Cronenberg’s new film starring Michael Fassbender A Dangerous Method, then the first Star Wars film to be retro fitted into 3D Star Wars Episode 1: The Phantom Menace, next up Daniel Radcliffe throws away Harry Potter to star is ghost film The Woman in Black and finally the first Muppet film under Disney finally hit’s our shores in the form of The Muppets.

Coming Up on this Weeks Show – 06/02/12

On this weeks show we will be reviewing cinema releases that include Sci-Fi action drama Chronicle, Sam Worthington is a Man on a Ledge, Elizabeth Olsen makes her acting debut in drama/horror Martha Marcy May Marlene, Jodie Foster and John C Reilly have a argument with another couple in Carnage and Adam Sandler plays both Jack and Jill in comedy film Jack and Jill.  In the Blu-Ray/DVD part of the show we will be reviewing RomCom Friends With Benefits, another 80’s remake in the form of Footloose, romantic drama One Day, nerving British thriller Tyrannosaur and Woody Allen latest film Midnight in Paris, if that’s not enough we also have the latest movie news and hopefully both UK and Blu-Ray/DVD top 10.

Join us live from 7:30pm (UK time) on Monday 6th February via the Spreaker site or you can listen live via the Spreaker app on both Apple’s app store or the Android marketplace, just search for the Monday Movie Show in the app.

UK Box Office Top 10 – 30/01/12

Nothing seems to be able to remove War Horse from the top of the charts despite 3 film’s trying the best to knock it off the top spot.

3 new films graced the top 10 this weeks first off going in at number 4 was animated film A Monster in Paris 3D, then we have The Grey which hit the number 3 spot and finally going in at a surprising number 2 spot is The Descendants.

10 – Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol – £529.462 – £17.536.984

9 – The Sitter – £554.568 – £1.967.227

8 – The Iron Lady – £567.397 – £8.405.809

7 – Underworld Awakening 3D – £627.846 – £2.382.349

6 – Sherlock Holmes a Game of Shadows – £655.144 – £25.663.306

5 – The Artist – £704.348 – £4.476.081

4 – A Monster in Paris – (NE) – £1.043.531

3 – The Grey – (NE) – £1.094.338

2 – The Descendants – (NE) – £1.797.939

1 – War Horse – £2.081.490 – £13.418.627

New Releases – It’s a bit release for movies this week so a lot of films will be trying to smash there way into the top 10 next week.

First off the Rock stars in Journey 2: The Mysterious Island, Adam Sandler pops up twice as Jack and Jill in Jack and Jill, 4 actors battle it out in Carnage, Elizabeth Olsen makes her acting debut in Martha Marcy May Marlene, Sam Worthington is stuck as A Man on a Ledge and finally the film that is making everybody look up is Chronicle.

US Box Office Top 10 11-13/11

It seems that the ginger cat Puss in Boots could only manage to hold on to the top spot for only 2 weeks as it has been knocked off by one of this weeks new entries.

There were only 3 new entries in this weeks top 10 however all three managed to get into the top 5, first off going in at a low number 5 was Leonardo Di Caprio new film J Edgar, doing a lot better but should of is Adam Sandlers latest car crash of a comedy Jack and Jill however it was those Immortals which slayed there way to the top spot.

10 – Real Steal – $2.000.000 – $81.748.000

9 – Footloose – $2.735.000 – $48.876.000

8 – Paranormal Activity 3 – $3.625.000 – $100.823.000

7 – In Time – $4.150.000 – $30.667.000

6 – A Very Harold and Kumar 3D Christmas – $5.900.000 – $23.222.000

5 – J Edgar – (NE) – $11.470.000

4 – Tower Heist – $13.200.000 – $43.900.000

3 – Puss in Boots – $25.500.000 – $108.809.000

2 – Jack and Jill – (NE) – $26.000.000

1 – Immortals – $32.000.000

Even though there is only 2 big new films out on Friday these 2 are really really huge, first off there is the sequel to the lovely penguin movie Happy Feet 2 and the other huge new entry comes in the form of Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1 which we can all guess it will go straight into the number 1 spot and should make close to the $100 million mark.