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Coming up this week (28/05/12)

Coming up on this weeks show we only have 1 cinema film to review however it’s a big one as it’s the return of Will Smith as agent J in Men In Black 3.  On Blu-Ray/DVD we review superhero movie with a twist from first time director Josh Trank, Chronicle, 5 time Oscar winning silent film The Artist, romantic drama Like Crazy, Dwayne “the Rock” Johnson goes on a Journey 2: The Mysterious Island, drama/thriller Martha Marcy May Marlene and Sci-Fi comdey Iron Sky, 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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US Box Office Top 10 – Mar 30-Apr1

Nothing could move the Hunger Games off the top spot despite one of this weeks 2 new entries giving it a try but ultimately failing.

As said above there were only 2 new entries in this weeks top 10, first off going in at number 3 was Tarsem Singh’s version of Snow White in Mirror Mirror however it was those titans that was back for a second helping this time in the form of Wrath of the Titans.

10 – Journey 2: The Mysterious Island – $835.000 – $98.480.000

9 – A Thousand Words – $915.000 – $16.520.000

8 – Act of Valor – $1.006.000 – $67.750.000

7 – Salmon Fishing in the Yemen – $1.274.000 – $3.171.000

6 – John Carter – $2.005.000 – $66.210.000

5 – Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax – $8.000.000 – $189.600.000

4 – 21 Jump Street – $15.000.000 – $93.100.000

3 – Mirror Mirror – (NE) – $19.000.000

2 – Wrath of the Titans – (NE) – $34.200.000

1 – The Hunger Games – $61.100.000 – $251.033.000

New Releases – 2 new films will be trying to get into next weeks top 10 however one of them is a re-release in 3D, first off is the re-release in the form of Titanic 3D and if this does well i’m going to scream however it’s the 4th cinema release in the series of American Pie films in the form of American Reunion that’s the biggest release of the week.

US Box Office Top 10 – 16-18/03

The Lorax managed two huge weeks at number 1 however it couldn’t hold on to the top spot for another week as the only new release of note out this week has taken it’s throne.

There were 2 new films in the top 10 this week, firstly going in at number 9 and only opening on 325 screens is comedy with Will Farrell Casa De Mi Padre however it was comedy film starring Channing Tatum and Jonah Hill, 21 Jump Street that jumped it’s way straight into the number 1 spot.

10 – This Means War – $2.125.000 – $50.525.000

9 – Casa De Mi Padre – (NE) – $2.200.000

8 – Journey 2: The Mysterious Island – $2.460.000 – $95.066.000

7 – Safe House – $2.800.000 – $120.200.000

6 – Act of Valor – $3.678.000 – $62.398.000

5 – A Thousand Words – $3.750.000 – $12.103.000

4 – Project X – $4.005.000 – $48.131.000

3 – John Carter – $13.515.000 – $53.172.000

2 – Dr Seuss’ The Lorax – $22.800.000 – $158.400.000

1 – 21 Jump Street – (NE) – $35.000.000

New Release: Like last week there is only 1 big new release however it is supported by a small release that people should take note, firstly the small film is insane action film The Raid and the big release of the week is Battle Royale for kids in the form of The Hunger Games.

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.