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Coming up on this weeks show, in the cinema section we take a look at the return of Ethan Hunt and his IMF crew in Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation and Reese Witherspoon has her work cut out for her in buddy cop comedy Hot Pursuit.  In the home release section we take a look at the second chapter of the divergent series with Insurgent, Helen Mirren stars in drama Woman in Gold, the yellow porous sponge returns to the big screen with Spongebob Movie: Sponge out of Water, Ethan Hawke stars in thriller Good Kill, john Cusack stars in thriller Carrier and we end things off with another thriller in American Heist, we also have the latest box office/home release top 10, movie news and our movies of the week.

Join us live from Monday 3rd August at around 8:30pm (GMT) 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). You can download the show from the brilliant Podkicker on the Play Store (just search for The Monday Movie Show) on it,  or you can now find us on Youtube, just search for (you guessed it) the Monday Movie Show and we are finally back on iTunes just search for the Monday Movie Show and you should find us.

*line up is subject to change as well as the day and time of the show.

Coming Up This Week (30/04/12)

Coming up on this weeks show we only have one cinema film to review but it’s a big one, Captain America, Thor, The Hulk, Iron Man, Hawkeye and Black Widow team up to take down Loki in The Avengers Assemble.  On Blu-Ray/DVD we review the fourth Mission Impossible film and the live action directorial debut of Brad Bird, Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol, Meryl Streep attempts to bring more heart to Margaret Thatcher in The Iron Lady, the spiritual sequel to the Wicker Man, The Wicker Tree and documentary from Werner Herzog, Into the Abyss, on top of this we have the latest movie news and the UK Box Office and Blu-Ray/DVD top 10.

Join us live from 7:30pm (UK time) on Monday 30th on our Spreaker page or you can listen to the show 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 – 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.

UK Box Office Top 10 – 23/01

It seems that nothing could shift the War Horse of the top spot this week despite stiff competition from 2 of this weeks new releases.

There were 3 new films that graced the top 10 this week, first off going in at number 6 was slacker comedy the Sitter, doing better by reaching number 3 was Underworld Awakening 3D however it was the star studded cast of Haywire that was the highest new entry at number 2.

10 – Puss in Boots – £568.590 – £13.645.623

9 – Alvin and the Chipmunks:Chipwrecked – £568.758 – £13.111.689

8 – The Artist – £770.430 – £3.205.883

7 – Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol – £815.330 – £16.686.503

6 – The Sitter – (NE) – £910.382

5 – The Iron Lady – £949.517 – £7.162.492

4 – Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows – £956.434 – £24.627.233

3 – Underworld Awakening 3D – (NE) – £1.114.327

2 – Haywire(NE) – £1.197.866

1 – War Horse – £3.202.493 – £9.639.624

New Releases – 5 films will be hoping to find a spot in next week chart, first off is romantic comedy Like Crazy then we have the latest film from director Juan Carlos Fresnadillo Intruders, next up is animated film A Monster in Paris, Liam Neeson is trying to find his way home in The Grey and finally George Clooney is on Oscar form in The Descendants.

US Box Office Top 10 – 20-22/01

A interesting week for the US top 10 as last weeks number 1 Contraband couldn’t hold on to the top spot for more than a week with the 4th in the Underworld series knocking it off.

3 new entries graced the top 10 this week, first off going in at a low number 5 was Steven Soderbergh’s latest film Haywire, doing much better by hitting the number 2 spot was drama Red Tails which we here cannot wait for however it was the latest Underworld film Underworld Awakening 3D that went straight into the number 1 spot.

10 – The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo – $3.750.000 – $94.775.000

9 – Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows – $4.805.000 – $178.611.000

8 – Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol – $5.540.000 – $197.349.000

7 – Joyful Noise – $6.075.000 – $21.903.000

6 – Beauty and the Beast 3D – $8.556.000 – $33.364.000

5 – Haywire(NE) – $9.000.000

4 – Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close – $10.545.000 – $11.237.000

3 – Contraband – $12.200.000 – $46.100.000

2 – Red Tails  –(NE) – $19.100.000

1 – Underworld Awakening 3D – (NE) – $25.400.000

New Releases – 3 films will be trying there best to get into the top 10, first off is action comedy starring Katherine Heigl One For the Money, then there is thriller Man on a Ledge that we are looking forward to a lot and finally Liam Neeson gets lost in The Grey.

UK Box Office Top 10 – 16/01

Ethan Hunt and his team could not hold on to the top spot for another week as a four legged animal has come and knocked them off the top.

There were a total of 3 new entries in the top 10 this week, first off going straight in at number 10 was the sex drama Shame, doing much better by going in at number 6 was Sci-Fi film the Darkest Hour however it was Steven Spielbergs latest film War Horse which managed to hit the top spot.

10 – Shame – (NE) – £535.288

9 – Puss in Boots – £697.348 – £12.461.971

8 – Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked – £681.642 – £12.461.971

7 – The Artist – £688.546 – £1.888.327

6 – The Darkest Hour – (NE) – £740.773

5 – The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo – £1.046.225 – £9.872.843

4 – Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol – £1.373.539 – £15.373.252

3 – Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows – £1.403.319 – £23.106.495

2 – The Iron Lady – £1.489.528 – £5.178.349

1 – War Horse – (NE) – £3.944.746

There are 6 films out this Friday that will be trying there best to get into the top 10, first off there is the latest film from Madonna W.E, then we have J.Edgar starring Leonardo DiCaprio, then Shakespeare get’s a 21st century upgrade with Coriolanus, Jonah Hill’s last film before we see him in a slimmed down version of himself  in the Sitter, Steven Soderbergh latest action thriller with a huge cast Haywire and finally the fourth in the Underworld series in the form of Underworld Awakening 3D.

 

US Box Office Top 10: 13-15/01

It seems that last weeks number 1 the Devil Inside scarred so many people that it couldn’t hang on to the top spot for more than a week, in fact it couldn’t stay in the top 5.

There were 3 new entries in this weeks top 10, first off going in at number 3 was drama Joyful Noise, doing much better but not as good as it’s 3D counterpart was Beauty and the Beast 3D which went in to the number 2 spot however it was thriller Contraband that hit the top spot.

10 – The Iron Lady – $5.386.000 – $5.974.000

9 – War Horse – $5.607.000 – $65.779.000

8 – Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked – $5.800.000 – $118.781.000

7 – The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo  – $6.800.000 – $87.981.000

6 – The Devil Inside – $7.900.000 – $46.247.000

5 – Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows – $8.410.000 – $170.010.000

4 – Joyful Noise – (NE) – $11.345.000

3 – Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol – $11.500.000 – $186.747.000

2 – Beauty and the Beast 3D – (NE) – $18.490.000

1 – Contraband – (NE) – $24.100.000

There are 3 big releases out this week however i have thrown in one wild card which i don’t think will get in the top 10 but i wanted to point it out.

The 3 big releases are action thriller from Steven Soderberg Haywire, then there is action drama Red Tails and finally the film that has the best chance of getting into the top 3 if not hit the top spot is Underworld Awakening.

The wild card is the one that interests me the most and if it’s opening in a theater near you go and see it and that’s Full Metal Alchemist: The Sacred Star of Milos.

UK Box Office Top 10: 09/01/2012

It seems that nothing can shake the IMF off the top spot of the UK chart as Ethan Hunt and friends remains at number 1 for the second week despite very stiff competition from one of this weeks new entries.

There were 2 new entries in the chart this week first off there was Ice Hockey comedy Goon which went in at number 7 and the highest new entry went to the Iron Lady which hit the number 3 spot taking just £12.000 less than the film at number 2.

10 – Hugo 3D – £161.794 – £4.979.342

9 – New Years Eve – £339.685 – £7.057.716

8 – The Artist – £629.495 – £721.049

7 – Goon – (NE) – £728.286

6 – Puss in Boots – £917.161 – £12.153.259

5 – Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked – £922.109 – £11.650.769

4 – The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo – £1.649.100 – £7.859.144

3 – The Iron Lady – (NE) – £2.151.368

2 – Sherlock Holmes a Game of Shadows – £2.163.718 – £20.728.530

1 – Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol – £2.223.200 – £13.063.492

There are 4 new films out this week that will be challenging the top 10, first off there is Thriller Margin Call then we have a drama about sex addiction starring Michael Fassbender, Shame then there is the Darkest Hour the latest film from Right at Your Door director Chris Gorak and finally there is Steven Spielberg latest film War Horse.

US Box Office Top 10: 6-8/01

This is the first US box office top 10 that we at the Monday Movie Show have done of 2012 and it’s a really good one to kick things off even though there was only 1 new entry but that film went straight into the number 1 spot.

Last weeks number 1 film and the film to kick off the US box office top 10 of 2012 could not hold on to the number 1 spot being knocked off by the first new horror film of the year the Devil Inside which managed to do much better than was thought of it despite getting some really bad reviews.

10 – New Years Eve – $3.270.000 – $52.000.000

9 – Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy – $5.770.000 – $10.400.000

8 – The Adventures of TinTin: The Secret of the Unicorn – $6.600.000 – $61.900.000

7 – We Bought a Zoo – $8.450.000 – $56.500.000

6 – War Horse – $8.600.000 – $56.800.000

5 – Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked – $9.500.000 – $112.000.000

4 – The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo – $11.400.000 – $76.800.000

3 – Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows – $14.100.000 – $157.000.000

2 – Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol – $20.500.000 – $170.000.000

1 – The Devil Inside (NE) – $34.500.000

Bit of a mixed week for new entries next week, there are 4 films of note first off Mark Wahlberg’s new action film Contraband then there is comedy musical Joyful Noise, thirdly hot on the heels of the 3D release of the Lion King we have Beauty and the Beast and finally is horror film from Xavier Gens (Frontier) The Divide.

Review: Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol

Directed By: Brad Bird

Starring: Tom Cruise, Jeremy Renner, Paula Patton, Simon Pegg.

Rating:   Running Time: 133 Minutes.

I remember as a kid watching repeats of the original Mission Impossible television series from the 60’s, with Peter Graves as Jim Phelps. When the decision to remake the series was made in the 90’s (after a revived series starring Graves some years before in 1988), it was decided to instead make a movie as a star vehicle for Tom Cruise, under the direction of the experienced Brian De Palma. Released in 1996, the first Mission Impossible was a success, taking over $180m at the us box office (over $450m worldwide) and spawned sequels helmed by equaly experienced directors John Woo (in 2000, taking over $560m worldwide) and JJ Abrams (in 2006, taking just under $400m worldwide). Now we have a fourth movie with Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol, directed by animation director Brad Bird in his live action directorial debut. Read the rest of this entry