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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.

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US Box Office Top 10 – 23-25/03/12

Last weeks number 1 21 Jump Street could only keep hold of the top spot for only 1 week as the biggest film of the year so far has gone and knocked it off the top spot.

There was 2 new entries into this weeks top 10, first off going in at number 8 was drama October Baby however going in at the number 1 spot and taking one of the biggest amount of money in a very long time was The Hunger Games.

10 – Journey 2: The Mysterious Island – $1.373.000 – $97.155.000

9 – Safe House – $1.400.000 – $122.600.000

8 – October Baby – (NE) – $1.718.000

7 – A Thousand Words – $1.925.000 – $14.926.000

6 – Project X – $1.950.000 – $51.752.000

5 – Act of Valor – $2.062.000 – $65.942.000

4 – John Carter – $5.014.000 – $62.347.000

3 – Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax – $13.100.000 – $177.300.000

2 – 21 Jump Street – $21.300.000 – $71.051.000

1 – The Hunger Games – (NE) – $155.000.000

New Releases – there are 4 new films out this week, 2 small films and 2 very big ones, first off the small 2 films in the shape of comedy with Seann Williams Scott in Goon and horror film Intruders.  On to the 2 big releases, first off is the first film out this year that’s about Snow White in the form of Mirror Mirror and the second film should do well but i don’t think will go in at number 1 is Wrath of the Titans.

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 – 13/03/12

Despite it moving up to the top spot last week The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel could not hold on to the top spot for more than a week as one of this weeks new entries has knocked it off it’s throne.

3 new films graced this weeks top 10, first going in a lower than expected 9th spot was Bel Ami with Robert Patterson, doing a little bit better but again nowhere near what was expected of it was The Raven at number 8 however it was John Carter that went straight into the number one spot and again it took nowhere near the amount that it should of taken.

10 – The Artist – £211.427 – £9.028.092

9 – Bel Ami – (NE) – £296.341

8 – The Raven(NE) – £299.254

7 – Project X – £412.883 – £1.486.494

6 – The Muppets – £667.231 – £15.297.128

5 – Safe House – £774.745 – £6.131.580

4 – This Means War – £1.017.075 – £3.591.896

3 – The Woman in Black – £1.131.402 – £19.485.541

2 – The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel – £1.787.352 – £10.855.596

1 – John Carter(NE) – £1.960.414

New Releases – 4 big films will be trying to get into next weeks top 10 and i predict that all of them will fit in somewhere, first off is drama We Bought A Zoo based around a English man who actually did buy a zoo, next is 21 Jump Street starring Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum, then we have Contraband the latest thriller starring Mark Whalberg and finally is horror from the people behind Paranormal Activity The Devil Inside.

US Box Office Top 10 – 09-11/03

Nothing could topple The Lorax off the top spot despite it making nearly half the amount it did last week and also one of the most expensive films of the year challenging it.

3 new films went into this weeks top 10, first off going in at a low 6 was live action comedy from Dreamworks starring Eddie Murphy A Thousand Words, doing better by going in at number 4 even though it got a F from cinemascore (pointless site) was Silent House, finally though going in at number 2 and bombing at the box office is John Carter (you can’t say Of Mars).

10 – This Means War – $3.600.000 – $46.700.000

9 – Journey 2: The Mysterious Island – $3.600.000 – $90.600.000

8 – The Vow – $4.000.000 – $117.600.000

7 – Safe House – $4.800.000 – $115.600.000

6 – A Thousand Words – (NE) – $6.200.000

5 – Act of Valor – $7.000.000 – $56.100.597

4 – Silent House – (NE) – $7.010.000

3 – Project X – $11.500.000 – $40.100.000

2 – John Carter (not of Mars) – (NE) – $30.603.000

1 – The Lorax – $39.100.000 – $121.950.000

New Releases – A bit pointless this week as there is only 1 new film of note release and that’s 21 Jump Street starring Channing Tatum and Jonah Hill.

UK Box Office Top 10 – 05/03/12

None of the new release could knock the woman in black off the top spot how it was last weeks highest new entry the best exotic marigold hotel which managed this feat.

3 new films graced this weeks top 10, firstly going in at number 7 was comedy Wanderlust, doing a little bit better by hitting the number 6 spot was another comedy in the form of Project X however the highest new entry went This Means War going in at number 3.

10 – The Vow – £264.634 – £5.221.026

9 – Journey 2: The Mysterious Island – £387.435 – £6.231.644

8 – The Artist – £469.369 – £8.496.472

7 – Wanderlust – (NE) – £490.592

6 – Project X – (NE) – £561.655

5 – The Muppets – £1.239.822 – £14.434.872

4 – Safe House – £1.316.965 – £4.716.050

3 – This Means War – (NE) – £1.821.698

2 – The Woman In Black – £1.888.238 – £17.629.443

1 – The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel – £2.342.095 – £7.014.101

New Releases – 3 big new films are out this week trying to entice you to go and see them, first off there is Bel Ami which stars Robert Patterson and then we have The Raven which tells the story about Edgar Allen Poe and finally the big release of the week is Disney’s John Carter.

 

US Box Office Top 10 – 02-04/03

Last weeks number 1 film Act of Valor couldn’t hold on to the top spot for more than 1 week due to one of this weeks new entries blowing it out of the water.

There was only 2 new entries in this weeks chart however they have taken over the top 2 spot’s, firstly going in at number 2 is the latest comedy from Todd Philips (The Hangover) Project X however blowing everything out of the water by nearly taking more than every movie in the top 10 combined was Dr Seuss’ The Lorax.

10 – The Artist – $3.900.000 – $37.088.000

9 – Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance – $4.700.000 – $44.881.000

8 – This Means War – $5.625.000 – $41.464.000

7 – The Vow – $6.100.000 – $111.712.000

6 – Journey 2: The Mysterious Island – $6.925.000 – $85.611.000

5 – Tyler Perry’s Good Deeds – $7.000.000 – $25.745.000

4 – Safe House – $7.200.000 – $108.200.000

3 – Act of Valor – $13.700.000 – $45.239.000

2 – Project X – (NE) – $20.775.000

1 – Dr Seuss’ The Lorax – (NE) – $70.700.000

New Releases – 3 films will be trying to get into next weeks chart, first off is comedy/drama A Thousand Words, then we have horror remake The Silent House starring Elizabeth Olsen and finally the movie that we know that will knock Dr Seuss’ off the top spot is John Carter.

UK Box Office Top 10 – 27/02

It seems that Daniel Radcliffe has impressed alot of people for another week with the Woman in Black holding on to the top spot for another week despite stiff competition from 2 of this weeks new entries.

3 new films graced this weeks top 10, first off going in at number 10 was One For the Money, the first film to crack the top 3 was thriller Safe House which hit the number 3 spot however the highest new entry went to The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel which hit the number 2 spot.

10 – One for the Money – (NE) – £317.762

9 – The Artist – £352.139 – £6.748.724

8 – Star Wars Episode 1: The Phantom Menace 3D – £404.962 – £3.010.420

7 – Journey 2: The Mysterious Island – £411.983 – £3.576.977

6 – The Vow – £480.085 – £2.524.719

5 – Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance – £487.874 – £1.827.874

4 – The Muppets – £1.490.069 – £7.552.431

3 – Safe House – (NE) – £2.142.872

2 – The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel – (NE) – £2.222.051

1 – The Woman in Black – £2.432.580 – £9.087.201

New Releases – 4 new films will be trying to entice you to spend your money on them this week, first of is comedy from the director of the Hangover, Project X, then there is action/comedy This Means War, then there is comedy from the director of Role Model’s, Wanderlust and finally the 3rd comedy of the week in the form of Hunky Dory.