Catch up with this week’s show with cinema reviews of The Hunger Games starring Jennifer (X-Men: First Class) Lawrence, french movie The Kid With A Bike and Act Of Valor (yes, we know it should be Valour, but feared if we correct it the Marines in the movie will show up in the MMS studio and make us change it back!), plus in the DVD & Blu Ray section we’ll be covering new releases including dancing penguins in Happy Feet Two, return to Never, Never Land with Antonio Banderas in Puss In Boots, Mary Elizabeth Winstead battles The Thing, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Seth Rogen star in cancer drama 50/50, Nicholas Cage struggles to seek Justice, Rebecca Hall searches for the truth in The Awakening, we look at another adaptation of Emily Brontë’s Wuthering Heights and Jack Black, Steve Martin & Owen Wilson take up bird watching in The Big Year, plus the latest movie news, UK Box office and DVD/Blu-Ray top 10’s.
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This week we have reviews in the cinema section of the eagerly anticipated adaptation of The Hunger Games starring Jennifer (X-Men: First Class) Lawrence, french movie The Kid With A Bike and Act Of Valor (yes, we know it should be Valour, but feared if we correct it the Marines in the movie will show up in the MMS studio and make us change it back!), plus in the DVD & Blu Ray section we’ll be covering new releases including dancing penguins in Happy Feet Two, return to Never, Never Land with Antonio Banderas in Puss In Boots, Mary Elizabeth Winstead battles The Thing, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Seth Rogen star in cancer drama 50/50, Nicholas Cage struggles to seek Justice, Rebecca Hall searches for the truth in The Awakening, we look at another adaptation of Emily Brontë’s Wuthering Heights and Jack Black, Steve Martin & Owen Wilson take up bird watching in The Big Year, plus as usual we’ll also go over the latest movies news, the UK Box Office and Blu-Ray/DVD top 10 plus our DVD alternative.
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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.
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.
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.
This week’s packed show is now available for you to catch up, featuring reviews of strange science fiction cinema release Another Earth, and Antonio Banderas returning to voice the feline character from Shrek in his first solo outing, Puss In Boots as well as DVD reviews of The Inbetweeners, monkey trouble in Rise of the Planet of the Apes, the return of Spy Kids 4: All The Time In The World, J.J. Abrams’ science fiction throwback Super 8, Jim Carey in Mr Popper’s Penguins, and the remake of Conan the Barbarian, plus our usual UK Box Office Top 10, DVD & Blu Ray Top 10 and as a extra bonus at the end details of the competition that we are running.
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Poor Arthur Christmas it tried it’s hardest to knock Twilight off the top spot and it succeeded last week however it could only hold on to the number 1 spot for only 1 week as one of this weeks new entries has managed to knock down a peg.
There were a total of 4 new entries in the top 10, going in at number 10 was Another Earth, doing better better but only going in at the number 8 spot was the new Harold and Kumar film, doing much better than those two was the star studded cast of New Years Eve that managed to hit a very high number 3 however going straight in at number one was that cute ginger cat Puss in Boots.
10 – Another Earth – (NE) – £90.950
9 – The Thing – £177.951 – £939.503
8 – A Very Harold and Kumar 3D Christmas – (NE) – £183.798
7 – My Week With Marilyn – £192.834 – £2.446.533
6 – Twilight Saga Breaking Dawn Part 1 – £680.927 – £28.777.640
5 – Happy Feet 2 – £724.126 – £2.925.391
4 – Hugo 3D – £732.902 – £2.453.609
3 – New Years Eve – (NE) – £1.285.552
2 – Arthur Christmas – £1.429.923 – £13.373.624
1 – Puss in Boots – (NE) – £1.975.758
There are only 2 new films out this week however i think that they will make up the number 2 and 1 spot, the movie i think that should go in at number 2 is Alvin and the Chipmunks:Chipwrecked, however the movie that i think that will go in at number 1 is Sherlock Holmes a Game of Shadows.
As said above there were only 2 new entries the first one went to Harold and Kumar 3D Christmas which went in at the number 3 spot however it was Tower Heist which tried it’s best to hit the top spot however it failed as it could only manage sencond place.
One thing to note though about the chart is that even though Harold and Kumar latest film could only manage the number 3 spot it did break a record when it comes to 3D and 98% ticket sales for the film was in 3D.
10 – Moneyball – $1.900.000 – $70.300.000
9 – The Ides of March – $2.000.000 – $36.800.000
8 – The Rum Diary – $2.990.000 – $10.400.000
7 – Real Steel – $3.400.000 – $78.800.000
6 – Footloose – $4.550.000 – $44.800.000
5 – In Time – $7.700.000 – $24.200.000
4 – Paranormal Activity – $8.530.000 – $95.300.000
3 – A Very Harold and Kumar 3D Christmas – (NE) – $13.070.000
2 – Tower Heist – (NE) – $25.100.000
1 – Puss In Boots – $33.040.000 – $75.500.000
Like with last week this weeks new releases are not a very strong bunch with only 3 films having the chance to break into the top 10 and 1 of them is on a limited release.
First off the limited release film comes in the form of Darren Lynn Bousman latest horror film 11-11-11, second off and having a better chance on getting into the top 10 is the vomit inducing horrible film fest that is Adam Sandler in Jack + Jill, finally and the movie that i think that has the best chance of getting into the top 5 but will not get to number 1 is Tarsem Sings latest film Immortals
Last weeks number 1 Paranormal Activity 3 seems to have scared of the movie goers as it couldn’t hold on to the top spot for more than a week as a little kitty cat managed to claw it’s way to the summit.
There were 3 new entries in the top 10, first off not doing so well is Johnny Depp’s new film the Rum Diary which only managed to get to the number 5 spot, doing a little bit better but still nowhere near what was expected of it was the Sci-Fi thriller In Time which landed in the number 3 spot, however it was a little ginger cat called Puss in Boot’s which managed to hit the number 1 spot even though it didn’t take as much money as was expected of it.
10 – Courageous – $1.800.000 – $27.600.000
9 – Moneyball – $2.400.000 – $67.400.000
8 – The Ides of March – $2.700.000 – $33.500.000
7 – The Three Musketeers – $3.500.000 – $14.800.000
6 – Real Steel – $4.700.000 – $73.900.000
5 – The Rum Diary – (NE) – $5.010.000
4 – Footloose – $5.400.000 – $38.400.00
3 – In Time – (NE) – $12.000.000
2 – Paranormal Activity 3 – $18.500.000 – $81.300.000
1 – Puss in Boots – (NE) – $34.00.000
It’s not a strong week for new movies that are about hit the theater screens as there are only 2 new films out.
First off is the third in the Harold and Kumar film however this time it’s in 3D in the form of Harold and Kumar 3D Christmas and the final new film this week that will be trying to knock Puss in Boot’s off the top spot is the star studded comedy that features Ben Stiller and Eddie Murphy, Tower Heist.
The US box Office normally throws up a few surprise however nobody predicted how well Paranormal Activity 3 would do and it seems that it’s done well to not only knock last weeks number 1 film off the top spot Real Steel but has also taken more than the rest of the top 10 combined.
There were 3 new entries in the chart, going in at number 8 and surprising a few people is the very British Johnny English Reborn, doing much better but below what was expected of it was the Three Musketeers which could only manage the number 4 spot but like i have said blowing everything out of the water is the third in the Paranormal Activity smashing not only the $50 million dollar mark but also claiming the title of the highest grossing debuting horror film.
10 – 50/50 – $2.800.000 – $28.800.000
9 – The Thing – $3.115.000 – $14.100.000
8 – Johnny English Reborn – (NE) – $3.800.000
7 – Moneyball – $4.050.000 – $63.708.000
6 – Dolphin Tale – $4.200.000 – $64.390.000
5 – The Ides of March – $4.900.000 – $29.159.000
4 – The Three Musketeers – (NE) – $8.800.000
3 – Footloose – $10.850.000 – $30.863.000
2 – Real Steel – $11.319.000 – $67.226.000
1 – Paranormal Activity 3 – (NE) – $54.020.000
It’s going to be really difficult to choose which film will knock off Paranormal Activity 3 off the top spot as there are 2 huge films out this week.
First off there’s the Sci-Fi thriller that has Justin Timberlake in it and looks really good In Time, then there’s the movie that i think will hit the top spot is the spin off from the Shrek series Puss In Boots.