Catch up with this week’s show with our Cinema reviews of Nicolas Cage’s return as the rider in Nevaldine and Taylors Ghost Rider Spirit of Vengeance and the Oscar nominated 9/11 drama Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close. On DVD/Blu Ray we look at Hugh Jackman’s robot boxing film Real Steel, our movie of 2011 Warrior starring Joel Edgerton and Tom Hardy, the Guillermo Del Toro presented Don’t be Afraid of the Dark, remake of the 80’s vampire horror/spoof Fright Night this time starring Colin Farrell, horror film Vanishing on 7th Street, plus as usual our look at the latest movie news, UK Box Office and Blu-Ray/DVD top 10’s.
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On this weeks show we will be looking at cinema releases including Nicolas Cage’s return as the rider in Nevaldine and Taylors Ghost Rider Spirit of Vengeance and the Oscar nominated 9/11 drama Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close. In the Blu-Ray/DVD part of the show we’ll be reviewing Hugh Jackman’s robot boxing film Real Steel, our movie of 2011 Warrior starring Joel Edgerton and Tom Hardy, the Guillermo Del Toro presented Don’t be Afraid of the Dark, remake of the 80’s vampire horror/spoof Fright Night this time starring Colin Farrell, horror film Vanishing on 7th Street and our DVD catch up. We’ll also go over the UK box office top 10, DVD & Blu-Ray top 10, and we’ll go over the latest movie news.
Join us live from 7:30pm (UK time) on Monday 20th February via Spreaker or you can listen live via the Spreaker app, iTunes or the Android marketplace, just search for the Monday Movie Show in either.
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.
This week’s show is now available with cinema reviews of Hugh Jackman in robot boxing moie Real Steele, Paul W.S. Anderson’s take on the literary classic The Three Musketeers, and we take a look at product placement with Morgan Spurlock’s documentary The Greatest Movie Ever Sold. On DVD we review comic book adaptation Green Lantern, horror legend John Carpenter’s return to directing with The Ward, 50 Cent and Bruce Willis in Setup, and thriller Die. All this and our usual UK Box Office Top 10, DVD & Blu Ray Top 10, and our weekly catch up recommendation.
You can listen to any episode of The Monday Movie Show via this link on Spreaker. This week’s episode is now also available to listen to via the applet below, via iTunes, or available as an mp3 download from Spreaker (Part 1), (Part 2), Soundcloud, or Multiupload.com.
There were a total of 4 new entries in the top 10 first off the lowest of the new entries went to Dolphin Tale which could manage the number 7 spot, doing a little bit better but no where near what was expected of it was Footloose which only managed to dance it’s way to number 6 in the chart.
The second of the highest new entries went to Real Steel which punched it’s way to the number 4 spot however it was the Three Musketeers which managed the highest chart position of any of the new entries managing to swashbuckle it’s way to 3rd place.
10 – Drive – £178.230 – £2.392.812
9 – Don’t be Afraid of the Dark – £250.542 – £1.099.346
8 – Midnight in Paris – £396.584 – £1.283.525
7 – Dolphin Tale – (NE) – £429.140
6 – Footloose – (NE) – £460.271
5 – Tinker Tailor Solider Spy – £572.806 – £12.342.655
4 – Real Steel – (NE) – £1.337.491
3 – The Three Musketeers – (NE) – £1.461.251
2 – The Lion King 3D – £1.906.686
1 – Johnny English Reborn – £3.072.542 – £9.643.386
We have a interesting week when it comes to new releases and there are 4 films that will be trying to stir things up in next weeks chart.
The outside shot of the 4 is the very interesting looking We Need to Talk About Kevin, the second film of the 4 which has a better chance is the teen romantic comedy Monte Carlo, thirdly we have Steven Soderbergh new film Contagion which should get in the higher end of the top five, last but not least is Paranormal Activity 3 which should knock Johnny English off the top spot.
3 films tried there best to make a impact on the chart, going in at number 9 was the Big Year the comedy film with Steve Martin, Jack Black and Owen Wilson, doing better and going in to the number 3 spot was horror prequel The Thing and finally the movie that nearly hit the peak was another remake in the form of Footloose.
10 – The Lion King 3D – $2.708.000 – $90.452.000
9 – The Big Year – (NE) – $3.325.000
8 – Courageous – $3.400.000 – $21.378.000
7 – 50/50 – $4.315.000 – $24.334.000
6 – Moneyball – $5.500.000 – $57.712.000
5 – Dolphin Tale – $6.345.000 – $58.672.000
4 – The Ides of March – $7.500.000 – $22.154.000
3 – The Thing – (NE) – $8.700.000
2 – Footloose – (NE) – $16.100.000
1 – Real Steel – $16.304.000 – $51.744.000
There are 3 films which will be trying to knock Real Steel of the top spot next week and i think at least 2 of them have a really big chance.
First off we have the outside chance in the form of comedy sequel Johnny English Reborn, then we have The Three Musketeers which i think should get into the top 3 however the movie that i think has the best chance to knock Real Steel of the top spot is Paranormal Activity 3.
Review of new cinema releases Real Steel with Hugh Jackman, the latest big screen adaptation of The Three Musketeers, Morgan Spurlock’s new documentary The Greatest Movie Ever Sold , and comedy Monte Carlo. Plus DVD reviews of Ryan Reynolds in comic book adaptation Green Lantern, John Carpenter returns to directing with The Ward, Bruce Willis stars in Setup, and thriller movie Die, Spanish horror film Shiver and the 3rd in the Paranormal Entity series.
We’ll also have our regular dose of movie news, Box Office & DVD/Blu-Ray top 10’s, our DVD catch up and your second chance to enter our competition to win a DVD or Blu Ray.
Join us from 7:30 on Monday 17th via the Spreaker site or you can even listen to the show live via the Spreaker app from the iTunes app store (search for The Monday Movie Show in the app once installed).