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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

Monday Movie Show Catch Up (29/10/12)

Catch up with this week’s show where in the cinema section we only have one review however it’s for one of the most anticipated films of the year, Daniel Craig returns in the roll of James Bond, 007 in Sam Mendes’ Skyfall.  On our Blu-Ray/DVD show we review small British horror film Storage 24 starring Noel Clarke, Willem Dafoe is The Hunter, comedy film with Jason Segal going through The Five-Year Engagement, Cuba Gooding Jr plays a pilot in Red Tails, Adrian Brody plays a substitute teacher in Detachment and Stephen Dorff is in a race against time in thriller Brake, as well as the latest movie news and our weekly look at the UK Box office and DVD/Blu-Ray top 10’s.

You can listen to any episode of The Monday Movie Show via Spreaker. This week’s episode is now also available to download or to stream via youtube: Read the rest of this entry

Coming up this week (29/10/12/)

Coming up on this weeks show, in the cinema section we only have one review however it’s for one of the biggest films of the year, Daniel Craig returns in the roll of James Bond in Skyfall.  On our Blu-Ray/DVD show we review small British horror film Storage 24 starring Noel Clarke, Willem Dafoe is The Hunter, comedy film with Jason Segal going through The Five-Year Engagement, Cuba Gooding Jr plays a pilot in Red Tails, Adrian Brody plays a substitute teacher in Detachment and Stephen Dorff is in a race against time in thriller Brake, plus as usual our look at the latest movie news and the UK Box Office and Blu-Ray/DVD top 10′s.

Join us live from 7:30 pm (GMT) on Monday October 29th 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). Don’t forget you can also catch up with any episode of the show on iTunes, Spreaker or you can now find us on Youtube, just search for the Monday Movie Show.

Monday Movie Show Catch Up (11/06/12)

Catch up with this week’s show where in the cinema section we review horror movie The Pact, Terrence Howard leads the first coloured air group in world war II historic movie Red Tails, and at a haunted hotel The Innkeepers get more than they bargained for. On Blu-Ray and DVD, Ryan Reynolds has to protect captured agent Denzel Washington in Safe House, the return of The Muppets, Leonardo DiCaprio plays the famous head of the FBI in Clint Eastwood’s J. Edgar, Sam Worthington is a Man On A Ledge, and we’ll probably have yet another title for Extremely Loud And Incredibly Close, plus the latest movie news, UK Box office and DVD/Blu-Ray top 10’s.

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Coming up this week (11/06/12)

Coming up on this weeks show we take a look at cinema releases including Caity Lotz is not alone in horror movie The Pact, Terrence Howard leads the first coloured air group in world war II historic movie Red Tails, and at a haunted hotel The Innkeepers get more than they bargained for. On Blu-Ray and DVD, Ryan Reynolds has to protect captured agent Denzel Washington in Safe House, the return of The Muppets, Leonardo DiCaprio plays the famous head of the FBI in Clint Eastwood’s J. Edgar, Sam Worthington is a Man On A Ledge, and we’ll probably have yet another title for Extremely Loud And Incredibly Close, plus as usual our look at the latest movie news and the UK Box Office and Blu-Ray/DVD top 10′s.

Join us live from 7:30pm (UK time) on Monday June 11th on our Spreaker page  or you can listen to the show live 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

A very busy week when it comes to the chart thanks to the weather calming down and also 2 of the biggest films of the year being released in the same week, with this in mind it will come as no surprise that last weeks number 1 Men in Black 3 couldn’t hold on to the top spot for more than a week.

4 new films graced this weeks chart, first off is a surprise entry at number 9 in the form of the Ken Loach drama The Angels Shame, doing better despite it being panned by critics is Top Cat which forced it’s way into the number 7 spot.  The second highest new entry went to Snow White and the Huntsman that went into the number 2 spot despite it having 2 extra days on the number 1 film which will come as no surprise to anybody to learn that it went to Prometheus.

10. Moonrise Kingdom – £210.804 – £724.870

9. The Angels Share – (NE) – £256.446

8. American Pie: The Reunion – £267.682 – £16.396.461

7. Top Cat – (NE) – £457.287

6. What to Expect When your Expecting – £633.935 – £1.983.332

5. The Dictator – £754.068 – £9.251.635

4. Avengers Assemble – £847.598 – £48.367.585

3. Men in Black – £3.032.053 – £7.958.460

2. Snow White and the Huntsman – (NE) – £3.589.027

1. Prometheus – (NE) – £6.236.580

New Releases – A lot of films are out this weeks so i will quickly go through them, first off is drama from George Lucas, Red Tails, then we have horror film The Pact, next up is extreme drama from Plan B in the form of Ill Manors, Will Farrell is back in Spanish comedy Casa De Mi Padre, Simon Pegg goes it alone as he has A Fantastic Fear of Everything and finally Ti West’s latest film The Innkeepers finally get’s it’s UK release however in limited form.

US Box Office Top 10 – 03-05/02

Liam Neeson’s latest film couldn’t hold on to the top spot for more than a week as it was knocked off by one of this weeks new entries.

3 new films graced the top 10, first off going in at number 4 was the Drew Barrymore drama Big Miracle, next up hitting the number 2 spot was Daniel Radcliffe latest film The Woman in Black however it was Chronicle that managed to hit the top spot however it was very close with the number 2 movie.

10 – Extremely Loud and Incredible Close – £3.925.000 – $26.793.000

9 – Man on a Ledge – $4.500.000 – $14.700.000

8 – The Descendants – $4.600.000 – $65.523.000

7 – Red Tails – $5.000.000 – $41.323.000

6 – One for the Money – $5.250.000 – $19.668.000

5 – Underworld Awakening  3D – $5.600.000 – $54.353.000

4 – Big Miracle – (NE) – $8.500.000

3 – The Grey – $9.500.000 – $34.756.000

2 – The Woman in Black – (NE) – $21.000.000

1 – Chronicle – (NE) – $22.000.000

New Releases – 4 films will want to find a home somewhere in the top 10 next week, first off is action thriller Safe House then romantic drama released in time for valentine’s day The Vow, the first Star Wars film in 3D in the form of Star Wars Episode 1: The Phantom Menace and finally the rock in family adventure Journey 2: The Mysterious Island

US Box Office Top 10 – 27-29/01

A very interesting we this week when it comes to the top 10 as last weeks number 1 Underworld Awakening couldn’t hold on to the top spot for more than one week.

3 new entries have graced the top 10 this week, first off going in at number 5 was Man on a Ledge, going in at number 3 was One for the Money however it was Liam Neeson’s new film The Grey which went straight into the top spot.

10 – Haywire – $4.000.000 – $15.279.000

9 – Beauty and the Beast 3D – $5.345.000 – $41.147.000

8 – Contraband – $6.500.000 – $56.400.000

7 – The Descendants – $6.550.000 – $58.848.000

6 – Extremely loud and Incredibly Close – $7.145.000 – $21.106.000

5 – Man on a Ledge – (NE) – $8.300.000

4 – Red Tails – $10.400.000 – $33.780.000

3 – One for the Money – (NE) – $11.750.000

2 – Underworld Awakening – $12.500.000 – $45.126.000

1 – The Grey – (NE) – $20.000.000

New Releases – 3 new films will be trying to get into the top 10 next week however there are 2 small films on a limited release that should be seen.

The 2 small films are the really tense British thriller Kill List and the latest film from Ti West the director behind The House of the Devil, Innkeepers, however it’s Drew Barrymore’s new film Big Miracle, the movie that causing a lot of people to pay attention Chronicle and ghost film starring Daniel Radcliffe Woman in Black that will be fighting to get into the chart next week.

 

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.