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Stuart’s Worst 10 films of 2013

If i remember correctly i had a bit of a moan about the crop of films that we got last year and i said that it had a lot, well it looks like 2013 was even worse in that aspect as i had a huge list to whittle down to just 10 of the biggest stinkers of the year and guess what i have managed to do so.

So below is the bottom 10 films of the year, the worst of the worse, the biggest stinkers of the year, you get the picture. Read the rest of this entry

Andrew’s Worst 10 films of 2013

So, as with any year, we have good and we have bad, but just how bad was the selection of 2013? Well, we had some excellent highs, but that didn’t mean we didn’t have some equally impressively bad lows. So, lets take a look at what were my personal pet peeves about 2013 with the movies that make up my own personal movie hell top 10 of the year. Read the rest of this entry

Coming up this week (19/08/13)

Coming up on this week, in the cinema section Denzel Washington and Mark Wahlberg team up in action thriller 2 Guns, real superheroes are back in sequel Kick-Ass 2 and Disney takes over from Pixar in the world of card to bring us Planes. In this week’s numerous DVD & Blu Ray releases, Tom Cruise battles to save the future of humanity in sci-fi epic Oblivion, Ed Harris and David Duchovny star in submarine thriller Phantom, Eli Roth presents another tale of grizzly horror in Aftershock, a disturbing true-life scenario plays out in Compliance, we have yet another spoof in Scary Movie 5, Kevin Spacey stars in thriller Inseparable, horror in Sawney: Flesh Of Man, and a live action adaptation of Japanese Anime Space Battleship Yamato, plus as usual our TV movie of the week, the latest movie news, UK box office top 10 & DVD/Blu-Ray top 10.

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US box office top 10

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Well as predicted last week Pain and Gain could only hold on to the top spot for just one week and the only new entry of the week has not just gone and smashed it off the top spot but it has managed to take more than the rest of the top 10 combined.

Only 1 new film found it’s way into the chart this week and it doesn’t take a idiot to guess that it went to Iron Man 3 which went straight into the number 1 spot.  The film took a huge $175 million the second highest debuting film of all time behind The Avengers which managed a insane $207 million in it’s opening weekend.

I doubt that any of next weeks new films will be able to knock off Iron Man 3 from atop the chart however both The Great Gatsby and comedy film Tyler Perry Pepples will give it a try.

10. The Place Beyond the Pines – $1,298,000  -$18,678,000

9. Scary Movie 5 – $1,435,000  -$29,603,000

8. OZ the Great and Powerful – $1,822,000 – $228,568,000

7. Mud – $2,150,000 – $5,158,000

6. The Big Wedding – $3,875,000 – $11,421,000

5. The Croods – $4,225,000 – $168,743,000

4. Oblivion – $5,797,000 – $75,969,000

3. 42 – $6,210,000 – $78,336,000

2. Pain and Gain – $7,600,000 – $33,919,000

1. Iron Man 3 – (NE) – $175,300,000

UK box office top 10

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As predicted last weeks number 1 Olympus Has Fallen only managed to make it one week at the top of the chart as the only new film out this week smashed it off it’s perch.

You can probably guess what film went straight into the number 1 spot but just encase you don’t know it was Iron Man 3 by taking just under £14 million in it’s opening weekend but how well did it do against the other films in the series and ultimately against The Avengers.

Well first off this is the highest taking Iron Man film out of the 3 out doing the second in the series by £5 million pounds, the good news continues for the film as it has out done The Avengers with it’s global takings by more than $10 million however it’s not all good news, the film didn’t manage to take more than the Avengers in the UK as that managed just under £16 million in it’s opening weekend beating Iron Man 3 by nearly £2 million.

Oh and there was one more other film out this week just encase you forgot in the form of The Look of Love which went into the number 7 spot

10. OZ the Great and Powerful – £70,191 – £14,987,064

9. Love is All you Need – £129,465 – £506,875

8. Scary Movie 5 – £162,231 – £2,344,473

7. The Look of Love – (NE) – £208,557

6. The Place Beyond the Pines – £422,035 – £2,403,464

5. Evil Dead – £538,466 – £2,560,331

4. The Croods – £605,589 – £24,485,693

3. Oblivion – £682,543 – £9,453,544

2. Olympus Has Fallen – £913,370 – £4,003,912

1. Iron Man 3 – (NE) – £13,711,048

New Releases – if you are after a new film to see this week then you have a couple of small films to choose from.  First off is comedy film from the creators of The Hangover, 21 and Over, your next movie choice is revenge thriller Dead Man Down and your final choice is comedy drama The Eye of the Storm.

US box office top 10

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Last week Oblivion showed it’s weight by going straight into the number one spot even though it didn’t have very much in the way of competition, this week however the film couldn’t hold on to the top spot as it has been knocked off (just) by one of this weeks new films.

In a very weak week for new films only 2 found their way into the top 10, first off going in at the number 4 spot was romantic comedy The Big Wedding starring Robert De Niro and Susan Sarandon.  The highest new entry of the week and the new number one went to the Michael Bay action film Pain and Gain.

Next weeks chart however will have a big kick up the bum that it needs as the only new film of note released is Iron Man 3 and i expect it to easily go straight into the number 1 spot and i expect it to take more than $100 million.

10. Jurassic Park 3D – $2,310,000 – $133,410,000

9. The Place Beyond the Pines – $2,699,000 – $16,205,000

8. Olympus Has Fallen – $2,768,000 – $93,076,000

7. Scary Movie 5 – $3,457,000 – $27,494,000

6. GI Joe Retaliation – $3,620,000 – $116,396,000

5. The Croods – $6,600,000 – $163,025,000

4. The Big Wedding – (NE) – $7,500,000

3. 42 – $10,725,000 – $69,079,000

2. Oblivion – $17,443,000 – $64,731,000

1. Pain and Gain – (NE) – $20,000,000

UK box office top 10

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Last week Tom Cruise new film Oblivion shot to the top of the chart with a very impressive opening weekend, this week however the film has been knocked off the top spot by one of this weeks new films.

3 new films entered this weeks chart, first off going in at number 7 was romantic comedy Love is All you Need starring Pierce Brosnan.  Into the top 3 we have two new entries, first off going in at number 3 was horror remake Evil Dead which took a respectable £1.3 million, the highest new entry of the week went to action film Olympus Has Fallen which went straight into the top spot.

10. OZ the Great and Powerful – £137,363 – £14,886,744

9. Jack the Giant Slayer – £153,295 – £7,347,344

8. GI Joe Retaliation – £191,201 – £7,288,281

7. Love is all you need – (NE) – £202,176

6. Scary Movie 5 – £453,099 – £1,983,601

5. The Place Beyond the Pines – £580,790 – £1,648,455

4. The Croods – £678,951 – £23,748,531

3. Evil Dead – (NE) – £1,375,842

2. Oblivion – £1,656,895 – £8,058,971

1. Olympus Has Fallen – (NE) – £2,247,900

New Releases – Well there is only one movie of any note out this week and that’s the return of Tony Stark in Iron Man 3.  If you do want to see something else then you have horror anthology ABC of Death and comedy film Bernie.

US box office top 10

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Baseball drama 42 did a fantastic job of going straight into the number 1 spot however with the release of a big film starring Tom Cruise it just couldn’t hold it’s weight, so now it has found itself in the runner up position.

Only 1 new film managed to get into this weeks top 10 and that was the Tom Cruise Sci-Fi action drama Oblivion which managed to hit the top spot in it’s debut weekend.  The film managed a descent $38 million and it might find itself on the top of the tree next week as only two new films will be trying to take it’s place, romantic comedy The Big Wedding and action film Pain and Gain starring Mark Wahlberg and directed by Michael Bay.

10. OZ the Great and Powerful – $3,048,000 – $223,770,000

9. Jurassic Park 3D – $4,008,000 – $38,479,000

8. Evil Dead – $4,100,000 – $48,445,000

7. Olympus Has Fallen – $4,500,000 – $88,801,000

6. The Place Beyond the Pines – $4,746,000 – $11,448,000

5. GI Joe Retaliation – $5,775,000 – $111,211,000

4. Scary Movie 5 – $6,296,000 – $22,944,000

3. The Croods – $9,500,000 – $154,898,000

2. 42 – $18,025,000 – $54,057,000

1. Oblivion – (NE) – $38,152,000

UK box office top 10

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Well The Croods has finally had it’s day in the sun as it wasn’t able to hold on to the top spot for another week, instead one of this weeks new entries has taken it’s place,

3 new films entered this weeks chart, first off going in a much higher than expected number 4 was drama The Place Beyond the Pines, this will come as a big surprise to the distributors as the film was only released in a limited number of screens.  Into the top 3 and we find comedy parody film Scary Movie 5 sitting at number 3, it’s not all good news though for the film as it has taken less than the fourth entry in the series in it’s opening weekend.  This weeks highest new entry and the new number one went to sci-fi film Oblivion, the film managed this feat by being released 2 day’s earlier than it’s rivals netting itself a nice extra £1.7 million during it’s 2 extra days.

10. The Host – £239,291 – £3,227,965

9. Dark Skies – £308,456 – £1,872,838

8. Trance – £339,480 – £4,103,341

7. OZ the Great and Powerful – £391,733 – £14,668,721

6. Jack the Giant Slayer – £451,509 – £7,081,962

5. GI Joe Retaliation – £525,234 – £6,909,942

4. The Place Beyond the Pines – (NE) – £671,119

3. Scary Movie 5 – (NE) – £1,085,932

2. The Croods – £1,999,475 – £22,736,517

1. Oblivion – (NE) – £4,959,386

New Releases – This week see’s the release of a couple of big films that should do well at the box office and a couple of smaller films.  First off the big 2, if action is what you are after then the film of choice for you is Olympus Has Fallen, your other big choice of the week is horror remake/re-imagining/reboot Evil Dead.  If you want a smaller film then you have another 2 to pick from in the form of drama Promised Land starring Matt Damon and Australian horror film Bait 3D.

US box office top 10

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Well last weeks number 1 Evil Dead could only on to the top spot for just one week as it has found itself knocked all the way down to this weeks number 5.

Only 2 new films found there way into this weeks top 10 and they take over the top 2 spots.  First off hitting the number 2 spot (why the hell did you let it get that high) is the horrible comedy film Scary Movie 5.  This weeks highest new entry and the new number 1 was baseball drama 42.

10. The Place Beyond the Pines – $4,080,000 – $5,485,000

9. Tyler Perry’s Temptations – $4,500,000 – $45,422,000

8. OZ the Great and Powerful – $4,923,000 – $219,444,000

7. Olympus has Fallen – $7,283,000 – $81,890,000

6. Jurassic Park 3D – $8,820,000 – $31,929,000

5. Evil Dead – $9,500,000 – $41,500,000

4. GI Joe Retaliation – $10,800,000 – $102,426,000

3. The Croods – $13,200,000 – $142,524,000

2. Scary Movie 5 – (NE) – $15,153,000

1. 42 – (NE) – $27,250,000

New Releases – only one film of any note is out this week and that’s sci-fi action drama Oblivion.