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Coming up this week (05/11/12)

Coming up on this weeks show, in the cinema section we have the second Silent Hill film but the first in 3D with Silent Hill: Revelation 3D, drama starring Marion Cotillard in Rust and Bone and extreme horror film Excision.  On Blu-Ray/DVD we have the return of Will Smith as agent J in Men in Black 3, Steve Carell and Keira Knightley are Seeking a Friend for the end of the World, Matthew McConaughey in Killer Joe and Queen Latifah and Dolly Parton go head-to-head in Joyful Noise, 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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UK Box Office Top 10

While their is no surprise when it comes to this weeks top 10 it has thrown up a few interesting facts however the one fact that everybody can easily guess is that The Dark Knight Rises has steam rolled the rest of the chart and found it’s way at the top of the chart knocking off last weeks number 1 Ice Age: Continental Drift.

Now on to the interesting facts, first off it will come as no surprise to hear that the Dark Knight Rises has becoming the second highest debut film of the year behind the Avengers however it has become the highest taking 2D film of the year, secondly The Dark Knight Rises has found it’s way to the number 3 spot for the best taking debut film of all time behind Avengers Assemble and the final Harry Potter film however each one of those films did have a 3D release as well.  The final few facts that don’t involve the bat are that the number 10 film Katy Perry: Part of Me is the lowest grossing number 10 film since 2008 film Caramel and Magic Mike which is at this weeks number 4 has managed to take more than the films from number 5-10 combined.

10. Katy Perry: Part of Me – £38.327 – £1.029.451

9. Prometheus – £39.075 – £24.562.111

8. Men in Black 3 – £55.680 – £21.750.343

7. Seeking a Friend for the end of the World – £59.788 – £717.775

6. Cocktail – £70.212 – £554.949

5. Five Year Engagement – £77.158 – £4.711.437

4. Magic Mike – £885.330 – £5.250.074

3. Amazing Spider-Man – £1.051.641 – £22.270.010

2. Ice Age 4: Continental Drift – £2.112.021 – £17.655.894

1. The Dark Knight Rises – (NE) – £14.362.443

New Releases – Only 1 film has decided to go up against The Dark Knight Rises this week and unfortunately for it i don’t think it has much of a chance however if you do want to go and see something new then your only choice is Dr Seuss’ The Lorax.

UK Box Office Top 10

 

The UK box office top 10 is starting to show signs of a bit of a change with movies that have been in the chart for month’s now starting to leave and this is the case with last weeks number 1 as the Spider-man couldn’t hold on to the top spot for more than a week with Ice Age 4: Continental Drift taking it’s throne.

3 new films graced this weeks chart, first off going in at number 5 was bollywood film Cocktail (not a remake of the 80’s film with Tom Cruise), doing better by hitting the number 4 spot is a surprise entry for Seeking a Friend for the end of the World however the highest new entry went to stripper drama Magic Mike which went in at number 3 taking just over £2.5 million.

10. Snow White and the Huntsman – £152.741 – £15.519.026

9. Katy Perry: Part of Me – £161.114 – £879.293

8. Prometheus – £185.863 – £24.385.349

7. Men in Black 3 – £215.720 – £21.539.847

6. Five-Year Engagement – £258.618 – £4.422.004

5. Cocktail – (NE) – £296.778

4. Seeking a Friend for the end of the World – (NE) – £357.200

3. Magic Mike – (NE) – £2.651.015

2 . The Amazing Spider-Man – £3.905.474 – £18.847.761

1. Ice Age 4: Continental Drift – £10.087.052 – £13.051.881

New Release – Their is only 1 film out this week and that’s the return of the bat in The Dark Knight Rises.

Monday Movie Show Catch Up (16/07/12)

Catch up with this week’s show where in the cinema section we review Channing Tatum in stripper comedy/drama Magic Mike, Adrian Brody and a all star cast in drama Detachment and Steve Carrell stars in another quirky comedy/drama with Keira Knightley, Seeking a Friend for the end of the World.  On Blu-Ray and DVD we review Matt Damon and Scarlett Johanson in drama We Bought a Zoo, Mark Wahlberg in action/drama Contraband, can real Navy Seal’s act in Act of Valor, found footage horror film The Devil Inisde, Eddit Murphy in Comedy A Thousand Words, a video tape infects people in horror film Playback and if you want to find out about the person behind Elmo then you are in luck with Being Elmo, plus the latest movie news, UK Box office and DVD/Blu-Ray top 10’s.

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Coming up this week (16/07/12)

Coming up on this weeks show in the cinema section we review Channing Tatum in stripper comedy/drama Magic Mike, Adrian Brody and a all star cast in drama Detachment and Steve Carrell stars in another quirky comedy/drama Seeking a Friends for the end of the World.  On Blu-Ray and DVD we review Matt Damon and Scarlett Johanson in drama We Bought a Zoo, Mark Wahlberg in action/drama Contraband, can real Navy Seal’s act in Act of Valor, found footage horror film The Devil Inisde, Eddit Murphy in Comedy A Thousand Words, a video tape infects people in horror film Playback and if you want to find out about the person behind Elmo then you are in luck with Being Elmo, 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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UK Box Office Top 10

This weeks top 10 nearly looked the same as last weeks’ however Spider-Man has come along and given a injection of money into the chart thus making it the new number 1.

3 new films entered the top 10 this week, first off was bollywood film Bol Bachchan which hit the number 8th spot, going in at number 4 was musical documentary Katy Perry: Part of Me however it was The Amazing Spider-Man that found it’s way to the top spot and also taking the second highest takings for a debut film this year behind Avengers Assemble.

10. Killer Joe – £122.831 – £473.204

9. Friends With Kids – £134.752 – £817.659

8. Bol Bachchan – (NE) – £160.941

7. Snow White and the Huntsman – £312.318 – £15.129.299

6. Prometheus – £324.779 – £23.918.902

5. Men in Black 3 – £389.853 – £21.021.162

4. Katy Perry: Part of Me – (NE) – £449.491

3. The Five-Year Engagement – £514.702 – £3.721.905

2. Ice Ages 4: Continental Drift – £719.769 – £2.327.078

1. The Amazing Spider-Man – (NE) – £11.091.972

New Releases – A very strange week ahead when it comes to new films, we have 2 new release and 1 film that official get’s released in England and Wales.  First off the 2 new films for you too choose from are comedy/drama Seeking a Friend for the End of the World and a second comedy/drama with stripper film Magic Mike.  Ice Age 4: Continental Drift is your final choice this week as it get’s it’s official release in England and Wales after being released a few weeks a go in the other territories.

US Box Office Top 10

It seem’s that those animals from Madagascar could not hold on to the top spot for another week as a new animated film from the guy’s over at Pixar has knocked them off the top spot.

3 new films have managed to find there way into this weeks chart first off going in at number 10 was Seeking a Friend for the end of the World, doing better but nowhere near as good as what was expected of it was Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter hitting the number 3 spot, however it was Pixar’s new animated film Brave which went straight into the number 1 spot making it the 12th film in a row for Pixar going in at number 1.

10. Seeking a Friend for the end of the World – (NE) – $3.836.000

9. Men in Black 3 – $5.600.000 – $163.339.000

8. Marvels Avengers – $7.040.000 – $598.300.000

7. That’s My Boy – $7.900.000 – $28.180.000

6. Snow White and the Huntsman – $8.000.000 – $137.100.000

5. Rock of Ages – $8.000.000 – $28.763.000

4. Prometheus – $10.000.000 – $108.547.000

3. Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter – (NE) – $16.500.000

2. Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted – $20.200.000 – $157.574.000

1. Brave – (NE) – $66.739.000

New Releases – If you like comedy then you are in really good hands with this weeks selection as 3 of the new releases are comedies.  First off is Magic Mike which is a stripper comedy/drama featuring my favourite person Channing Tatum, next up is Seth Macfarlane big screen directorial debut with comedy film Ted, the finally comedy out this week is another one from Tyler Perry with Tyler Perry’s: Madea’s Witness Protection.  One other film joins this weeks list in the form of drama People Like Us.

US Box Office Top 10

As predicted last week none of the new films out this weeks has managed to make a dent in the chart with last weeks number 1 Madagascar 3 holding the top spot with not much of a challenge.

Only 2 new films graced the top 10, going in at number 5 was comedy film with Adam Sandler in That’s My Boy however the highest new entry went to Rock of Ages which went in at the number 3 spot however it made well below the estimate by only taking in just over $15 million.

10. What to Expect when your Expecting – $1.330.000 – $38.766.000

9. Moonrise Kingdom – $2.181.000 – $6.779.000

8. Best Exotic Marigold Hotel – $2.200.000 – $35.133.000

7. The Avengers – $8.484.000 – $586.737.000

6. Men in Black 3 – $10.000.000 – $152.679.000

5. That’s My Boy – (NE) – $13.000.000

4. Snow White and the Huntsman – $13.805.000 – $122.602.000

3. Rock of Ages – (NE) – $15.060.000

2. Prometheus – $20.200.000 – $88.858.000

1. Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted – $35.500.000 – $120.451.000

New Release – A better week for film this week with two big releases out alongside a smaller release, first off is comedy drama Seeking a Friend for the end of the World starring Steve Carell, next up is the latest animated film from Pixar in the form of Brave and your final choice of the week is the double team of Timur Bekmambetov and Tim Burton joining forces for the second time with Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter.