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Andrew’s 10 Best Films of 2012

So 2012 is at an end, and there’s been some fantastic movies. Not quite as many sequels this year thankfully, meaning a lot more original ideas, and some genuinely surprising movies. Here’s my top 10 of the year, along with some that didn’t quite make it into that list but are deserving of mention. Read the rest of this entry

Stuart’s 10 Best Films of 2012

What a interesting year it has been when it comes to the world of films, not only have i been a little bit more impressed with the world of the super heroes but French cinema has shown what it can produce.  Yes we have had some really stinkers released this year however this list will only concentrate on the cream of the crop, the best films that cinema has to offer and unlike last year my top 10 films wrote themselves this year.

So here is my top 10 films of the year and there might be one or two surprises in the list so please don’t shout at me.

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Monday Movie Show Catch Up (14 May 2012)

Catch up with this week’s show as we look at Tim Burton and Johnny Depp’s teaming up once again for Dark Shadows, Comedy horror with twice the breast count of the first one, Piranha 3DD and Mel Gibson back to basics in How i Spent my Summer Vacation (Get the Gringo). On Blu-Ray/DVD we review Guy Ritchie’s second Sherlock Holmes film in the form of Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows, Michael Fassbender suffers from an addiction to sex in drama Shame, Kate Beckinsale dons the leather outfit again to play Selena in sequel Underworld Awakenings, Jonah Hill stars in comedy The Sitter, action/drama Uncertainty with man of the moment Joseph Gordon Levitt and Xavier Gens disturbing thriller The Divide, plus the latest movie news, UK Box office and DVD/Blu-Ray top 10’s.

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Coming Up This Week (14/05/12)

Coming up on this weeks extremely packed show we have cinema reviews of Tim Burton and Johnny Depp team up again for Dark Shadows, Comedy horror with twice the breast count of the first one, Piranha 3DD and Mel Gibson is back to action form in How i Spent my Summer Vacation (Get the Gringo) . On Blu-Ray/DVD we review Guy Ritchie second Sherlock Holmes film in the form of Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows, Michael Fassbender has an addiction to sex in Shame, Kate Beckinsale dons the leather outfit again to play Selena in Underworld Awakenings, comedy film The Sitter, action/drama Uncertainty with man of the moment Joseph Gordon Levitt and Xavier Gens disturbing thriller The Divide, 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 14th May on our Spreaker page  or you can listen to the show 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 – 16/01

Ethan Hunt and his team could not hold on to the top spot for another week as a four legged animal has come and knocked them off the top.

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.

 

A Look Ahead, Coming In 2012!

With 2011 done and dusted, we at the Monday Movie Show thought it was high time that we took a look ahead at what is coming our way in 2012 with trailers where available. Movies are listed in order of release date in the U.K. but these are subject to change. Read the rest of this entry