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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.

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UK Box Office Top 10 – 30/01/12

Nothing seems to be able to remove War Horse from the top of the charts despite 3 film’s trying the best to knock it off the top spot.

3 new films graced the top 10 this weeks first off going in at number 4 was animated film A Monster in Paris 3D, then we have The Grey which hit the number 3 spot and finally going in at a surprising number 2 spot is The Descendants.

10 – Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol – £529.462 – £17.536.984

9 – The Sitter – £554.568 – £1.967.227

8 – The Iron Lady – £567.397 – £8.405.809

7 – Underworld Awakening 3D – £627.846 – £2.382.349

6 – Sherlock Holmes a Game of Shadows – £655.144 – £25.663.306

5 – The Artist – £704.348 – £4.476.081

4 – A Monster in Paris – (NE) – £1.043.531

3 – The Grey – (NE) – £1.094.338

2 – The Descendants – (NE) – £1.797.939

1 – War Horse – £2.081.490 – £13.418.627

New Releases – It’s a bit release for movies this week so a lot of films will be trying to smash there way into the top 10 next week.

First off the Rock stars in Journey 2: The Mysterious Island, Adam Sandler pops up twice as Jack and Jill in Jack and Jill, 4 actors battle it out in Carnage, Elizabeth Olsen makes her acting debut in Martha Marcy May Marlene, Sam Worthington is stuck as A Man on a Ledge and finally the film that is making everybody look up is Chronicle.

UK Box Office Top 10 – 23/01

It seems that nothing could shift the War Horse of the top spot this week despite stiff competition from 2 of this weeks new releases.

There were 3 new films that graced the top 10 this week, first off going in at number 6 was slacker comedy the Sitter, doing better by reaching number 3 was Underworld Awakening 3D however it was the star studded cast of Haywire that was the highest new entry at number 2.

10 – Puss in Boots – £568.590 – £13.645.623

9 – Alvin and the Chipmunks:Chipwrecked – £568.758 – £13.111.689

8 – The Artist – £770.430 – £3.205.883

7 – Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol – £815.330 – £16.686.503

6 – The Sitter – (NE) – £910.382

5 – The Iron Lady – £949.517 – £7.162.492

4 – Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows – £956.434 – £24.627.233

3 – Underworld Awakening 3D – (NE) – £1.114.327

2 – Haywire(NE) – £1.197.866

1 – War Horse – £3.202.493 – £9.639.624

New Releases – 5 films will be hoping to find a spot in next week chart, first off is romantic comedy Like Crazy then we have the latest film from director Juan Carlos Fresnadillo Intruders, next up is animated film A Monster in Paris, Liam Neeson is trying to find his way home in The Grey and finally George Clooney is on Oscar form in The Descendants.

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.

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.

 

US Box Office Top 10: 13-15/01

It seems that last weeks number 1 the Devil Inside scarred so many people that it couldn’t hang on to the top spot for more than a week, in fact it couldn’t stay in the top 5.

There were 3 new entries in this weeks top 10, first off going in at number 3 was drama Joyful Noise, doing much better but not as good as it’s 3D counterpart was Beauty and the Beast 3D which went in to the number 2 spot however it was thriller Contraband that hit the top spot.

10 – The Iron Lady – $5.386.000 – $5.974.000

9 – War Horse – $5.607.000 – $65.779.000

8 – Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked – $5.800.000 – $118.781.000

7 – The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo  – $6.800.000 – $87.981.000

6 – The Devil Inside – $7.900.000 – $46.247.000

5 – Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows – $8.410.000 – $170.010.000

4 – Joyful Noise – (NE) – $11.345.000

3 – Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol – $11.500.000 – $186.747.000

2 – Beauty and the Beast 3D – (NE) – $18.490.000

1 – Contraband – (NE) – $24.100.000

There are 3 big releases out this week however i have thrown in one wild card which i don’t think will get in the top 10 but i wanted to point it out.

The 3 big releases are action thriller from Steven Soderberg Haywire, then there is action drama Red Tails and finally the film that has the best chance of getting into the top 3 if not hit the top spot is Underworld Awakening.

The wild card is the one that interests me the most and if it’s opening in a theater near you go and see it and that’s Full Metal Alchemist: The Sacred Star of Milos.

UK Box Office Top 10: 09/01/2012

It seems that nothing can shake the IMF off the top spot of the UK chart as Ethan Hunt and friends remains at number 1 for the second week despite very stiff competition from one of this weeks new entries.

There were 2 new entries in the chart this week first off there was Ice Hockey comedy Goon which went in at number 7 and the highest new entry went to the Iron Lady which hit the number 3 spot taking just £12.000 less than the film at number 2.

10 – Hugo 3D – £161.794 – £4.979.342

9 – New Years Eve – £339.685 – £7.057.716

8 – The Artist – £629.495 – £721.049

7 – Goon – (NE) – £728.286

6 – Puss in Boots – £917.161 – £12.153.259

5 – Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked – £922.109 – £11.650.769

4 – The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo – £1.649.100 – £7.859.144

3 – The Iron Lady – (NE) – £2.151.368

2 – Sherlock Holmes a Game of Shadows – £2.163.718 – £20.728.530

1 – Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol – £2.223.200 – £13.063.492

There are 4 new films out this week that will be challenging the top 10, first off there is Thriller Margin Call then we have a drama about sex addiction starring Michael Fassbender, Shame then there is the Darkest Hour the latest film from Right at Your Door director Chris Gorak and finally there is Steven Spielberg latest film War Horse.

US Box Office Top 10: 6-8/01

This is the first US box office top 10 that we at the Monday Movie Show have done of 2012 and it’s a really good one to kick things off even though there was only 1 new entry but that film went straight into the number 1 spot.

Last weeks number 1 film and the film to kick off the US box office top 10 of 2012 could not hold on to the number 1 spot being knocked off by the first new horror film of the year the Devil Inside which managed to do much better than was thought of it despite getting some really bad reviews.

10 – New Years Eve – $3.270.000 – $52.000.000

9 – Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy – $5.770.000 – $10.400.000

8 – The Adventures of TinTin: The Secret of the Unicorn – $6.600.000 – $61.900.000

7 – We Bought a Zoo – $8.450.000 – $56.500.000

6 – War Horse – $8.600.000 – $56.800.000

5 – Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked – $9.500.000 – $112.000.000

4 – The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo – $11.400.000 – $76.800.000

3 – Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows – $14.100.000 – $157.000.000

2 – Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol – $20.500.000 – $170.000.000

1 – The Devil Inside (NE) – $34.500.000

Bit of a mixed week for new entries next week, there are 4 films of note first off Mark Wahlberg’s new action film Contraband then there is comedy musical Joyful Noise, thirdly hot on the heels of the 3D release of the Lion King we have Beauty and the Beast and finally is horror film from Xavier Gens (Frontier) The Divide.

Review: Sherlock Holmes: A Game Of Shadows

Directed By: Guy Ritchie

Starring: Robert Downey Jr, Jude Law, Noomi Rapace, Rachel McAdams, Jared Harris, Stephen Fry.

Rating:   Running Time: 129 Minutes.

It’s impossible not to at least be aware of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s literary character Sherlock Holmes. From the original stylings of Doyle’s books to the countless radio, television and movie adaptations, there have been more than enough adaptations over the years, to make Sherlock Holmes a household name. I was not among those that saw the first Sherlock Holmes movie by director Guy Ritchie at the cinema, I first saw it on DVD and was quite surprised at just how much I enjoyed the movie. Richie applied his skills used in contemporary settings for movies such as Lock Stock & Too Smoking Barrels and Snatch, to the settings of the 1800’s, managing to keep the dialogue fresh but historically faithful to the time of the movie. Read the rest of this entry

UK Box Office Top 10 – 19/2011

Seeing it’s the last chart before Christmas it nice to see that we have a new number 1 knocking last weeks champion Puss in Boot’s of the top spot.

There were only 2 new entries in this weeks top 10 however they went in to the top two spots, first off going in at number 2 was the third in the Alvin and the Chipmunks series Chipwrecked, however it was that well known detective Sherlock Holmes who found all of the clues to make to the top spot with a Game of Shadows.

10 – My Week With Marilyn – £89.207 – £2.742.329

9 – A Very Harold and Kumar Christmas 3D – £109.063 – £437.811

8 – Twilight Saga Breaking Dawn Part 1 – £327.253 – £29.512.091

7 – Happy Feet 2 – £343.563 – £3.561.834

6 – Hugo 3D – £387.208 – £3.191.545

5 – New Years Eve – £846.761 – £2.994.096

4 – Puss in Boots – £1.297.998 – £4.080.241

3 – Arthur Christmas – £1.345.238 – £15.244.303

2 – Alvin and the Chipmunk: Chipwrecked – £2.361.867

1 – Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadow – £3.827.697

 

This is the last chart i’m doing for the year however there are still two big movies coming out in the form of Mission Impossible:Ghost Protocol (December 26th) and The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (December 26th).