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Coming up this week (25/06/12)

Coming up on this weeks show we review new cinema releases including historical fiction in Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, take a journey to the abandoned town of Pripyat in Chernobyl Diaries, and we join an all star cast including Bruce Willis and Catherine Zeta-Jones in Lay The Favorite. In a packed DVD & Blu Ray section we review UK box office smash The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, Nicolas Cage returns in sequel Ghost Rider, Spirit Of Vengeance, Jennifer Anniston and Paul Rudd move to a rural commune  in comedy Wanderlust, romance with Channing Tatum and Rachel McAdams in The Vow, Charlize Theron is the Young Adult, and David Cronenberg takes a look at the relationship between Carl Jung and Sigmund Freud in A Dangerous Method, 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

Despite it getting really bad reviews The Devil Inside went straight into the number 1 spot last week however it couldn’t hold on to that position for more than a week with the years first big film knocking it off the top spot.

2 new films graced the top 10 this week, first off going in at number 8 and splitting a lot of people was Act of Valor however it was the biggets film of the year so far that went straight into the top spot and it deserved it, The Hunger Games.

10 – The Muppets – £168.381 – £16.061.283

9 – The Woman in Black – £214.401 – £20.932.300

8 – Act of Valor – (NE) – £262.935

7 – John Carter – £297.762 – £4.504.680

6 – Contraband – £315.666 – £1.485.985

5 – We Bought a Zoo – £408.821 – £1.625.015

4 – The Devil Inside – £643.036 – £3.523.729

3 – The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel – £747.122 – £15.674.349

2 – 21 Jump Street – £1.184.044 – £3.947.933

1 – The Hunger Games – (NE) – £4.900.177

New Releases – 2 big new films are gracing your multiplex this week, first off Aardman going back to claymation with Pirates in an Adventure with Scientists and the 2nd and biggest release of the week is the follow up to the awful Clash of the Titans in Wrath of the Titans.

UK Box Office Top 10 – 20/03/12

Poor John Carter he couldn’t shake off the new entries this week to hold on to the top spot for more than a week.

4 new films found a nice comfy place in this weeks top 10, first off going in at number 6 was thriller film Contraband, doing a bit better by surprising us by hitting the number 5 spot was drama We Bought a Zoo, going in at number 2 is the really funny comedy film 21 Jump Street and finally hitting the top spot despite being panned by nearly everybody is found footage horror film The Devil Inside.

10 – Safe House – £268.288 – £6.779.478

9 – The Muppets – £395.549 – £15.799.885

8 – This Means War – £431.648 – £4.502.928

7 – The Woman in Black – £546.636 – £20.473.795

6 – Contraband – (NE) – £683.654

5 – We Bought a Zoo – (NE) – £850.651

4 – John Carter – £965.946 – £3.814.377

3 – The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel – £1.530.112 – £13.855.438

2 – 21 Jump Street – (NE) – £1.556.039

1 – The Devil Inside – (NE) – £1.988.461

New Release – There are only 2 films of note out this week however both of them are really big films and they should at least get into the top 5, first off is drama/thriller/action film starring real navy seals in Act of Valor however the biggest release of the week is The Hunger Games.

UK Box Office Top 10 – 13/03/12

Despite it moving up to the top spot last week The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel could not hold on to the top spot for more than a week as one of this weeks new entries has knocked it off it’s throne.

3 new films graced this weeks top 10, first going in a lower than expected 9th spot was Bel Ami with Robert Patterson, doing a little bit better but again nowhere near what was expected of it was The Raven at number 8 however it was John Carter that went straight into the number one spot and again it took nowhere near the amount that it should of taken.

10 – The Artist – £211.427 – £9.028.092

9 – Bel Ami – (NE) – £296.341

8 – The Raven(NE) – £299.254

7 – Project X – £412.883 – £1.486.494

6 – The Muppets – £667.231 – £15.297.128

5 – Safe House – £774.745 – £6.131.580

4 – This Means War – £1.017.075 – £3.591.896

3 – The Woman in Black – £1.131.402 – £19.485.541

2 – The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel – £1.787.352 – £10.855.596

1 – John Carter(NE) – £1.960.414

New Releases – 4 big films will be trying to get into next weeks top 10 and i predict that all of them will fit in somewhere, first off is drama We Bought A Zoo based around a English man who actually did buy a zoo, next is 21 Jump Street starring Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum, then we have Contraband the latest thriller starring Mark Whalberg and finally is horror from the people behind Paranormal Activity The Devil Inside.

UK Box Office Top 10 – 05/03/12

None of the new release could knock the woman in black off the top spot how it was last weeks highest new entry the best exotic marigold hotel which managed this feat.

3 new films graced this weeks top 10, firstly going in at number 7 was comedy Wanderlust, doing a little bit better by hitting the number 6 spot was another comedy in the form of Project X however the highest new entry went This Means War going in at number 3.

10 – The Vow – £264.634 – £5.221.026

9 – Journey 2: The Mysterious Island – £387.435 – £6.231.644

8 – The Artist – £469.369 – £8.496.472

7 – Wanderlust – (NE) – £490.592

6 – Project X – (NE) – £561.655

5 – The Muppets – £1.239.822 – £14.434.872

4 – Safe House – £1.316.965 – £4.716.050

3 – This Means War – (NE) – £1.821.698

2 – The Woman In Black – £1.888.238 – £17.629.443

1 – The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel – £2.342.095 – £7.014.101

New Releases – 3 big new films are out this week trying to entice you to go and see them, first off there is Bel Ami which stars Robert Patterson and then we have The Raven which tells the story about Edgar Allen Poe and finally the big release of the week is Disney’s John Carter.

 

UK Box Office Top 10 – 27/02

It seems that Daniel Radcliffe has impressed alot of people for another week with the Woman in Black holding on to the top spot for another week despite stiff competition from 2 of this weeks new entries.

3 new films graced this weeks top 10, first off going in at number 10 was One For the Money, the first film to crack the top 3 was thriller Safe House which hit the number 3 spot however the highest new entry went to The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel which hit the number 2 spot.

10 – One for the Money – (NE) – £317.762

9 – The Artist – £352.139 – £6.748.724

8 – Star Wars Episode 1: The Phantom Menace 3D – £404.962 – £3.010.420

7 – Journey 2: The Mysterious Island – £411.983 – £3.576.977

6 – The Vow – £480.085 – £2.524.719

5 – Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance – £487.874 – £1.827.874

4 – The Muppets – £1.490.069 – £7.552.431

3 – Safe House – (NE) – £2.142.872

2 – The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel – (NE) – £2.222.051

1 – The Woman in Black – £2.432.580 – £9.087.201

New Releases – 4 new films will be trying to entice you to spend your money on them this week, first of is comedy from the director of the Hangover, Project X, then there is action/comedy This Means War, then there is comedy from the director of Role Model’s, Wanderlust and finally the 3rd comedy of the week in the form of Hunky Dory.