Coming up this week we review new cinema release The Dictator from the man who brought you Ali G and Borat, Sacha Baron Cohen and Indonesian martial arts thriller The Raid from director Gareth Evans. On DVD & Blu Ray we review Liam Neeson’s struggle to survive in the elements in The Grey, MMA fighter Gina Carano’s first starring role in Steven Soderbergh’s star studied thriller Haywire, science fiction alien invasion flick The Darkest Hour, George Clooney in the Oscar nominated The Descendants, Clive Owen stars in horror/thriller Intruders, and small budget flick Freerunner, 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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This week’s show is now available for you to catch up, featuring cinema release reviews of financial drama Margin Call with a cast including Paul Bettany, Kevin Spacey and Jeremy Irons, Steven Spielberg’s latest movie War Horse based on the book by Michael Morpurgo, and teen alien invasion movie The Darkest Hour. On DVD/Blu-Ray we will be looking at Irish police comedy The Guard starring Brendan Gleeson and Don Cheadle, 70’s thriller Killer Elite starring Jason Statham, Clive Owen and Robert De Niro, The Whistleblower starring Rachel Weisz and documentary The Interrupters, plus our usual UK Box Office Top 10, DVD & Blu Ray Top 10 and the DVD catch up this week is Cold Prey.
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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.
On this weeks show we will be reviewing financial drama Margin Call with a cast including Paul Bettany, Kevin Spacey and Jeremy Irons, Steven Spielberg’s latest movie War Horse based on the book by Michael Morpurgo, and teen alien invasion movie The Darkest Hour. On DVD/Blu-Ray we will be looking at Irish police comedy The Guard starring Brendan Gleeson and Don Cheadle, 70’s thriller Killer Elite starring Jason Statham, Clive Owen and Robert De Niro, The Whistleblower starring Rachel Weisz and documentary The Interrupters plus we take our usual look at the latest movie news and the UK box office and DVD/Blu-Ray top 10’s.
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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