Catch up with this week’s show with our review of Captain America, Thor, The Hulk, Iron Man, Hawkeye and Black Widow teaming up to take down Loki in The Avengers Assemble. On Blu-Ray/DVD we review the fourth Mission Impossible film and the live action directorial debut of Brad Bird, Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol, Meryl Streep attempts to bring more heart to Margaret Thatcher in The Iron Lady, the spiritual sequel to the Wicker Man, The Wicker Tree and documentary from Werner Herzog, Into the Abyss, plus the latest movie news, UK Box office and DVD/Blu-Ray top 10’s.
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Coming up on this weeks show we only have one cinema film to review but it’s a big one, Captain America, Thor, The Hulk, Iron Man, Hawkeye and Black Widow team up to take down Loki in The Avengers Assemble. On Blu-Ray/DVD we review the fourth Mission Impossible film and the live action directorial debut of Brad Bird, Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol, Meryl Streep attempts to bring more heart to Margaret Thatcher in The Iron Lady, the spiritual sequel to the Wicker Man, The Wicker Tree and documentary from Werner Herzog, Into the Abyss, on top of this we have the latest movie news and the UK Box Office and Blu-Ray/DVD top 10.
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When it comes to the Oscars every year there is a film that is tipped to win everything, that didn’t happen this year however the biggest winners on the night winning 5 awards was both The Artist and Hugo however The Artist went away with 3 of the main awards where’s Hugo only took away the technical awards.
The only other film to take away more than one award was The Iron Lady however again one of the awards was for a technical category, the rest of the awards were spread out between The Descendants, Midnight in Paris, The Help and Girl With the Dragon Tattoo to name a few.
After the jump you will find all of this years winners.
It seems that you don’t have to speak in a film to claim the plaudits during awards season as the silent black and white film The Artist proved at last night BAFTA’s taking a massive 7 awards home with it.
British films also did really well at the BAFTA’s last night with Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, Senna and the Iron Lady taking 2 awards each alongside Hugo, however there were also wins for the fantastic Tyrannosaur, Beginners and Harry Potter making it a fantastic night for British Cinema
Other films that walked away with awards were animated film Rango, Spanish film The Skin i Live in, drama The Help and kids film.
Full list of winners can be found after the jump.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.