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On this weeks jam packed show in the cinema section James Franco steps foot in Oz with Oz: The Great and Powerful, Jason Statham stars in action film Parker, off beat drama Robot and Frank, Steven Soderbergh brings us his supposed last ever film, Side Effects, Josh Duhamel goes up against gangster boss Vincent D’Onofrio in Fire With Fire and drama film Broken.  On Blu-Ray/DVD we say goodbye to Bella and Edward in Twilight Saga Breaking Dawn Part 2, Joaquin Phoenix goes up against Phillip Seymour Hoffman in The Master, Jessica Alba stars in The Tall Man, small British horror film Comedown and the final movie of the week is thriller Small Town Murder Songs, plus as usual our TV movie of the week, a look at the latest movie news and the UK Box Office and Blu-Ray/DVD top 10′s.

Join us live from 7:30pm (maybe) (GMT) on Monday March 11th on our Spreaker page or the Spreaker app (which you can download free from the Apple app store/Android marketplace and find us on by just searching for The Monday Movie Show). Don’t forget you can also catch up with any episode of the show on iTunes, Spreaker or you can now find us on Youtube, just search for the Monday Movie Show.

2013 Oscar Nominations

It’s that time of the year when award ceremony season kicks off and there are none bigger than the Oscars which are set to take place at the Dolby Theatre on February 24th, this is when we will find out who will win what.

So below is the full list of nominations and tell us what you think about the list and who you expect to take away the golden statue on the night.

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UK Box Office Top 10

 

Well nothing was strong enough this week to knock either Twilight off the top spot or Skyfall from the number 2 spot even though the chart did feature a lot of new entries.

4 new films entered this weeks top 10, first off going in at a lower than expected despite good reviews was End of Watch, doing better by hitting the number 5 spot was Gambit despite getting some really bad reviews, hitting 1 place higher at number 4 was romantic drama Silver Lining Playbook.  This weeks highest new entry though and doing much better than expected of it was children’s comedy Nativity 2: Danger in the Manger.

10. Jab Tak Hai Jaan – £198.671 – £1.302.581

9. The Master – £201.844 – £1.002.270

8. Argo – £495.689 – £3.869.361

7. End of Watch – (NE) – £618.546

6. Madagascar 3: Europe Most Wanted – £637.130 – £21.405.074

5. Gambit – (NE) – £689.402

4. silver Lining Playbook – (NE) – £1.260.979

3. Nativity 2: Danger in the Manger – (NE) – £1.614.675

2. Skyfall – £3.809.893 – £89.620.677

1. Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2 – £5.344.598 – £26.679.458

New Releases – 3 new films will be trying to take your money this week, first off is drama film starring Clint Eastwood in Trouble with the Curve, your next film pick is Alex Cross starring Tyler Perry.  Your final choice of the week and the movie that should do well is animated film Rise of the Guardians.

UK Box Office Top 10

This weeks top 10 couldn’t be any more stranger as not only has Skyfall been knocked off the top spot but Bollywood has taken over the chart with 3 films finding a spot.

5 new films graced this weeks chart with three of them being Bollywood films so taking over the number 10, 8 and 4 spot respectfully were Thuppaki, Son of Sardaar and Jab Tak Hai Jaan.  The other new entries is this weeks chart went to Paul Thomas Anderson latest film The Master and the latest a final in the Twilight series with Breaking Dawn Part 2 which went straight into the number 1 spot.

10. Thuppaki – (NE) – £134.280

9. Taken 2 – £136.495 – £23.335.974

8. Son of Sardaar – (NE) – £214.296

7. Hotel Transylvania – £233.959 – £7.580.744

6. The Master – (NE) – £372.360

5. Argo – £807.457 – £2.828.888

4. Jab Tak Hai Jaan – (NE) – £893.953

3. Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted – £966.116 – £20.631.608

2. Skyfall – £5.566.537 – £82.836.559

1. Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2 – (NE) – £15.850.825

New Releases – A bit of a interesting mix of films on offer this week, first off your choice if you want to take your children to the cinema to see something new then you have Nativity 2: Danger in the Manger, your next film of choice is drama thriller End of Watch starring Jake Gyllenhaal.  If you want to take your partner to see something new then the film of choice for you is Silver Lining Playbook.  Your final film of choice this week is quirky comedy film Gambit.

Monday Movie Show Catch Up (19/11/12)

This week we had a slightly smaller show than usual owing to a lack of new DVD/Blu Ray releases. So instead of two halves, everything’s in one part! Catch up as firstly we take a look at the final part of Twilight: Breaking Dawn, Part 2 thanks to @Bouncybhall and his wife Nicola who gives us the lowdown on the movie, Paul Thomas Anderson introduces us to The Master in his latest mind bending movie, and we take a look at French film maker Michael Haneke’s latest film, Amour.  On DVD/Blu-Ray we review Dr Seuss latest book to be turned into a animated film in the form of The Lorax and there is a problem with Christmas and Arthur Christmas is the only person who can help, as well as the latest movie news and our weekly look at the UK Box office and DVD/Blu-Ray top 10’s.

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Coming up this week (19/11/12)

Coming up on this weeks shorter show in the cinema section we take a look at The Master, the latest mind bending film from director Paul Thomas Anderson and Michael Haneke’s latest film, Amour .  On Blu-Ray/DVD we review Dr Seuss latest book to be turned into a animated film in the form of The Lorax and there is a problem with Christmas and Arthur Christmas is the only person who can help, 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 8:00 pm (GMT) on Monday November 19th on our Spreaker page or the Spreaker app (which you can download free from the Apple app store/Android marketplace and find us on by just searching for The Monday Movie Show). Don’t forget you can also catch up with any episode of the show on iTunes, Spreaker or you can now find us on Youtube, just search for the Monday Movie Show.

UK Box Office Top 10

Nothing can seem to dislodge Skyfall from off the top of the chart as it’s spent another week as your number 1 film and has become the first film to ever take more than £10 million each week it has been in the chart.

Despite nothing wanting to challenge Skyfall at the box office the chart still had 3 new films to entertain it, first off going in at a lower than expected number 7 was musical comedy The Sapphires, doing a bit better by hitting the number 4 spot was comedy film Here Comes the Boom.  This weeks highest new entry though went to drama from Ben Affleck, Argo which hit the number 3 spot.

10. Paranormal Activity 4 – £150.652 – £5.834.936

9. Rust and Bone – £154.805 – £549.060

8. Silent Hill: Revelation 3D – £252.406 – £1.661.279

7. The Sapphires – (NE) – £337.641

6. Hotel Transylvania – £361.994 – £7.284.495

5. Taken 2 – £402.121 – £22.994.924

4. Here Comes the Boom – (NE) – £443.052

3. Argo – (NE) – £1.287.770

2. Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted – £1.357.193 – £19.390.301

1. Skyfall – £10.447.385 – £72.019.129

New Releases – Skyfall might now be finally trembling in it’s boots as the only film that can knock it off the top spot will be released into cinema’s from Friday, that film in question is Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2.  There are a couple of other little films also released on Friday but whether they go into the top 10 remains to be seen, so if you want to watch something else you have Paul Thomas Anderson’s film The Master and Michael Hanake Amour.

US Box Office Top 10

 

Poor Hotel Transylvania it thought that it might have the top spot all to itself for more than a week however it has managed to be knocked off and beaten to a pulp by one of this weeks new entries.

Only two new films graced this weeks top 10, first off going in at number 5 is Tim Burton’s return to stop motion animation with Frankenweenie, however it was the return of Liam Neeson in Taken 2 that stormed to the top of the chart .

10. Finding Nemo 3D – $1.555.000 – $38.969.000

9. The Master – $1.840.000 – $12.315.000

8. House at the end of the Street – $3.698.000 – $27.531.000

7. Trouble with the Curve – $3.870.000 – $29.710.000

6. End of Watch – $4.000.000 – $32.846.000

5. Frankenweenie – (NE) – $11.500.000

4. Looper – $12.200.000 – $40.300.000

3. Pitch Perfect – $14.700.000 – $21.600.000

2. Hotel Transylvania – $26.300.000 – $76.000.000

1. Taken 2 – (NE) – $50.000.000

New Releases – Their is a bunch of new films out next week trying to get in the chart but i have gone a picked 3 of them that i think have the best chance, first off is drama/thriller Argo starring and directed by Ben Affleck, your next movie choice is Seven Psychopaths starring amongst others Colin Farrell and Woody Harrelson.  The final choice of the week is supernatural horror film Sinister.

US Box Office Top 10

 

Finally the US box office top 10 has been given the little boost that it needed as last weeks joint number ones have been shifted out of the way for a new king.

4 new films have entered this weeks chart, first off going in at number 10 is drama film Won’t Back Down, hitting the number 6 spot was comedy film Pitch Perfect.  Into the top 2 slots of the chart and going in at the number 2 spot was fantastic Sci-Fi drama Looper starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt, the highest new entry and this weeks new number 1 was kids animated film Hotel Transylvania.

10 – Won’t Back Down – (NE) – $2.700.000

9. The Master – $2.745.000 – $9.633.000

8. Resident Evil: Retribution – $3.000.000 – $38.700.000

7. Finding Nemo 3D – £4.066.000 – $36.475.000

6. Pitch Perfect – (NE) – $5.200.000

5. House at the end of the street – $7.154.000 – $22.225.000

4. Trouble with the Curve – $7.530.000 – $23.726.000

3. End of Watch – $8.000.000 – $26.169.000

2. Looper – (NE) – $21.200.000

1. Hotel Transylvania – (NE) – $43.000.000

New Releases – you only have 2 new films too choose from this week however there is also one small movie of note to check out.  First off the small film and a movie that the horror genre has been needing, so if V/H/S is showing where you are please go and see it.  The 2 big release of the week are stop motion animated film from Tim Burton, Frankenweenie and Liam Neeson is hunting down the people who took his wife in Taken 2.

US Box Office Top 10

 

What a interesting week when it comes to this weeks top 10, last weeks number one Resident Evil: Retribution couldn’t hold on to the number 1 spot for more than a week as it has been knocked off by one of this weeks new entries.

4 new films entered this weeks top 10, first off going in at a lower than expected number 6 spot was the latest version of judge dredd in Dredd 3D, hitting the number 3 spot was drama starring Clint Eastwood in Trouble with the Curve.  Now this is where things get interesting as 2 films grossed the same amount money however it was takings per screen that separated them both, so at number 2 was House at the end of the street and it was crime thriller End of Watch that stole the top spot.

10. Paranorman – $2.297.000 – $52.566.000

9. Lawless – $2.321.000 – $34.512.000

8. The Possession – $2.630.000 – $45.650.000

7. The Master – $5.000.000 – $6.059.000

6. Dredd 3D – (NE) – $6.300.000

5. Resident Evil: Retribution – $6.700.000 – $33.468.000

4. Finding Nemo – $9.446.000 – $29.979.000

3. Trouble with the Curve – (NE) – $12.720.000

2. House at the end of the Street – (NE) – $13.000.000

1. End of Watch – (NE) – $13.000.000

New Releases – Only 2 new films will be trying to get into the top 10 however there is also one film that is getting a really surprising release.  Your first choice of the week is mind bending Sci-Fi thriller Looper starring man of the moment Joseph Gordon-Levitt, your other choice of the week is animated film Hotel Transylvania.  On to the strange release of the week, the US finally gets Solomon Kane which was released in the UK in February 2010.