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BAFTA 2012 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.

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Monday Movie Show Catch Up (30/1/12)

This week’s show is now available for you to catch up, featuring cinema release reviews of romantic drama Like Crazy, the movie that has the Oscars buzzing The Descendants, Clive Owen in supernatural thriller Intruders, and Liam Neeson in survival drama The Grey. In our DVD section we’ll be reviewing Drive starring Ryan Gosling, British spy thriller Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, Crazy Stupid Love, comedy What’s Your Number?, and Perfect Sense starring Ewan McGreggor and Eva Green, plus our usual UK Box Office Top 10, and DVD/Blu Ray Top 10.

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2012 Oscars Nominations

The nominations for the 84th Oscars have been released and Martin Scoreses Hugo has come out on top with 11 nominations however nipping on it’s tail is The Artist with 10 nominations.  2 films are joint third with 6 nominations and they are Steven Spielberg’s War Horse and David Fincher’s remake of  The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo. Coming up just behind them are The Descendants and MoneyBall which managed 5 nominations each.

After the jump is the full list of Nominations.

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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.

The Monday Movie Show’s 10 Best Movies of 2011

You can view both Andrew and Stuart’s individual lists of their best movies of the year, but we decided to come up with a definitive list between the two of us and here it is! Read the rest of this entry

Andrew’s 10 Best Movies of 2011

2011 was a year full of sequels and remakes (most of which were dreadful, some of which were not), but there were some real gems thrown in the mix which meant it wasn’t a total loss. Here is a break down of my top 10 of the year, whittling them down to just 10 was not easy. Read the rest of this entry

US Box Office Top 10: 02-04/12

There were no new entries in the top 10 this week so it was up to last weeks highest new entry the Muppets to knock Twilight off the top spot however it couldn’t manage that so those vampires, werewolves and moaning girls managed to hang on to the top spot.

10 – Puss in Boots – $3.050.000 – $139.522.000

9 – Tower Heist – $4.100.000 – $70.800.000

8 – Immortals – $4.394.000 – $75.588.000

7 – The Descendants – $5.200.000 – $18.087.000

6 – Jack and Jill – $5.500.000 – $64.308.000

5 – Happy Feet 2 – $6.000.000 – $51.785.000

4 – Arthur Christmas – $7.350.000 – $25.292.000

3 – Hugo – $7.625.000 – $25.188.000

2 – The Muppets – $11.200.000 – $56.137.000

1 – Twilight Saga Breaking Dawn Part 1 – $16.900.000 – $247.300.000


There are a lot of new entries out this week however i have picked 4 of them, two of the new entries have a small chance of getting in the top 10 and two movies which should give twilight a bit of a scare.

First off are the two which have little chance and they are thriller We Need to Talk About Kevin and the highly rated (from us) Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy.

out of the two that will make it into the top 10 the Sitter has the smallest chance of knocking Twilight off the top spot however it’s the huge cast of New Years Eve that i think should charm there way to the summit of the chart.