Box Office: Star Wars is Four for Four, The Revenant Triumphs in Expansion at #2

Star Wars, The Revenant - Box OfficeIt was a close call between the two leading films over the weekend, but Star Wars: The Force Awakens just about made it four weeks in a row at #1, clocking in $42m and change. Alejandro G. Iñárritu’s The Revenant was huge in its wide expansion after two weeks in limited release, comfortably taking second place before winning big at the Golden Globes. Continue reading

2016 Golden Globes Winners Led by The Revenant, The Martian, Mr. Robot & Mozart in the Jungle

2016 Golden Globes WinnersCarol may well have led the nominees on the film front with five across the board, but it was The Revenant that was the big hit when the 2016 Golden Globes winners were announced. Alejandro G. Iñárritu’s follow-up to Birdman came away with three big awards over the weekend: Best Drama, Best Actor in the Drama category for Leonardo DiCaprio, and Best Director for Iñárritu. And Todd Haynes’ Carol walked away empty-handed. Continue reading

Box Office: Star Wars Threepeats with All-Time Record in Sight, The Hateful Eight Strong in Wide Expansion

Star Wars, The Hateful Eight Box OfficeSurprising absolutely no one over the New Year’s frame, Star Wars: The Force Awakens has had a record-breaking third weekend, putting it on course to beat Avatar’s all-time domestic record in the US during this week. Quentin Tarantino’s The Hateful Eight was the only new entry at the wide box office, doing solid business for third place after its limited 70mm roadshow release over Christmas. Continue reading

Box Office: Star Wars Continues to Break Global Records, Daddy’s Home Very Strong at #2

Star Wars Daddy's Home Box OfficeStar Wars: The Force Awakens has continued to dominate the global box office, soaring past the $1bn mark in record-breaking time. But that’s not the only good news of the weekend. Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg racked up an impressive figure in second place in Daddy’s Home, and Quentin Tarantino’s The Hateful Eight has got off to a great start in its limited 70mm run. Continue reading

Top 10 Must-See Movies of December 2015

Top 10 Must-See Movies of December 2015The Christmas holidays are almost upon us, which means Oscar season is in full swing. The Weinstein Company has saved the best for last with Quentin Tarantino’s The Hateful Eight. Fox has David O. Russell and Jennifer Lawrence’s latest collaboration, Joy, as well as Alejandro G. Iñárritu’s The Revenant. And we’ve also got a handful of blockbuster-sized films to match the Oscar-buzzed must-see movies of the month. Among them is this year’s big question mark, Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Continue reading

Concussion UK Release Date Pushed to February, Will Smith Leads First TV Spot

Concussion-UK-Release-Date-Pushed-to-FebruaryIf you were looking forward to seeing Will Smith’s latest in January, a few weeks after it arrives in the US, your wait unfortunately just became a little bit longer. Sony has pushed back the Concussion UK release date by two weeks, landing in mid-February instead. Continue reading