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COMPETITION: Win a Lionsgate Christmas Bundle

Courtesy of our kind friends at Lionsgate UK, we have a film bundle to give away just in time for Christmas! With something in the bundle for the whole family, you’re not going to want to miss this one. The bundle includes: Missing Link (DVD)…

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Weekend Box Office Report – 30/09/19

‘Abominable’ freezes competition with $21m opening Just the 1 wide release this weekend saw DreamWorks’ ‘Abominable’ open to $20.6m – the biggest start of any original animation this year so far. It was enough to see it top the charts, marking Universal’s 2nd in as…

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Weekend Box Office Predictions – 27/09/19

‘Downton Abbey’ can’t deal with ‘Abominable’s $20m+ snowstorm In one of the scarcer weekends of the cinematic calendar, this coming Friday sees just 1 wide release in ‘Abominable’. The Universal animation should comfortably finish atop the charts upon entry into over 4,000 cinemas, unless the…

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Weekend Box Office Report– 22/09/19

‘Downton Abbey’ takes the $30m opening crown in competitive weekend While a gaggle of 4 films in the 2nd to 5th positions had just $2m between them this weekend, the real story sat at the top of the Box Office charts, as ‘Downton Abbey’ earned…

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Weekend Box Office Predictions – 20/09/19

‘Downton Abbey’ aims for record $30m opening in tight weekend   After ‘Hustlers’ trounced ‘The Goldfinch’ on its way to an STX-record-breaking Box Office weekend 7 days ago, we’re in for a closer battle between the new entrants this time around. Friday sees Brad Pitt…

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Weekend Box Office Predictions – 06/09/19

Can ‘It: Chapter 2’s opening rival predecessor and balloon into a $125m+ horror record?    Fall (sorry, Autumn) season kicks off at the Box Office, where the weekly tentpoles and $200m blockbusters are few and far between, having been replaced by awards-hopefuls, festive entertainment, and…

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Box Office Report – 03/09/19

Are studios missing a trick? Another tepid Labor Day weekend is won by Lionsgate, as ‘Angel Has Fallen’ drops $15m through Monday   Somehow, this Labor Day Box Office weekend was even worse than expected, earning only $86.9m by Sunday night – the 2nd lowest-grossing…

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Framed Movie Protagonists

Angel Has Fallen joins a decorated list of action thrillers that throw the protagonist to the wall and watch as they fight for answers against all odds. The framed protagonist will always have the audience on their side and we’re often just along for the…

Film Reviews

REVIEW: Angel Has Fallen (2019)

This 2019 American action thriller film is directed by Ric Roman Waugh as the third instalment in the ‘Fallen’ series, following ‘Olympus Has Fallen’ (2013) and ‘London Has Fallen’ (2016). It stars Gerard Butler, Morgan Freeman, Danny Huston, Jada Pinkett Smith, Lance Reddick, Piper Perabo,…