James Cameron-Wilson examines the continuing success of Peter Rabbit ("this year's Dunkirk") and reviews new releases A Quiet Place, Love Simon, Ghost Stories and Wonderstruck, failing to understand why the new Todd Haynes' film should be doing so badly at the UK box office.
James Cameron Wilson on Spielberg being kept from top place by an animated rabbit, reviewing Ready Player One, Isle of Dogs and Blockers. Yet again he's amazed by the performance of The Greatest Showman. And for home release, he looks at Call Me By Your Name and Score, a documentary about film composing.
James Cameron-Wilson reviews new movies Pacific Rim: Uprising and A Wrinkle in Time, commenting on the extraordinary success of Peter Rabbit, particularly in the United States. He also remarks on the continuing success of The Greatest Showman and how well films with strong female roles and involvement are currently doing.
James Cameron-Wilson reviews Gringo and new Woody Allen film Wonder Wheel, neither of which made the top 10 last week. He also reflects upon the extraordinary success of both Black Panther and The Greatest Showman. Lastly, he looks at the debut on Blu-Ray of 1954's The Barefoot Contessa, daring for its day, which stars Ava Gardner and Humphrey Bogart.
James Cameron-Wilson reviews new films Red Sparrow, Game Night and Kobiety Mafii and discusses the effect of the adverse weather on the UK box office as well as the extraordinary continuing success of musical The Greatest Showman. He also looks back at the recent Oscars ceremony, admitting that his predictions were not perfect - he got ONE category wrong!
James Cameron-Wilson examines the extraordinary box office debut of Black Panther, reviewing that along with BAFTA success The Shape of Water and Oscar-nominated Lady Bird. With the singalong version about to be launched he points out that The Greatest Showman has become the most successful ever original live-action musical and takes a look at the BAFTAs and what they might mean for the Oscars.
Ahead of the BAFTA awards and with the Oscars not far away, James Cameron-Wilson looks at the UK cinema box office, reviewing the new No. 1, Fifty Shades Freed, the third in the S&M trilogy, as well as The Mercy with Colin Firth and Rachel Weisz and Russian Oscar hopeful Loveless.
James Cameron-Wilson looks at another extraordinary week for the UK box office, with The Greatest Showman unprecedentedly taking the No. 1 slot after being in lower positions for six weeks. He also reviews new films Den of Thieves, Phantom Thread, Journey's End and Lies We Tell.
James Cameron-Wilson discusses an extraordinary weekend at the UK box office, where the top 9 films all took over £1m. He reviews Maze Runner: The Death Cure, Early Man, Downsizing and Last Flag Flying and discusses the London Film Critics' Circle awards and the latest developments from the British Board of Film Classification.