James Cameron-Wilson looks at the UK box office, where takings are down 43% year-on-year. It's a disappointing opening at #1 for Pixar's latest animation, Onward, even though James adored it. In at #3 is Military Wives while a horror treatment of the old US TV series Fantasy Island makes #7. For home release James recommends Sidney Lumet's 1962 adaptations of A Long Day's Journey Into Night, just re-released.
James Cameron-Wilson examines the latest UK box office chart. He recommends The Invisible Man which debuts at #1 as well as true-live environmental legal drama Dark Waters at #4. At #11 is French arthouse movie Portrait of a Lady on Fire, which is another tip from James. For home entertainment, he favours Terminator: Dark Fate which is, he feels, a return to form for the franchise.
James Cameron-Wilson on the UK box office, where Sonic the Hedgehog remained at #1 during half term week, with Parasite moving down to the #3 spot. Harrison Ford in The Call of the Wild enters at #4, Like a Boss is #8, Brahms: The Boy II is #9. Greed, with Steve Coogan – we're assured – NOT playing Sir Philip Green is Jame's favourite new film but only makes it to #11. His home release of the week is Sons of Denmark.
James Cameron-Wilson examines the latest UK box office figures where the newly-released Sonic the Hedgehog is in the #1 spot. Oscar-winning Korean film Parasite rises from #4 to #2 while the new version of Emma enters at #6. Polish erotic film 365 Dni is at #8. For home viewing, James strongly recommends the Colombian-set movie Monos.
James Cameron-Wilson on the UK box office, where Dolittle has knocked the garlanded 1917 off its #1 perch. Birds of Prey enters at #2 with Parasite, the South Korean Best Film Oscar-winner in at #4. James also reviews Under Water, which didn't make the top ten, before turning his attention to the recent Oscars.
James Cameron-Wilson looks at the UK box office, where 1917 reigns supreme for a 4th week. Queen & Slim enters at #7 with Tom Hanks in A Beautiful Day in the Neighbourhood at #8. The Lighthouse arrives at #10 and The Rhythm Section (establishing a US box office record) only manages #18. James recommends Judy for home release and discusses this and the other films receiving BAFTA awards.
Ahead of the awards of the London Film Critics Circle, James Cameron-Wilson examines the UK box office, where 1917 is in pole position for the 3rd week. With most films grosses holding up well, The Personal History of David Copperfield enters the chart at #3. The Henry James adaptation The Turning limped in at #18. For home release, James highly recommends the 1962 Oscar-winning movie The Miracle Worker with Anne Bancroft, revealing fascinating details about its making along the way.
James Cameron-Wilson looks at the latest UK box office figures, noting that World War 1 Oscars favorite 1917 is set to smash records while Will Smith's latest blockbuster Bad Boys for Life fails to live up to its predecessors. Bombshell and Just Mercy both give strong showings. For home viewing, James recommends comedy-drama The Farewell.
James Cameron-Wilson examines the UK box office where the new #1 film is the awards-laden 1917 from Sir Sam Mendes. Little Women climbs to #2 while James also highlights Kristen Stewart's new film Seberg at a lowly #19 in the chart. He also reviews Adam Sandler in Uncut Gems although, being a Netflix movie, it has no chart ranking. For home release, he discusses Pedro Almodovar's Pain and Glory starring Antonio Banderas before touching on the staidness of the Oscar nominations.
James Cameron-Wilson looks at the latest UK box office figures, finding grounds for optimism in the state of Britain's cinemas. In the charts, the new Star Wars film still rules the roost. Guy Ritchie's The Gentlemen enters at #3 while Hitler satire Jojo Rabbit debuts at #5. For home viewing, James recommends Norwegian drama Phoenix.