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Ed Bowsher

The Business of Film: IT Chapter 2

Ed Bowsher
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The Business of Film: IT Chapter 2
James Cameron Wilson runs down the top ten most popular films at the UK box office with Ed Bowsher. The rundown includes a review of 'IT Chapter Two', a horror film that is too long in James's view. James also recommends two new DVD releases including 'Longshot', a gross out romantic comedy set in the world of US politics.

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Simon Rose

The Business of Film: The Informer

Simon Rose
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The Business of Film: The Informer
James Cameron-Wilson dissects the latest box office news with Once Upon A Time in Hollywood regaining the #1 spot, making it Tarantino's most successful-ever movie. Thriller The Informer only manages to enter the chart at #10 while Mrs. Lowry and Son disappoints at #12. James also reviews cinema doc Memory: The Origins of Alien about the sci-fi classic. His home release is comedy/horror In Fabric.
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James Cameron-Wilson


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Simon Rose

The Business of Film: Angel Has Fallen

Simon Rose
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The Business of Film: Angel Has Fallen
James Cameron-Wilson on the UK box office, again hit by hot weather with Gerard Butler thriller Angel Has Fallen in #1 spot and horror films Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark at #5 and Crawl at #7. For his home release, James recommends Wild Rose, about a Glaswegian woman dreaming of being a country singer starring Jessie Buckley.
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James Cameron-Wilson


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Simon Rose

The Business Of Film: Once Upon A Time In Hollywood

Simon Rose
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The Business Of Film: Once Upon A Time In Hollywood
James Cameron-Wilson looks at the latest UK box office figures, with Quentin Tarantino's Once Upon A Time In Hollywood storming into #1 position, despite its near three-hour length. Dora & The Lost City of Gold enters at #4, near-the-knuckle comedy Good Boys is in at #6 and Uglydolls debuts at #11. For his home release of the week, James admires the violent Western The Sisters Brothers, starring John C. Reilly and Joaquin Phoenix.
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James Cameron-Wilson


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Simon Rose

The Business of Film: Blinded By The Light

Simon Rose
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The Business of Film: Blinded By The Light
James Cameron-Wilson looks at the UK box office, still dominated by the rampaging Lion King. He recommends the 80s-set Blinded By The Light which enters at #4 though is less keen on The Art of Racing In The Rain, which didn't even make it into the top ten. For home release, his tip is Gloria Bell, starring Julianne Moore.
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James Cameron-Wilson


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Simon Rose

The Business of Film: Horrible Histories - The Romans

Simon Rose
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The Business of Film: Horrible Histories - The Romans
James Cameron-Wilson looks at an historic week for the UK box office with The Lion King roaring to £37m, with Disney also having #2 spot with Toy Story 4 and #10 with Aladdin. He reviews Horrible Histories: The Movie - Rotten Romans, a spin-off from the TV series ('#6) and The Current War, about the competition to supply the United States with Electricity (#8). For home release, he recommends the Blu-Ray release of Hal Ashby's 1978 triple Oscar-winner Coming Home, starring Jane Fonda and Jon Voight.
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James Cameron-Wilson


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Simon Rose

The Business of Film: The Lion King

Simon Rose
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The Business of Film: The Lion King
James Cameron-Wilson looks at the ferocious entry of The Lion King to the UK box office charts. debuting at #1 as the only new entry in the top 10 with a weekend gross of almost £17m, with a site average of £23,383. With Toy Story 4 and Aladdin, the top few slots are dominated by Disney. As well as lamenting the death of Rutger Hauer, For his DVD of the week, James reviews the challenging teen drama Five Feet Apart, recommending it as a complex, absorbing movie.
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James Cameron-Wilson


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Simon Rose

The Business of Film: Annabelle Comes Home

Simon Rose
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The Business of Film: Annabelle Comes Home
James Cameron-Wilson looks at a depressed UK box office, hit by the double whammy of hot weather and a bumper sporting weekend. Spider-Man reigns supreme with Annabelle Comes Home, 7th in a horror series, in at #3. Stuber is at #9 and Jarmusch's The Dead Don't Die debuts at #10. There's a review of the TV series Chernobyl, now out on DVD, as well as Colombian-set indigenous crime drama Birds of Passage, which James claims is "unlike anything I've ever seen before".
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James Cameron-Wilson


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Simon Rose

The Business of Film: Spider-Man Far From Home

Simon Rose
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The Business of Film: Spider-Man Far From Home
James Cameron-Wilson looks at the UK box office figures. Although attendances are still suffering from the hot weather, Spider-Man: Far From Home opened at #1 with a £14.1m gross, pushing Toy Story 4 into second place. Other new films include a Westlife doc, horror film Midsommar, the animated The Queen's Corgi and yet another Luc Besson female assassin movie, Anna. For home release, James recommends The Kindergarten Teacher starring Maggie Gyllenhaal.
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James Cameron-Wilson


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Simon Rose

The Business of Film: Yesterday

Simon Rose
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The Business of Film: Yesterday
James Cameron-Wilson looks at the UK box office, where the hot weather has once more hit admissions. Toy Story 4 still reigns supreme, with the Richard Curtis/Danny Boyle romcom Yesterday coming in at #2 with a very disappointing £2.2m take. Doc Apollo 11 debuts at #8. The recommended home release of the week is Loro from Great Beauty director Paolo Sorrentino, about Silvio Berlusconi.
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James Cameron-Wilson


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