Monday, February 20, 2017

JOHN WICK 2 is #1

by Lau Chee Nien / 20 Feb 2017

Singapore - JOHN WICK: CHAPTER TWO (M18) takes the top spot this weekend. A CURE FOR WELLNESS (M18) is the only other new film in the top ten.

Debuts include THE SPACE BETWEEN US (PG), JACKIE (NC16), MANCHESTER BY THE SEA (NC16), ALONE IN BERLIN (PG13) and LOVE CONTRACTUALLY 合约男女 (NC16).









Thursday, February 16, 2017

JOHN WICK is back!

by Lau Chee Nien / 16 Feb 2017

Singapore - JOHN WICK: CHAPTER TWO (M18) shoots into theatres this weekend along with fellow wide releases THE SPACE BETWEEN US (PG) and A CURE FOR WELLNESS (M18).

Oscar contenders starting in cinemas include JACKIE (NC16) and the single screen with limited sessions MANCHESTER BY THE SEA (NC16).

Also opening in limited release are ALONE IN BERLIN (PG13) at Lido only and LOVE CONTRACTUALLY 合约男女 (NC16) at FilmGarde cinemas.


Monday, February 13, 2017

LEGO BATMAN and FIFTY SHADES DARKER conquer box office

by Lau Chee Nien / 13 Feb 2017

Singapore - THE LEGO BATMAN MOVIE (PG) blasts into theatres at no. 1 with an estimated US$477,786 (S$680K). Premium options include 3D and IMAX 3D.

Kinky sequel FIFTY SHADES DARKER (R21) comes right behind at no. 2 with an estimated US$365,366 (S$520K).

COOK UP A STORM 决战食神 (PG) debuts in fifth place, while THE FOUNDER (PG13) and SILENCE (NC16) start outside the top ten.

Last week's reigning champion RESIDENT EVIL: THE FINAL CHAPTER (NC16) has grossed an estimated US$1.15m (S$1.63m) to date.

Thursday, February 9, 2017

LEGO BATMAN and FIFTY SHADES DARKER opens

by Lau Chee Nien / 9 Feb 2017

Singapore - THE LEGO BATMAN MOVIE (PG) is the widest opening new film with premium options that include 3D and IMAX 3D.  FIFTY SHADES DARKER (R21) also opens wide, or as wide as the law allows a R21 rated film to go.

Other new releases are THE FOUNDER (PG13), SILENCE (NC16) and opening on a Friday - COOK UP A STORM 决战食神 (PG).

JOHN WICK: CHAPTER TWO (M18) sneaks.

Monday, February 6, 2017

RESIDENT EVIL: THE FINAL CHAPTER is #1

by Lau Chee Nien / 6 Feb 2017

Singapore - RESIDENT EVIL: THE FINAL CHAPTER (NC16) explodes at no. 1 with premium options that include IMAX 3D and 3D. It's the only newcomer in the top ten.

Other debuts include BUDDIES IN INDIA 大闹天竺 (PG13) and A KIND OF MURDER (PG13).

ELLE (M18), the Oscar Best Foreign Language Film opens exclusively at the Projector with limited sessions.







Thursday, February 2, 2017

RESIDENT EVIL returns to cinemas

by Lau Chee Nien / 2 Feb 2017

Singapore - RESIDENT EVIL: THE FINAL CHAPTER (NC16) is the only wide opening film challenging the Lunar New Year holdovers this weekend. It's also available in 3D and IMAX 3D.

Also opening are BUDDIES IN INDIA 大闹天竺 (PG13) and A KIND OF MURDER (PG13).

ELLE (M18), the Oscar Best Foreign Language Film plays exclusively at the Projector with limited sessions.

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

KUNG FU YOGA is CNY B.O. Champ

by Lau Chee Nien / 31 Jan 2017

Singapore - KUNG FU YOGA 功夫瑜伽 (PG13) ruled the box office over the Lunar New Year weekend. The Jackie Chan action vehicle sneaked on Thursday and opened on Friday with an estimated US$964,600 (S$1.37m) gross through to Sunday. It grossed an estimated US$1.3m (S$1.85m) after Monday's takings were counted.

xXx: THE RETURN OF XAVIER CAGE (PG13), which topped the box office last weekend claimed the runners-up spot. The Stephen Chow produced JOURNEY TO THE WEST 2: THE DEMONS STRIKE BACK 西游2: 伏妖篇  (PG) (which opened on Saturday) landed in third place, while local films TAKE 2 遇见贵人 (PG13) and THE FORTUNE HANDBOOK 财神爷 (PG) round up the top five.