Thursday, September 20, 2018

Johnny English strikes cinemas again!

by Lau Chee Nien / 20 Sep 2018

Singapore - JOHNNY ENGLISH STRIKES AGAIN (PG) attacks cinemas islandwide. Also launching wide is the reunion of the Young and Dangerous cast in GOLDEN JOB 黄金兄弟 (NC16) and South Korean period monster pic, MONSTRUM (PG13).

Other releases include Malaysian horror LANGSUIR (PG13) (15 screens), DESTINATION WEDDING (M18) (7 screens) starring Keanu Reeves and Winona Ryder, South Korean romance ON YOUR WEDDING DAY (NC16) (6 screens), Malaysian drama, RISE: INI KALILAH (PG) (6 screens), courtroom drama THE CHILDREN ACT (PG13) and Philippino comedy MISS GRANNY (PG13) (GV Plaza exclusive).

Monday, September 17, 2018

THE PREDATOR hunts down #1 spot

by Lau Chee Nien / 14 Sep 2018

Singapore - THE PREDATOR (M18) debuts at no. 1 with premium options that include IMAX.

A SIMPLE FAVOR (M18 Edited) and THE MYSTERY OF BURMA: BEYOND THE DOTE-HTA-WADDY (PG13) (5 Cathay screens) are the other two new entries in the top ten. FAVOR is the 11th edited release in cinemas this year and collects US$90,536 from 14 screens.

Other arrivals include THE HAPPYTIME MURDERS (M18), BEL CANTO (NC16) (7 screens) and MANDY (R21) (3 screens).

Filipino film THE HOWS OF US (PG13) opens on Friday (14 Sep) at 3 GV cinemas.


Thursday, September 13, 2018

THE PREDATOR arrives in theatres

by Lau Chee Nien / 13 Sep 2018

Singapore - THE PREDATOR (M18) debuts with premium options including IMAX.

A SIMPLE FAVOR (M18 Edited) and THE HAPPYTIME MURDERS (M18) also start in theatres. FAVOR is the 11th edited release in cinemas this year.

The following open on limited screens: BEL CANTO (NC16) (7 screens), THE MYSTERY OF BURMA: BEYOND THE DOTE-HTA-WADDY (PG13) (5 Cathay screens) and MANDY (R21) (3 screens).

Filipino film THE HOWS OF US (PG13) starts on Friday (14 Sep) at 3 GV cinemas.


Monday, September 10, 2018

THE NUN scares away the competition at #1

by Lau Chee Nien / 10 Sep 2018

Singapore -  THE NUN (NC16) debuts at no. 1 with premium options that include IMAX. It scared up an estimated US$656,359.

CRAZY RICH ASIANS (PG13) deposits another US$618,000 as it drops to no. 2. Its total gross as of Sunday is an estimated US$4,323,226.

PEPPERMINT (NC16), THE SPY GONE NORTH (PG) (4 screens), MY LITTLE MONSTER (PG) (4 Cathay screens), REPRISAL (NC16) (3 Shaw screens), BUFFALO BOYS (NC16) (3 screens) and THE WIFE (NC16 Edited) (Lido exclusive) are new in theatres this week.

BUFFALO BOYS, a Singapore-Indonesian co-production is the 6th local release of the year while THE WIFE is the 10th edited release of the year.

Thursday, September 6, 2018

THE NUN and PEPPERMINT go wide

by Lau Chee Nien / 6 Sep 2018

Singapore - THE NUN (NC16) and PEPPERMINT (NC16) open wide this week. Premium options for THE NUN include IMAX.

Other debuts include THE SPY GONE NORTH (PG) (4 screens), MY LITTLE MONSTER (PG) (4 Cathay screens), REPRISAL (NC16) (3 Shaw screens), BUFFALO BOYS (NC16) (3 screens) and THE WIFE (NC16 Edited) (Lido exclusive).

BUFFALO BOYS, a Singapore-Indonesian co-production is the 6th local release of the year while THE WIFE is the 10th edited release of the year.

On the arthouse circuit, SOUFRA (PG) starts at The Projector.

Monday, September 3, 2018

CRAZY RICH ASIANS are #1 for a 2nd Week

by Lau Chee Nien / 3 Sep 2018

Singapore  -  CRAZY RICH ASIANS (PG13) spends a 2nd weekend at no. 1 with an additional US$1.1 million from 47 screens for an estimated US$3,396,254 gross-to-date.

THE EQUALIZER 2 (NC16) is the highest debut at no. 2 with US$273,142 from 46 screens. Fellow top ten debuts include TEEN TITANS GO! TO THE MOVIES (PG) and EUROPE RAIDERS 欧洲攻略 (PG) (estimated US$80,169).

Other releases include KIN (PG13) (12 screens / US$31,184), MUNAFIK 2 (NC16) (8 Cathay screens), PAPILLON (M18), THOMAS & FRIENDS: BIG WORLD! BIG ADVENTURES! THE MOVIE (G) (GV screens), MIRAI (PG) (5 Cathay screens), GO BROTHER! 快把我哥带走 (PG) (2 FilmGarde screens) and PANDAS (G), an IMAX 3D documentary on 3 screens.

Thursday, August 30, 2018

THE EQUALIZER 2 attacks theatres

 by Lau Chee Nien / 30 Aug 2018

Singapore - THE EQUALIZER 2 (NC16) makes its way into theatres this weekend. Premium options include IMAX.

Other wide releases include TEEN TITANS GO! TO THE MOVIES (PG), EUROPE RAIDERS 欧洲攻略(PG), KIN (PG13), PAPILLON (M18) and THOMAS & FRIENDS: BIG WORLD! BIG ADVENTURES! THE MOVIE (G) (GV screens).

Malay horror sequel MUNAFIK 2 (NC16) sneaked on 29 August (Wednesday) and opens at 8 Cathay cinemas on Thursday. 

Debuts on limited screens include MIRAI (PG) (5 Cathay screens) and GO BROTHER! 快把我哥带走 (PG) (FilmGarde Bugis+ & Century Square). PANDAS (G), an IMAX 3D documentary plays on 3 screens.