Thursday, December 14, 2017

THE LAST JEDI blasts into cinemas

by Lau Chee Nien / 14 Dec 2017

Singapore - STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI (PG) blasts onto screens this weekend. Premium formats include 3D and IMAX 3D.

Other debuts include WONDER (PG) and NARRATAGE (PG13 Edited) (4 GV screens). NARRATAGE is the 22nd edited release of the year, and the 12th in which an edited version is released in lieu of a "passed clean" version with a higher age restriction.

THE THOUSAND FACES OF DUNJIA 奇门遁甲 (PG) opens on Friday.





Monday, December 11, 2017

MURDER reigns for second week

by Lau Chee Nien / 11 Dec 2017

Singapore - The detective continues his investigation as MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS (PG) spends a second week at no. 1. Meanwhile, COCO (PG) climbs a notch up to no. 2. As reported in Deadline, the Pixar hit has been performing strongly in many territories, including Singapore where it only dips 7% in its third weekend.

PADDINGTON 2 (PG) is the highest debut in fourth place (with premium options that include IMAX).

Also squeezing into the top ten are new releases A TAXI DRIVER (PG13) (9 screens) and BIRTH OF THE DRAGON (PG) (8 Cathay screens) and no. 9 and no. 10 respectively.

Thursday, December 7, 2017

PADDINGTON 2 is widest new release

by Lau Chee Nien / 7 Dec 2017

Singapore - PADDINGTON 2 (PG) opens wide, including IMAX screens.

Other new releases include A TAXI DRIVER (PG13) (9 screens) and BIRTH OF THE DRAGON (PG) (8 Cathay screens). SERPENT (NC16) and MADAME (M18) open exclusively at Lido.

Indian-Singapore co-production CHENNAI 2 SINGAPORE (PG13), which starts on 2 Cathay screens is the 10th local release of the year.

Monday, December 4, 2017

MURDER arrives at no. 1 station

by Lau Chee Nien / 4 Dec 2017

Singapore - MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS (PG) debuts at no. 1 with an estimated US$602,999 from 41 screens. Former champ JUSTIC LEAGUE (PG) dips down to the runner-up spot. The DC super friends have collected an estimated US$5,035,651 to date.

Other top ten releases include DADDY'S HOME 2 (PG) with a US$126,636 cume from 29 screens (including previews) at no. 5, THE BRINK 狂兽 (NC16) (19 screens) at no. 8 and FIREWORKS, SHOULD WE SEE IT FROM THE SIDE OR THE BOTTOM? (PG) (7 screens) at no. 10.

Also new are THE STAR (PG) (US$8,562 / 6 GV screens), THE MAN WHO INVENTED CHRISTMAS (PG) (6 Shaw screens), FATE/STAY NIGHT: HEAVEN'S FEEL - I. PRESAGE FLOWER (NC16) (6 GV screens) and ALONE (NC16) (Lido only).

Thursday, November 30, 2017

MURDER and DH2 open wide

by Lau Chee Nien / 30 Nov 2017

Singapore - MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS (PG) and DADDY'S HOME 2 (PG) open wide this weekend.

Other new releases include THE BRINK 狂兽 (NC16) (19 screens), FIREWORKS, SHOULD WE SEE IT FROM THE SIDE OR THE BOTTOM? (PG) (7 screens), THE MAN WHO INVENTED CHRISTMAS (PG) (6 Shaw screens), THE STAR (PG) (6 GV screens), FATE/STAY NIGHT: HEAVEN'S FEEL - I. PRESAGE FLOWER (NC16) (6 GV screens) and ALONE (NC16) (Lido only)

PADDINGTON 2 (PG) sneaks over the weekend (including IMAX).

Monday, November 27, 2017

COCO is top debut; JL and ABTM 4 still tops

by Lau Chee Nien / 27 Nov 2017

Singapore - JUSTICE LEAGUE (PG) and AH BOYS TO MEN 4 新兵正传 IV (PG13) hold on to the top two spots at the box office. The highest debut is COCO (PG).

JUSTICE LEAGUE has grossed an estimated US$4,280,618 while ABTM4's cume is an estimated US$3,128,716. The Jack Neo directed pic is now the highest grossing Asian film of the year, surpassing KUNG FU YOGA 功夫瑜伽 (PG13) 's US$2,682,592 total.

COCO is the highest debut with US$338,981 (including previews). Other new releases include POKEMON THE MOVIE: I CHOOSE YOU (PG) and MANHUNT (NC16). A Japanese language version of POKEMON also screens exclusively at GV Plaza.

Thursday, November 23, 2017

COCO leads bunch of new releases

by Lau Chee Nien / 23 Nov 2017

Singapore - COCO (PG), MANHUNT (NC16) and POKEMON THE MOVIE: I CHOOSE YOU (PG) open wide this weekend. A Japanese language version of POKEMON also screens exclusively at GV Plaza.

Opening on limited screens are THE GOLDEN MONK 降魔传(PG13) (11 screens), BATTLE OF THE SEXES (M18) (8 screens), WIND RIVER (M18 Edited) (6 Shaw screens) and BACK TO BURGUNDY (M18) (Lido and The Projector). WIND RIVER is the 21st edited release of the year.