Thursday, January 17, 2019

GLASS and THE UPSIDE debut this week

by Lau Chee Nien / 17 Jan 2018

Singapore - GLASS (PG13) debuts with premium options including IMAX. Other new releases include THE UPSIDE (PG13) and SWING KIDS (NC16).

AIRPOCALYPSE 天气预爆 (PG) (5 screens), THE VANISHING (NC16) (4 Shaw screens) and THE OLD MAN & THE GUN (PG13) (Lido, Projector) open on limited screens.

Specialty release STORM BOY (PG) starts at two new independent cinemas - Salt Media @ Capital Towers and EagleWings Cinematics.

Thursday, December 27, 2018

MARY POPPINS RETURNS on X'mas!

by Lau Chee Nien / 27 Dec 2018

Singapore - MARY POPPINS RETURNS (PG) officially opens on Christmas (Tuesday) after a weekend of previews.

Debuts on Thursday include THE POSSESSION OF HANNAH GRACE (NC16), DRAGON BALL SUPER: BROLY (PG13), TAKE POINT (NC16) (Cathay cinemas), MIA AND THE WHITE LION (PG) (Shaw screens) and BACKTRACE (PG13) (Lido exclusive).

Sneaks include INSTANT FAMILY (NC16), SUZZANNA: BERNAPAS DALAM KUBUR / BURIED ALIVE (M18) (Cathay, WE cinemas) and I WANT TO EAT YOUR PANCREAS (PG) (FilmGarde cinemas).

On the arts circuit, GIRL (R21) debuts at GV Paya Lebar on 28 and 29 December.

Thursday, December 20, 2018

BUMBLEBEE takes off island wide

by Lau Chee Nien / 20 Dec 2018

Singapore - BUMBLEBEE (PG13) opens wide following a week of previews. Premium options include 3D and IMAX 3D.

MASTER Z: THE IP MAN LEGACY 叶问外传:张天志 (PG13 Edited) kicks off as the 16th edited release this year, and the 6th in which an edited version is released in lieu of an uncut version with a tighter rating.

ONCE UPON A DEADPOOL (PG13), a re-cut version of DEADPOOL 2 with new scenes returns on selected screens; while BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY SING-ALONG (M18) replaces the regular version. 

CITIES OF LAST THINGS 幸福城市 (R21), which opened the recently concluded 29th Singapore International Film Festival opens at The Cathay, Orchard Cineleisure and the Projector.

Monday, December 17, 2018

AQUAMAN kicks off with US$2.3m; SPIDER-VERSE with US$584K

by Lau Chee Nien / 17 Dec 2018

Singapore - AQUAMAN (PG13) swims into the no. 1 spot with an estimated US$2,303,110. Premium options include 3D and IMAX 3D.

SPIDER-MAN: INTO THE SPIDER-VERSE (PG) webs in at no. 2 with US$230,136 from 35 screens. Its cume including previews is US$584,850.

MORE THAN BLUE 比悲伤更悲伤的故事 (PG13) (8 Cathay screens) is the other sole top ten debut; ANNA AND THE APOCALYPSE (M18) (6 Shaw screens) and THREE WORDS TO FOREVER (PG) (4 GV screens) are the other new releases.

Among holdovers, RALPH BREAKS THE INTERNET: WRECK-IT-RALPH 2 (PG) has grossed US$2,348,138.

Thursday, December 13, 2018

AQUAMAN and SPIDER-MAN battle at box office

by Lau Chee Nien / 13 Dec 2018

Singapore - AQUAMAN (PG13) swims into theatres. Premium options include 3D and IMAX 3D. Also swingin' into cinemas is the animated SPIDER-MAN: INTO THE SPIDER-VERSE (PG).

Other debuts include MORE THAN BLUE 比悲伤更悲伤的故事 (PG13) (8 Cathay screens), ANNA AND THE APOCALYPSE (M18) (6 Shaw screens) and THREE WORDS TO FOREVER (PG) (4 GV screens).

BUMBLEBEE (PG13) sneaks from 14 Dec (Fri). Premium options include 3D.

Over at the Projector, SORRY TO BOTHER YOU (R21) starts on 14 Dec (Fri); THEY SHALL NOT GROW OLD (PG13) is scheduled to play on 15 & 16 Dec.

Monday, December 10, 2018

MORTAL ENGINES debuts at no. 1

by Lau Chee Nien / 10 Dec 2018

Singapore - MORTAL ENGINES (PG) grossed US$377,627 from 34 screens for a no. 1 debut. Add in previews and the cume stands at US$456,878. Premium options include 3D and IMAX 3D.

WIDOWS (NC16) collects an estimated US$80,292 for a no. 7 start. Also making a top ten debut is UNSTOPPABLE (PG13) (7 screens).

Other new releases include ASIH (PG13) (8 Cathay screens), THE BIG BAD FOX AND OTHER TALES (PG?) (6 Shaw screens), THE WRATH (NC16) (5 GV screens), MI (PG13) (3 Cathay screens) and LIFE ITSELF (NC16) (Lido, nex) (US$5,370).

Thursday, December 6, 2018

MORTAL ENGINES roar into theatres

by Lau Chee Nien / 6 Dec 2018

Singapore - MORTAL ENGINES (PG) roar into theatres this week with premium options in 3D and IMAX 3D.

Other releases include WIDOWS (NC16), ASIH (PG13) (8 Cathay screens), UNSTOPPABLE (PG13) (7 screens), THE BIG BAD FOX AND OTHER TALES (PG?) (6 Shaw screens), THE WRATH (NC16) (5 GV screens), MI (PG13) (3 Cathay screens) and LIFE ITSELF (NC16) (Lido, nex).

SPIDER-MAN: INTO THE SPIDER-VERSE (PG) sneaks from Thursday all the way through to its opening next week.