Thursday, November 15, 2018

THE CRIMES OF GRINDELWALD come to cinemas

by Lau Chee Nien / 15 Nov 2018

Singapore - FANTASTIC BEASTS: THE CRIMES OF GRINDELWALD (PG) opens this week with premium options that includes 3D and IMAX 3D.

POKEMON THE MOVIE: THE POWER OF US (PG) opens at  GV and Cathay cinemas with a Japanese dialogue version playing at GV Plaza only.

Films opening on limited screens include:
DARK FIGURE OF CRIME (NC16) (7 cinemas)
THE ROPE CURSE (PG13) 粽邪 (6 screens)
7UJUH (NC16) (5 Cathay cinemas)
BURN THE STAGE: THE MOVIE (PG) (5 Shaw cinemas)
WONDERFUL GHOST (PG) (3 GV cinemas)
CLINGING WITH HATE (PG?) (3 Cathay screens)
ONE NATION, ONE KING (NC16) (Lido)

Monday, November 12, 2018

BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY ascends to no. 1

by Lau Chee Nien / 12 Nov 2018

Singapore - BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY (M18) captures the no. 1 spot in its second weekend, becoming the 3rd release this year to ascend to no. 1 after starting in a lower position.

ICEMAN: THE TIME TRAVELER 冰封侠:时空行者 (PG13), THE GIRL IN THE SPIDER'S WEB (NC16 With Edits) and OVERLORD (M18) debut in the top ten in positions no. 3, 5 and 6 respectively.

Other releases include THUGS OF HINDOSTAN (PG13) (GV and Carnival Cinemas Shaw Tower), GINTAMA 2: RULES ARE MEANT TO BE BROKEN (PG13) (7 GV screens) and KAFIR (PG13) (5 Cathay screens).


Thursday, November 8, 2018

THE GIRL IN THE SPIDER'S WEB debuts on Tuesday

by Lau Chee Nien / 8 Nov 2018

Singapore - THE GIRL IN THE SPIDER'S WEB (NC16 With Edits) gets a head start with a Tuesday opening on 6 Nov. OVERLORD (M18) and ICEMAN: THE TIME TRAVELER 冰封侠:时空行者 (PG13) are the other two wide releases.

THUGS OF HINDOSTAN (PG13) opens at GV cinemas and Carnival Cinemas Shaw Tower; GINTAMA 2: RULES ARE MEANT TO BE BROKEN (PG13) opens on 7 GV screens; KAFIR (PG13) opens on 5 Cathay screens.

GIRL is the 14th edited release of the year and the 5th in which a "Passed Clean" version gets shelved in lieu of an edited cut with a less restrictive rating.

Monday, November 5, 2018

THE NUTCRACKER AND THE FOUR REALMS tops box office

by Lau Chee Nien / 5 Nov 2018

Singapore - THE NUTCRACKER AND THE FOUR REALMS (PG) debut at no. 1 with US$261,890. Premium options include 3D.

BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY (M18), which includes IMAX options, THE HOUSE WITH A CLOCK IN ITS WALLS (PG) and RAMPANT (NC16) are the other wide releases starting in positions 2 through 4 respectively.

HOUSE grossed US$166,396 while RAMPANT grossed an estimated US$159,919.

KUNG FU LEAGUE 功夫联盟 (PG) (10 screens), LUCID DREAMS 喜怒哀乐 (PG13) (6 screens), FIRST LOVE (PG13) (4 GV screens) and GOL DAN GINCU VOL. 2 (3 Cathay screens) are the other new films.

Thursday, November 1, 2018

Cinemas will Rock You this Weekend!

by Lau Chee Nien / 1 Nov 2018

Singapore - Four films open wide this weekend, led by the Freddie Mercury biopic BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY (M18),  which includes IMAX options.

THE NUTCRACKER AND THE FOUR REALMS (PG), THE HOUSE WITH A CLOCK IN ITS WALLS (PG) and RAMPANT (NC16) are the other wide releases.

KUNG FU LEAGUE 功夫联盟 (PG) (10 screens), LUCID DREAMS 喜怒哀乐 (PG13) (6 screens), FIRST LOVE (PG13) (4 GV screens) and GOL DAN GINCU VOL. 2 (3 Cathay screens) also debut.

Monday, October 29, 2018

VENOM holds at no. 1 for 4th week!

by Lau Chee Nien / 29 Oct 2018

Singapore - VENOM (PG13) continues to dominate the box office with a 4th weekend at no. 1. It collects another US$187,096 from 45 screens, more than any of the new releases. The Sony Marvel pic has now grossed US$3,997,131.

HUNTER KILLER (NC16) is the top debut at no. 2 with an estimated US$166,667. HALLOWEEN (M18) opens at no. 3 with US$153,029 (the cume is US$183,874 including previews). Local zombie comedy ZOMBIEPURA 尸杀军营 (PG13) starts at no. 5 with an estimated US$105,657. It's the 7th local release of the year.

BAD TIMES AT THE EL ROYALE (NC16), BEAUTIFUL BOY (M18 Passed with Cuts), SANTET (NC16), THE INHABITANT (NC16) and AFTER EVERYTHING (M18) (Lido exclusive) are the other releases. BEAUTIFUL BOY is the 13th edited or "Pass with Cuts" release of the year.

Thursday, October 25, 2018

It's Trick or Treat with HALLOWEEN

by Lau Chee Nien / 25 Oct 2018

Singapore - HALLOWEEN (M18) goes trick-or-treating, HUNTER KILLER (NC16) enters theatres and ZOMBIEPURA 尸杀军营 (PG13) infects multiple screens this final weekend of October. ZOMBIEPURA is the 7th local release of the year.

BAD TIMES AT THE EL ROYALE (NC16), BEAUTIFUL BOY (M18 Passed with Cuts), SANTET (NC16), THE INHABITANT (NC16) and AFTER EVERYTHING (M18) (Lido exclusive) are the other debuts. BEAUTIFUL BOY is the 13th edited or "Pass with Cuts" release of the year.

THE TRAVELLING CAT CHRONICLES (PG) opens on 26 Oct (Fri) at 4 cinemas.