Tuesday, October 17, 2017

HAPPY DEATH DAY leads new releases

by Lau Chee Nien / 18 Oct 2017

Singapore - Films opening on the Deepavali public holiday on Wednesday include HAPPY DEATH DAY (PG13) (estimated 31 screens), AMERICAN ASSASSIN (NC16) (28), FLATLINERS (PG13 Edited) (22) and ONLY THE BRAVE (PG13) (17).

DEATH and ASSASSIN also sneak on Tuesday midnight. FLATLINERS is the 18th edited release of the year and the 10th edited version released in lieu of a "passed clean" version with a more restrictive rating.

SKY HUNTER 天空猎 (PG13) opens on Thursday on 9 screens.



Monday, October 16, 2017

GEOSTORM rages at no. 1

by Lau Chee Nien / 16 Oct 2017

Singapore - GEOSTORM rules the box office with premium options that include 3D and IMAX 3D.

Other debuts in the top ten are NEVER SAY DIE 羞羞的铁拳 (PG13) (estimated 9 screens), THE CRUXIFIXION (M18) (11), AJIN: DEMI-HUMAN (NC16) (14) and MARY AND THE WITCH'S FLOWER (PG) (8).

HOME AGAIN (PG) misses the top ten despite opening on an estimated 20 screens.







Thursday, October 12, 2017

GEOSTORM hits cinemas

by Lau Chee Nien / 12 Oct 2017

Singapore - GEOSTORM (PG13) rages in cinemas this weekend with premium options that include 3D and IMAX 3D. Also new are HOME AGAIN (PG) (estimated 20 screens), AJIN: DEMI-HUMAN (NC16) (14), THE CRUXIFIXION (M18) (11), NEVER SAY DIE 羞羞的铁拳 (PG13) (9) and MARY AND THE WITCH'S FLOWER (PG) (8).

Monday, October 9, 2017

DRAGON beats Edited RUNNER

by Lau Chee Nien / 9 Oct 2017

Singapore - Wong Jing's CHASING THE DRAGON 追龙 (NC16) starring Andy Lau and Donnie Yen clinches the no. 1 spot with an estimated US$515,018. It's the third non-Hollywood title to reach no. 1 this year after KUNG FU YOGA 功夫瑜伽 功夫瑜伽 (PG13) and THE BATTLESHIP ISLAND (NC16).

BLADE RUNNER 2049 (NC16 Edited), which opens on more screens (including 3D and IMAX3) debuts in the runner-up spot with US$474,991.

Other entrants in the Top Ten include MONSTER FAMILY (PG) (7 Shaw screens) (estimated US$48,272), THE MIRACLES OF THE NAMIYA GENERAL STORE (PG) (7 screens) and MARK FELT: THE MAN WHO BROUGHT DOWN THE WHITE HOUSE (PG13) (10 screens).

Thursday, October 5, 2017

Edited BLADE RUNNER 2049 opens wide

by Lau Chee Nien / 5 Oct 2017

Singapore - BLADE RUNNER 2049 (NC16 Edited) opens wide with premium options that include 3D and IMAX 3D. It's the 17th edited release of the year, and the 9th edited film in lieu of an uncut version with a more restrictive rating.

Also opening wide is CHASING THE DRAGON 追龙 (NC16).

Other new releases include MARK FELT: THE MAN WHO BROUGHT DOWN THE WHITE HOUSE (PG13) (10 screens), MONSTER FAMILY (PG) (7 Shaw screens), THE MIRACLES OF THE NAMIYA GENERAL STORE (PG) (7 screens) and YOU MEAN THE WORLD TO ME 海墘新路(NC16) (GV VivoCity). YOU ARE MY SUNDAY (PG13) opens on Friday on 2 GV screens.

Monday, October 2, 2017

Edited KINGSMAN keeps THE FOREIGNER away from #1

by Lau Chee Nien / 2 Oct 2017

Singapore - KINGSMAN: THE GOLDEN CIRCLE (NC16 Edited) hangs on to the no. 1 spot for a second weekend. It grossed US$700,157 from 103 screens for a US$2,471,048 cume.

THE FOREIGNER starring Jackie Chan debuts at no. 2 with an estimated US$611,373. THE LEGO NINJAGO MOVIE (PG), which features Jackie Chan's vocal talents debuts at no. 3 with an estimated US$198,880. NINJAGO is also available in IMAX 3D.

Other new releases include THE MAN WITH THE IRON HEART (M18) (3 screens) and REVOLT (PG13) (2 Shaw screens).

Tan Pin Pin's documentary IN TIME TO COME (PG) opens exclusively at FilmGarde Bugis + with limited sessions. It's the 8th local cinematic release this year.

Thursday, September 28, 2017

THE FOREIGNER arrives in cinemas

by Lau Chee Nien / 28 Sep 2017

Singapore - THE FOREIGNER (NC16) arrives in theatres this weekend. And it's a double dose of Jackie Chan, as he can also be heard voicing a supporting role in THE LEGO NINJAGO MOVIE (PG), which will be available in IMAX 3D.

Other new releases include THE MAN WITH THE IRON HEART (M18) (3 screens) and REVOLT (PG13) (2 Shaw screens).

Tan Pin Pin's documentary IN TIME TO COME (PG) opens exclusively at FilmGarde Bugis + with limited sessions. It's the 8th local cinematic release this year.