Thursday, June 22, 2017

TRANSFORMERS 5 dominates screens

by Lau Chee Nien / 22 Jun 2017

Singapore - TRANSFORMERS: THE LAST KNIGHT (PG13) blasts into theatres with premium formats that include 3D and IMAX 3D.

Only two other films open and on limited screens: Mandarin-dubbed MAD WORLD 一念无明 (PG13) on 4 GV screens and THE PROMISE (PG13) playing at Lido only.

Thursday, June 15, 2017

DESPICABLE ME 3 breaks into cinemas

by  Lau Chee Nien  / 15 Jun 2017

Singapore - DESPICABLE ME 3 (PG) opens wide, including premium formats in 3D and IMAX.

Also new in theatres are THE HUNTER'S PRAYER (NC16) (7 Cathay screens), 77 HEARTBREAKS 原谅他77次 (NC16) (6 screens), ONCE UPON A TIME IN VENICE (M18 Edited) (7 screens) and DORAEMON THE MOVIE: NOBITA'S GREAT ADVENTURE IN THE ANTARCTIC KACHI KOCHI (PG) (11 screens).

VENICE is the fifth film this year in which an edited version with a less restrictive rating was released theatrically in lieu of an uncut version with a more restrictive rating.

Monday, June 12, 2017

THE MUMMY debuts at no. 1

by Lau Chee Nien / 12 Jun 2017

Singapore - THE MUMMY debuts at no. 1 with premium options that include IMAX and IMAX 3D.

Other new releases include DIDI'S DREAM “吃吃”的爱 (PG Edited) (10 screens), BAD GENIUS (PG) (7 screens), COLOSSAL (PG13) (7 screens), VICEROY'S HOUSE (PG) (3 Shaw screens) and FAIRY TAIL: DRAGON CRY (PG13) (4 GV screens).

DIDI'S DREAM is the fourth edited release of the year in which an uncut version was passed clean with a more restrictive rating. The other edited releases are MASTER (PG Edited), THE LIGHT BETWEEN OCEANS (PG Edited) and SUDDENLY 20 (PG Edited).


Thursday, June 8, 2017

Mummy vs. Amazon at Box Office

by Lau Chee Nien / 8 Jun 2017

Singapore - THE MUMMY (PG13) will attempt to replace WONDER WOMAN (PG) as the box office champion with premium options that include 3D and IMAX 3D. The Tom Cruise pic started with previews on Wednesday night.

Also opening are DIDI'S DREAM “吃吃”的爱 (PG Edited) (10 screens), COLOSSAL (PG13) (7 screens), BAD GENIUS (PG) (7 screens), VICEROY'S HOUSE (PG) (3 Shaw screens) and FAIRY TAIL: DRAGON CRY (PG13) (4 GV screens).

DIDI'S DREAM is the fourth edited release of the year in which an uncut version was passed clean with a more restrictive rating. The other edited releases are MASTER (PG Edited), THE LIGHT BETWEEN OCEANS (PG Edited) and SUDDENLY 20 (PG Edited).

Monday, June 5, 2017

WONDER WOMAN debuts with US$2.1m

by Lau Chee Nien / 5 Jun 2017

Singapore - WONDER WOMAN (PG) storms to the top of the box office with an estimated US$2,122,837 (S$2,933,716) after 5 days of release, including premium options 3D and IMAX 3D. The Themysciran pic opened on a Wednesday with Tuesday midnight sneaks.

Also new in theatres is BAYWATCH (M18) in third place and GOD OF WAR 荡寇风云 (NC16) in fourth place.

New releases on limited screens include 31 (R21) (2 screens), the full length CG feature RESIDENT EVIL: VENDETTA (M18) (5 screens) and Japanese anime, NAPPING PRINCESS (PG) (3 screens).


Thursday, June 1, 2017

WONDER WOMAN arrives in cinemas

by Lau Chee Nien / 1 Jun 2017

Singapore - WONDER WOMAN (PG) opens wide with premium formats that include 3D and IMAX 3D. The Amazonian princess first invaded theatres at midnight on Tuesday and opened a day early on Wednesday.

Also opening wide are BAYWATCH (M18) and GOD OF WAR 荡寇风云 (NC16) (13 screens).

New releases on limited screens include 31 (R21) (2 screens), the full length CG feature RESIDENT EVIL: VENDETTA (M18) (5 screens) and Japanese anime, NAPPING PRINCESS (PG) (3 screens).

Thursday, May 25, 2017

PIRATES 5 aiming to steal box office gold

by Lau Chee Nien / 25 May 2017

Singapore - PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: SALAZAR'S REVENGE (PG13) opens wide with premium options 3D and IMAX 3D after sneaking on Wednesday night. Also going wide is DIARY OF A WIMPY KID: THE LONG HAUL (PG).

Debuts with limited screens and sessions include HOUSE OF THE DISAPPEARED (PG) (9 screens), BEAUTIFUL ACCIDENT 美好的意外 (PG) (7 screens), DEALER/HEALER 毒。诫 (M18) (7 screens) and THE BEAUTIFUL FANTASTIC (PG) playing exclusively at Lido.

BAYWATCH (M18) sneaks over the weekend while WONDER WOMAN (PG) will open on Wednesday with Tuesday midnight sneaks.