Thursday, July 19, 2018

SICARIO: DAY OF THE SOLDADO leads new releases

by Lau Chee Nien / 19 July 2018

Singapore - SICARIO: DAY OF THE SOLDADO (NC16), UNFRIENDED: DARK WEB (M18) and SECRETS IN THE HOT SPRING 切小金家的旅馆 (PG13) open wide this weekend.

Other new releases include THE MERMAID: LAKE OF THE DEAD (PG13) (8 screens), SIBERIA (R21) (3 screens) and K SEVEN STORIES EPISODE 1 [R:B ~BLAZE~] (GV Plaza only).

Monday, July 16, 2018

SKYSCRAPER fails to tower over ANT-MAN AND THE WASP

by Lau Chee Nien / 16 July 2018

Singapore - ANT-MAN AND THE WASP (PG13) holds on to no. 1 for a second weekend. It has grossed US$2,971,816 to date.

SKYSCRAPER (PG13) debuts at no. 2 with premium options in 3D and IMAX 3D. Its total gross is US$905,444 (including previews).

HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA 3: A MONSTER VACATION (PG13) starts at no. 3 with US$405,142.

Also opening wide is BROTHER OF THE YEAR (PG13).

SHOPLIFTERS (M18) opens on 4 GV screens while SWIMMING WITH MEN (PG13) begins on 3 Shaw screens.

Thursday, July 12, 2018

SKYSCRAPER aims for high debut

by Lau Chee Nien / 12 July 2018

Singapore - SKYSCRAPER (PG13) opens wide this weekend. Premium options include 3D and IMAX 3D.

Also going wide are HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA 3: A MONSTER VACATION (PG13) and BROTHER OF THE YEAR (PG13).

SHOPLIFTERS (M18) opens on 4 GV screens while SWIMMING WITH MEN (PG13) begins on 3 Shaw screens.


Monday, July 9, 2018

ANT-MAN AND THE WASP debuts with US$1.8m

by Lau Chee Nien / 9 July 2018

Singapore - ANT-MAN AND THE WASP (PG) opens at no. 1 with US$1,805,513. Premium options include 3D and IMAX 3D for the latest Marvel pic that debuts on Wednesday (4 July).

Releases on Thursday include ESCAPE PLAN 2 (PG13), BELIEVER (NC16) (7 screens), BURNING (M18) (7 screens) and CRAYON SHINCHAN THE MOVIE: BAKUMORI! KUNG FU BOYS - RAMEN CHAOS (PG) (4 GV screens).








Thursday, July 5, 2018

ANT-MAN AND THE WASP aims for big debut

by Lau Chee Nien / 5 July 2018

Singapore - ANT-MAN AND THE WASP (PG) leads the new releases with premium options in 3D and IMAX 3D. The latest Marvel pic opens on a Wednesday (4 July).

Films that debut on Thursday include ESCAPE PLAN 2 (PG13), BELIEVER (NC16) (7 screens), BURNING (M18) (7 screens) and CRAYON SHINCHAN THE MOVIE: BAKUMORI! KUNG FU BOYS - RAMEN CHAOS (PG) (4 GV screens).

BROTHER OF THE YEAR (PG13) sneaks over the weekend.

As part of Pink Screen by The Projector, limited sessions for BPM (BEATS PER MINUTE) (R21?), KIKI (R21), TOMBOY (NC16) and GOD'S OWN COUNTRY (R21?) will screen over the next 3 weekends from 7 to 22 July.

Monday, July 2, 2018

I2, JWFK and O8 lock in on Top 3

by Lau Chee Nien / 2 July 2018

Singapore - Holdovers command the top three as INCREDIBLES 2 (PG) spends a 2nd week at no. 1. JURASSIC WORLD: FALLEN KINGDOM (PG13) and OCEAN'S EIGHT (PG13) maintain their chart positions at no. 2 and 3 respectively.

INCREDIBLES 2 added another US$638,168 for a US$4,020,056 cume while FALLEN KINGDOM gobbled up US$399,374 for a US$7,144,055 gross-to-date.

HOTEL ARTEMIS (NC16 Edited) is the highest debut at no. 4 with US$75,918 from 29 screens.

Thursday, June 28, 2018

3 Edited Films Amongst New Releases

by Lau Chee Nien / 28 June 2018

Singapore - HOTEL ARTEMIS (NC16 Edited) leads a bunch of wide releases that include BUYER BEWARE 吉屋 (PG13 Edited), and ANIMAL WORLD 动物世界 (PG13) (Sneak Thursday; Opens Friday).

OVER DRIVE (8 screens), DANUR 2: MADDAH (PG13) (7 GV screens), DORAEMON THE MOVIE: NOBITA'S TREASURE ISLAND (PG) (5 screens: Mandarin version; 1 screen: Japanese version), DISOBEDIENCE (R21) (2 Cathay screens),  GOTTI (M18) (Lido exclusive) and THE BRITS ARE COMING (M18 Edited) (Lido exclusive) are the other debuts.

HOTEL ARTEMIS, BUYER BEWARE and THE BRITS ARE COMING are the 6th, 7th and 8th edited releases of the year; while BUYER is also the 3rd edited release in which a "Passed Clean" version with a more restrictive rating is shelved for the theatrical release.