Thursday, September 29, 2016

MISS PEREGRINE and DEEPWATER HORIZON debut

by Lau Chee Nien / 29 Sep 2016

Singapore - MISS PEREGRINE'S HOME FOR PECULIAR CHILDREN (PG13) and DEEPWATER HORIZON (PG13) will battle to be the top debut. DEEPWATER is also opening in IMAX.

Other new releases include THE GIRL WITH ALL THE GIFTS (NC16 Edited), I BELONGED TO YOU 从你的全世界路过 (PG) and SEOUL STATION (NC16)

IMPERIUM (M18 Edited) and SOUTHSIDE WITH YOU (PG13) open on limited screens.

Monday, September 26, 2016

THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN rides up to #1

by Lau Chee Nien / 26 Sep 2016

Singapore - THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN (PG13) debut atop with an estimated US$368,705 (S$500K, including IMAX). STORKS (PG) lands in the runner-up spot with an estimated US$221K (S$300k).

Last week's top film SULLY (PG13) drops to third place. It's cume currently stands at US$846K (S$1.15m). 

Other debuts include A CHINESE ODYSSEY PART THREE 大话西游 3 (PG13), FLORENCE FOSTER JENKINS (PG) and THE 9TH LIFE OF LOUIS DRAX (PG13).

THE HOLLARS (PG13) opens on a single screen.


Thursday, September 22, 2016

THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN stomps into theatres

by Lau Chee Nien / 22 Sep 2016

Singapore - THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN (PG13) rides into cinemas after sneaks on Wednesday (including IMAX). Other wide releases include STORKS (PG), FLORENCE FOSTER JENKINS (PG), A CHINESE ODYSSEY 3 大话西游 3 (PG13) and THE 9TH LIFE OF LOUIS DRAX (PG13).

THE HOLLARS (PG) opens on a single screen.




Monday, September 19, 2016

SULLY ascends and lands at #1

by Lau Chee Nien / 19 Sep 2016

Singapore - SULLY (PG13) ascends and lands in the no. 1 spot in its second weekend, while highest debut BRIDGET JONES'S BABY (NC16) lands in the runner-up spot.

Other debuts include MORGAN (NC16), BLAIR WITCH (NC16), S STORM S 风暴 (NC16), OPERATION CHROMITE (NC16) and CRAYON SHINCHAN THE MOVIE: FAST ASLEEP! THE GREAT ASSAULT ON THE DREAMING WORLD (PG).

Films opening on limited screens include MARAUDERS (NC16) and WILD OATS (PG13).




Thursday, September 15, 2016

BRIDGET JONES returns to cinemas with baby

by Lau Chee Nien / 15 Sep 2016

Singapore - BRIDGET JONES'S BABY (NC16) leads a bunch of new releases that include MORGAN (NC16), BLAIR WITCH (NC16), S STORM S 风暴 (NC16), OPERATION CHROMITE (NC16) and CRAYON SHINCHAN THE MOVIE: FAST ASLEEP! THE GREAT ASSAULT ON THE DREAMING WORLD (PG).

Films opening on limited screens include MARAUDERS (NC16) and WILD OATS (PG13).

Monday, September 12, 2016

THE SECRET LIFE OF PETS #1 for a 2nd Weekend

by Lau Chee Nien / 12 Sep 2016

Singapore - THE SECRET LIFE OF PETS (PG) holds onto no. 1 for a second weekend, grossing an additional US$490K for a US$2.1m cume. *

SULLY (PG13) is the highest debut with an estimated US$355K (S$480K), followed by KUBO AND THE TWO STRINGS (PG) with US$203K. **

MY LOVE, SINEMA 放映爱 (PG), the 10th local release of the year picks up an estimated US$49,192 (S$66,424).

Other debuts include MIKE AND DAVE NEED WEDDING DATES (M18) and CAFE SOCIETY (PG).

Thursday, September 8, 2016

SULLY leads new releases

by Lau Chee Nien / 8 Sep 2016

Singapore - SULLY (PG13) arrives in cinemas in both 2D and IMAX versions over the long Selamat Hari Haji holiday weekend.

Other new releases include KUBO AND THE TWO STRINGS (PG), MIKE AND DAVE NEED WEDDING DATES (M18) and MY LOVE, SINEMA 放映爱(PG13), the 10th local release of the year.

Woody Allen's CAFE SOCIETY (PG) opens on limited screens.

Monday, September 5, 2016

PETS dominate while TRAIN TO BUSAN continues to soar

by Lau Chee Nien / 8 Sep 2016

Singapore - THE SECRET LIFE OF PETS (PG) opens at no. 1 with premium offerings including 3D and IMAX 3D.

Other debuts include PETE'S DRAGON (PG) (also in 3D), MECHANIC: RESURRECTION (NC16), WAR DOGS (M18) and LIFE ON THE LINE (PG13).

Meanwhile, there's no stopping TRAIN TO BUSAN (NC16). Despite dropping into second place, the zombie thriller grossed a further US$338,554 (S$460,258) and reached a new peak of US$3.24m (S$4.41m). It's now the highest grossing Asian film of the year ahead of MERMAID 美人鱼 (PG) (US$3,110,642) and LONG LONG TIME AGO 我们的故事 (PG13) (US$2,951,207).


Sunday, September 4, 2016

THE SECRET LIFE OF PETS aims for no. 1 debut

by Lau Chee Nien / 1 Sep 2016

Singapore - THE SECRET LIFE OF PETS (PG) lead the list of new releases that include PETE'S DRAGON (PG), MECHANIC: RESURRECTION (NC16), WAR DOGS (M18) and LIFE ON THE LINE (PG13).

Both PETS and PETE'S DRAGON are also screening in 3D, with PETS also available in IMAX 3D.