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This week’s UK & US Cinemas: Top 10 grossing movies

UK Cinemas: Top 10 Grossing Films

01: The Ugly Truth
02: G.I. Joe: The Rise Of Cobra
03: Harry Potter And The Half Blood Prince
04: G-Force
05: The Proposal
06: The Taking Of Pelham 123
07: Ice Age: Dawn Of The Dinosaurs
08: Orphan
09: The Hangover
10: Coco Before Chanel

US Cinemas: Top 10 Grossing Films

01: G.I. Joe: The Rise Of Cobra
02: Julie & Julia
03: G-Force
04: Harry Potter And The Half Blood Prince
05: Funny People
06: The Ugly Truth
07: A Perfect Getaway
08: Aliens In The Attic
09: Orphan
10: (500) Days Of Summer

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August 13, 2009 Posted by | Movies | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Top 10 selling console games in the UK this week

The top 10 selling console games on various formats in the UK this week.

01: Ashes Cricket
02: Wii Sports Resort
03: Wii Fit
04: Tiger Woods PGA Tour
05: Fight Night Round 4
06: Harry Potter And The Half Blood Prince
07: Call Of Juarez: Bound in Blood
08: Mario Kart
09: G-Force
10: The Sims 3

August 10, 2009 Posted by | Games | , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

This week’s UK & US Cinemas: Top 10 grossing movies

UK Cinemas: Top 10 Grossing Films, For week ending 02 August 2009

01: Harry Potter And The Half Blood Prince
02: G-Force
03: The Taking Of Pelham
04: The Proposal
05: Ice Age: Dawn Of The Dinosaurs
06: Land Of The Lost
07: Bruno
08: The Hangover
09: Coco Before Chanel
10: Love Aaj Kal

US Cinemas: Top 10 Grossing Films, For week ending 02 August 2009

01: Funny People
02: Harry Potter And The Half Blood Prince
03: G-Force
04: The Ugly Truth
05: Aliens In The Attic
06: Orphan
07: Ice Age: Dawn Of The Dinosaurs
08: The Hangover
09: The Proposal
10: Transformers: Revenge Of The Fallen

August 4, 2009 Posted by | Movies | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

UK cinemas: Top 10 grossing films

01: Harry Potter And The Half Blood Prince

Starring: Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson, Jim Broadbent, Helena Bonham Carter
Director: David Yates
Written by: Steve Kloves, J.K. Rowling
Type: SciFi/Fantasy
Length: 2:33
Voldemort is tightening his grip on both the Muggle and wizarding worlds and Hogwarts is no longer the safe haven it once was. Harry suspects that dangers may even lie within the castle, but Dumbledore is more intent upon preparing him for the final battle that he knows is fast approaching. Together they work to find the key to unlock Voldemort’s defenses and, to this end, Dumbledore recruits his old friend and colleague, the well-connected and unsuspecting bon vivant Professor Horace Slughorn, whom he believes holds crucial information. Meanwhile, the students are under attack from a very different adversary as teenage hormones rage across the ramparts. Harry finds himself more and more drawn to Ginny, but so is Dean Thomas. And Lavender Brown has decided that Ron is the one for her, only she hadn’t counted on Romilda Vane’s chocolates! And then there’s Hermione, simmering with jealousy but determined not to show her feelings. As romance blossoms, one student remains aloof. He is determined to make his mark, albeit a dark one. Love is in the air, but tragedy lies ahead and Hogwarts may never be the same again.

02: The Proposal

Starring: Sandra Bullock, Ryan Reynolds, Mary Steenburgen, Craig T. Nelson, Betty White
Director: Anne Fletcher
Written by: Pete Chiarelli
Type: Romance
Length: 1:48
When high-powered book editor Margaret faces deportation to her native Canada, the quick-thinking exec declares that she’s actually engaged to her unsuspecting put-upon assistant Andrew, who she’s tormented for years. He agrees to participate in the charade, but with a few conditions of his own. The unlikely couple heads to Alaska to meet his quirky family, and the always-in-control city girl finds herself in one comedic fish-out-of-water situation after another. With an impromptu wedding in the works and an immigration official on their tails, Margaret and Andrew reluctantly vow to stick to the plan despite the precarious consequences.

03: Ice Age: Dawn Of The Dinosaurs

Director: Carlos Saldanha
Written by: Michael Berg
Type: Animation
Length: 1:27
The sub-zero heroes from the worldwide blockbusters “Ice Age” and “Ice Age: The Meltdown” are back, on an incredible adventure…for the ages. Scrat is still trying to nab the ever-elusive nut (while, maybe, finding true love); Manny and Ellie await the birth of their mini-mammoth, Sid the sloth creates his own makeshift family by hijacking some dinosaur eggs; and Diego the saber-toothed tiger wonders if he’s growing too “soft” hanging with his pals. On a mission to rescue the hapless Sid, the gang ventures into a mysterious underground world, where they have some close encounters with dinosaurs, battle flora fauna run amuck–and meet a relentless, one-eyed, dino-hunting weasel named Buck.

04: Bruno

Starring: Sacha Baron Cohen, Alice Evans, Trishelle Cannatella, Sandra Seeling, Ben Youcef
Director: Larry Charles
Written by: Sacha Baron Cohen, Anthony Hines, Dan Mazer, Jeff Schaffer
Type: Comedy
Length: 1:21
Baron Cohen calls upon yet another of his alter egos – Bruno, a gay fashionista/TV reporter from Austria, who fancies himself as “the voice of Austrian youth TV.” Bruno methodically worms his way into style hot spots.

05: The Hangover

Starring: Bradley Cooper, Ed Helms, Zach Galifianakis, Heather Graham, Bryan Callen
Director: Todd Phillips
Written by: Jon Lucas, Scott Moore
Type: Comedy
Length: 1:36
Two days before his wedding, Doug and his three friends drive to Las Vegas for a blow-out bachelor party they’ll never forget. But, in fact, when the three groomsmen wake up the next morning, they can’t remember a thing. For some reason, they find a tiger in the bathroom and a six-month-old baby in the closet of their suite at Caesars Palace. The one thing they can’t find is Doug. With no clue as to what transpired and little time to spare, the trio must retrace their hazy steps and all their bad decisions in order to figure out where things went wrong and hopefully get Doug back to L.A. in time to walk down the aisle.

06: Transformers: Revenge Of The Fallen

Starring: Megan Fox, Shia LaBeouf, Rainn Wilson, Hugo Weaving, John Turturro
Director: Michael Bay
Written by: Ehren Kruger, Roberto Orci, Alex Kurtzman
Type: Action/Adventure
Length: 2:30
Two years have passed since Sam Witwicky and the Autobots saved the human race from the invading Decepticons. Now he’s preparing for the biggest challenge of his life: leaving home for college. Leaving home is something the Autobots understand only too well. With the destruction of the Allspark, the Transformers home planet of Cybertron is uninhabitable, and the Autobots make the best of their lives on earth, working in league with the military as part of a top-secret team called NEST. Meanwhile, the Decepticons learn what Sam doesn’t know: he alone holds the key to the outcome of the struggle between evil and the ultimate power of good. A normal life will have to wait. With the help of the Autobots, the soldiers of NEST, and an old adversary-turned-ally, former Sector 7 Agent Simmons, Sam and his girlfriend Mikaela must uncover the secret history of the Transformers presence on earth, and the sacrifices that have to be made to save it from an ancient threat sworn on returning here for revenge–an ancient Decepticon named The Fallen.

07: Public Enemies

Starring: Johnny Depp, Christian Bale, Marion Cotillard, Jason Clarke, Rory Cochran
Director: Michael Mann
Written by: Ronan Bennett, Ann Biderman
Type: Action/Adventure
Length: 2:23
“Public Enemies” is the story of legendary Depression-era outlaw John Dillinger-the charismatic bank robber whose lightning raids made him the number one target of J. Edgar Hoover’s fledgling FBI and its top agent, Melvin Purvis, and a folk hero to much of the downtrodden public. No one could stop Dillinger and his gang. No jail could hold him. His charm and audacious jailbreaks endeared him to almost everyone-from his girlfriend Billie Frechette to an American public who had no sympathy for the banks that had plunged the country into the Depression. But while the adventures of Dillinger’s gang-later including the sociopathic Baby Face Nelson and Alvin Karpis-thrilled many, Hoover hit on the idea of exploiting the outlaw’s capture as a way to elevate his Bureau of Investigation into the national police force that became the FBI. He made Dillinger America’s first Public Enemy Number One and sent in Purvis, the dashing “Clark Gable of the FBI.’’ However, Dillinger and his gang outwitted and outgunned Purvis’ men in wild chases and shootouts. Only after importing a crew of Western ex-lawmen (newly baptized as agents) and orchestrating epic betrayals-from the infamous “Lady in Red’’ to the Chicago crime boss Frank Nitti-were Purvis, the FBI and their new crew of gunfighters able to close in on Dillinger.

08: My Sister’s Keeper

Starring: Cameron Diaz, Alec Baldwin, Abigail Breslin, Joan Cusack, Sofia Vassilieva
Director: Nick Cassavetes
Written by: Jeremy Leven, Nick Cassavetes, Jodi Picoult
Type: Drama
Length: 1:46
After their daughter is stricken with leukemia, a couple conceives a younger sister who can provide a donor match, but the family is torn apart when, after years of medical procedures, the healthy younger sibling sues her parents for the right to decide how her body is used.

09: Moon

Starring: Kevin Spacey, Sam Rockwell, Matt Berry, Kaya Scodelario, Benedict Wong
Director: Duncan Jones
Written by: Duncan Jones, Nathan Parker
Type: SciFi/Fantasy
Length: 1:37
It is the near future. Astronaut Sam Bell is living on the far side of the moon, completing a three-year contract with Lunar Industries to mine Earth’s primary source of energy, Helium-3. It is a lonely job, made harder by a broken satellite that allows no live communications home. Thankfully, his time on the moon is nearly over, and Sam will be reunited with his wife, Tess, and their three-year-old daughter, Eve, in only a few short weeks. Suddenly, Sam’s health starts to deteriorate. Painful headaches, hallucinations and a lack of focus lead to an almost fatal accident on a routine drive on the moon in a lunar rover. While recuperating back at the base (with no memory of how he got there), Sam meets a younger, angrier version of himself, who claims to be there to fulfill the same three-year contract Sam started all those years ago. Confined with what appears to be a clone of his earlier self, and with a “support crew” on its way to help put the base back into productive order, Sam is fighting the clock to discover what’s going on and where he fits into company plans.

10: Antichrist

July 28, 2009 Posted by | Movies, Videos | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment