DVD Releases: December 26, 2011

Cowboys & Aliens

Director: Jon Favreau

Starring: Daniel Craig, Harrison Ford and Olivia Wilde Continue reading “DVD Releases: December 26, 2011”

UK Box Office: September 9 – 11, 2011

1. The Inbetweeners Movie – £2.1M

2. Friends With Benefits – £1.9M

3. Jane Eyre – £1M Continue reading “UK Box Office: September 9 – 11, 2011”

Review: Final Destination 5 (2011)

The fifth instalment in New Line Cinema’s massively successful horror franchise, Final Destination 5 isn’t terribly dissimilar to the films before it, which always center on a character who has a premonition about a fatal accident and must cheat Death in order to prevent multiple fatalities. In this incarnation, Sam Lawton (Nicholas D’Agosto) experiences exactly this, witnessing the death of both himself and his co-workers.

No matter how stoic and predicable the Final Destination films have come to be, credit must be given to the filmmakers and writers of each instalment who have always valiantly tried to veer away from the typical trajectory and create something new and exciting with each new instalment. Thankfully, the same can be said for Final Destination 5, in which screenwriter Continue reading “Review: Final Destination 5 (2011)”

Cinema Releases: August 26, 2011

Final Destination 5

Director: Steven Quale

Starring: Nicholas D’Agosto, Emma Bell and Arlen Escarpeta Continue reading “Cinema Releases: August 26, 2011”

US Box Office: August 19 – 21, 2011

1. The Help – $20.4M

2. Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes – $16.3M

3. Spy Kids: All The Time In The World – $12M Continue reading “US Box Office: August 19 – 21, 2011”

US Box Office: August 12 – 14, 2011

1. Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes – $27.5M

2. The Help – £25.5M

3. Final Destination 5 – $18.4M Continue reading “US Box Office: August 12 – 14, 2011”