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The Secret Life of Pets sets an opening box office record in the USA

Universal’s The Secret Life of Pets has set a record for an original animated property as it led a strong field of pictures through the post-holiday weekend, where the top twelve films grossed an estimated $206 million.... Continue Reading

Film Review: The Legend of Tarzan (M15+) (USA, 2016)

Tarzan is a character that I have enjoyed over the years. I’m far from a fanatic, but I did like the concept of a man living in the jungle, residing with its inhabitants to become one of them, as well as its fish-out-of-water plot. I grew up watching Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes with the Highlander himself, Christopher Lambert as the ape-man and I enjoyed the Disney adaptation of the story as well. So when I heard about another adaptation of Tarzan, I was cautiously optimistic.... Continue Reading

Tarzan and the third Purge surprise at US box office while The BFG disappoints

The numbers are from the US July 4th Holiday Weekend box office and for the third week running, Finding Dory keeps on swimming faster than its competition, bringing in an estimated $41.9 million from Friday to Sunday. By the end of Monday, it’s expected to pass the total box office achieved by the original film, and become the fifth highest grossing Animated Film of all time. Meanwhile, Dory‘s international take is about to hit $540 million after taking another $34.4 million across the weekend.... Continue Reading

Epic first trailer shows off True Blood‘s Alexander Skarsgård in live action The Legend of Tarzan

A live action version of Tarzan is coming next year, with True Blood‘s Alexander Skarsgård playing the eponymous character. Interestingly enough, Disney is not behind the production, with Warner Bros. Pictures and Village Roadshow Pictures delivering the new take on the legendary character created by Edgar Rice Burroughs.... Continue Reading