Crimson Peak & Hotel Transylvania 2
Popcorn Cinema Show looks at the weeks new cinema/movie releases for 16th October 2015 in the UK, US, Australia and New Zealand along with their film trailers. So what’s our first new release? Hotel Transylvania 2
Elsewhere we have Crimson Peak, a strange horror releases in th UK & US on Friday.
But first the news…
Escape From New York Remake?
Another week another remake, this time Hollywood is remaking John Carpenter’s cult classic Escape From New York, the original starred Kurt Russell as Snake Plissken reports The Hollywood Reporter. Writer Neil Cross, best know for writing the BBC TV series Luther which starred Idris Elba gets the job of rebooting / remaking or whatever the latest term is.
Below the original trailer
Love films then check out our Blade Runner The Final Cut, Blu-ray review
Now on to the weeks movie releases
Movies Releases Oct 16 2015
Crimson Peak (Horror)
- Released 16th October 2015 UK/US (15 / R) 115 Mins
- Mia Wasikowska; Jessica Chastain; Tom Hiddleston; Charlie Hunnam
This is the story of a you woman whos heart is stolen by a seductive man who then sweeps her away to his house which is at the top a mountain. It also happens to be a place ﬁlled with secrets that will haunt her forever.
- Released 16th October 2015 UK (12A) 120 Mins
- Levi Miller ; Hugh Jackman ; Rooney Mara ; Garrett Hedlund ; Amanda Seyfried
This is the story of Peter Pan
Hotel Transylvania 2 (Animated Comedy)
- Released 16th October UK (U) 89 Mins
- Adam Sandler (Dracula); Andy Samberg (Johnny) ; Selena Gomez (Mavis) ; Kevin James (Frank) ; Fran Drescher (Eunice) ; Steve Buscemi (Wayne) ; Molly Shannon (Wanda) ; David Spade (Griffin) ; Keegan-Michael Key (Murray) ; Mel Brooks (Vlad)
This is the sequel to the 2012 film, this time out the hotel has undergone some changes, it’s now open to humans, Mavis and Johnny now have a baby boy who doesn’t seem to display any vampire traits.
- Released 16th October 2015 US (PG) 103 Mins
- Jack Black ; Odeya Rush ; Halston Sage ; Dylan Minnette ; Amy Ryan
Zach Cooper is teenage boy who has just moved into a small town he meets Hannah his neighbour. Hannah’s father is R. L. Stine (Jack Black) who writes the Goosebumps stories, he keeps all the ghosts and monsters from the series locked up in his manuscripts. However when Zach and his friend unintentionally open one of Stine’s books it releases all the ghosts and monsters.
Bridge of Spies (Drama, Thriller)
- Released 16th October 2015 US (PG-13) 135 Mins
- Tom Hanks, Alan Alda, Amy Ryan
Tom Hanks plays American lawyer (James B. Donovan)who is recruited by the CIA during the Cold War to help rescue a pilot detained in the Soviet Union.
- Released 16th October 2015 UK (12A) 106 Mins
- Meryl Streep; Carey Mulligan; Helena Bonham Carter
This is the story of the foot soldiers of the early feminist movement, women who were forced underground to pursue a dangerous game of cat and mouse with an increasingly brutal State.
The Program (Sports Drama)
- Released 16th October 2015 UK (15) 103 Mins
- Ben Foster; Chris O’Dowd; Guillaume Canet; Jesse Plemons; Dustin Hoffman; Lee Pace; Denis Ménochet; Edward Hogg
This is the story of Tour de France champion Lance Armstrong and the Irish journalist who believes he is cheating.
Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)
- Limited Released (Comedy) 14th October 2015 UK 91 Mins
- Graham Chapman; John Cleese; Eric Idle; Terry Gilliam; Terry Jones; Michael Palin
If you lucky to live near a cinema showing The Holy Grail I would recommend you take a look at this classic.
So that’s the UK and US movie releases, no to Australia and New Zealand…
Top 10 Box Office Films
US Box Office
- The Martian
- Hotel Transylvania 2
- The Intern
- Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials
- The Walk
- Black Mass
- The Visit
UK Box Office
- The Martian
- The Walk
- The Intern
- The Maze Runner: Scorch Trials
- Inside Out
There are your movie releases this week, we would say the two films that may be of interest are Bridge of Spies (US) and Hotel Transylvania 2 (UK).