It’s that time of the week when we take a quick look at the top 10 box office films, so which movies are doing well. Well Disney’s Solo: A Star Wars Story remains at number one for a second week managing more than £3.1m at the UK box office. Now let’s take a look in a little more detail, these are the figures for UK Cinema Charts June 1 2018.
UK Cinema Charts June 1 2018
(Box office results this weekend)
|1||(1)||Solo: A Star Wars Story||Disney||£3,147,338|
|2||(2)||Deadpool 2||20th Century Fox||£2,530,069|
|3||(3)||Avengers: Infinity War||Disney||£1,058,425|
|6||(5)||Show Dogs||eOne Films||£601,535|
|7||(6)||I Feel Pretty||STX Entertainment||£255,587|
|8||(7)||Blade Runner: The Final Cut (Secret Cinema 2018)||Warner Bros||£213,737|
|9||New||Veere Di Wedding||Zee Studios||£207,229|
|10||(8)||On Chesil Beach||Lionsgate||£129,206|
|11||(10)||Life of the Party||Warner Bros||£113,800|
There’s no change in the top four films with With Deadpool 2, Avengers: Infinity War and Sherlock Gnomes. However there is a new entry at five with the comedy Book Club starring Diane Keaton, Jane Fonda and Candice Bergen which took £720,858 at the UK box office.
Another comedy this time starring Melissa McCarthy, Life of the Party drops out of the top ten falling to number eleven after just four weeks on release.
Blade Runner: The Final Cut again proves why cinemas should show more restored versions of classic film as it continues to do well under its Secret Cinema release taking an impressive £213K.
Recent & Recommended Blu-ray/DVD releases?
- The Horror of Frankenstein (1970) Blu-ray Review
- Blade Runner 2049 (2017) Blu-ray Review
- The Grapes of Wrath (1940) Blu-ray Review
- There Was a Crooked Man (1960) Blu-ray Review
- To The Devil A Daughter (1976) Blu-ray Review
- The Awful Truth (1937) Blu-ray Review
It’s Time To Switch To Blu-ray
Do you own a High Definition television? Still watch and buy films on DVD? Now really is the time to switch to blu-ray for a several reasons. First off the picture quality is simply breathtaking and not only on new titles as most classics have now been fully restored. Experience movies the way they were intended in the correct picture aspect ratios and no annoying adverts as on many TV channels. Still not convinced and think streaming is the better option? Well the quality of services such as Netflix is subject to your internet connection meaning variable picture quality unlike blu-ray which is the same from the start of the movie to the end.
Finally, whilst there are 4K blu-ray players readily available you don’t need to opt for that as unless you have a huge television, the expense really doesn’t make too much sense right now (although the prices are coming down to a more reasonable price point for both 4K TV & blu-ray players) . What does make sense is to purchase a standard blu-ray player which can be had for as little as £50-60. Oh and one more point and this really is the final one, many of your favourite films are now available fully restored but these new versions are often only available on blu-ray.
Some of the best deals around at the moment are listed below including an LG Bluray player for around £50-55. If you prefer a Sony you can pick up the Sony BDPS1700B can now be had for around £70, whilst if your budget will stretch a little further your can pick up a 4K Ultra HD Blu-Ray Disc Player for around £180.
That just abouts concludes our look at the UK Cinema Charts June 1 2018, come back next week to see whether Solo: A Star Wars Story can hold on to the number one spot on the UK Top 10 Film Chart.
I’ll leave you with a couple movie trailers starting with Solo: A Star Wars Story
and now Book Club.
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