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If you take away the 2 days of previews Pixar's Inside Out is by far the biggest film of the weekend, and indeed of the week with only a 3% drop from the previous weeks takings.
But lets not take away from the given champion and Pixels duly takes over at the top of the UK box office with a weekend gross of £2.7 million.
After a slamming from critics last weeks top film, Fantastic Four, makes a dramatic fall from the top and lands at number 6 this week with a total gross after 2 weekends of £4.8 million.
The re-image of the superhero franchise simply hasn't worked and the new film will come no-where near the 2005 version which took £12.4 million or it's sequel 4: Rise of The Silver Surfer which took almost the same amount.
Other new film this week include The Man From U.N.C.L.E. at number 4 and Trainwreck, on a limited release, at number 5, Simon Pegg's new film Absolutely Anything enters at number 9.
A year ago
The Inbetweeners 2 continued their run at the top of the box office while The Expendables 3 was new at 3.
Five years ago
Toy Story 3 continued to rule the box office at the top while the critically panned The Last Airbender was new at 3.
Ten years ago
Charlie and The Chocolate Factory was still the top film in the UK while new at 2 was The Island with Ewan McGregor and Scarlett Johansson
Fifteen years ago
Gone In 60 Seconds stayed at the top for another week while, no new entries inside the top 5 so Rules of Engagement entered highest at number 6.
Twenty years ago
Batman Forever gave up the top spot to the much criticised Waterworld starring Kevin Costner and directed by Kevin Reynolds.
Twenty five years ago
Tom Cruise was at the top with Days of Thunder on its debut weekend knocking Total Recall into second place.
Directed by Supersize Me's Morgan Spurlock (and American which shows where the band are most popular) One Direction: This is Us follows the band on their recent tour. The documentary takes the top spot with £3.4 million. Last weeks top film, Elysium, falls to number 2 after a week at the top.
This time last year the remake of Total Recall was at the top of the UK chart knocking Brave from the top spot to number 3, Neighborhood Watch took the number 2 spot.
Five years ago Step Brothers starring Will Farrell and John C. Reilly took the top from Hellboy II which fell to number 4, Mama Mia held onto the number 2 spot and The Strangers entered at 3.
Ten years ago Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl remained the top film with Jeepers Creepers 2 entering at 3.
Fifteen years ago The X-Files was the top film still with the highest new film Lock, Stock, and Two Smoking Barrels entering at 3.
Why the skepticism? Fresh in our minds still is the Total recall remake which despite it modern gritty look and feel seemed to ignore the essence of the Verhoven original and left a bad taste in the mouth.
The trailer for this remake seems to do nothing to suggest it will do anything different for the other Verhoven classic. It looks grittier and more “real World” but from what I can tell seems to ignore the essence of the original, the fear that machine is taking over from man.
Maybe the human race has come a long way since the ‘90's and we no longer fear The Machine, it that's the case then maybe we should get a simple action based remake?
Check out the trailer over at apple or below.
The Total Recall remake (also a Paul Verhoeven film) was a complete dud and really missed the point, but lets judge when we see the finished product.
A OmniCorp website has been setup to start promoting the film and a short video, very similar to the original films, has also been released, check it our below, and while your there check out the new ED-209.
August 2014 is when the film will get a UK release, can we wait?
The reason is that there is far too many key points from the original film in the trailer, I'm hoping that there will be a few twists and turns in this new re-image, but if there is not then I've almost seen the key moments.
One other note, were the film makers actually wanting to remake
Check out the trailer below
Check out the trailer below