The Walk

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Welcome to the flophouse! This year's films that no one wanted to see
A disastrous weekend at the US box office highlights a year that’s boasted a string of catastrophic flops without a defined audience

Benjamin Lee

26, Oct, 2015 @4:55 PM

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Cinema 2015: A year of change and reinvention
Despite all the big-budget superhero movies, the past 12 months have boasted a roll call of great independent films, with audiences able to choose from among a raft of formats to see them

Mark Kermode, Observer film critic

26, Oct, 2015 @10:00 AM

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The Martian still marooned at the top of the UK box office
Ridley Scott’s sci-fi spectacular appeals across the generations, with strong expectations for half term

Charles Gant

13, Oct, 2015 @4:37 PM

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Global box office: Pan cold as Sicario brings the heat
In this week’s roundup of the global box-office scene, Pan flops but Sicario is on course to be 2015’s most successful indie

Phil Hoad

13, Oct, 2015 @8:52 AM

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The Martian blasts off with biggest UK box-office opening since July
Ridley Scott’s space adventure achieves his biggest ever first weekend in the UK – but for The Intern’s quest for bums on seats, it’s complicated

Charles Gant

06, Oct, 2015 @3:42 PM

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Quantity not quality pays for Akshay Kumar, as Singh Is Bliing opens big
In this week’s roundup of the global box-office scene, The Martian promises fruitful second phase of stardom for Matt Damon, while Kumar’s four movies in 2015 yield the year’s third and fourth highest openings

Phil Hoad

05, Oct, 2015 @4:08 PM

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The Martian on course for a Gravity-defying record at US box office
Ridley Scott’s film eyeing all-time October box-office opening mark set by Alfonso Cuarón’s 2013 Oscar-winner, but Robert Zemeckis’ The Walk stumbles on Imax-focused limited release

Ben Child

05, Oct, 2015 @10:37 AM

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The Walk review – amazing spectacle despite wobbly accents
Robert Zemeckis brings his technical brilliance to this vertigo-inducing tale of high-wire artist Philippe Petit

Mark Kermode, Observer film critic

04, Oct, 2015 @7:00 AM

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