The all-time box office Top Twenty – was 2017 the year of change?

By Alex Wiggan At the beginning of 2017, the Honcho-SFX blog looked at the worldwide box office Top Twenty, to discuss the highest grossing movies of all-time. The object of the post was to set out what the Top Twenty looked like at the beginning of the year, with a follow-up post to appear at the end of the year … Continue reading

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The Honcho Round-up #87: The Top Ten highest grossing movies of 2017

By Alex Wiggan Hi heroes! With only a few days left to go before 2017 shuts up shop for good, now is the perfect time to take a look at the Top Ten highest grossing movies of the year. The figures are in and while some movies are still playing in cinemas (Star Wars: The Last Jedi springs to mind), … Continue reading

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The Honcho Round-up #74 – Twenty great movies of 2017 and where to watch them

By Alex Wiggan Hi heroes, Despite an uneven year at the box office, 2017 has produced many great films, from big budget blockbusters and highbrow headliners, to small scale flicks worth a watch. Sure, TV and streaming has taken the sheen off cinema’s crown, but the studios are still pumping out some sure fire hits. With 2017 drawing to an … Continue reading

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The highest grossing movies of 2017… so far

By Alex Wiggan The school holidays are in full swing, cinemas are chock-full of blockbusters and the summer season – the most profitable period in Hollywood’s calendar – is still in effect (for at least another month anyway), so now is the perfect time to take stock and see what the highest grossing movies of 2017 are… so far! Using … Continue reading

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Comic book movies, TV and sci-fi: The golden age continues

By Alex Wiggan We’ve said it before (twice in fact), but we feel the need to say it again – we really are living in a golden age. Forget what’s going on in the world for a moment (we know that can be difficult to do) and just take a look at what is going on in the world of … Continue reading

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The Honcho Round-Up #11: March 2017

By Alex Wiggan Hi heroes! Today we start with a question: Where the heck has March gone? Seriously? No sooner did we start the month of March and already it is practically over! What gives? Now, either some sort of Cosmic Cube wizardry has been going on here, or… …it’s just been another jam-packed month on the Honcho-SFX blog! Hmm… … Continue reading

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Beauty and the Beast breaks records

By Alex Wiggan Remember last week, when we predicted Beauty and the Beast would be a huge hit? We did – honest! Well, it turns out we’re a right regular Nostradamus, because this weekend Beauty and the Beast has taken a mammoth $170 million at the US box office! What’s more, in the US, Beauty and the Beast broke two … Continue reading

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The Honcho Round-Up #10: Beauty and the Beast – What the critics think

By Alex Wiggan Hi heroes! The following blog post is a SPOILER FREE special edition of the Honcho Round-Up. Today, we’re talking Beauty and the Beast! To recap, Beauty and the Beast is the live-action remake of the Disney Animated Classic about Belle (Emma Watson) and the Beast (Dan Stevens). The film – directed by Bill Condon – is a … Continue reading

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Is spring the new summer for Hollywood?

By Alex Wiggan For a long time now, the summer season has been the big focus for movie studios. From epic blockbusters to popcorn fodder, releasing films during the summer season has been key to securing much needed box office moolah. As such, audiences are now more than familiar with the idea of parking their bottoms on cinema seats from … Continue reading

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Latest Beauty and the Beast trailer arrives

By Alex Wiggan A new Beauty and the Beast trailer has arrived. Hurrah! The movie which is directed by Bill Condon, is a remake of the 1991 Disney Animated Classic and features an all-star cast, including Emma Watson as Belle, Dan Stevens as the Beast and Sir Ian McKellen as Cogsworth – the talking clock! Emma Thompson, Luke Evans, Ewan … Continue reading

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