At the heart of the Fantasy Film League game is the weekly box office charts for the US and UK. With the current shut down of all cinemas in these countries and many film distributors ceasing to publish figures, it’s become clear we have no option but to put the game on hiatus until things […]Read More Fantasy Film League hiatus
Mr Birch and Mr Smith start with chillies (yes!) but quickly get onto proper topics, like secret fantasy films line-ups, awards bugs, One And Done and sustainably powering Wopr into the century (obviously). Films such as Joker and Zombieland: Double Tap also come up. And then there’s James Dean’s new film. Oh dear. Epic trailer […]Read More The FFL Podcast November 2019
Following on from Downton’s dominance, it’s a big week for releases in the UK with Joker and Judy both appearing on over 300 screens on Friday.Read More UK Box Office Predictions: Joker Vs. Judy
Mr Birch and Mr Smith discuss decontaminating the FFL’s code, all things Spiderman, and how awesome Taron Egerton is, especially in Rocketman. And Kingsman. And Eddie The Eagle. All while attempting not to get distracted by the sports.Read More The FFL Podcast October 2019
There are two big releases this weekend, horror Ready or Not and prestige picture the Goldfinch. While they’re both appearing on over 300 screens, we don’t think that either will trouble Downton Abbey’s exceptional dominance at the top of the UK box office.Read More UK Box Office Predictions: The Domination of Downton!
The two big releases are Downton Abbey and Hustlers, with both opening on over 300 screens,and there’s little doubt which is going to plant itself firmly at the top of the UK Box Office. Due to the popularity of the TV series, we expect Downton Abbey to be in the charts for weeks and weeks and weeks…Read More UK Box Office Predictions: Downton Abbey Hits The Big Screen
Mr Birch and Mr Smith discuss the One And Done game, whether Tarantino is played out, if Good Boys was a good idea, and whether being a financial flop means that a film is bad. And finally, a dark secret is confronted!Read More The FFL Podcast September 2019
Back from their holidays, Mr Smith and Mr Birch cover a whole heap of game news, review Hobbs & Shaw, plus discuss theme parks and film franchises.Read More The FFL Podcast August 2019
As far as we can tell, nothing significant is coming out this week to trouble the latest Disney behemoth, the Lion King. It’s been received lukewarm reviews with Empire saying that the film is “beautifully crafted and carefully conceived, without ever entirely justifying its existence”, but we don’t think this will have the slightest bit of impact on what is sure to be a kingly box office performance.Read More UK Box Office Predictions: Will the Lion King Rule the Box Office?
Mr Smith updates us on the improved navigation around the game site and a natty new weekly leaderboard. Bond Watch returns! Mr Birch reviews Cold Pursuit and off the back of that, trailers that mis-sell their film are discussed.Read More The FFL Podcast July 2019