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China box office: 'Song Of Youth' takes surprise top spot in slow week

Ticket sales dropped 35 percent week-on-week.

The last week of March (March 25-31) suffered a heavy drop in ticket sales of 35% week-on-week making it the second-quietest week in 2019 so far, behind the traditionally slow pre-Chinese New Year week only.

Although February was the biggest single month in a single market, overall the first quarter of 2019 turned out to be a sluggish one at the China box office. Gross box office receipts fell by 8% to $2.8bn compared to the same period in 2018. The months of January and March were each down 20% year-on-year.

In such a slow week, Song Of Youth emerged as
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How Dutch horror film 'Prey' took a huge bite out of the Chinese box office

How Dutch horror film 'Prey' took a huge bite out of the Chinese box office
The low-budget movie has grossed $5m on its first weekend.

The success at the Chinese box office of the low-budget Dutch horror film Prey has shown the opportunities now available to international independent films in the Chinese market.

Prey, retitled Violent Fierce Lion for China, was released by Star Alliance Movies on 4,000 screens on Friday (March 22). It grossed an impressive $5m to become the sixth biggest film at the Chinese box office in the week March 18-24. It This far-outpaced the €231,548 it took at the Dutch box office in 2016.

Directed by Dutch horror director Dick Maas, Prey is about a
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How Dutch horror film 'Prey' took a huge bite out of Chinese box office

How Dutch horror film 'Prey' took a huge bite out of Chinese box office
The low-budget movie has grossed $5m on its first weekend.

The success at the Chinese box office of the low-budget Dutch horror film Prey has shown the opportunities now available to international independent films in the Chinese market.

Prey, retitled Violent Fierce Lion for China, was released by Star Alliance Movies on 4,000 screens on Friday (March 22). It grossed an impressive $5m to become the sixth biggest film at the Chinese box office in the week March 18-24. It This far-outpaced the €231,548 it took at the Dutch box office in 2016.

Directed by Dutch horror director Dick Maas, Prey is about a
See full article at ScreenDaily »

25 Underrated Xbox 360 Games

Chris Freiberg Mar 29, 2019

Think you've played the very best the Xbox 360 has to offer? Here are the underrated games you might have missed!

The Xbox 360 wasn’t the most powerful console of its generation or the best-selling, but it was easily the most innovative. It was the first fully HD-capable console to hit the market, established what an online service should look like on a console, and its controller was so perfect that pretty much everyone has spent the last decade or so releasing only slight variations.

The Xbox 360 has an especially vast library, and there are a lot of great games for it that don’t have Halo or Gears of War in the title. These are the 25 most underrated games for the console:

25. Gun

2005 | Neversoft

Red Dead Redemption may now be remembered as one of greatest video games of all time, but it actually wasn’t the first
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Star Wars: Amy Hennig on her cancelled game

Ryan Lambie Jan 19, 2018

In the wake of Visceral's cancelled Star Wars game, director Amy Hennig talks about the falling profits from "linear" videogames...

Amy Hennig (former creative director of Naughty Dog) and Sean Vanaman (co-writer and co-director of Firewatch) recently sat down and had a conversation about the gaming industry. During their incredible discussion - which you can and should read in full over at Polygon - Amy Hennig talked about something that has fans of single-player game experiences engaging in a debate of their own.

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"I think we’re in an inflection point right now," said Hennig. "Obviously what happened with our Star Wars project didn’t come out of the blue. A lot of too-dramatic articles were written about it — the death of linear story games and all that kind of stuff — but look,
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Lion Terrorizes Amsterdam In Full Prey Trailer! Now With Subtitles!

Amsterdamned, The Lift and Sint director Dick Maas returns to Dutch cinema screens this Halloween season with his latest piece of crowd pleasing fun Prey (Prooi). And what's next in a career that's seen the director terrorize his home town with killer elevators, killer Santas ad a killer diver lurking in its canals? A killer lion, of course. Maas' Prey turns a big cat loose on the streets of Amsterdam and it's one hungry kitty. Throw a one legged, wheelchair bound hunter into the mix and you've got a recipe for fun. We shared the teaser for this one a while back but with theatrical release coming in just a couple weeks the full trailer is now also available. Check it out below!...

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