Column by Scott Thorne
April 24, 2017

This week, Thorne looks at principles of influence and how they apply to selling games.

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Week of April 25, 2017
April 23, 2017
There aren’t a lot of home entertainment releases this week, but there are some choice ones including La La Land , the fifth Underworld action horror film, the first seasons of the gritty TNT series Animal Kingdom and anime One-Punch Man .
'Unforgettable' & 'The Promise' Bomb
April 23, 2017
Universal’s Fate of the Furious dropped 61% in its second weekend, but still lapped its competitors as Unforgettable and The Promise both bombed.
Column by Steve Bennett
April 19, 2017
This week, Bennett takes a critical look at the MST3K reboot and gets a scoop on the new Archie comic from Ty Templeton.
Column by Rob Salkowitz
April 17, 2017
This brand profile may appeal broadly, but its corporate value is how it owns teenage and 20-something boys, a traditional gap in pre-expansion Disney’s market coverage.
Column by Scott Thorne
April 17, 2017
This week, Thorne looks at Green Ronin's recent women-only designer contest.
Week of April 18, 2017
April 16, 2017
This week’s home entertainment offerings include a controversial adaptation of one of the most acclaimed storylines in the DC Comics universe, a hugely successful horror/thriller from M. Knight Shyamalan, a new edition of a long out of print Sailor Moon movie, the U.S. disc debut of an excellent Studio Ghibli film from the 1990s, and the first season of a popular new anime superhero series.
Earns Almost Twice As Much in China As in the U.S.
April 16, 2017
The Fate of the Furious , the eighth film in Universal’s Fast & Furious street racing franchise, set a new international box office record, earning $432.2 million from over 60 international territories, including a record $190 million from the burgeoning Chinese market.
Column by Steve Bennett
April 12, 2017
This week, Bennett gives his review of X-Men: Gold #1, discusses the controversy with the comic’s artist, offers thoughts on upcoming Cartoon Network shows, and critiques Teen Titans: The Judas Contract.
Column by Scott Thorne
April 10, 2017
This week, Thorne reports on his favorite publisher presentation at GAMA Trade Show.
Week of April 11, 2017
April 9, 2017
This week’s top home entertainment releases are Hidden Figures and Lion , and there are a few other delights including the hard science Nat Geo miniseries Mars and TV series that deftly satirize the tech economy ( Silicon Valley ) and our political system ( Veep ).
Makoto Shinkai's Anime Masterpiece 'Your Name' Strong in Limited Release
April 9, 2017
The movie box office took a bit of a break before the impending release of the certified blockbuster Fast and Furious 8 , Dreamworks Animation’s animated holdover Boss Baby easily demolished its direct competition.
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