Brett Bull

  • Biz

Worldwide 'Evil'

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In the opening sequences of 3D sci-fi actioner "Resident Evil: Afterlife," Tokyo's fashionable Shibuya shopping district winds up in chaos and ruins.

  • Film

Japanese cult pics soaring

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Non-mainstream Japanese dramas and comedies routinely receive substantial critical acclaim internationally, but a new wave of low-budget cult pics is slipping under the radar and gathering an…

  • Film

TV steers Japan film biz

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A scan of Japan's recent year-end B.O. charts reveals a familiar recurring theme: Storylines for top films are typically based on a hit television series or drawn from a popular manga (comicbook).

  • Film

Japan film hub wanes

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Tokyo's Kabukicho entertainment area, once one of Japan's most vibrant cinema districts, is experiencing a rapid shuttering of its theaters, as their aging buildings lose auds to modern plexes nearby.

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Marketplace

Data

Domestic Film DAILY

PROVIDED BY: Box Office

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    Dawn of The Planet of The Apes

    Daily Gross:$3.3M

    Cume to07.24.14: $155.7M

    Dawn of The Planet of The Apes

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    Daily:$3.3M Cumulative:$155.7M Fox -14.77%
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    The Purge: Anarchy

    Daily Gross:$2.1M

    Cume to07.24.14: $41.4M

    The Purge: Anarchy

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    Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$41.4M Universal Pictures -17.98%
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    Planes: Fire and Rescue

    Daily Gross:$2.0M

    Cume to07.24.14: $25.8M

    Planes: Fire and Rescue

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    Daily:$2.0M Cumulative:$25.8M Disney -5.49%

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