A group of fans dressed in home made replica armour of characters from "The Avengers: Age of Ultron": Iron Man, Captain America and Thor, watch the film in a theatre in Changchun in Jilin province on May 16, 2015. Photo: REUTERS
Peter Guy
Opinion

Opinion

The View by Peter Guy

Will smartphone games cause the tent pole franchises of movie studios to collapse?

Maybe chronic fatigue of computer generated image is what’s ailing the movie box office. Most of Hollywood fare resemble video games, but at least in a game, the player controls the action.

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A group of fans dressed in home made replica armour of characters from "The Avengers: Age of Ultron": Iron Man, Captain America and Thor, watch the film in a theatre in Changchun in Jilin province on May 16, 2015. Photo: REUTERS
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