Government Curbs Sink Overseas Investment in Property, Sports, Entertainment

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China’s outbound direct investment fell 41.8% year-on-year over the first eight months of 2017 in response to a government crackdown on overseas acquisitions in real estate, sports, and entertainment.  Read More

Headlines from China: ‘Blade Runner 2049’ Passes Chinese Censorship; ‘Kingsman: The Golden Circle’ Scores China Release Date

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American neo-noir science fiction film 'Blade Runner 2049', a sequel to Ridley Scott's 'Blade Runner', has passed Chinese censorship and is expected to be imported into China for a theatrical release. Read More

Director of Gangster Movie on Trial for Threatening Promoter

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Suspects accused of using GPS device and hidden camera to intimidate advertising agency that turned down rights deal. Read More

Headlines from China: Will This Distributor Conquer the Chinese and Chinese American Market in North America

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This distributor made many Chinese films available in commercial theaters overseas. Read More

China Box Office: ‘Apes’ Rule With Strong Debut; ‘Spider-Man’ Holds Like a Chump

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War for the Planet of the Apes earned 20th Century Fox its biggest opening ever in China with an outstanding $57 million debut. Read More

Headlines from China: Tencent Pictures Celebrates 2nd Anniversary, Announcing 43 Upcoming Projects 

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On September 17, Tencent Pictures celebrated its second anniversary and announced 43 upcoming projects, which consist of more than 20 TV shows and 13 films. Read More

What You Need to Know about China’s Underground Anime Fun Culture

 /  Chinasplaining  / 
Bilibili might be a lesser-known name for those who are not interested in the ACG (animation, comics, and games around IP such as One Piece and Fate/stay Night) culture or live outside of China, but its impact on the Middle Kingdom is obvious. Read More

Headlines from China: Wanda Film to Continue Suspension of Trading, Requesting More Time for Assets Consolidation

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Wanda Film Holding Co plans to file a request to the Shenzhen Stock Exchange to continue the suspension of trading in its shares, as the company needs more time to prepare for its assets consolidation. Read More

The 2-D Culture Influencing China’s 3-D World

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According to a 2015 report, the fan population in China of Animation, Comics, and Games (ACG) — the artifacts of 2-D culture — has reached 219 million. Considering that this number is greater than two-thirds of the population of the U.S., the market potential for ACG in China is huge. Read More

Socially Conscious Cinema: Fifth China Women’s Film Festival Comes to Beijing in September

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Hollywood hasn't exactly caught up with the depictions of women's lives. Thankfully, there are plenty of talented filmmakers endeavoring to slowly but surely reverse that trend as of late, and you can see some of their best work at the fifth annual China Women's Film Festival. Read More

BOX OFFICE BEST

11-17 September
FILMSTHIS WEEKGROSSWEEK NO.
WAR FOR THE PLANET OF THE APES61.361.31
SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING34.7105.72
GEKIJO-BAN SWORD ART ONLINE: ORDINAL SCALE6.26.21
CONTRATIEMPO5.05.01
DUNKIRK3.851.33
Results: ARTISAN GATEWAY (US$ M)

MONEY ON THE MOVE

YAHOO! FINANCE
NAMEPRICECHANGECHANGE %
IMAX$31.85-0.77 -2.38%
BONA$13.630.000.00%
300027$10.490.21 2.04%
RENN$1.65-0.01 -0.90%
SINA$69.08-0.64 -0.92%

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