Headlines from China: Lou Ye’s New Film Starring Gong Li Enters Venice Film Festival

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Saturday Fiction, a Chinese drama movie directed by Lou Ye and starring Gong Li, has been selected into the main competition section of the 76th Venice Film Festival. Read More

Headlines from China: Lou Ye’s ‘The Shadow Play’ to Release on Schedule Despite Cancellation Rumor

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Recently, rumors were circulated on the internet that the upcoming theatrical release of Lou Ye’s film The Shadow Play had been cancelled.  Read More

Headlines from China: Lou Ye Talks about Chinese Censorship at Berlinale

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Lou's latest film 'The Shadow Play' is about China's economic reform and the ups and downs people went through during this time period. Read More

Headlines from China: China Release Date for Louye’s ‘Saturday Fiction’ Announced in Venice

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Starring Gong Li, Mark Chao and Jô Odagiri, the film has been selected to compete for the Golden Lion Award at the Venice Film Festival. Read More

The Empty Consumerism of China’s ‘Queer Eye’ Clone

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What happens when you take the “queer” out of “Queer Eye”? Read More

Video Firm Baofeng Loses Nearly All Employees in Wake of Flopped British Deal

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Almost all staff have left troubled online video service provider Baofeng Group Co. Ltd., which has been haunted by operational and financial challenges as it struggles to manage fallout from its involvement in a high-profile and ill-fated acquisition of British firm MP & Silva Holding SA. Read More

NetEase Cloud Music partners with Nippon Columbia, targets high-end users

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NetEase Cloud Music is partnering with record label Nippon Columbia in a bid to target China’s high-end paid users with a diverse music portfolio. The gaming and entertainment company is the first in China to collaborate with the record label. Read More

Headlines from China: From ‘Dying to Survive’ to ‘Mission: Impossible-Fallout,’ Is Alibaba The Biggest Winner This Summer? 

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It seems that Alibaba Pictures is on track to become the biggest winner this summer, not just in China, but possibly around the world. Read More

Youku and Migu Video Post Viewing Numbers From This Year’s World Cup

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As France won its second World Cup after beating Croatia on July 15, Chinese video streamers are also busy celebrating their soaring viewerships. Read More

Headlines from China: Documentaries Flourish on Chinese Video Site Bilibili

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Founded in 2010, Bilibili is a Chinese video site mainly themed around animation, comic, and game (ACG). Interestingly, this site also helped several documentaries, such as Masters In The Forbidden City and National Treasure, gain popularity over the past a few years. Read More

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