Film and TV in 2019: What Will China Be Watching?

 /  News  / 
So — 2018 was a big one, but what films and TV shows can we expect to watch in the coming year? Read More

iQiyi Recaps Strong Year with “Screening Night 2019”

 /  News  / 
When scalpers outside the venue are asking for extra tickets instead of selling them, and the spectators don’t hesitate for even a second to walk straight in, you know there must be a huge event on that no one wants to miss. Read More

China Forms Online Gaming Ethics Commission

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High-level regulatory activities have made 2018 a hard year for China’s entertainment industry. There are regular crackdowns on “inappropriate” content and the appointment of a brand-new regulatory body to oversee this the mobile entertainment economy. Read More

Indie Flick “A Cool Fish” Crushes Box Office Expectations

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'A Cool Fish' — a small-budget production lacking A-list stars — shocked industry watchers by hitting the #1 spot of the nationwide box office over the weekend. Read More

Billboard and Universal Music Group Fudge Truth to Cover Up Kris Wu Controversy

 /  Celebrity  / 
For many US listeners, November 2nd was the first time they’d heard of the mega-popular Chinese hip-hop and pop artist. Read More

China Reacts to the Loss of Stan Lee

 /  Headlines From China  / 
The man behind characters such as Spider-Man, the X-Men, Iron Man, and Black Panther was well-loved in China and there’s been an outpouring of sorrow on social media here, just as in his native US. Read More

Sex and the (Forbidden) City: How “Yanxi Palace” Becomes Smash Hit in the #MeToo Era

 /  Chinasplaining  / 
So why has this historic drama replaced 'The Rap of China' as the biggest hit of the summer? Primarily, the plot — and its tackling of some very modern day storylines. Read More

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