China’s Tighter Streaming Regulations Target Social Media

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Weibo and Weixin specifically are not allowed to rebroadcast material uploaded by their users, but the new rules are designed to prevent individuals and organizations from doing any broadcasting of audio-visual material via these popular social media applications. Read More

China Overtakes US with Almost 41,000 Movie Screens

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China now has the most cinema screens of any country in the world, capping a decade of construction that saw it add more than 20 movie screens per day. Read More

First Netflix, Now Amazon Prime Video Expand Globally — Without China

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Amazon Prime Video expanded its global presence on Wednesday, provided that by "globally," one doesn't expect that to include China. Read More

CFI’s Sky Kings and Heavenly Queens: Jiang Wen/姜文

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CFI Sky King: Jiang Wen. Beijing badass. The steel of Clint Eastwood married to the intelligence and subversive wit of Marlon Brando Read More

See All the Trailers for Zhang Yimou’s ‘The Great Wall’

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US audiences will have to wait until February 17, 2017 to see Matt Damon's turn in director Zhang Yimou's "The Great Wall," but Chinese audiences will get their first look next week. Read More

Donnie Yen Makes His Mark on Hollywood

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Hong Kong action star Donnie Yen Ji-dan has finally gotten recognition in a place where until recently he has not actively sought recognition -- Hollywood. Read More

Tim Burton’s ‘Peculiar Children’ Makes Cut for China Market

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An "eyeball feast" enjoyed by some of the monster cast was deemed unsuitable for local audiences and had to be removed in order to gain release here, state-run media reported Thursday. Read More

Feng Xiaogang Wins Best Director for ‘Bovary’ at Golden Horse Awards

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Big stars and blockbusters were not welcome at the 2016 Golden Horse Awards. Read More

China Denies Ban on South Korean Entertainers, Sort of, Maybe

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China continues to deny officially any ban on Korean entertainers or entertainment products, but state-run media reports and the evidence say otherwise. Read More

Explainer: Why Feng Xiaogang’s ‘Madame Bovary’ Isn’t Madame Bovary

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Moviegoers in China and overseas may miss the reference in Feng Xiaogang's new film "I Am Not Madame Bovary," in part because the director is not invoking Gustave Flaubert's titular character, but a rather different leading lady of Chinese literature. Read More

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