Headlines From China: ‘Buddy Love’ The Key To Winning Box Office In China

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“Buddy Love,” a screenwriting technique first mentioned in screenwriter Blake Snyder’s book Save The Cat, has been seen employed in many top-grossing Chinese films, most recently, Detective Chinatown 2 and Operation Red Sea. Read More

Headlines From China: This Company Wins Big This Chinese New Year Film Season

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Being the co-producer of all three of the highest-grossing films, Detective Chinatown 2, Monster Hunt 2 and Operation Red Sea,HG Entertainment, a subsidiary of Hengdian Group, has certainly profited from the box office success. Read More

Headlines From China: Monkey King No Longer A Marketable IP?

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Journey to the West, one of the Four Great Classical Novels and its characters have long been a favorite among Chinese audiences and there is at least one film adaptation released every Chinese New Year. Read More

Headlines From China: ‘Detective Chinatown 2’ Defeats “Monster Hunt 2” On Day 3 Of Chinese New Year

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The first three days of Chinese New Year saw box office earnings reach an accumulated 3.21 billion yuan ($501 million) with the weekend box office earnings totaling at over 500 million, breaking the record for highest weekend box office in a single market. Read More

First Day of Chinese New Year Is a Box-Office Winner

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The Year of the Dog may turn out to be a howling success for China’s movie industry. Read More

Headlines From China: Slow Box Office Before Chinese New Year

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Neither Huge Jackman’s The Greatest Showman, nor high-budget Chinese film Till the End of the World can save the pre-Chinese New Year box office in China. Read More

Headlines From China: ‘Forever Young’ Becomes Zhang Ziyi’s Best Selling Film

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Having been released five years after filming, Forever Young has earned 670 Million yuan ($108 Million) accumulatively, making it the best-selling film Zhang Ziyi has ever starred in, ahead of her 2013 action film The Grandmaster. Read More

China’s Die-Hard Star Wars Fans Respond to ‘Last Jedi’ Flop

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Disney may have had new hope for the Star Wars film franchise in the world’s largest movie market, but a subpar opening weekend in China suggests cinemagoers are feeling less than nostalgic for “The Last Jedi.” Read More

On Screen China: ‘Paddington 2’ Heeds Last Call For Imports Ahead of Holiday Blackout

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This weekend Britain's critically-hailed 'Paddington 2' leads the final slate of imported new releases for the year, but Disney/Pixar's 'Coco' will conjure a magical third straight weekend box office victory as it barrels towards RMB 1 billion. Read More

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