On Screen China: ‘Warcraft’ Flouts Reviews, Draws Mostly-Male Crowd

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The film got 8.3 /10 on cultural website Douban, driven mostly by pre-existing fans. Read More

Copycat China: Domestic Films Quick to Duplicate Title Words, Themes

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The Chinese language is known for its four vocal tones and complex system of written characters. Say a word with the wrong tone, or scrawl an errant stroke when crafting a character, and you can completely derail your intended meaning. But in China’s film industry, some are seeing the elasticity of the Chinese language as Read More

Chinese Online Gaming Firm Giant Interactive Gets into Pictures

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China’s video games industry is estimated to be worth $24.4 billion this year. Read More

China Box Office: ’Apocalypse’ Starts Big but ‘Warcraft’ Opening will Clip its Wings

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Had Fox been able to secure a day-and-date release mutants of 'Apocalypse' might have had a bigger shot. We predict a $110 million gross. Read More

On Screen China: May 2016 Box Office Recap, Sales Slip Year-on-Year

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Year-to-date, Chinese films hold the edge overall, accounting for 62% of the total box office, but June should balance things out for Hollywood. Read More

Legendary Launches Marketing Blitz for ‘Warcraft’ in China

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Less-than-stellar reviews haven’t blunted the high level of anticipation in China where the game the film is based on is hugely popular. Read More

Copyright Takedowns in China, Part V: The End of Online Anonymity?

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Copyright infringers in China are only required to identify themselves to the copyright owner if the infringers object to the takedown. Read More

New Wanda Theme Park Provokes Disney Reaction

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Lacking much original IP of its own to make up the ‘themes’ in their theme parks, Wanda is dipping back into Chinese culture and history. Read More

‘Looking Glass’ Opening Puts a Crack in Disney China Box Office Streak

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As China's box office has more than quadrupled since the first ‘Alice’, ‘Through The Looking Glass’ can be called Disney’s first flop of 2016. Read More

China, India Promote Cultural, Historic Ties Through Film

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For some Chinese in President Xi's generation, 1950s-60s Indian films were a colorful alternative to local propaganda. Read More