‘Hi, Mom’ Is a Hit, but Netizens Are Divided Over Titular Character

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The time-travel comedy was one of the highest-grossing films over China’s weeklong Lunar New Year holiday. Read More

Brand Film Highlights for the Year of the Ox

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Releasing short films for the Spring Festival is a tried and tested way for brands to connect with Chinese consumers in celebrating the country’s biggest holiday, and this year’s relatively long lead-up to the Lunar New Year, which began on February 12, gave rise to a flurry of notable creative efforts in the genre. Read More

News From China: Box Office Boom, Staycation Spring Festival Economy

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China’s box office roars back to full speed. Even with theater capacity limited to reduce the spread of illness, the first days of the Year of the Ox saw some record-breaking box-office performances. Read More

Headlines From China: Netflix Picks Up Chinese Fantasy Film ‘New Gods: Nezha Reborn’

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Netflix has picked up international rights to mainland Chinese animated feature "New Gods: Nezha Reborn," which will be the platform's third high profile commercial title in the past couple of months. Read More

Chinese New Year Gala Targets a Familiar Group: Unmarried Millennials

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China’s annual TV extravaganza won plaudits for its tribute to the people of Wuhan, but also provoked pushback with tired gags about young singles. Read More

Headlines From China: Wong Kar-wai Curates for Mercedes-Benz

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Staying true to this tradition for the Year of the Ox, Mercedes-Benz tapped Wong Kar-wai to produce and serve as the lead director for its latest offering, “Where the Heart Leads.” Read More

Headlines From China: With Trump Gone, TikTok Could Get a Chinese Makeover in 2021

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With China’s box office takings expected to return to near pre-pandemic highs in 2021, the world’s largest movie market is becoming more attractive, while also more tricky, for Hollywood studios. Read More

Team Effort VS Individualism – What is the Message Behind Box Office Smash Hit Volleyball Movie ‘Leap’?

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While general comments about the movie have trended online some people have questioned the overall message of the movie and whether individualism trumps team effort. Read More

Headlines from China: Two Local Romance Films to Join ‘Little Women’ for Qixi Festival Screening

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Two Chinese romance drama films, "Love You Forever," and "Wild Grass," are joining "Little Women," a new cinematic adaptation of American classic novel of the same name, for release on the Qixi Festival, which falls on this Tuesday. Read More