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U.S. China Film & TV Industry Expo Partners With BAFTA LA
U.S. China Film & TV Industry Expo has announced a BAFTA LA as a new partner for their fourth annual expo. The expo will take place in October in Los Angeles. The Hollywood Reporter
Will smartphone games cause the tent pole franchises of movie studios to collapse?
Technology is dramatically changing the way movies and entertainment are being defined, distributed and consumed. Maybe chronic CGI (computer generated image) fatigue is hurting the box office. South China Morning Post
In China, an Action Hero Beats Box Office Records (and Arrogant Westerners)
China’s new favorite action hero single-handedly routs pirates off the African coast in undersea combat. But in the end, what saves the hero of “Wolf Warrior 2,” China’s most popular movie ever, is a Chinese flag wrapped around his arm. The New York Times
Chinese Auteur to Tackle Trump Era in Political Thriller 'American Wall'
Dubbed "a tale of greed, vengeance, sex and ambition," Wang Quan'an's next film follows an American architect trying to win the contract to design the proposed U.S.-Mexico border wall. The Hollywood Reporter
China accused of racism over bizarre film of man in fake beard putting on Indian accent in Doklam border row
A Chinese state-run broadcaster has been accused of racism after showing a film of a Chinese person parodying an Indian as a border row deepened between the two countries. Evening Standard