DAILY BRIEF: Mar 15, 2019


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    What Chinese Audiences Think of When They See Hollywood Films

    Calling a film “China’s answer to Armageddon” is a rhetorical sleight of hand, suggesting a derivative reliance on Hollywood. An interesting thought experiment for challenging this myopia is to do the reverse, and see how Chinese-language critics turn to their own canon when engaging with Western cinema. Quartzy

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    How Bruce Lee’s 'Warrior' TV series was brought to life by his daughter and 'Fast and Furious' director Justin Lin

    In the 1970s the martial arts star came up with a TV series about a Chinese martial artist wandering America’s Old West. The studios turned him down but released a similar series Kung Fu, with American actor David Carradine. South China Morning Post

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    Netflix Picks up Taiwanese Series ‘Green Door’

    Netflix has picked up global rights to Mandarin-language TV horror-thriller series “Green Door.” It debuted on Taiwan’s Public Television Service from Feb. 16, with new episodes playing every Saturday. On-demand streaming on Netflix begins from March 16, 2019. Variety

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    5 Hindi Movies Which Have Strengthened China's Love Affair With Bollywood

    Bollywood has crossed borders and broken cultural barriers for India in many countries and lately, China's intriguing affair with Hindi movies has only grown with time, and here are 5 movies which have helped in the process. MensXP

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    New Trailer for Qiu Sheng's Coming-of-Age Mystery 'Suburban Birds'

    Chinese coming-of-age film 'Suburban Birds' premiered at the Locarno Film Festival last year, and is next playing at the prestigious New Directors/New Films festival in New York City later this month. First Showing