DAILY BRIEF: Sep 16, 2019


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    China Box Office: ‘Jade Dynasty’ in Front Ahead of Mixed Competition

    With “Jade Dynasty” out front, Chinese action and Asian animation films led the way at the China box office over the past weekend, while the few American titles in play have failed to attract many moviegoers. Variety

  • 2

    Constance Wu’s Hollywood Destiny

    Coming late to celebrity, the star has felt the burden of representing all Asian-Americans. The New Yorker

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    Why We Should All Watch 'American Factory'

    'American Factory' doesn't sound like a barn burner. Disney probably doesn't have an Avengers: 'American Factory' in the works. And, yes, American Factory really is a documentary about a plant in Dayton, Ohio, that makes windshields. NPR

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    23rd Detective Conan Film Earns Record 131 Million Yuan in China

    Detective Conan: Fist of Blue Sapphire, the 23rd Detective Conan anime film, opened in China on Friday and earned 131 million yuan (about US$18.52 million or 2 billion yen) from Friday to Sunday. Anime News Network

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    Renowned Chinese Film Director Wu Yigong Dies

    Wu's special narrative style has had a profound impact on filmmaking, and he jointly established the Shanghai International Film Festival with other domestic film artists, according to the Shanghai Film Association. Xinhua