DAILY BRIEF: Feb 14, 2020


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    Hong Kong Film Festival, Filmart Content Market Both Postponed Due to Coronavirus Fears

    Hong Kong Filmart and the Hong Kong International Film Festival have been postponed from March to August due to the global coronavirus outbreak, organizers said Thursday. The Hollywood Reporter

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    ‘Crossfire’ Movie Adaptation Lands at Sony

    Sony Pictures is partnering with South Korean game developer Smilegate on the film adaptation of the mega-hit game “Crossfire.” Tencent Pictures will co-produce and co-finance the movie. Variety

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    Digital Media Losses Bottom Out at China’s Alibaba

    Digital media and entertainment continues to be the biggest lossmaker within Chinese tech giant Alibaba. But the group was able to unveil third quarter revenues up by a third and net income up by more than half. Variety

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    Berlin Film Fest Taking Coronavirus Precautions But Cancellation Is “Definitely Not Being Considered”

    The upcoming Berlin Film Festival is taking precautions to combat the coronavirus, but organizers are insisting that the event will go ahead as planned February 20 – March 1. Deadline

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    The Most Romantic Chinese Films of All Time

    To avoid giving yourself a toothache this year, try one of these less-than-conventional romantic Chinese films, which range from the hilarious to the heart-wrenching. Time Out Shanghai