Headlines From China: ‘Detective Chinatown 2’ Defeats “Monster Hunt 2” On Day 3 Of Chinese New Year

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The first three days of Chinese New Year saw box office earnings reach an accumulated 3.21 billion yuan ($501 million) with the weekend box office earnings totaling at over 500 million, breaking the record for highest weekend box office in a single market. Read More

First Day of Chinese New Year Is a Box-Office Winner

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The Year of the Dog may turn out to be a howling success for China’s movie industry. Read More

Manhattan Mystery: Chen Sicheng Brings ‘Detective Chinatown’ Series to New York City

 /  People  / 
Writer-director Chen Sicheng talks about his experience of shooting "Detective Chinatown 2" in New York City for 40 days over the fall. It was the first Chinese-language production in the U.S. to use union crews. Read More

Headlines from China: Alibaba Pictures to Globally Release Jack Ma’s Short Film Gong Shou Dao 

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Gong Shou Dao stars Alibaba CEO Jack Ma and some of the world's most legendary martial art masters, such as Jet Li, Wu Jing, and Donnie Yen. The film was released in China in late 2017 and has been viewed over 170 M+ times. Read More

Tencent Report 2018: A Short Introduction to Asia’s Most Important and Least Understood Company

 /  Technology  / 
This short report aims to layout the basics of Tencent’s structure and some detail on their higher management and financials. Read More

Headlines from China: ‘The Monkey King 3’ Leads China Box Office on Valentine’s Day

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Yesterday, local film The Monkey King 3: The Kingdom of Women topped Valentine's Day box office with its nationwide preview screenings. As one of the most anticipated Chinese New Year films, The Monkey King 3 will officially open across China on February 16. Read More

Looking Back to Look Ahead: National Identity at the 2008 Beijing Olympics

 /  Chinasplaining  / 
The China Central Television and NBC presentations of Opening Ceremony of the 2008 Beijing Olympics illustrate the clashing narratives about China. Read More

Headlines from China: Six Facts About China’s Small-Town Moviegoers

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100 youngsters from small-town China have been interviewed about their favorite movies and moviegoing habits, and here are the findings. Read More

China Curbs Ticket Subsidies in Blockbuster Season

 /  Box Office  / 
The subsidies are a marketing tool used by film studios, distributors and online platforms to fill seats during competitive periods. The companies pay for part of the cost of the ticket, which is set by the distributor and the cinema. Read More

Headlines From China: Which Chinese Cities Sell The Most Movie Tickets?

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Four regions with the best box office growth are Xizang (Tibet), Hainan, Qinghai, and Guizhou. Beijing, on the other hand, has become the slowest growing box office, with only 7.75% of growth from 2016. Read More

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